Wellness Bytes Blog

June 16, 2020

Healthy, authentic meals always resonate with me during times when I want to feel connected to distant cultures from around the world.  I love this zesty, fresh take on a traditional spicy fish stew.  It is rich and bold in flavor but surprisingly light and lean for th...

April 3, 2020

Learn how to make bone broth from things already in your kitchen. Make it with love & make it yourself.

August 30, 2018

It's almost that time of the year. The weather cools (everywhere but Florida), and the scent of fresh, crisp days abound.  Soon it will be time for Pumpkin Spice Lattes, warm apple pie, and hot toddies. However...don't get carried away and sabotage your waistline.  Her...

January 22, 2018

This easy and delicious soup is so good for you. Perfect on a winter’s day to brighten your spirit and tummy. Pumpkin contains lots of potassium and zinc to prevent the onset of cardiovascular disease and hypertension (high blood pressure). The pulp and the seeds are r...

January 8, 2018

 I'm not about making New Year's Resolutions unless they can apply  for every day life.  

Q: What belongs on my plate for it to be a "well balanced" meal EVERY TIME?  Let's break down what that means.

A: Re-solution: Finding another solution to your problem.  

To have a "...

July 31, 2017

Tip# 2 Make a Plan:

 X-tra Tips for $aving BIG BUCKS

  • Download store apps, flyers, digital coupons to compare prices everywhere

  • Print coupons from multiple sources because stores honor their competitors' prices.  

  • Ask for a rain check if store...

May 22, 2017

Nothing pleases me more than trying a new vegetable and LOVING it!  I have been dicing, slicing, and spiraling Jicama in everything from salad to gumbo.  Here is a fresh take on Thai cucumber salad. Remember to add a healthy protein like edamame, garbanzo, or lean chic...

April 13, 2017

Busy day? Don't let a hectic schedule derail your health and wellness. Stress less and plan ahead by packing a lunch box. 

  1. Save $$ by re-using glass jars and containers when buying full size snack options

  2. Up cycle: Use an old makeup case as a glam lun...

April 4, 2017

This whole grain salad bowl can kick start your morning, make a light lunch, or a wonderful "el fresco" dinner.  Serve with grilled chicken, cold bean salad, or any other lean protein. I love tabouleh over a bed of fresh chopped spinach, diced mozzarella...

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