Easing the transition to an extraordinary life

Taking care of ourselves is so important, especially to the people that care about us. Here in the Health+Wellness section of MyNewUsual, we will share News and Information on health topics, and we’ll also share how to Nourish and Care for our bodies as we transition into our new selves. Remember, one step at a time, and here is a little leg up to help you get there!

Cherry Chocolate Shakes

As we say goodbye to summer, try this delicious, tart and chocolate-y treat to keep the summer going just a little bit longer.   2/3 cup almond milk 3/4 cup fresh or frozen pitted cherries 1 scoop whey protein powder, vanilla 1 tablespoon Hershey’s chocolate syrup 1 cup ice DIRECTIONS: Add ingredients to blender, mix View Post >

HOT TIP: Garlic!

    Today’s HOT TIP: Get the goods on GARLIC!   According to a recent study in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, sprouted garlic has almost twice as many antioxidants as unsprouted garlic. So when it starts to get old and sprout, don’t throw it away! Use it and get twice as much View Post >

5 Foods You Should Always Buy Organic

     Friends – an interesting article from the good folks at Prevention Magazine.   A new report pinpoints the most pesticide-laden produce By Emily Main   Trying to shave a few pennies off your grocery bill without exposing yourself to toxic chemicals? Just in time for farmer’s-market season comes the Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in View Post >

Zucchini Bread(cake)

This is a spin on my stepmother Barb’s zucchini bread.  I took out the processed sugar and used more natural ingredients, which makes it dense like a cake rather than light like a bread.  Either way, it is delicious!   3 eggs, beaten 1 cup organic applesauce 1 cup agave 1 cup slivered carrots 2 View Post >

HOT TIP: Top Hydrating Foods

   Staying hydrated is SO important for good health! Here are the top hydrating foods when you need a little bit extra:     STRAWBERRIES 91% water!    TOMATOES 94.5% water AND CUCUMBERS 96.7 water!   WATERMELON! 91.5% water       Source Health.com  

Lentil Bolognese

 If you love Italian food (like me) and prefer a plant-based diet (like me), then you will love this lentil bolognese (like me).  😛       1 package dried lentils1 onion, peeled and chopped1 red bell pepper, chopped3 carrots, chopped1 rib celery, chopped1 red bell pepper, chopped3 cloves garlic4 cups vegetable broth1/4 cup olive View Post >

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