Sun protection from the Inside Out

Summer is finally here, and we all know to protect our skin from getting burned while out in the summer sun.
But did you know that Vitamin B3, (Niacin) when taken in high levels–500 mg 2 times a day, can reduce the risk of non-melanoma skin cancer? This should only done under a doctor’s counsel at this high of level.

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Charred Broccoli with Almonds & Cherries


I am challenged daily to eat more vegetables. I found this recipe in Eating Well and have been making it weekly,  the veggies go down easily!




10 cups broccoli florets (1 1/2 lbs)
6 TBSP olive oil, divided
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 cup skin-on sliced almonds
2 teaspoons minced garlic
2/3 cup whole-milk plain yogurt
1/3 cup dried cherries

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Spring Cleaning

Spring is here! The birds are chirping, the sun is shining, and spring-cleaning is on the mind.

Spring-cleaning is not only a great time to clean your house; it is also the perfect time to reassess and reflect on your goals and to weed out habits that may be dragging you down. As we come out of the grays of winter, we may feel as though our cup of confidence, happiness, and worth is empty. Winter can be a hard season and many times our cup is covered with holes.

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