People like "stuff." We tend to hold onto it year after year. We save, and eventually stock up on, things we don't know what to do with anymore. Maybe we keep things because they hold precious memories of days gone by, or they remind us of our parents, grandparents, past loves or childhood.
RECIPE OF THE MONTH: ROOT VEGETABLE MEDLEY
This recipe, adapted from Southern Living Magazine (November 2003), gives us the perfect opportunity to slow down, savor and enjoy a variety of tastes of some nourishing, yet often overlooked, foods. Root vegetables are full of many nutrients, minerals and healing qualities. I often recommend my clients eat sweet root vegetables to help diminish sugar cravings.
So many of us felt overstuffed after Thanksgiving, which marked the beginning of a holiday season filled with overindulgence and concern about weight gain. It doesn't have to be this way! Eating mindfully is one way of enjoying all of your favorite foods without worrying about what it's going to do to your health or your hips! In this issue, I will share with you some powerful insights I've had as a result of my own mindful eating experiences, as well as the health benefits of eating this way.