With spring here, and the anticipation of outdoor adventures on the horizon, now’s the perfect time to start talking about natural protection from the sun! We all know that protecting our skin — the body’s largest organ – from the sun is super important; but sadly, so many of the commercially-prepared sunscreens on the market are laden with harmful […]
Archive March, 2014
Have you ever wondered how many calories you actually burn while exercising or doing your day to day activities? Here’s a chart that will take the mystery out of knowing how much you’ve burned from common exercises like running, and from things like housework. Many of us make the mistake of thinking we burn more calories than we […]
“What I love about this idea is that many people (including my kids) love “to go” type food. They are so much more likely to grab a salad and go when it is portioned in containers. This is a picture of my own salad in a jar. It has my homemade yummy vegan dressing.” ~ Denise Begin […]
Take a smaller pot and put it inside of a larger pot. Fill the space in between them with wet sand, and cover the top with a wet cloth. When the water evaporates, it pulls the heat out with it, making the inside cold. It’s a natural, cheap, easy to use and even portable refrigerator. […]
Asparagus will be coming into season soon and if you’re trying to drop a few pounds, asparagus are good for weight loss. Low in cholesterol, and a good source of Vitamin B6, Calcium, Magnesium, and Zinc. Also an excellent source of dietary fiber. Follow the tips below for best handling procedures. When you buy […]
It may not feel like it, but Spring of 2014 began TODAY! This was a particularly cold and snowy winter and we think we speak for many when we say, YAY!” Soon flowers will be popping up (sometimes through snow) and it’s only a hop, skip and a jump to summer! (Louder YAY!) Spring cleaning your garden […]
You may have been hearing a lot about probiotics in the past couple of years. Although it may have become one of the popular buzz words of the health industry right now, using “good bacteria” to balance “bad bacteria” has been around for centuries. These microorganisms help with digestion and offer protection from harmful bacteria, just as […]
Green smoothies are great anytime, and this recipe is perfect for any occasion. It’s even better for the ‘morning after’ the St Patrick’s day party. The banana has boatloads of potassium, which is a proven hangover helper; the kale adds essential minerals, vitamins, and fiber; and the protein-packed Greek yogurt fills you up and tastes delicious. […]
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I recently had a Nutritional Counseling appointment with Denise. I basically needed some reassurance that I was doing ‘everything’ ok. Sometimes when we are not perfect with our daily consumption of food and supplements we think we are not making a difference. I explained my personal situation with her and she reassured me that I was doing a great job. Denise also provided me with some great advice that will help benefit my overall health both now and the future.Paulette K
On behalf of the Shepherd’s Center Board of Trustee I want to thank you for graciously coming to share with our community the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle.All who attended were touched by the warm and gracious manner in which you presented “Seven Keys to Unlock Your Health Potential”. After your presentation many expressed desires to turn over new leaves regarding their eating habits and other issues related to health. It was a real pleasure meeting you, Denise and I pray God’s continued blessing on your life.Deborah
Lou S.Thank you for the presentation you gave for our ladies meeting. It was informative, practical and eye-opening! You know the ladies received the message by the good questions they asked and the fact that they lingered to talk with you afterward. You are appreciated and gifted.
We are enjoying your veggies so much, they are the best! I would like to go ahead and order 1 or 2 of each flavor again. Thank you again for the best cultured vegetables in the world!Heather