Category Archives: Daily Delicious (Blog)

Five Easy Ways to Eat More Vegetables

iStock_000000968507_SmallEveryone knows we should be eating more vegetables but even the most ardent fans of all things green and colorful sometimes fall short of how much we should be eating. Following are my top five tips for adding more green (and purple, and red, and orange) goodness to your daily dishes. Continue reading

The Upper Body Unwind

Driving, typing, reading, texting and plenty other daily activities can tense the upper body. When the arms are constantly pulled forward the shoulders roll in, the muscles of the chest tighten and the body starts to get pretty unhappy. Stiff neck, crunchy shoulders, achy arms, wrists and hands are all products of this forward hunch. Fortunately you don’t need to give up texting or driving to avoid this chain of tension, instead take a little time to unwind it. Try this short seated yoga practice to contrast the many activities that keep your upper half bound up with tension. Continue reading

Gluten-free Coconut Flour Pancakes to Rock Your Weekday Morning

PANCAKESYou’ve probably heard a lot in recent months about the benefits of going gluten-free. For people who struggle with even minor gluten intolerance, the benefits of a gluten-free diet can include weight loss, better digestion, clearer skin, sharper thinking, and better energy. But lots of people (especially those unfathomable individuals who don’t love leftovers as much as we do in my house) have a hard time figuring out what to do about breakfast when cereal and scones are off the menu. Here is one of my favorite, fast gluten-free breakfasts, the perfect antidote to your boring morning bagel. Continue reading

The 10 Breath Pow-Wow

Sunrise Meditation Mexico

Sunrise Meditation Mexico

Perhaps the most difficult part of mindfulness and meditation is making time for it. Taking a quick pause to refresh has innumerable benefits on mind and body. Yet with an impending to-do list how on earth can you make room to sit, rest and relax? With 10 breaths. Here is where you, your busy life and meditation can meet in the middle for a little 10 breath pow-wow. Continue reading