Healing Dad – Part 2

Healing Dad – Part 2

Trying to settle into the new routine had been interesting.   Actually no, it was HARD.   I ended up sleeping on the couch a few nights or on an air mattress as I didn’t have a bed in my spare bedroom and of course gave my Dad the master bedroom.   My meal standards… Continue Reading

Healing Dad – Part 1

Healing Dad – Part 1

Warning: some damaged skin images included, please proceed with caution. It’s time. I think I’m ready to share more details about the experience I’ve had since I embarked on healing my Dad’s “psoriasis”.   I’ve shared a few details on previous posts (becoming a caregiver, or importance of a healthy gut).   At this point… Continue Reading

Becoming a Caregiver

Becoming a Caregiver

Has life thrown a GIANT curve ball at you lately? This is what becoming a caregiver to an aging parent feels like. There are so many questions that you don’t really have all the answers to. How long is this going to take? How is this going to affect my relationships? Is this going to… Continue Reading

Vegan Breakfast Cereal Bowl

Vegan Breakfast Cereal Bowl

Looking for an easy vegan or plant-based breakfast to make in minutes? Check out this deliciously quick recipe. The best part is to use foods that promote a healthy gut. The coconut yogurt contains a variety of probiotics that help your immune system, and the berries are full of antioxidants which keep you young and… Continue Reading

How to Start Eating Plant-Based

How to Start Eating Plant-Based

Thinking on eating plant-based or vegan? Read this first!!! I was shaking my head when I read the headline: Beyonce goes vegan again! I said to myself – oh boy, this could mean trouble for the general public. Why? Because let’s be honest: unlike Beyonce most of us don’t have professional chefs or a team… Continue Reading

Love your doctor

Love your doctor

How much do you trust your doctor?   Or better yet, how comfortable do you feel with your doctor?   These are really important questions to ask yourself.   We trust doctors with our lives, they help us take care of our health and overall wellness.   I want to share a little bit of… Continue Reading

Regulate your blood pressure

Regulate your blood pressure

One cold winter night in December of 2012 I laid in bed wide awake. My brother had taken my Dad to the hospital earlier that night. My Dad had a fever for 3 days straight and over the counter medication wasn’t doing anything. Then the phone rang around 11 pm. My brother was at the… Continue Reading

Preparing for flu season

Preparing for flu season

Flu season is here and is in full swing.   This is the first year I actually didn’t get a flu shot. I usually get it, but since switching jobs last year I ended up skipping this routine vaccine because to be honest: I WAS LAZY! My previous employer would offer the flu shot for… Continue Reading

Ayurveda Science of Life

Ayurveda Science of Life

Are you familiar with Ayurveda? It may be all in my head, but after I came across this word it seems I keep hearing it over and over again. If it is not someone on TV who talks about it, I may hear it on the radio, and even on social media posts. But what… Continue Reading

Must Have Kitchen Gadgets

Must Have Kitchen Gadgets

Is your holiday gift list ready for this year? Since the holiday season starts this week, I am excited to share with you the latest toys that I have been using in the kitchen. At the end of October, as my Dad and I were traveling on the connecting flight back from Venezuela, I started… Continue Reading