Hormones, Fat, & Why Both Matter

When you hear about hormones, you probably think about testosterone or estrogen.  You might even remember that cortisol and insulin are also hormones.  But did you know there are dozens upon dozens of hormones coursing through your body?  Well, there are.  And your hormones control pretty much all the processes in your body.  They are the chemical messengers that help your body function properly.  Your hormones need to be in a perfect, delicate balance to continue doing their job.

Why am I droning on about hormones and their importance? Because mine are wonky, whacky, and wayyyy out of balance.  Hormones, Fat, & Why Both Matter | Life Healthfully Lived Continue reading

Dill Pickle Salad

I have loved pickles for as long as I can remember.  My parents would hand me a pickle as a small child and I would happily eat it and then ask for more.  I love the crunch.  I love the sour.  I love it all.  While I tend to lean towards big, fat, kosher dill pickles, I haven’t met a pickle I haven’t liked.

Which is why I obviously had to make a salad featuring them. Dill Pickle Salad | Life Healthfully Lived Continue reading