Roasted Cauliflower

Cauliflower is a very versatile vegetable that is naturally high in fiber and B-vitamins. It’s low in calories and rich in antioxidants. It can be adapted to many recipes, from pizza crust to “fried rice”. Here is a quick recipe that has a little “kick” to it, mainly from the cayenne pepper and the chipotle

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Salmon Patties

With inflation hitting the wild caught salmon prices pretty hard, I turned to my pantry to discover some cans of this delicious fish. So instead of baked salmon, I decided to make salmon patties. I used a 14 oz can, so I ended up with 6 patties. You will probably get 3 patties from a

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To Drink or Not To Drink Coffee?

That is the question I get from some of my clients. My answer is: “​Well… it depends.” For many people one or two cups of coffee per day is OK, especially if it’s black coffee. What we put in the coffee matters a lot, so the cream, sugar, artificial sweeteners, syrups are not recommended. I

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness month and instead of talking about anxiety and depression, I decided to touch on an omnipresent symptom: STRESS. Do you know that stress affects everything in your life, from blood pressure to hormonal health, from hair loss to weight gain? And as they say, the only people that have no

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Settling in my new neighborhood

I am so honored that our local paper, Midland Daily News, interviewed me and welcomed Wellness Within You as a new business in the Great Lakes Bay Region community. Over the past few weeks I have been reaching out to various businesses and organizations looking for ways to cooperate and help each other. With each

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Food for the Soul

With frigid temperatures and short days, we tend to navigate towards rich and sugary foods. Holiday time seems to be a big wave of cookies, cakes and all kinds of treats. I hear from my clients how the break rooms at work are filled with treats every day. Now that is past the beginning of

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My 14 Day Reset

I’m on day 12 of the reset diet and feel great! How can I feel great when I can’t have sugar, alcohol, coffee, dairy, egg or gluten? Well, I guess my body likes the stuff I can have, the good, clean, made from scratch food. I’ve been busier nowadays, with a lot of food planning,

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Magnesium – a Marvelous Mineral

Did you know that magnesium is crucial to the body’s function? Magnesium helps keep blood pressure normal, bones strong and the heart rhythm steady. It contributes to decreasing swelling and inflammation. But did you also know there is a correlation between the lack of magnesium and increased symptoms of depression and anxiety? Here is an interesting

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Moving in Winter

Humans are not made to hibernate. But often time the couch wins over the boots. The days are short, the temperatures are low and we would rather gather in front of the TV with a beer and a bag of chips. As January is in full swing, I find an abundance of beauty outside. The

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November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Let’s face it, diabetes is on the rise. Statistics show that almost half of American adults have diabetes or prediabetes. With Type 2 Diabetes your body develops resistance to insulin and has a hard time controlling the blood sugar level. You may need to take medication to manage this condition. When it comes to pre-diabetes,

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