3 Simple Hacks to Improve Digestion

Monday, April 11, 2016 0

Food gives us strength, energy, vitality and the nutrients required to rebuild and regenerate cells and tissues. If our digestion goes awry, we're unable to fully utilize that food for what our bodies need it for. Here are 3 simple hacks to help keep that digestive system functioning optimally!   1.) DON'T PUT OUT THAT DIGESTIVE FIRE: Having a drink ...

Rosemary – the Longevity Secret of Centenarians?

Sunday, April 10, 2016 0

A small town in Italy is gaining some notoriety for having an unusually high concentration of centenarians. To be exact, 300 of it's 3000 inhabitants are at least 100 years old! This is a stat my uncle informed me of the other day, referring to an article he had come across recently. Of course, talk of living ...

Music Feed: Coldplay – Adventure Of A Lifetime

Thursday, December 24, 2015 0

I remember very vividly the first time I heard Coldplay on the radio. It was 2000, and I was a sophomore at the University of Wisconsin. I had just polished off a double whopper at Burger King (not ashamed to admit that this was a pretty common meal in my college days) and as I was ...

Pond Hockey: Kids, Get Out and Play!

Friday, December 18, 2015 1

Some of my favorite winter memories are of days spent playing hockey outside on the flooded rinks and frozen ponds of Minnesota. Whether it was 30 degrees or -20, my friends and I were out playing the game that we loved.  If it was snowing, we would shovel.  Breaks were in the warming house where we ...

Orange Juice – Is it Temple Worthy?

Monday, December 14, 2015 2

Take a peak inside the average American's refrigerator and you'll likely see a big carton of orange juice.  After all, what's breakfast without a glass of OJ?  This was my mindset for a long time and like many people, I thought it was a healthy beverage.  Fresh squeezed, pure, premium, 100% juice, organic oranges, vitamin ...

Blueberry Hemp Smoothie

Monday, November 9, 2015 0

Looking for a new smoothie option? Something to help repair those muscles?  After playing a stretch of 5 games in 8 days this past week, my body was craving some quick nutrition to kick start the recovery process.  What I put together was a simple, healthy, antioxidant rich blend that almost anyone could benefit from!   INGREDIENTS: *Frozen ...

See a Different Vitamin C

Monday, May 25, 2015 0

Do you take a vitamin C supplement? If so, there's a good chance that when you're out shopping you head right for the shelf full of Emergen-C packets.  Am I right? These Vitamin-C packets have a big, colorful shelf presence, offer a wide variety of flavors, taste like juice and provide 1,000+ mg of vitamin c per serving.  ...

Homemade Borscht

Friday, February 27, 2015 0

If you happen to be in the vicinity of southern Minnesota or close to Hwy 169, I suggest you find your way to the city of Amboy for a bite to eat at The Amboy Cottage Café.  It's a quaint, European inspired eatery serving up delicious homemade food like "grandmother" used to make!  Their euro-style exterior and cozy, decorative interior make ...

Temple Travel-Mesa, AZ

Sunday, February 15, 2015 2

Recently my girlfriend and I escaped the frigid, Minnesota winter and headed south to Arizona.  Gold Canyon, which is about 20 minutes east of Mesa, was our destination.  In today's post I'd like to feature some temple worthy musts when traveling to the area.   Gilbert Farmers Market  I always enjoy visiting farmer's markets when traveling!  Taking in the fresh ...

Bulletproof Your Immunity

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 0

For the average person a long, frigid winter usually means having to battle a cold, sore throat, cough, and/or flu at some point during the season.  Doctor visits and trips to Walgreens become all too common as folks scurry to get prescriptions, flu shots and medication to "be well."  Yes, at times medicine is necessary, however, solid nutrition, smart lifestyle ...