How to prepare for a large party

One thing that my husband and I both like doing, is to host parties at our home and entertain. If you have been following me long enough, by now you know that eating healthy is one of my passion. therefore when I invite people to my home I like to feed them healthy foods and … Continue reading How to prepare for a large party

Health benefits of Lentils

Lentils, botanically-known as Lens culinaris esculenta, have been a source of sustenance for our ancestors since prehistoric times. The word lentils comes from the Latin lens Thought to have originated in the Near East or Mediterranean area, lentils (known as dal or dahl in India) are small disks resembling a flat baby pea. When halved, dried lentils resemble their split pea cousins. There are … Continue reading Health benefits of Lentils

Food combining and how it can be harmful or helpful

Do you feel bloated and tired after having your meal? Did you know that the kind of foods that you eat together, have a huge role on how you feel after your meal? The concept of food combining, seems foreign to most people. We don't always think about how different kind of foods fight for … Continue reading Food combining and how it can be harmful or helpful

Stability ball crunches

When it comes to strengthening your abs and core, engagement is a big deal. you have to keep the muscles engaged in order to see results. When our stability is challenged, we tend to keep our muscles more engaged. and the stronger your core muscles the greater your stability. One issue with old fashion crunches … Continue reading Stability ball crunches

How much water is enough? Benefits of drinking water, Tips to stay hydrated

You have probably heard about 8*8 rule, meaning one needs to drink eight, eight ounce glasses of water every day. This rule, unfortunately is not based on solid and well researched information, however it is a good place to start. While it is not so easy to determine how much water an individual needs to … Continue reading How much water is enough? Benefits of drinking water, Tips to stay hydrated

Is your diet alkaline or acidic? which one does our body like more?

Before getting into our diet, let's look at our body. our bodies like to maintain the blood PH levels between 7.365-7.4, as you can see this is very tight and there is not much room to wiggle.  So what is PH? PH is the concentration of Hydrogen ions in a solution. The higher the concentration … Continue reading Is your diet alkaline or acidic? which one does our body like more?

How to keep your new year resolutions and achieve your ideal results

We are a week into the new year. you are most likely still on track for making your new year resolution happen, if you made one. According to a research 73% of people who make new year resolution stick to their plan for the 1st week. this percentage drops down to 59% by the end … Continue reading How to keep your new year resolutions and achieve your ideal results

Banana, superman, boat perfect core workout

Get a stronger core and flatter ab with this fun and effective workout. ask your child or a partner to join you to add to the fun. As you can see in the video below, we had hard time to keep a straight face as my daughter kept forgetting which way to role and we … Continue reading Banana, superman, boat perfect core workout

Gluten free pumpkin spice cookies

It is winter and even though here in California, we don't experience the icy cold winter weather, but it always feels good to bake and have some warm home made and healthy cookies in hand. I usually use less processed sweeteners like 100% pure maple syrup or raw honey in my baking, but in this … Continue reading Gluten free pumpkin spice cookies

Ginger, lemon, cider water

When it comes to drinking water, the plain taste of water can be off putting to some and this is one of the main reasons that they gravitate towards diet sodas or sugary drinks that causes inflammation. Good news, drinking water should not be boring anymore. In fact, your water can help you fight inflammation while … Continue reading Ginger, lemon, cider water