Entries by Bonnie Schnautz

Wanted: Virtual Assistant

The candidate must be extremely detail oriented yet can make decision quickly and work efficiently. Must be able to manage multiple projects and prioritize tasks. Plus they should have knowledge of the benefits of healthy food and lifestyle. Some training and work may be conducted on site (if local). The remaining work would be conducted from your home

Sweet Potato Lentil Stew

4 C. fat-free veggie broth (organic & low sodium) 3 c. cubed sweet potatoes, peeled 1 1/2 c. lentils, rinsed 3 med. Carrots cut into 1” pcs 1 med onion, diced 4 garlic cloves ¾ tsp ground cumin 1/2 tsp ground ginger ¼ tsp cayenne pepper   ¼ tsp sea salt (add salt just before

Liquid Soap, Harmless or Hazardous?

Not too long ago while visiting a relative’s house, I began to wash my hands with the liquid soap provided in the attractive dispenser. After being taken a back by the strong perfume smell, and I tried to re-wash to remove the overpowering smell to no avail. Finally with the use of some vinegar, I

My 3-day Cleanse Journey – Day 2

Day 1 is done! So where do you think I struggled most? I caught myself in my daily habit of getting up from my desk to grab a snack. I realized that when I feel stressed, overwhelmed or anxious, I distract myself with a snack. Most of you know I am not grabbing a candy bar

My 3-day Cleanse Journey

It's day one of my 3-day cleanse which started with a 2.5 mile walk on July 4th. What a perfect day to celebrate freedom from toxins! Instead of focusing on what I won't be eating, I'm focusing on the benefits such as mental clarity, focus and increased energy. I prepared my body by eliminating meat

Can You Handle the Truth?

A couple years ago I discovered a great book called One Word that will change your life. The book inspired me to create a one word theme for my personal and professional life. My word this year is Truth! As a chronic people pleaser, I sometimes avoid the truth. It’s not that I outright lie

What is gluten and the associated health issues?

Gluten is a compound protein that composes about 80% of the protein found in wheat, barley and rye. Gluten can be found in many things such as; chocolate, imitation crab (surimi), deli meats, soy sauce, and other sauces along with vitamins and even some toothpaste. Gluten is also used in caking agents, malt beverages and soups. If