Positive Changes Blog – Wellness Coaching for Lasting Lifestyle Changes

Autumn Rice Medley is worth the effort. Yes, its better to cook the rice and cous cous separate but these only take minutes to get cooking. Then, once added with spices and a little chopping of fresh and dried ingredients, results in this tasty,...

Salad Ingredients for Asian Tofu Salad 6 cups chopped romaine lettuce1 cup shredded purple cabbage1 cup chopped cucumber½ cup shelled organic frozen edamame, thawed 8 oz baked organic teriyaki tofu, cut into small cubes½ cup whole grain of your choice, cooked as directed¼ cup chopped almonds2...

Ingredients 1 Cup of Organic black rice2 cans of Garbanzo beans 3 packages of Hempfu (or organic tofu if hempfu is not available to you) ½ pound Cooked Brussels Sprouts, cut in half Sea salt and back pepper to taste3 12 oz packages of Frozen...

50K Here I come! It is six weeks into my training program for my first ultramarathon. That’s 50 kilometers that I’ll be running. I’ve run a couple half marathons, but I’ve never even done a marathon....

What is Mindfulness?  The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines it in 2 different ways: “The quality or state of being mindful” “The practice of maintaining a nonjudgmental state of heightened or complete awareness of one’s thoughts, emotions, or experiences on a moment-to-moment basis” It’s turning off the automated moves and living...

After returning from a trip to Mexico, I realized that I never consumed a single burrito while south of the boarder.  A sudden craving came over me,  but I also wanted something with a Middle-Eastern taste.  So, I decided to create a Mediterranean burrito.  And...

Roasted chickpeas are so easy to make and a healthy alternative to chips of other processed "foods." Ingredients: 2 Cans of chickpeas/garbanzo beans Extra Virgin Olive oil or Coconut oil Sea Salt Optional spices to choose from: Curry, cumin, garam masala, smoked paprika, turmeric, tarragon or thyme Here's to...

Now is the only time that is real.  Now is when we live our lives, for tomorrow is promised to no one and each of our choices creates a new path for our future.  The past is a time that we can reflect on, to learn from,...

When your garden is abundant with full heads of cabbage, it’s time to make sauerkraut. Preserving cabbage in this way not only allows you to eat it all year long but bestows upon your gut some very beneficial bacteria.  These natural probiotics are known to...

Chronic Disease Chronic disease is preventable and often reversible.  It is the failure point of modern medicine which is superb at adding band-aids to the patient population for fixing the list current symptoms, but fails to get to the root of the problem that only persists...