Grilled roasted tomato and farro salad

This light summer recipe is a delicious way to increase your intake of nutritious vegetables and whole grains, two food groups that are lacking in most American diets. Farro, sometimes referred to as an ancient grain, is a type of whole grain wheat with a nutty flavor and chewy texture and is common in Mediterranean style diets. Like other whole grains, farro is a good source of fiber and protein as well as the minerals zinc, magnesium, and several of the B vitamins.

No change leads to no change

Behavior change is hard! It is complex and multifactorial. It includes our biology, our psyche, and our environment. Change will only occur when the pain of staying the same is greater than the pain of making the change. We also need to feel we have more strategies and resources than we do obstacles and barriers. Thinking about setting a goal is the first step, but we must realize that we also must take action to make our goals happen – and it’s important to have support, guidance, and accountability in the process

Mindful movement thats right for you

In today’s day and age, we are constantly bombarded with messages about health and what we should be doing. Sometimes we forget to ask ourselves what we WANT to do, or what we LIKE to do. We blindly follow the next best trend that magazines, social media, or the news are promoting without realizing we may be neglecting ourselves mentally and physically.