Why you should get them in your life;
- Blueberries are pretty well known for being a superfood, and having a very high nutritional value. But did you know they can actually make you score higher on a test? They increase your memory ability by protecting your nerve cells from all the oxygen damage, due to these little guys bursting with antioxidants.
- They aid in reducing belly fat, as eating blueberries helps to control your glucose and insulin levels.
- They slow down visual loss. They may not make you able to see in the dark, but it means by eating a handful of the blubes a day, you’re probably going to be able to see for a little while longer than Mr. Eat-No-Fruit.
- Many studies have shown that they significantly reduce your risk of most cancers, help better your condition if you do have cancer, and even in some cases, prevent the illness entirely.
- Oh, and they taste pretty awesome. So your tongue will thank you too.
Calling all San Diego vegans, vegetarians & the veg-curious…
The very first & third Wednesday of the month, from 4 to 7 p.m., Veg-N-Out in North Park hosts a ”Vegan Happy Hour!”
The menu includes deals on sweet potato medallions, curry apple potato salad & other sides & mains like Thai tofu, house-made “Vege” dogs, chili wedges, & vegan burgers for $3.75!
Check out more here & hope to see you there!
The journey to being healthy and vibrant can seem like a maze of twists and turns through a confusing web of information, trial & error.
No matter what level of knowledge we have of something, we are always learning something new. Personally, I have been down this tangled road during my…
I haven’t done one of these in a while! See what Miss Katie ate on her 15k race day and read her explanation of each meal and snack. I love that she truly honored her hunger all day and listened to her body’s need for more food after the race.
If you want to share your day in food, please send…
Top superfoods for silky smooth skin:
- Astaxanthin - It’s a deep-red microalgae that’s a fat-soluble antioxidant. That means it can be delivered to the fat molecules of your body, and that includes your skin, of course, which is primarily made of fat and water. It even protects the skin from sunburn. In addition, astaxanthin protects the brain from Alzheimer’s disease, the eyes from UV light damage and the entirenervous system from oxidative damage.
- Omega 3 Oils - You can get these from eating fish, as well as taking them in supplement form! I supplement with a fish oil supplement =)
- Raw veggies - The more colorful the better! Try juicing, it can be delicious and great for your skin!
- Zinc - Shellfish and pumpkin seeds are good natural sources of zinc. It can also be taken as a nutritional supplement.
- Water - Duh! =)
Nutrition is key to a healthy body and healthy skin! Take care of your body, it’s the only one you’ve got! =)
Also, just something I personally have found helpful! Make sure to take ALL of your makeup off at night to avoid clogging pores! I also like to exfoliate a few times a week and I moisturize twice a day with a gentle face lotion.. my skin is always soft, smooth, hydrated and I rarely break out! I found a vast improvement in my skin after implementing these habits, eating well and drinking water! =)
My Old Friend (Hotel Dusk: Room 215 Cocktail)
1 shot Bourbon
1 shot Wild Turkey American Honey
Stem of Mint
Directions: Pour over ice in a rocks glass. Add a few leaves of mint to the top.
As correctly answered in the trivia question yesterday, Kyle Hyde, from Hotel Dusk: Room 215, starts every drinking night with a bourbon. In the bar scene, Louis starts him off with an 8-year-old double. In honor of Hyde, this drink is a double bourbon with a sweeter taste, thanks to the American Honey (yes, it has to be American Honey. Normal Wild Turkey won’t do). Though it may be simple, this is a drink Hyde would love.
“The glass is filled with bourbon. My old friend.” -Kyle Hyde
(Drink and photography by The Drunken Moogle.)
After enjoying a month of travel and exploration in Ecuador after my first wwoofing opportunity, I rekindled my permaculture explorations in the northeastern rainforest of Iquitos, Perú. My last farm was the Rhiannon Community farm near Malchinqui, Ecuador, north of Quito in a dry, high…
Yum! This morning, my lovely Mom sent me the above photo & this sweet message:You inspired me to look for the simple pleasures of a rainy autumn morning. I made a simple breakfast of toast with mashed avocado from a local tree & slow roasted tomatoes, which I luckily roasted (for 5 hours) last night. It was delicious & very comforting!
Looks amazing! Slow roasted tomatoes are something I’ve been wanting to explore. I just brought home a 1lb. bag from the CSA & know just what to do with them! Thanks Mommycat!