Missing Blogger...Found | healthylivinghowto.com

Missing Blogger…Found!

Hello Healthy Living How To friends and family! It’s your long lost friend Vanessa! Have you missed me? I most certainly have missed you! Many of you have messaged and emailed, wondering where I disappeared to… Did I fall off the deep end? I am writing to you today, to tell you, I am alive and well, still living  and actively pursuing the healthy lifestyle I have been talking to you about for the past 4 years. However, my life has changed…both professionally and personally. On a personal level, about a year ago, we moved from the suburbs to a small condo in the city and in two short weeks, we will be sending our youngest son … [Continue Reading...]

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Healthy Recipe: Caesar Salad with Cashew Paresan Cheese | healthylivinghowto.com

Healthy Recipe: Caesar Salad with Cashew “Parmesan” Cheese

I’m far from being a raw vegan, but for whatever reason, lately, I have been drawn to recipes, tips and tricks alike, used in this style of “un”cooking. I think my new-found affinity is two-fold, for starters, raw vegan recipes are usually very creative and two almost always beautiful. So while my belief in the… [Continue Reading]

Eggs & Cholesterol. How Many Eggs Can You Safely Eat? | healthylivinghowto.com

Eggs and Cholesterol. How Many Eggs Can You Safely Eat?

Eggs are among the most nutritious foods on the planet. However, eggs have gotten a bad reputation because the yolks are high in cholesterol. In fact, a single medium sized egg contains 186 mg of cholesterol, which is 62% of the recommended daily intake. People believe that if you eat cholesterol, that it would raise cholesterol in the blood… [Continue Reading]

Healthy Brain Healthy Body | healthylivinghowto.com

Healthy Brain, Healthy Body

I admit, I didn’t give brain health much thought, until my mother was diagnosed with Lewy Body Disease (LBD). LBD is a form of dementia closely related to Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. Watching my mother’s health decline, due to disease in her brain, has convicted me (even more), to be as healthy as I can… [Continue Reading]

Healthy Recipe: Garlic Cilantro Mahi Mahi | healthylivinghowto.com

Healthy Recipe: Garlic Cilantro Mahi Mahi

We heart cilantro in this house. We like it in salsa, we like it as a garnish, we just like it. Period. And fish is a great light meal that doesn’t have to be complex. The weather is warming and meals around here will become increasingly lighter. We still enjoy rotating a variety of dishes… [Continue Reading]

Exercise Is Often The Best Medicine | healthylivinghowto.com

Will We Ever Accept that Exercise is Often the Best Medicine?

For years, experts have known that in mild to moderate cases of depression exercise is as effective (or more effective) a treatment as prescription drugs. Yet, here we are in 2014, with still climbing obesity rates and higher than ever numbers of people taking anti-depressants – a 400% jump in the last 20 years. This past week, exercise… [Continue Reading]