5 Research-backed Benefits of Regular Exercise

We all know that getting up and getting moving is good for our bodies. This post is meant to highlight some of the great benefits you can get from exercise. Benefit 1: Improved moodElle Woods had it totally right: Exercise increases endorphins, which make people happy. But what are endorphins? Endorphins are hormones that ourContinue reading “5 Research-backed Benefits of Regular Exercise”

Greek quinoa salad

An oldy but goody lunch time favorite. I used to nosh on this when I was in chiropractic school but haven’t made it since…. And I’m sensing it needs a come back!! It’s so good and has such a refreshing flavor. The bursts of cucumber and tomato as you eat it definitely put it overContinue reading “Greek quinoa salad”

Chiropractic & Yoga

As a Doctor of Chiropractic, I focus a lot of my efforts on injury prevention, healthy lifestyle practices including nutrition and exercise, and the body’s ability to heal itself. Yoga is a great tool for staying healthy because it’s based on similar principles. Like yoga, the chiropractic approach to wellness focuses on your body’s naturalContinue reading “Chiropractic & Yoga”

Meal Prep for Beginners

Here’s 4 pieces of advice for meal prep beginners! 1) Grab high quality containers. Glass are best. These types of containers keep the food good for longer and don’t release any chemicals into your food when you reheat it! These are the glass containers I recommend 2) Schedule time for prep. Make it part ofContinue reading “Meal Prep for Beginners”

Spicy sausage, veggies, and shrimp

I tried a new recipe for meal prep this week after joining a new meal prep group. I was looking to try something new and different from my typical stir fry, soup, smoothie or salad. This recipe is one pan for ideal, easy clean up for your busy life and super simple to follow, soContinue reading “Spicy sausage, veggies, and shrimp”

The Brain Body Connection

Hippocrates is quoted as saying “Look well to the spine for the cause of disease.” But why the spine? What does it have to do with our overall health? Well, let’s look at what the spine does. The spine not only provides stability for and dictates the upright posture for our bodies, but serves asContinue reading “The Brain Body Connection”

Baked oatmeal cups

OK So these are one of my favorite things to make and I get absolutely addicted to them once I make them. I eat a minimum of two a day (usually for breakfast, but sometimes I’ll eat one as a snack and one before dinner and then, well, you get the picture….) These definitely don’tContinue reading “Baked oatmeal cups”

Sweet Potato Hash

I started out making this one as only a breakfast item but I quickly became pretty obsessed with it and it expanded and made its way into lunch and supper varieties. It’s got a sweet and spicy combo which hits the taste buds just right with not only eggs but different cuts of meat asContinue reading “Sweet Potato Hash”

Easy Egg Muffins

These are sure to become a fast favorite and a part of your breakfast meal prep routine. Pre-portioned and full of protein and flavor, they make a simple, warm breakfast. I also love them for if I have people over for a brunch. Added bonus,, they are easy to make and not too much prepContinue reading “Easy Egg Muffins”

Sitting all day & your spine

Many people have jobs that require them to be sedentary, or seated, all day long. When this happens a lot of people tend to develop issues like back and neck pain or discomfort. For more information on preventing discomfort at your desk check out our blog post on ideal ergonomics for a great workplace setContinue reading “Sitting all day & your spine”