Category : Bridal

3 Mindfulness Techniques to Manage the Stress of the City

3 Mindfulness Techniques to Manage the Stress of the City  by Dr. Elizabeth Cohen As anyone who lives in NYC knows, living here is both exhilarating and draining. Keeping ourselves emotionally healthy in our hometown is an important goal for all city dwellers. Here are 3 mindfulness techniques that can help you manage the stress of living in the big apple (or any city!). Walking meditation One thing New Yorkers do more than anything is walk. Walking can be faster […]

Beet, Cucumber and Avocado Salad

It’s Spring, green is starting to emerge, bye-bye winter coats and hello to the freshness. This salad was an inspiration from delicious ingredients from the Westport Farmers market and the desire to lighten up! Amazing for entertaining and a family hit in our home. Took less than 10 minutes! For a heartier salad, add in any lean protein and enjoy! My husband enjoyed it with grilled chicken and in a sprouted Ezekiel tortilla wrap. I added in sprouted organic almonds […]

Cilantro Beet Soup: A Perfect Vegan Holiday Dish, Ready in Ten Minutes

Cilantro Beet Soup: A Perfect Vegan Holiday Dish, Ready in Ten Minutes One of our top tips for thriving through the holidays is to be a good guest. Offer to bring something to the party  that is a healthy option that you enjoy. We have the perfect detoxing pick me up that is great for entertaining. This 10-minute, 5 ingredient, one pot, antioxidant packed blended soup is a perfect start to any festive meal. Or pour them into small glasses […]

Zucchini Blueberry and Chocolate Protein Muffins

Get your fruits, veggies, protein and antioxidants all in one delicious gluten-free and vegan muffin! Great for a healthy snack, breakfast or dessert. Who knew zucchini with chocolate could taste good? We got our weekly Our Harvest (www.ourharvest.com) farm fresh delivery and were in awe of the beautiful local yellow zucchini and fresh blueberries. Delivery arrived at 7 pm and we just had dinner, but wanted a healthy bite that the kids (and us!) would enjoy. So, we came up […]

Cauliflower, Miso and Chive Soup

Bright yet savory nourishing and detoxing soup using local organic summer goodness! Drink in the antioxidants and vitamins. Cauliflower is high in vitamins (great source of vitamin C), minerals, potassium and phytonutrients that helps neutralize damaging toxins. It’s also great for detoxing due to the Glucosinolates, sulfur-containing compounds. Chives are delicately sweet and have an onion flavor. They contain a noteworthy amount of antioxidants, plant fibers, minerals, and vitamins (high amounts of A and K—145% and 177% respectively, of the […]

Warm Cauliflower ‘Couscous’ with Herbs and Kale

We were entertaining and wanted to prepare something different than the traditional green salad. So, we came up with this fresh, bright and detoxing 10 minute low-carb goodness! The beautiful local herbs inspired us along with the lovely green cauliflower. We adore warm veggies or grains on salads. The warm grated cauliflower creates a couscous like texture that melts into the fresh herbs and olive oil. Bliss. The spicy pepitas sautéed with cayenne add a richness and pop. Serve as […]

6 Simple and Easy Daily Detox Tips To Supercharge Your Body

Here’s a little secret: you don’t need to go on a juice fast or extreme cleanse to detox your body. Here’s another secret: you can detox and still chew food! These simple steps will help you cleanse your body and EMBODY Wellness in a way that becomes your lifestyle so you won’t need to go to extremes and live on spicy lemonade for three days. By incorporating these five tips into your everyday routine, you’ll be on your way to […]

Top 10 Most Nutrient Dense Foods

Rather than just focusing on what to avoid (e.g., processed foods + sugar), we love to focus on what whole food to ADD into your diets to feel alive, glowing and energized. Nutrient density is about the vitamins, antioxidants, phytonutrients, essential fats and proteins that are in food. Look beyond calories and focus on what foods have the highest nutrient profile (or combination of the above). Hint, they are WHOLE real foods! Here are our top 10 most nutrient dense […]

Get Sculpted and Lean in the Comfort of your Home: 30 minute workouts

Busy with a demanding job, kids or both? Trying to juggle doing it all, while feeling and looking your best? One hour workouts, plus travel, who has that time each day?  If you take $30 classes 5 times a week, you’ll dish out nearly $8k each year. We love classes too, but mixing it up saves you time, money, and mental fatigue. We sampled over 50 different online workout videos and DVD’s throughout the years and compiled our favorites. From […]

Tired of Being Tired? 10 Tips for More Energy

Having a slump at 3 p.m. and reaching for coffee or a sweet treat? Feeling more tired than usual lately? That can happen from lack of good sleep, physical exercise, poor nutrition, draining relationships and a demanding schedule. We hear you parents and business people. You need a boost, and not one that comes from your triple espresso. Here are some tips to increase your energy and stamina naturally! 1. Get Those B Vitamins In! 2. Drink LOTS of “Clean” […]