Avoid smoothies that cause disease by following Ayurveda and Dr. Christie’s basic rules.┬á

Smoothies have been all the rage for quite some time now. The smoothie health craze has created a different way of obtaining nutrition, which at first glance seems "Oh so good". I remember the first time I walked into a popularized smoothie retailer and ordered a concoction that sounded like a really healthy meal. I … Continue reading Avoid smoothies that cause disease by following Ayurveda and Dr. Christie’s basic rules.┬á

Sweet Potato Lentil Salad by Christie Smirl 

This salad has become one of my favorite meals to make because it is fast, easy, packed full of nutrients, high protein, high fiber and low calorie. Sweet potato is an excellent source of fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, manganese, copper, potassium, biotin, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B3, vitamin B6 and phosphorus.  Lentils are rich … Continue reading Sweet Potato Lentil Salad by Christie Smirl┬á

Health Benefits of Persimmons by Christie Smirl 

Eating healthy can be tasty too. When I was a little girl, my grandmother had a persimmon tree. She often made me healthy, simple and delicious treats with fresh Hachiya persimmons. Persimmons have tremendous health benefits primarily due high vitamin and mineral and vitamin content including vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin B6, iron, fiber, … Continue reading Health Benefits of Persimmons by Christie Smirl┬á

Power Oatmeal Breakfast by Christie Smirl 

Breakfast is such an important meal of the day. Studies show that people who eat a balanced healthy breakfast have steadier levels of energy, better concentration, healthier digestion, higher metabolic rates and maintain healthier weight. So many of my clients tell me that they just don't have time to prepareand cook a good healthy breakfast, … Continue reading Power Oatmeal Breakfast by Christie Smirl┬á