365 Simple: #71-74 Benefits of Avocado Oil

  I currently live in the middle of a thousand avocado trees.  Really.  The trees are bursting with luscious dark green fruit.  I am privileged to be able to enjoy these super foods every day.  I’ve long known of the health benefits of eating avocados.  They are little power houses of goodness.  Just one avocado

365 Simple – #58 A recipe to make your own ACV

I am a big fan of apple cider vinegar (ACV).  There are dozens of purported benefits for health.  It has antimicrobial properties, which makes it a great alternative to chemical laden cleaning products.  Plus, it tastes pretty darn good and makes a great everyday vinegar for salad dressings and other cooking needs.  The only drawback?  Natural, unpasteurized

A Wake Up Call

I got some disturbing news today.  The results of my DEXA bone scan came back showing I have mild osteopenia.  What’s that you ask?  Well, according to some it is a precursor to osteoporosis or brittle bones.  Others say it is an over diagnosed condition that affects most women over the age of 50 and