10 Health Benefits of Bee Pollen

Being a travel nurse for so long I have been able to try lots of different foods that I probably wouldn’t have tried living in Michigan. In Hawaii, The Cove Health Bar makes the BEST acai bowls and they put bee pollen in it! Someone told me bee pollen is extremely “good for me” so… Read more »

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Top 10 Evidence-Based Health Benefits of Green Tea

I came across a site called Authority Nutrition, which is an evidence-based approach site to WELLNESS when I was searching for the health benefits of green tea. Evidence-based is pretty significant in the nursing world as it means it is research-based and all the practices we follow in the anesthesia department are based on evidence-based… Read more »

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Vegan Stuffed Eggplant

This stuffed eggplant recipe is courtesy of a really good friend of mine Ilona Demenina Anderson. She makes the BEST vegan food at her house and graciously shared the recipe with me! 🙂 Ingredients: · 1 large eggplant · 1 cup of chopped white mushrooms · 1/2 onion (yellow, white, or red) · 2 medium… Read more »

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Broiled Parmesan Encrusted Grouper

I made this broiled group recipe for lunch today and have lots of left overs for dinner or lunch tomorrow. I ate it with a mixed veggies salad with balsamic vinaigrette and half a Japanese purple sweet potato. It was THE BOMB! 🙂 Ingredients: 1/2 cup parmesan cheese (I used 1/2 parmesan and 1/2 vegan… Read more »

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Turkey, Rice, and Veggie Stuffed Bell Pepper Recipe

Turkey, Rice, and Veggie Stuffed Bell Pepper Recipe Ingredients: 5 medium uncooked bell peppers, (preferably red and/or yellow) 3/4 cup  quick cooking brown rice, uncooked 2 tsp olive oil 8 oz tempeh, diced 1 cup  uncooked onion, diced 1 cup uncooked zucchini, diced 15 oz canned tomato sauce 2 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese 2 tsp… Read more »

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SS Beachbody Cruise

Well we finally made it back from the SS Beachbody cruise and I am sitting down to write my FIRST blog post since we arrived back in Miami. What a TRIP! I cannot express how AMAZING it was to spend 5-days on an ALL-EXPENSE PAID cruise to Cozumel and Grand Cayman with EIGHT of my… Read more »

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