COVID-19 (coronavirus) and the role your nervous system plays in keeping you healthy

Understanding COVID-19 (coronavirus) and the Role Your Nervous System Plays in Keeping You Healthy

As the COVID-19 (or the coronavirus) pandemic sweeps across the United States and countries around the world, millions of us are reeling on what to expect next as we hunker down and navigate through these unprecedented times.  Entire states have canceled school. People have rushed to the stores to stock up on food and basic…

crispy kale chips

Crispy Kale Chips

If you haven’t tried Kale Chips, you’ve been missing out. Not only is kale one of the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet (dark leafy green alert!), it’s also delicious. Still not convinced chips can be good for you?  Here are some nutrition facts about kale that you can’t deny:  Just one cup of chopped…

Zucchini Lasagna

Zucchini Lasagna

Oranges aren’t the only source for Vitamin C. Zucchini is a great source for getting some extra Vitamin C in your diet. One medium zucchini has over 50 percent of your daily vitamin C needs. Try this healthy twist on a family favorite. By swapping out the noodles for zucchini, you’ll not only drop the…

Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Who knew chocolate pudding could be good for you?! This Chocolate Peanut Butter Avocado Pudding is nutrient-dense and immune-boosting all at once.  Here are some of the nutrition facts you can spout off to impress even your most health-conscious friends about this tasty dessert.  Chocolate provides antioxidants and magnesium. Bananas provide Vitamin B6, potassium, fiber…

Fruit Smoothie Parfaits

Whether you consciously do it or not, your brain files everything you eat into categories of how likely you are to eat it again. Some recipes get grouped in the “never-again” bucket. Some in the “it’s-okay” bucket. And some are in the “oh-my-gosh-can-I-eat-this-at-every-meal” bucket. (Let’s all take a moment of silence to just salivate over…