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It’s Pi Day!

This has to be the easiest pie in the world to make and is packed full of mental health nutrients like protein, vitamin D, and B vitamins.

Making Almond Milk

I finally made almond milk and now that I’ve done it, I can’t believe I waited so long! I put off trying it because I thought it would be a big hassle. What made me take the plunge was this video by Kris Carr, “How To Make a Classic Almond Milk”.

Top 10 Mental Health Foods

We know there is an important connection between nutrition and mental health. New and exciting research is surfacing almost every day. The relationship is clear; a deficiency in certain nutrients can cause mental disorders. This is especially apparent in regards to anxiety and depression. These nutrients include particular vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and omega 3 fatty acids.

7 Tips for Eating Healthy When You’re Away From Home...

Eating healthy is much easier when you are at home and can be sure to have healthy food on hand. But it’s not always easy to do when you’re out and about or pressed for time. There are plenty of situations that don’t always lend themselves well to clean eating. Eating out or at a friend’s house or when traveling can sometimes limit our options.

Here are a few simple guidelines for navigating those situations.

Salad Sprouts – perfect for winter

Summertime provides an abundance of fresh vegetables. Farmers markets flourish and grocery stores are brimming with robust seasonal produce. Those of us with gardens get spoiled with an endless supply. With winter upon us, the variety of available fresh vegetables is more limited. I freeze a lot from the garden for winter use but I miss the fresh garden greens the most. One of the best, and least expensive, ways to add fresh greens to our diets in the winter is by making sprouts.

Gift Idea? How About a Life-Changing Blender?

Although I am often approached about endorsing various products, I haven’t until now. I want to tell you about the Cleanblend blender. Not because the company asked me to but because I own one and love it!