Author Archives: GetHealthy&Happier

About GetHealthy&Happier

I'm your basic California health nut, aging baby boomer, relegated to south Florida, taking my California values with me including vegetarian-vegan lifestyle; animal rights advocate; beagle owner; Edgar Cayce fan; fresh juice fanatic; lost 75 pounds in the last 2 years; water aerobics/water yoga exerciser; musician, dancer, your basic happy person -- just healthier!

Great Easy New Breakfast Oatmeal Pudding You can Make in Advance!

(The best recipes can survive a missing ingredient! I tried this recipe yesterday with mangos and coconut adding the flavoring for 2 servings, and then strawberries and coconut adding the flavor for 2 more servings. AND YES, I DO ADD COCONUT TO ALMOST EVERYTHING!) Continue reading

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Can you Use a Beagle as a Fitness Device?

My beagles get so excited when they see the yoga mats come out. They know it’s going to generate some negative ions, or maybe they just like the scented candles, so they lay down on the bed to enjoy watching me twisting and sweating, while they drop into a deep REM sleep, often with snoring. Continue reading

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Tasting the Salt — Arggggggggggg

I really try to use as little salt as possible, most of the time that is none at all. Being extra careful in Chinese and Thai restaurants is second nature to me now.  In fact, I had too much soy … Continue reading

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Stay on Track by Posting Best Food Choices on the Frig!

MAKE YOUR OWN, PRINT IT OUT AND SCOTCH TAPE IT
TO THE FRONT OF THE REFRIGERATOR!! I also use it for shopping trips, to
make sure I have the right ingredients on hand! Continue reading

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Posted in Cooking with Whole Foods, Dessert, Healthy, Healthy Desserts, Love Your Vegetables, Natural Foods, New Age, Nutrition, Vegetarian Recipes, Weight Loss, Whole Foods | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Why Artichokes Should Be One of Your Favorite Vegetables!

Everyone knows about artichoke hearts that come in brine in little jars in the Italian section of the grocery store.  But did you know that artichokes are easy to cook up in a microwave and they have several wonderful qualities: … Continue reading

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The Weekly Juice Journal

Fresh red bell pappers make the juice taste “energetic”. Adding papaya makes the texture of the juice like velvet! Continue reading

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Posted in Baby Boomers, Caroline Ramsey-Hamilton, Cleanse, Healthy, Healthy Living, Juice Recipes, Juicing, Natural Foods, Nutrition, Whole Foods | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Great Surprise: Using Endorphins as a Workout Reward

So I am looking forward to discovering other wonderful surprises as I keep jogging, keep losing weight, and watching out for those squirrels! Continue reading

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Posted in Animals, Baby Boomers, Caroline Ramsey-Hamilton, Dogs, Endorphins, Fat- Burning, Fitness, Happiness, Healing Rescue Dogs, Healthy Living, Obesity | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment