Health sabotage: 7 ways you’re harming your path to wellness

The things you do every day matter to the health of your body, mind, emotions and even longevity. These seven common stumbles offer no health benefit or worse: negative health consequences. If one or more is part of your daily life, check out solutions to clear your path to wellness.

Lomi-Lomi (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

Lomi-lomi is a traditional Hawaiian salt-cured salmon salad, in which salt is massaged into fresh salmon to marinate and "cook" it slightly. Buy the freshest salmon you can get, and ask for a piece that is as evenly thick as possible, which will make it easier to cut into cubes later. Most good fishmongers will … Continue reading Lomi-Lomi (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

The Best Stress-Fighting Supplements

Keep stress at bay and stay calm by making these helpful nutrients a regular part of your diet. To chill out, your parents’ generation might have chanted “om.” That was so then. Our world is different now—a 24/7 anxiety-generator, what with work, commuting, parenthood, staying connected and trying to cram more than ever into every … Continue reading The Best Stress-Fighting Supplements

Red Curry with Cauliflower & Squash (Gluten Free, Vegan)

In the morning, take the green beans out of the freezer so they’re thawed when you get home. For added protein, stir in red lentils halfway through cooking time, or fold in cooked chickpeas at the end. Serve with warm garlic naan or basmati rice. Ingredients: 1 small head cauliflower, cored1 medium butternut, acorn, or … Continue reading Red Curry with Cauliflower & Squash (Gluten Free, Vegan)

Gluten-Free Pumpkin-Almond Bread

This good-for-everyone breakfast , to be served with dinner or as a treat.  This can also be made into three 3x6-inch miniloaves for gifts; cook at 350 degrees for 35 minutes or until a toothpick comesout clean. You can substitute 1 teaspoon pumpkin-pie spice for the cinnamon,allspice, nutmeg and cardamom. Ingredients: 4 cups almond flour … Continue reading Gluten-Free Pumpkin-Almond Bread

Mushroom Thyme Bisque (Gluten free, vegan)

Mushrooms have a remarkably low environmental footprint. Research shows that a pound of mushrooms requires only 1.8 gallons of water to grow. Comparatively, it takes 2,000 gallons of water to produce a pound of beef.   Ingredients:   1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 medium shallot, diced 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme … Continue reading Mushroom Thyme Bisque (Gluten free, vegan)