The Benefits of Drinking Water

Water, Ahhhh! Nothing can quench your thirst like a tall glass of ice cold water on a hot summer day. Why is water so important for our body? I’m so glad you asked! So let’s discuss the benefits of drinking water! Our body is made up of about 75% water, which is the reason water is so essential to our existence. The quality of water we consume can have a dramatic impact on our … [Read more...]

Eat Better to Feel Better

How important is food as it relates to your mood? There is a lot of documented research that indicates that there’s a correlation between food and mood. More specifically, according to the findings of a 2014 study in the online journal PloS One, which looked at diet and depression in 3,663 people, concluded that long-term exposure to an unhealthy diet (processed foods and … [Read more...]

Dairy-Free Raspberry Granola Bars

Because I know that what we eat largely contributes to how we feel, I have been on a quest to find healthy, but tasty food options for my family. After school snack options are the most challenging. Most of them are processed with too much sugar and not enough nutrients. So, I decided to create a healthy recipe of my own; it's a mixture and modification of a couple of different … [Read more...]

Angela’s Fitness Journey and Tips

How long have you been on your health and fitness journey and why did you get started? First, I would like to say hello and Happy New Year to all who visits this site! I’m very excited to be a part of your health and fitness journey and I hope my writings will influence someone along the way. My name is Angela Sale and I am a Family Nurse Practitioner with over 25 years of … [Read more...]

Delicious Turkey Meatballs

I consider myself a pretty healthy eater, but I must admit sometimes it can get kind of boring. I feel like I eat the same things over and over and over again. So lately, I've been on a quest to expand my family's healthy eating options. Last night I made these absolutely delicious turkey meatballs and everyone loved them! This weekend I'll try making some vegan raspberry bars … [Read more...]