Maria Therese Viall CHN

Healthy Spins on Holiday Treats

The holidays are for all things merry and bright…so why do we all feel like it’s hard to stay energized and light? No more Yuletide weight gain with these healthy spins on some holiday treats.   Eggnog  Serves 2-4 Vegan Recipe Ingredients 1/2 cups raw almonds + 1 1/2 cup […]

Red Lentil Hummus

A great spin off a classic dip! Perfect for those who have trouble digesting beans or who just need a break from their garbanzo beans. Whip this high protein, high fiber dish up and keep it in the fridge to nosh on all week! INGREDIENTS 1 cup red lentils (uncooked) […]

Food For Your Thyroid

Thyroid health is something that a large number of women struggle with and some men. Unfortunately, it is also something that can affect you and you may not even realize it. Your thyroid is the master gland for your metabolism, hormones, heart, digestive function, brain development, muscle control and bone […]

Glowing Skin Smoothie 6

Enjoy this delightful smoothie to help repair damaged skin and keep it glowing from the inside out. The Omega 3s in the chia seeds and flaxseed are anti-inflammatory and help keep skin moisturized. Strawberries are a good source of silica, a trace mineral needed to strengthen our bodies connective tissues, […]

Get Your Cortisol In Check

Cortisol is well known as the hormone that helps us handle stress. Which is true! In our society, we definitely overuse and abuse cortisol with our busy schedules, never ending to-do lists and addiction to technology. We are constantly stressed out! However, most people don’t realize that their cortisol could […]

10 Foods to Ditch From Your Kitch

We all know there are certain foods that aren’t healthy for us (sugar, artificial sweeteners, refined foods). However, do you know that some of your common day foods are guilty of having all of these in their ingredient list? Watch the Morning Blend segment here. Check out my list of 10 […]

To Juice or To Smoothie?

Juice and smoothies bars are popping up everywhere and it seems that everyone is getting on the wagon. So what is all the hype? Are juices and smoothies the next health craze or are they really good for you? Which one is better for you? Both juicing and smoothies boost […]

Achy? How Your Diet Could Be At Fault

When people think about inflammation, they usually associate it with achy joints and arthritis. However, inflammation is at the root cause of most health problems including bronchitis, diverticulitis, conjunctivitis, acne, and even heart disease. Research shows that inflammation in the body not only increases your risk of disease but can […]