Pumpkin everything is upon us, everyone! It’s that time of the year, when all things pumpkin take over the world, or at least at Starbuck’s. Regardless of where and how you get your pumpkin fix this Fall, you should know that pumpkin and pumpkin seeds are very good for you. For instance, pumpkin seeds may… Continue reading Roasted Pumpkin Seeds – Mermaid Style
Did you know that a reasonably inactive adult loses approximately 2 litres of water a day through breath, sweat and urine? All drinks, apart from alcohol count toward making up this amount including tea and coffee – and more than a third of our water comes from our food. You may require more fluid if… Continue reading Hungry? Drink Some Water First.
The people of Okinawa, Japan have traditionally enjoyed one of the highest life expectancies in the world. In their summary of “Everything You Need to Know About Sweet Potatoes,” Food Revolution Network reports that, “one of those secrets, it turns out, is lots and lots of sweet potatoes. The traditional Okinawan diet consists of minimal… Continue reading Mermaid Spicy Roasted Sweet Potatoes
Sometimes you just need your Mexican food mix. But unfortunately most Mexican food can add on calories and carbs pretty fast. However, our Mermaid Taco Salad is healthy and nutritious with its all-natural ingredients. You really don’t need any store-bought dressings or chips in there. But if you do want a little crunch, you can… Continue reading Mermaid Taco Salad
As a health coach, I am constantly reminded of our own need for exploring our own individual personalized journey for a better health wellness and beauty. About 7-8 months ago my husband, Jim, was going through normal follow-up testing to see if he had any reoccurring prostate cancer. His cancer was addressed with the… Continue reading Sharing A Personal Journey
I take Land & SEAsonings with us when my husband Jim and I travel for business or pleasure around the world. We often stay at Airbnb's, and while we eat out a lot to indulge in the local food, I often whip something up to eat for us, and having my Land & SEAsoning spice… Continue reading Staying and Eating Healthy Around the World!
Fruit and vegetables are packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and fiber. They are low in calories and nutrient dense. By focusing on eating the recommended daily amount of at least 5 servings of fruit and vegetables and it will naturally fill you up and help you cut back on unhealthy foods. A serving is half… Continue reading 4 Ways to Add More Fruit & Vegetables to Your Diet
Seaweed is considered the "superfood" of all superfoods and there are so many reasons why. We happen to read a lot about seaweed, and study its value and benefits. Beyond being good for you personally, it's also good for the environment. Here are 18 reasons (and there are more) we've collected on why Seaweed is… Continue reading 18 Surprising & Impressive Benefits of Seaweed
Many people aren’t necessarily fans of broccoli – either raw or steamed (and it can be easily overcooked resulting in a mushy bad tasting veggie). But it’s pretty good as part of a Tempura dish, but it’s oh so tasty when it is roasted, (like other veggies are, e.g., cauliflower, brussel sprouts, potatoes, etc.). You… Continue reading Spicy Roasted Broccoli
Feeling bloated? We ran across this article and recipe in Cooking Light about the three best foods to fight bloating, and a recipe that contains all three and wanted to share. Always remember that first, water is the best antidote to bloating, but this yummy drink will certainly help as well. 3 Foods to Fight… Continue reading Pineapple Lassi