Yoga Pose of the Month: Cactus

The English name for this pose makes perfect sense if you’ve ever seen a saguaro cactus. While it looks like a pretty basic pose, and it is in many ways, it has a few minutiae that are important not to overlook when attempting this pose. What It Does Sort of the opposite of eagle arm […]

Superfood: Spaghetti Squash

This time of year, you’ll find plenty of squash varieties to choose from, but spaghetti squash should be at the top of your shopping list! With the start of a new year, we’re guessing a lot of you are planning to eat healthier and lose weight in 2014. Lucky you, foods like the spaghetti squash […]

Health Tip of the Month: Make a resolution to live healthier this year!

It’s a new year, and with that often comes resolutions. Though there has been a running joke on failed new year’s resolutions for who knows how long now, setting goals is a great way to get yourself on the right track for whatever you want to accomplish. Self-fulfilling prophecy, or a poorly formulated plan? Resolutions […]

Superfood: Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are abundant this time of year. They have experienced a surge in popularity over the past few years, and as a result, there are now many ways to enjoy them that you may never have tried! Since they are so common in the fall and winter months, you may have even served or […]

Health Tip of the Month: Get Your Flu Shot!

There is a lot of misinformation out there about the flu shot. But you know what? None of us are superhuman. Even if you don’t get sick often, or you’ve never had the flu, or you hate needles, or whatever your excuse may be, the flu is not only an unpleasant way to spend a […]

Health Tip of the Month: Heartburn

Heartburn and acid reflux are pretty common ailments for people today, especially with the fast food diets so many of us indulge in from time to time. It can be a minor annoyance, or it can be a serious problem, but there are ways to get it under control. What’s the difference between heartburn and […]

Pose of the Week: Bakasana (Crane Pose)

Before you freak out—this is one pose that is actually easier than it looks if you practice the correct technique. (And it looks pretty impressive, right?) Bakasana (also known as “Crane Pose” or “Crow Pose”) is a balancing pose that is primarily focused on arm strength but works the abdominal muscles as well. It’s an awesome pose […]

Superfood of the Week: Wax Beans

Never heard of wax beans? No better time than the present! Basically, wax beans are similar to green or string beans that you’re used to seeing fresh in late summer and in cans or frozen year-round. As such, they can be used in your meals in the same sorts of ways, boiled, roasted, stir-fried, and […]

Superfood of the Week: Arugula

Funny name, super food. Arugula, much like the broccoli rabe, has a slightly bitter flavor, but with its spiciness, it’s a fun way to change up your summer meals! You can find arugula as mature, baby, or wild leaves, each with a different texture and degree of flavor. With more iron, calcium, and vitamins than […]

Yoga Pose of the Month: Puppy Pose

This one is a little tough to start out, but it’s fun and feels great after you’ve got it down! The pose gets its English name from that adorable stance dogs and puppies take when they want to play. If you’re familiar with the downward dog position and devotional pose, this is sort of a […]