27 07, 2011

Energizing Foods for Lunch

By | July 27th, 2011|Archive, iGoPink Blog, Nutrition & Recipes|0 Comments

Wellness Wednesday! Lunch should help you get the energy you need to make it through your afternoon. Jobs can be stressful and demand a lot from your mind and body. Be prepared for those demands by packing healthy foods that also help boost your energy for the rest of the workday. While vitamins and minerals [...]

22 07, 2011

Warm-Up Exercises

By | July 22nd, 2011|Archive, iGoPink Blog, Wellness & Fitness|0 Comments

Fitness Friday! Warm-up exercises are essential to any workout. Preparing the muscles and joints for more intense activity helps prevent injury, as well as promoting circulation. Warm-up exercises increase the temperature of the body, making the muscles more flexible and receptive to strenuous activity. Most experts even advise that you engage in warm-up exercises before [...]

20 07, 2011

Healthy Eating Tip

By | July 20th, 2011|Archive, iGoPink Blog, Nutrition & Recipes|0 Comments

Wellness Wednesday! Healthy Eating Tip The more color on your plate, the better. Not only does this keep things interesting and exciting for you and your taste buds, but it's healthier. The nutrients that create the different colors in our fruit and vegetables, represent different nutrients for your body. Feed your body as many varieties [...]

19 07, 2011

Strawberry Shortcakes

By | July 19th, 2011|Archive, iGoPink Blog, Nutrition & Recipes|0 Comments

Ingredients Shortcakes: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons cold (salted) butter, cut into small pieces 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon low-fat buttermilk 1 large egg, slightly beaten 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest 1 tablespoon sliced almonds Filling 4 cups strawberries, hulled and sliced 2 [...]

14 07, 2011

Turn your Shower into a Sauna

By | July 14th, 2011|Archive, iGoPink Blog, Spa Inspired Tips|0 Comments

Spa Tip Thursday! Turn your Shower into a Sauna “Just turn your shower on and run it at its hottest temperature for about 20 minutes. While the water is running and the steam is building, take a warm washcloth and spray with your favorite relaxing oil. (Lavender, vanilla or rosemary are all great de-stressing aromas.) [...]

13 07, 2011

Healthy Eating Tip

By | July 13th, 2011|Archive, iGoPink Blog, Nutrition & Recipes|0 Comments

Wellness Wednesday! Healthy Eating Tip Retrain your taste buds and retrain your brain and attitude toward good food choices. The natural sweetness of an orange or apple can't compete with the sugary taste of a candy bar, but you must retrain, and relearn, the goodness of what's good for you. Start choosing to eat more [...]

12 07, 2011

French Three Onion Soup

By | July 12th, 2011|Archive, iGoPink Blog, Nutrition & Recipes|0 Comments

Tasty Tuesday! French Three Onion Soup Ingredients 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 1/2 pounds yellow onions, peeled, halved, and thinly sliced, (about 6 cups sliced) 6 shallots, thinly sliced, (1 3/4 cups) 1 leek, white and light green part thinly sliced, washed well, and dark green top reserved Kosher salt [...]

8 07, 2011

Wall Squats

By | July 8th, 2011|Archive, iGoPink Blog, Wellness & Fitness|0 Comments

Fitness Friday! 1.5 Wall Squats Wall squats are a great and basic exercise to work your lower body including the quads, glutes and core. Level: Beginner/intermediate 1. Place a stability ball against the wall and the small of your back. 2. Make sure your feet are hip distance from each other and slightly in front or your body [...]

6 07, 2011

Healthy Eating Tip

By | July 6th, 2011|Archive, iGoPink Blog, Nutrition & Recipes|0 Comments

Wellness Wednesday! Healthy Eating Tip Learn basic alternatives to fattening foods. Learn to speak the second language of food - the language of healthy food: Choose mustard over mayo (mustard naturally has less calories/fat). Choose brown rice, whole wheat, rye or oat bread over white bread (brown foods don't have extra fats added to them to change [...]