CEO of your LifeStyle Retreat at Civana - Recap
The "CEO of Your LifeStyle" retreat took place at the Civana Wellness Resort, in Carefree, Arizona January 18th & 19th, for a 2 day workshop of nourishment, wellness and self-care.
Our days were filled with a mix of nutritional seminars, cooking demos, yoga, tai chi, art exploration, spa experiences and fine dining.
A special thank you to The Staff at the Civana Wellness Resort for helping to make this event possible.
One of the most interesting and rapidly developing areas of medical research today may well be on the bacteria that live in your gut. In fact, the focus on the gut (leaky gut) has been one of the main premises of the "functional" and "integrative" medicine movement among physicians in the U.S.
Used as both medicine and food for centuries, accumulating evidence suggests that this relative of ginger is a promising preventive agent for a wide range of diseases, probably due largely to its anti-inflammatory properties.
Smoothies are a great way to concentrate nutrients easily and for on-the-go. This recipe is a my take on the Atomic or Fountain of Youth smoothie. This makes a sweet red-pink drink that looks just like a berry milkshake but instead is deceptively nutrient dense, providing protein, fiber, omega-3, vitamin K, potassium, magnesium, calcium, probiotics and antioxidants.
If you’re investing time in making steel-cut oatmeal for breakfast, you might as well make a little extra and try these healthy muffins with what’s left over. Most muffins sold in bakeries are just cupcakes in disguise, but these are moist, nourishing and a healthy source of whole grains.
Say goodbye to your store-bought energy bars like cliff bars and power bars. Here's a recipe for an energy bar that has half the calories, twice the nutrients, loaded with whole-grain fiber and great taste.