Black Bean Hummus Recipe

This is the perfect alternative for those who don’t like regular hummus because of The main ingredient chick peas. This can also be a fun dish to bring for Taco Tuesday if you want to mix things up. Here’s a quick and simple way to make it. Ingredients: 1 can of organic black beans (drained)…

8 Celery Juice Benefits

Celery Juice?! Yes, it’s the newest health craze. It probably sounds pretty gross to you and is definitely an acquired taste but after a few consecutive days of drinking it can be tolerable and as time goes on you will even start to crave it. If you have read the book “Medical Medium” by Anthony…

Easy Hummus Recipe

Chickpeas are a great source of protein and what better way to eat your protein with pita chips or use it as a spread on anything. This 5 ingredient recipe will be the best home made hummus you have ever tasted Serving Size: 2 Chickpeas (1) canned “Eden Organic” or soaked overnight from (1) bag…

Vegan “Tuna” Sandwich Recipe

Tuna is one of the items I missed the most once I switched to a plant based diet. My mom used to make this awesome fast recipe whenever we were hungry. Thankfully I have found a way to make a plant based version so I can make a quick “Tuna Sandwich” whenever I get a…

4 Weight Loss Scams

There are many weight loss fads telling you that they will help you lose weight fast. Some of these products either don’t help at all or they will make you gain all the weight you lost and more, once you stop their product. There is no shortcut to weight loss. Here are some weight loss…

Vegan Coquito Recipe

It’s not the holidays without a yummy holiday drink. Let’s ditch the dairy and eggs and make a delicious guilt-free Vegan Coquito. For those who don’t know,  Coquito is blend of  coconut milk, coconut cream, heavy cream, spices and lots of rum. It basically is a Puerto Rican version of egg nog. It easily adapts…

15 Easy Tips to Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

Gaining several pounds during the holidays can be inevitable. Your stress levels increase, your sleep patterns are disrupted, and you’re eating large portions of  yummy, unhealthy foods. Here are some tips I use to maintain my weight during the holiday season. Stick to your meal preparation Monday-Friday. Skip the second plate. Avoid unhealthy snacks. Choose…

Flu season? Quick 4 Ingredient Immune Booster

Just in time for flu season. Instead of getting the flu vaccine which states it has a safe amount of mercury ( a type of heavy metal) and formaldehyde (used to preserve corpses). If you wouldn’t naturally ingest these ingredients why inject it into your muscle? And it doesn’t have a great percentage of working…

5 Tips for a Healthy Shift

The usual shift can be 12- 13 hours if you calculate lunch and driving time. This can be very draining to the body especially if you’re working multiple shifts in a row. Setting up a successful plan to stay healthy is important. Here are tips to prepare you to become healthier and more energetic for…

10 Essential Tips for the Emergency Nurse

Emergency Nursing can be a very challenging specialty. It is not made for the faint of heart. I have worked as an ED nurse for about 3 years. I started right after graduating nursing school. I came from having no experience in the medical field to the ED which can be overwhelming. I thank my…