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Farmer’s Markets in Sonoma County

Now that spring is in full swing and we’re headed into the fabulous that is summer it is time to take advantage of the local flavor!  Sonoma County has an amazing array of locally farmed produce available at the Farmer’s Markets but these markets are also great for discovering new products before they hit store […]

6 Inexpensive but Healthy Pantry Staples

Eating healthy is expensive.  The price tag on organic foods and pretty much all unpackaged foods is expensive.  But this is a list of 9 healthy and versatile food items that you can keep on hand that are healthy AND cheap! 1. Eggs Eggs are full of protein and omega-3 fatty acids.  They are easy […]

An Overview of Chia

You might know (and love) chia from the good ole Chia Pet.  Ch-ch-ch-chia! You can still get this one from this website – who can resist a little kitten chia?! But chia seeds are actually quite good for you!  It is a great source of healthy omega-3 fats and fiber and has many other health advantages […]

Tuesday Food Day!

This is a veggie burger recipe that is amazing.  It is perfect for a weeknight meal as the burgers can be made a head of time and then cooked the night you’re ready to cook them. Black Bean and Quinoa Veggie Burgers 1 can black beans (15.5 ounces) 1/2 cup cooked quinoa (prepared according to […]

Stretch Series

This installment of the stretch series focuses on stretching for those that have very active jobs.  They’re lifting, squatting, standing for prolonged periods, or walk a lot.  It is important to keep your mid back strong, relaxed, and limber.  This is a great mid back stretch that will also help relax you at the end […]

Organic: Is It Really Better?

The term organic refers to the farming practice.  Organic farmers use what is naturally available to them to prevent weeds, keep plants healthy, and stimulate growth. Conventional farming uses chemicals and synthetics when caring for their produce. In organic livestock, animals are given room to roam and graze.  Cleaner facilities and organic feed are used to […]

Tuesday Food Day

As we’re heading into summer, our grills are going to start getting a lot more use.  Which is fantastic!  Grilling is healthy and delicious! Grilling vegetables is easy, delicious, and mess free.  These vegetable sides are a great addition to any grilled lean meat or tofu. A great base for grilling vegetables is to toss […]

Stretch Series

Today’s stretch series installment is for people who sit at a desk all day. Sitting all day can cause tension in the neck and shoulders as well as the hips and knees for being in the same position all day, everyday. Following are a couple stretches to release the tension for sitting. These stretches can […]

Are You Eating the Right Portion?

Portion control is so hard.  If you don’t have a food scale to weigh all the food you eat all day, you are likely eating more than the recommended portion.  Portion control  matters! We have compiled to some quick tips to help you control your portions while you’re out and about. Pay attention to food […]

Tuesday Food Day!

This chicken dish is so easy and so delicious! It takes about 30 minutes including time for preparation. Make it an even easier weeknight meal by prepping the vegetables the night before. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons coconut oil 2 boneless, skinless, free range chicken breasts 1/4 cup chopped onion (optional) 3 gloves of garlic 3-4 tomatoes […]

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