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5 Step Swiss Chard White Bean Soup

5 Step Swiss Chard White Bean Soup

This has been one of our most popular recipes on the Road to Awesome plan. You will soon find out why. It is delicious, satisfying and indulgent in both taste and health. It tastes so good you won't believe how good it is for you!The recipe below is what I made with my Good Life Organics delivery of fresher than fresh Swiss chard. I even had enough Swiss chard leftover to saute' with garlic as next day's side dish. Without further ado... Swiss Chard White Bean Soupserves: 4-6 (freezes well)prep: 10 minutescook: 35 minutes INGREDIENTS: 1 Tb olive oil or water...

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20 surefire, painless ways to get your child moving during the pandemic

20 surefire, painless ways to get your child moving during the pandemic

How can I get my child to be more physically active - without having to say it over and over or have them complain about it? Ah. Gotcha. Yes.  Now more than ever, we as parents, are trying to answer this question. We are still in the middle of the Coronavirus pandemic and most of our children are left without organized sports, playdates, and community fun. Here in Los Angeles and many other cities across America, we still have no in-person school with stay-at-home orders still in effect.  Meanwhile, our kids are spending more and more time in front of...

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Plant-Based Chili in Less Than 30 Minutes

Plant-Based Chili in Less Than 30 Minutes

Who doesn't love a heaping bowl of cozy chili this time of year? I can tell you my family sure does! This delicious, nourishing, all plant-based meal was just what the doctor ordered. Feel free to double the recipe and either eat as leftovers for lunch, over the next 2-3 days or freeze and eat much later. Pair with a mixed greens salad, a little iced tea and grace before the meal and this will surely be a health-giving, ask-for-seconds hit.    INGREDIENTS: 1 cup onion, chopped 1/2 cup bell pepper, chopped 3 garlic cloves, smashed, minced  1/4 cup water...

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7 Reasons to Do the Most Dreaded Exercise on the Planet

7 Reasons to Do the Most Dreaded Exercise on the Planet

REASONS TO DO BURPEES 1. Saves Time: you get more bang for your fitness buck in less time than other exercises. 2. Works Full Body: arms, chest, back, quads, hams, core and more!3. Effective for All: no matter what level you are, burpees increase your strength and conditioning, endurance and power. 4. Fail Proof: while burpees may look ugly sometimes - they are still working! Think of it more as "fall down, get back up." 5. Portable: you can do these anywhere and requires no equipment. 6. Do-able: can be easily modified for beginners to pros (see modifications below)  7. The Never Give up Attitude:...

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Why 2020 Glows

Why 2020 Glows

It's December 1st, 2020 and we are still going through this unprecedented year. If you take home only one lesson from 2020, take this one. What you possess inside of you is bigger than any perceived obstacle on your path. The pain, the heartache, the celebrations, the adversity, the joy is and will always be amongst us. It's up to us how we choose to live, respond, and rise + shine.  The world will tell you why you can’t and we have collectively come to believe it. I believe much differently. I believe it’s never too late to live the...

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