Your Tribe

  Do you have a tribe? Do you have a social circle? How often do you get with friends or even talk to them on the phone? I’m not talking about text messages or perusing and ‘liking’ each other’s social sites. I’m speaking of that real interaction. The kind where you physically get together and…

Tea- it does a body good.

The old adage of “Milk, it does a body good”, though it provides calcium, should have really been “Tea, it does a body good”.  Tea is derived from a plant (Camellia sinensis) and includes six varieties: green, black, white, yellow, puerh and oolong.  Other teas are an infusion of a different plant, fruits, vegetables, spices,…

Golden Milk? The Benefits of Turmeric Tea.

For thousands of years, turmeric has been revered as natural medicine. It is a natural antioxidant that has been shown to help prevent many types of cancers including brain, lung, breast, and colon among others. It has also been shown to help lower high blood pressure, help reduce cholesterol, help prevent hardening of the arteries,…

Healthier Pumpkin Spice Pancakes

I know, I know, It’s the time of year now that you see and hear about pumpkins so much you feel like screaming. Everything is pumpkin scented, and pumpkin tasting. Pumpkin, however, does have some grand health benefits that we can all take advantage of. They are packed with vitamins, beta-carotene, fiber, potassium, and help…