Fibroid Health

Fibroid Health

Over 60% of women have dealt with fibroids; 1 out of 4 women have a fibroid that requires some form of treatment. A fibroid is a uterine myoma; a smooth tumor of muscle tissue that is lodged within the uterus. There are 4 types of fibroids: Subserosal – grown...
Health Hacks for Clean Safe Produce

Health Hacks for Clean Safe Produce

We are under a greater awareness that the concern for our health, diet and safety depends on us alone. Our actions must be based on a need to keep our foods, safe, clean and edible. Yes, it’s up to you not the food system (unfortunately). I wanted to provide you...
PCOS 101

PCOS 101

Let’s Understand the Basics PCOS is pronounced as each letter P-C-O-S PCOS stands for polycystic ovarian syndrome. There are usually multiple cysts living in each ovary. PCOS typically affects women of child-bearing age (from teens to late 40s and sometimes...
Eid Mubarak: A Phirni Recipe

Eid Mubarak: A Phirni Recipe

Enjoy this homemade Phirni in honor of Eid al-Adha Phirni is a sweet milk-based dessert served chilled and made with coarsely ground basmati rice and flavored with rose water, saffron and ground cardamom. Afterwards you decorate it with chopped or ground almonds or...
Divorcing Your Emotions From Foods

Divorcing Your Emotions From Foods

Stress. Stress is a hormone. Stress is a natural hormone; however, it can be exacerbated when a person progresses from concern to obsession. Obsessing about an issue happens when you feel that you have no control over it. When you stress several things happen: Your...
Are Energy Drinks Safe?

Are Energy Drinks Safe?

I know. I know. And I’m dodging the virtually-thrown rocks as I blog about a fun and common practice in both the fitness world and in general activity. That is, the consumption of energy drinks. Some may not like this information but at least you’ll be...
Avocado Ice Cream

Avocado Ice Cream

No Churning Required! INGREDIENTS: 1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk or almond milk, vanilla 1 large/extra large ripe avocado (about 7.5 oz weighted whole), peeled and seed removed 2 cups cold heavy cream DIRECTIONS: In a blender, add avocado and condensed milk....
DIY Moscow Mule

DIY Moscow Mule

Contrary to popular belief the Moscow Mule is not from Moscow but it is delicious nonetheless. Popular for its strong delicious taste this mocktail is also leading in enjoyable drinks that are low in calories and sugar. I also love the copper mugs that they’re...
Savory Zucchini Fries

Savory Zucchini Fries

Ingredients: — 2 medium zucchini — 1/2 cup grated parmesan — 1 egg — 1/2 teaspoon salt — 1/2 teaspoon pepper — Small bunch parsley, chopped For the dip: — 1/3 cup mayonnaise — 1 small clove garlic, peeled and minced — 1 Tablespoon lemon juice — 1 Tablespoon chopped...