Simply Balanced Health Blog

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Turkey zucchini meatballs with a Puttanesca sauce

One of the best part of my day is coming home to a delicious meal made by my husband. He loves to cook and has taught me so much throughout the years, it makes these meals even more amazing because I know there was so much love put into them. After work I had to head...

Let’s play a game..

Do you remember playing the game "What if” as kids? When I was babysitting not too long ago we played this game, which I didn't even know kids these days remembered but it got me thinking of why not apply this to our daily life?  This is an exercise I encourage you to...

Life’s Balance

Eight days into the second month of a new year.  This year I decided to not make any New Years resolutions because I knew I was not ready to make commitments. My life, as I'm sure many of yours, will always have transitions. .With a start to a new job, possibility of...

Mirror Mirror…

“Mirror, Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all”. The answer should definitely be you. Not because you want to be more beautiful than someone else, but because you want to look into the mirror and know how beautiful you are both inside and out. January is...

Time to Plan Meals

13 Tips for Better Weekly Meal Planning   One of the most popular questions I get asked is what the best tips for meal planning and prepping is. How can you get breakfast, lunch and dinner prepared week in and week out in a stress-free way AND without getting bored or...

The Beauty of Breath

A yogi measures the span of life by the number of breaths, not by the number of years. -Swami Sivananda Have you ever taken a Yoga class and the instructor is constantly talking about your breathing technique? If you are new to Yoga or just never understood why our...

Garlic Mashed Cauliflower

It isn't crazy to say that Holiday meals usually consist of "Carb-Loading" . We have cookies, cakes, pies, potatoes, casseroles, etc. There are so many simple ways to lighten up your feasts so that you don't get that hibernating feeling. Caulflower is a very fibrous...

Cranberry-Orange Relish

Christmas music on the radio, festive clothing, shopping sales and lots of delicious food! I think the Holiday season is here! Already got to test out some fun recipes from our Friendsgiving we had over the weekend and had to share them because they are amazing and...

It’s already been a year!?!

As I'm checking my email this morning, I see an email regarding my year renewal for my business account. HOLY COW- Time sure does fly! I remember this day like it was yesterday. I was half way through my program at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and was on my...