A Healthy Be Mine

Dark Chocolate Paleo Pancakes. Ingredients  1 cup blanched almond flour   2/3 cup tapioca flour   1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder   1 teaspoon baking soda   Generous pinch of salt   4 eggs   1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce   1/4 cup honey or pure maple syrup, plus more for serving   3 Tablespoons ghee or melted coconut oil, plus more for cooking   1 teaspoon vanilla   1/8 teaspoon liquid vanilla Stevia (optional)   Fresh … Continue reading A Healthy Be Mine

Eat All Your Food

From a young age we’re told to eat our vegetables but what about the other important foods that we need to eat. There are five food groups to look out for: vegetables, fruits, grains, proteins, and dairy. It is important to keep these groups balanced. Recommendations for one’s daily nutrients intake varies based off age, sex, and physical activity.  The food group that people tend … Continue reading Eat All Your Food

Vaping

The Truth about Vaping. Vaping has grown drastically in popularity, especially with the younger generation. The electronic cigarettes come in different flavors and strengths of 0, 3, 6, 12, and even 36mg. Originally these vapes were meant to help people with the cessation of smoking, but it has done the opposite.  Found in many e-liquids is nicotine which is addictive. When inhaled it creates a … Continue reading Vaping

Finances and Mental Health

With apologies to Cousin Eddie in “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” membership in the Jelly of the Month Club is decidedly not “the gift that keeps on giving the whole year.”  As Chevy Chase’s Clark Griswold illustrated in an epic 45-second rant which punctuated that memorable scene with Randy Quaid, money problems – in this case, not receiving an expected holiday bonus – can send a … Continue reading Finances and Mental Health