Musings (Blog)

Health, Inspirations, Toola for Success, Uncategorized, Wellness & Beauty

Look Good. Feel Good.

What promotes our efforts to look and feel good and what undercuts our efforts? What are these dream destroyers that undercut our real goal of improving ourselves or maintaining our recent past improvements? Is it our attitudes or our outlook on change? One deterrent is perfectionism, the other is fear. These two traits can then… Continue reading Look Good. Feel Good.

Recipes, Superfoods, Uncategorized

Fermented Cranberry Salsa

Recipe excerpted from The Herbalist's Healing Kitchen by Devon Young. from Page Street Publishing Co., 2019. We saw this Fermented Cranberry Salsa recipe online (written by Devon Young) and had to check it out. It's an herbalist-favorite fermented cranberry salsa for gut health. As the article points out, cranberries are a classic example of food… Continue reading Fermented Cranberry Salsa

Land & SEAsoning, Mermaid Recipes, Recipes, Uncategorized

Mermaid Sweet Potato Soup

Soup is already pretty healthy, so it’s easy to make substitutions that make the recipe really nutrient-dense, especially when we add our Land & SEAsoning and make potato soup with sweet potatoes. Plus sweet potatoes and our all-purpose seasoning really go well together. We put Land & SEAsoning on roasted sweet potatoes, on baked sweet… Continue reading Mermaid Sweet Potato Soup

Food as Medicine, Toola for Success, Uncategorized

Practice “Mindful Mouthful” Eating

(November, 2019 Health Tip) “Mindful Mouthful” is not a new expression. The L.A. Times did an article called “Being Mindful of Each Mouthful” over fifteen years ago. Doctors, nutritionists and dieticians have talked about mindfulness when you eat. There’s a store/bakery in Canada named “The Mindful Mouthful” who provide customers, food with a purpose. We… Continue reading Practice “Mindful Mouthful” Eating

Land & SEAsoning, Mermaid Recipes, Recipes, Spices, Superfoods

Mermaid Spicy Roasted Sweet Potatoes

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

Health, Land & SEAsoning, Seaweed, Spices

Staying and Eating Healthy Around the World!

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!

Health, Uncategorized, Wellness & Beauty

Hungry? Drink Some Water First.

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.

Mermaid Recipes, Recipes, Spices

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds – Mermaid Style

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

Land & SEAsonings, Recipes, Uncategorized

Roasted Pork Pineapple Fried (Miracle) Rice

Background: Well over a year ago I discovered Miracle Noodle products. They are well-known for their world-famous Miracle Noodles, which are healthy and diet-friendly plant-based pastas. They are low calorie, low/no carb, grain-free, blood sugar-friendly, gluten free, weight loss-friendly, shirataki noodles and rice. Being a pasta lover (but not loving the calories or the carbs)… Continue reading Roasted Pork Pineapple Fried (Miracle) Rice