10 Secrets to Easy & Permanent Weight Loss

March 9, 2011 by Barb Scala  
Filed under Bloom Talk

BBE085Hint: It’s all about creating a healthy lifestyle!

Guest: Dr. Susan Smith Jones author of The Joy Factor and over 26 books on diet and nutrition, high level wellness, natural remedies, balanced living, and human potential.

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Podcast: Recorded March 1, 2011 (26 min)

Susan Smith Jones is back again with her secrets for shedding weight. And it’s not that hard. In fact, it’s easy if you create a lifestyle that  puts your health and wellness at the forefront.

Dr. Susan Smith Jones author of The Joy Factor

Dr. Susan Smith Jones author of The Joy Factor

Find out Dr. Susan’s 10 secrets for easy and permanent weight loss (yes, you heard that right!)  and create the healthy lifestyle you’ve always dreamed about. Susan also gives us tips on how to start off a nutritious day and also what to eat at night if you’re still hungry. Loaded with info on what makes our bodies healthier and more vibrant, this show should be on everyone’s list.

Recipe: Granola Parfait

Guest Website: www.susansmithjones.com


Dried Plum & Apple Green Smoothie

smoothiesgaloreA simple delicious and nutritious smoothie recipe from Dr. Susan Smith Jones’ new book Recipes for Health Bliss: Using NatureFoods & Lifestyle Choices to Rejuvenate Your Body & Life.

The common name for dried plum is prune which Dr. Susan uses in her screen-shot-2011-01-03-at-74748-amsmoothies as a natural laxative,  good source of calcium, phosphorus, potassium, beta-carotene, and iron. They help lower cholesterol and are beneficial for the blood, brain, and nerves. “Use this smoothie as a refreshing mid-morning or afternoon pick-me-up guaranteed to keep you in the flow.”

1 cup vanilla yogurt (dairy or nondairy if you are a vegan)
8 dried plums, pitte
4 leaves of romaine lettuce
1 kiwi, peeled
1/2 cup frozen apple-juice concentrate (you can also find it bottled and unfrozen)
1/4 lemon, peeled (leave pithy part on)
1/8 tsp. ground cinnamon
3 leaves fresh mint
5-6 ice cubes

Blend until smooth and serve. Serves 1-2.
For more information,  go to www.SusanSmithJones.com to find out how to get her bestselling book at a discount.

Bloom Talk: The Joy of Natural Living with Dr. Susan Smith Jones

Terry’s White Bean Salad with Roasted Tomatoes and Arugula

July 15, 2010 by Barb Scala  
Filed under Bloomin in the Kitchen, salad

Great summer recipe loaded with veggies from Clean Food author Terry Walters

mla102448_0607_beansalad_l 2 sweet onions, cut into wedges (Walla Walla or Vidalia)
1 fennel bulb, halved, cored and chopped
5 carrots, chopped
Extra virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon coarse sea salt
Freshly ground black pepper
8 tomatoes, halved or quartered depending on size
3 cups cooked great northern or navy beans
6 cups arugula leaves

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

In glass baking dish, combine garlic, onions, fennel and carrots. Drizzle with just enough olive oil to coat vegetables evenly. Toss with sea salt and plenty of pepper. Roast uncovered 20 minutes or until just tender. Remove from oven, fold in tomatoes and beans and return to oven to roast an additional 10 minutes or until tomatoes are soft.

Remove from oven, cover individual plates or large platter with fresh arugula, top with bean and vegetable mixture and serve.

Serves 4

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