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Favorite Recipe: EGGPLANT ROLLATINI

Favorite Recipe: EGGPLANT ROLLATINI

Now is the perfect time to try this hearty Eggplant Rollatini! This powerhouse vegetable is a great source of flavonoids and polyphenols, which are phytonutrients that support heart health and have anti-cancer properties. INGREDIENTS 3 medium eggplants, sliced into 1⁄4-inch slices lengthwise Olive oil as needed Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste...

Heart Rate Variability & What It Says About Your Health

Heart Rate Variability & What It Says About Your Health

Well, folks, today we are talking about a metric that isn’t always discussed but can be wildly beneficial to your fitness goals and achievements. It’s known as Heart Rate Variability (HRV). Never heard of it or are confused about what it means? We’ll walk you through the basics. HRV is a small metric that may...

Understanding Flow State

Understanding Flow State

We are all familiar with the concept of a runner’s high, but did you know there is a workplace equivalent? It is called flow state. When in a flow state, you feel so absorbed in a task that nothing else seems to matter. Distractions disappear. Hours seem like minutes. Production and success seem effortless. But...

Favorite Recipe: Thai Coconut Soup

Favorite Recipe: Thai Coconut Soup

Craving something warm and hearty? This Thai Coconut Soup will do just the trick! Not only do sunchokes (also known as Jerusalem artichokes) reach their peak flavor in winter, but they are packed with prebiotics to help promote the growth of good gut bacteria. Who doesn’t love a little immune boost in the winter? INGREDIENTS...

Destress and Prioritize Your Emotional-Wellbeing

Destress and Prioritize Your Emotional-Wellbeing

With shorter days, less sunlight, and cooler weather, it’s common for our bodies to produce less serotonin and more melatonin. This can lead to lower mood levels, sleepiness, depression, and anxiety. Shift the focus this winter by achieving a more balanced state. Prioritize your emotional-wellbeing and follow these simple strategies for success: 01. Daily Movement:...

5 things to do after every workout

5 things to do after every workout

When your workout is over, do you immediately want to hit the showers? Take a beat before you rush back to the rest of your day. Use this simple checklist to kickstart your body’s recovery process — and get the most out of each workout. Reflect Give yourself props for what you’ve accomplished with your...

5 tips to simplify your nutrition

5 tips to simplify your nutrition

Complicated recipes, overflowing grocery carts, and nightly cooking can be roadblocks to healthy eating. Simplifying your nutrition-related tasks can help improve your diet and ease your stress. Use the tips below to start eating healthier today. Give your kitchen some TLC. The next time you do some organizing, pay special attention to your kitchen. It’s...

RECOVERY: Take a breather to reduce your stress

RECOVERY: Take a breather to reduce your stress

Everyone could use another tool in the toolbox when it comes to handling stress. So the next time you’re feeling stress or anxiety, center yourself with one of these breathing techniques. Most people feel improvements in as little as four to six breath cycles. 1. Resonance breathing True resonance breathing is inhaling for six seconds...

MOVEMENT: 5 tips for tackling a turkey trot 

MOVEMENT: 5 tips for tackling a turkey trot 

Start a new Thanksgiving tradition this year with a turkey trot. Whether you enjoy running or walking, or if you’re just looking to get active, completing a 5K on the most food-focused day of the year is a fun and easy way to burn some calories and get moving with friends and family before enjoying...

NUTRITION: The best fruit and veggies for winter

NUTRITION: The best fruit and veggies for winter

You don’t have to stop eating fresh, seasonal fruits and veggies when the weather gets cold. There are tons of fruits and veggies that you can find at your local farmer’s market (don’t forget many still open in the winter) or at a neighborhood grocery store. Kumquats A small citrus fruit originally from China, kumquats...