Let’s Streeeeettchhhhhh (Stretch!)

When I go to the gym there is one thing I usually never do: stretch. Most of the time it is laziness or not having enough time, nonetheless I neglect my muscles and don’t allow them the opportunity to rest. … Continue reading

Tiny Grainy Babies: Part 1

We’ve got our first two-part series! Get excited because we’ve got great recipes and information coming your way. About a month ago I submitted a post about the benefits of eating quinoa and you all seemed to really like the … Continue reading

Best of Both Worlds: Gluten-Free and Mediterranean Lifestyle

Is anyone familiar with the gluten-free diet? It is a diet where you eat foods that do not contain gluten, an ingredient commonly found in bread or wheat products. People either choose this diet for health benefits or may have … Continue reading

Spin Your Way to the Top!

Spinning Class benefits

Lately I feel as though I’ve been neglecting the fitness lovers out there. After all it’s diet plus exercise that helps start the cycle towards a healthier life. I passed by Fitness Formula Club walking to work today and thought … Continue reading

8 Staple Foods of a Mediterranean Diet!

8 Staples of a Mediterranean Diet

Following the Mediterranean diet can sometimes be overwhelming because there are so many recipes and foods to choose from. Having staple ingredients in your diet is a simple and easy way to help you start the cycle towards a healthier … Continue reading

Food for the mind: Celebrate Yourself!

How much time, in an average week, do you spend celebrating yourself? Go ahead, be honest. I won’t lie—I probably spend less than an hour or so each week really focusing on me. I think we all deserve a little … Continue reading

Spice Up your Summer: New Recipes!

Summer is half-way through and you’re running out of healthy Mediterranean recipes! But luckily we are here to help and provide you with more recipes that you’ll love! I’ve found two recipes from foodnetwork.com and recipe.com: Mediterranean Summer Pasta with … Continue reading

Yay! for Namaste

Finally the sun is beginning to shine a little brighter in Chicago. There is less rain and more time to be active and warm! During the summertime you can go to the beach or visit museums, but have you ever … Continue reading