healthy | Tales of a Ranting Ginger - Part 2

Walking my way to Healthy with Urban Poling @UrbanPolingInc #justaddpoles

A couple months back it hit me. I am turning 40 and my health feels not so great. I called around to local gyms and fitness classes to see about joining. It was the most discouraging experience I have had in a long while. The time slots were not really a good fit for myContinue Reading …

Tips to Transition To Veganism

If the vegan lifestyle sounds appealing to you but you’ve been eating meat, eggs, and dairy for your entire life, it can be intimidating to make the switch. However, with the right attitude and resources, it doesn’t have to be difficult. Here are some tips that can help you with the transition into a veganContinue Reading …

Sweet Potato Shortbread Bars #switchtosweet

Looking to change things up this year with your festive cooking? You will want to give this recipe below a try from American Sweet Potato Marketing Institute. Think outside the box this holiday season and #switchtosweet! For a twist on traditional holiday recipes, consider including Sweet Potatoes to feed your family and guests with thisContinue Reading …

Best Resources for Adapting to Diabetes

In 2012, 1.7 million people aged 20 years or older were diagnosed with diabetes. No matter what your age, a diagnosis of diabetes can be shocking.  Receiving the news of your diagnosis can generate overwhelming emotions and a firestorm of questions:  What exactly is diabetes?  How did this happen to me?  How will it affectContinue Reading …

Eating Disorders and the Support of Healthy Eating

Even healthy eating is a bad thing if you take a moment to look at the news. Some people have taken their commitment to healthy eating to a point where they are denying themselves foods that the body needs. This new eating disorder, Orthorexia Nervosa isn’t recognized by the professionals yet, but is a realContinue Reading …

Eating Only the Good Stuff in 2015 – Ozery Bakery US/CAN Giveaway

Love to make sandwiches for lunch but hate the extra calories of bread? Craving a mid-afternoon snack that’s both deliciously satisfying and heart healthy? Never feel guilty again – introducing Ozery Bakery and its low-fat, vegan Morning Rounds & Snacking Rounds! These fruit and grain buns taste awesome toasted with peanut butter, cream cheese orContinue Reading …

Maple Banana Muffins

  Looking for something a bit different for the family lunch boxes? Check out this tasty recipe!  Maple Banana Muffins Makes approx. 16 medium or 10-12 large muffins Bake 375f conventional oven approx. 18 – 24 mins. Ingredients  260 gr. whole wheat pastry flour 1½ tspns. baking powder ¼ tspn. baking soda ¼ tspn. fineContinue Reading …

Complimenting Style and Beauty with Healthy, Glowing Skin

There’s more to fashion and style than great outfits. Indeed, when it comes to looking our absolute best, we have to rely on more than just clothing, shoes and accessories. When it comes to beauty and personal style, complimenting our looks with factors like hair, makeup, skincare and attitude are essential. And while attitude, hairstyles andContinue Reading …