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The Bounty of Fall

The Bounty of Fall

photo credit: Dreamstime.com, LLC The cooling temperatures here in Ohio bring a crispness to the air and a coziness inside. And what is more cozy than a pot of soup on the stove, filling your home with savory scents? Personally, I just kicked off my “soup” season

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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Save Print Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Squash seeds are a good source of protein and zinc, important to a healthy immune system. Roasting seeds is a simple three-step process: dry, season, and bake . You can air-dry squash seeds by placing them in a single layer, on top

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Roasted Garlic and Butternut Squash Soup

Roasted Garlic and Butternut Squash Soup

Save Print Roasted Garlic and Butternut Squash Soup Serves: 4-6 servings This delicious soup is adapted from a version in Williams & Sonoma’s “Soup.” It’s usually the first soup I make when the weather gets a bit chilly. Ingredients 1-2 butternut squash (about 4 lb.) 15 cloves of

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Easy Baked Salmon

Easy Baked Salmon

Save Print Easy Baked Salmon You can experiment with adding various vegetables and fresh herbs–like grape tomatoes, olives and fresh basil–to the salmon packets before baking. Ingredients 2 6 oz. wild salmon fillets (boneless, skinless) 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 Tbsp fresh parsley chopped 6 Tbsp extra

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Does the Change of Seasons Affect Your Sleep, Energy and Mood?

Does the Change of Seasons Affect Your Sleep, Energy and Mood?

  Fall begins the onset of shorter days and longer nights – which means our bodies receive less light. We also wake up and go to sleep to cooler temperatures. Because of these seasonal changes, many people experience changes in energy, mood and sleep patterns. Some of

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Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Save Print Pumpkin Pie Smoothie A quick, easy way to get more mood stabilizing Omega 3’s into your diet. Ingredients 1 cup canned pumpkin 1 apple, peeled and cored 2 cups almond/coconut milk 2 Medjool dates, pitted ½ tsp cinnamon 1 TBSP chia seeds 1 tsp flax

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Salad To Go with Lemon Tahini Dressing

Salad To Go with Lemon Tahini Dressing

Save Print Salad To Go with Lemon Tahini Dressing Ingredients ½ cup Tahini Juice of 1 – 2 lemons 1-2 Tbsp of water (to desired consistency) Possible salad ingredients: Chopped celery Cherry tomatoes Bell peppers Chopped broccoli/broccolini Chopped asparagus Cucumber Red onions or scallions Beets Mushrooms Peas

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On-the-Go Oatmeal

On-the-Go Oatmeal

  Save Print On-the-Go Oatmeal This easy, nutrient-dense meal or snack is packed with disease-fighting nutrients and health benefits that will keep you full and help curb your cravings! Ingredients ½ cup100% organic quick oats 1 tsp chia seeds 1 tsp ground flax seeds ½ tsp cinnamon

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You Know You Want It! Let’s Make It Happen!

You Know You Want It! Let’s Make It Happen!

by: Carolyn S. Barnes, CHC, LMT Two friends are chatting about their diets. The first one says, “I want to be healthy and feel great.” The second one says, “I intend to be healthy and feel great.” Let’s take a pause here. I want you to stop

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The Zen of Maggie

The Zen of Maggie

The Zen of Maggie by: Carolyn S. Barnes, CHC, LMT All of my routines took a nosedive last week. All of them. As of today, not one of my treasured routines is left. I like my routines, especially my morning routines. I take comfort in them and

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