How’s everyones summer going? It's been a real long time since I have posted here.
My expertise is not in writing, so it is always at the very bottom of my list. I am trying to turn over a new leaf and stay more present with my blogs. I am aiming for every other Monday, contributing content. It might be recipes, lifestyle tips, what's going on with Encompassing You and what I have been up to personally.
It was such a beautiful summer day today. I hope you all had a chance to get outdoors and able to connect with nature.
I wanted to let you know a little bit about what you’re going to see for the next 30 days on Encompassing You’s face book page. I have returned to my roots in my health coaching business.
Can you take a guess? I’ll clue you in, plant based, plant based and plant based.
Seriously, I will no longer be speaking about protein from animal sources or coaching anything meat. (I do respect anyone that eats clean sourced meat.)
It is getting to be that time of year that I love, time for farmers market. What is your favorite farmers market? Why should you shop and eat local? Here is a few reasons why;
It’s Healthier When it’s freshly pulled from the ground or picked from the tree from a farm near you, your produce is more alive and retains more nutrients. It tastes better with produce traveling just a few hours or less from a local farm, produce is fresher and you can taste the difference
It’s Earth Friendly Delivering local produce to your neighborhood burns less fossil fuel, which is kinder to Mother Nature. Don’t pay airfare for your apples! It Helps Your Neighbors Buying directly from a local farmer supports YOUR community’s economy and creates more jobs for local residents.
Simple Ways to Go Local……
MEET YOUR FARMERS!
Meet Your Farmers Don’t be shy – step up and get to know your local food purveyors. Most farm stand managers will gladly answer questions. You’ll get to know more about the origin of your food,...
You may be different than me, but when spring hits I feel renewed. It is like a fire was fire is lit inside me! Inspiration and energy are plentiful during this time and it gives you more time to focus on your health goals. The spring is the perfect time to start your detox because you will likely stick to it! Here are some quick tips to get you started!
It all starts with your diet...
Get rid of all those foods that come processed or in a can. This is a great way to eliminate toxins in your body. It really helps to eat organic foods like veggies and fruits for a great start in your detox. Eliminating things like sugar, caffeine, alcohol, dairy, wheat, soy, and eggs while you are on a detox due to the allergens they contain.
Show me the Green
Green foods are some of the best things you can eat. Foods like parsley, spinach, peas, mustard greens, fennel, watercress, and asparagus. These are all great nutrient sources in your body. You can also eat foods like Swiss Chard, kale, and collards;...