Ustrasana – Camel Pose

Ustrasana-Camel Pose Have you ever said “I’ve bent over backwards” meaning you went above & beyond? What if I told you that your spine isn’t only meant to go backwards, but it’s actually good for your spine & your overall wellbeing? . Yep, it’s good to backbend. We just don’t do it that often. If…

Urine

Yeah, we’re gonna talk about it because it’s important. It isn’t the most fun topic but you’ll learn something or at least giggle. . Urine indicates what’s happening in the body, yet we don’t quite know what to do with the information. I’m gonna enlighten you a little bit. 2200 characters isn’t enough to discuss…

Umeboshi

Have you tried it? To know me is to know that I will tell you about and/or just straight up recommend having umeboshi paste on the regular. This little alkalizing wonder is a paste made from plums, that are more like apricots, and hails from Japan. They are fermented (read: a probiotic, good for your…

Noodles, Nut Butter and Nappa Cabbage

Noodles, Nut butter and Nappa Cabbage “Send noods smothered in nut butter.” Swipe right! . While typically that may sound like it’s NSFW, this dish is perfect to make a little extra so you can bring leftovers to work for a nooner, or you may call it “lunch”. Whatever term you use, not only is…

Vitamin A

Vitamin A The Doctrine of Signature asserts that carrots are good for the eyes. When you cut them, they resemble the eyes. As discussed in a previous post, vitamin A is good for ocular health. Carrots are high in plant vitamin A, which is beta carotene. They aid in blood flow to the eyes and…

Dehydrated Watermelon

If you haven’t tried dehydrated watermelon, have you ever really eaten watermelon? It’s like a fruit roll or candy. But not. Just real fruit and nothing else. I may start a show called The Dehydrator Diaries.

Vitamin D

Vitamin D I forgot my vitamin D on my last minute road trip, so I procured some. Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin, which means it’s absorbed with fat and stored in the body’s fatty tissue. It helps the body regulate the absorbtion of calcium and phosphorous, which helps the bones and teeth. It…

(Sauer)Kraut

(Sauer)Kraut If you’re not putting (sauer)kraut on your avocado toast, what are you even eating? It’s become one of my recent faves. Not only is it so f***ing delicious, but it’s also really good f***ing for you. Sauerkraut, or kraut for short, is a type of fermented cabbage, made popular in Germany, but is thought…

Plank Pose Benefits

Plank Everyone’s favorite yoga pose, am I right? I know, it’s no one’s favorite. It’s more of a love/hate relationship. While I’m in it, I calm myself down from a full blown plank meltdown by thinking of the many benefits of this awesome and challenging pose. Plank is a body weight exercise, which means you…

Wasabi Mashed Cauliflower

It’s so good, you may end up eating the whole bowl by yourself.  Realistically, this should be a side dish for 2….it was lunch for me. Cauliflower is good for your lungs, large intestine and spleen. INGREDIENTS 1 package of riced cauliflower (@Traderjoes) or 1 small head of cauliflower, riced 2 tbsp vegan or regular…