Healthy Kitchens Healthy Lives


Need New Habits?


I have seen endless 21 day diets promising that you’ll lose up to 14 pounds in 21 days. It gets me riled up everytime. Yes,’ they’ say it takes 21 days to add/subtract a habit, but most of these 21 day diets ask you to change multiple habits in that amount of time- a sure… Read More

Micro means small


  Micronutrients A micronutrient is a nutrient required by the body in small amounts, such as a vitamin or a mineral. “Four elements (oxygen, carbon, hydrogen, and nitrogen) account for 96% of living matter. About 50 of the known elements occur in measurable concentrations in the living systems. In humans and other mammals, 23 elements have known… Read More

52 ways to be healthier in 2015!

Patty James, July2010

52 Simple Ways to Be Healthier in 2015 It’s a new year and you are full of hope. This is the year you will claim or reclaim your good health! If you have a little feeling of dread in the back of your mind because this same scenario happens every year, have no fear.  Big… Read More

2015. Your Path to Health


Your Path to Health. 2015 is the program I have developed to help you make small, sustainable steps to health . This is NOT a Boot camp or Challenge! This is not another resolution you’ll make that you can’t sustain because you’re in deprivation mode. This 2-month program will allow everything you will learn to… Read More

Kim Chi, Kefir, and…


The Second Brain   Gut Instincts  The digestive system, more commonly referred to as simply, the ‘gut’ is now also being called the ‘second-brain.’ Why, the second-brain? Michael Gershon at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, states that, “A lot of the information that the gut sends to the brain affects well-being, and doesn’t even come… Read More