Fire Up the Grill!

man grilling with wife supportSummer’s around the corner and we’re cranking up our grills. There’s nothing like a Sunday afternoon having grilled delights with friends and family. Ah, it doesn’t get any better than that!

And not to put a damper on the fun, but I’m writing this blog to suggest some ways to make our grilling masterpieces healthier and safer. Hey, what can I say….I’m a nutritionist! It’s an occupational hazard not to partake of a little health and food safety with my grilling! So all you “grillmeisters” please indulge me and take note of a few tidbits of advice: READ MORE

Addiction Recovery: Using Alternative Therapies When Traditional Methods Fall Short

by guest contributor Kimberly Hayes

Not everyone responds to substance abuse treatment the same way. Sometimes, an alternative approach is needed in order to truly set your life on the right track. There are many different types of treatment and many more techniques that can help you mold your recovery into a sustainable way of life. But before you begin, it’s important to know your limits. If you’re physically unable to fully participate in any of these treatments, speak with your mentor or therapist about other ways to perpetuate your journey of healing and self-discovery. READ MORE

Farmers’ Markets: As Fresh as It Gets!

carotenoids veggies with peopleNothing says summer like red, ripe tomatoes and strawberries, juicy peaches and corn on the cob still in its husk! Tis the season for farmers’ markets to provide us with a variety of fresh, colorful fruits and vegetables, herbs and a friendly, unique shopping adventure. This week’s blog is intended to help you make the most of your farmers’ market experience. READ MORE