• Namaste
    Exercise,  Healthy Life

    Tips for Yoga Pose Dandasana

    Namaste! This is a customary Hindu greeting, as opposed to shaking hands in other parts of the world. Namaste is also a sign of respect. Nama means bow, as means I, and te means you. I bow to you πŸ™‚ The words are accompanied by a gesture, which is a slight bow. The palms and fingers touch each other, and the thumbs join in front of the heart. The gesture represents the belief that we all have a soul in our heat chakra. Yoga is a mind and body practice that combines physical postures, breathing and meditation techniques. As a physical exercise, yoga increases flexibility and strengthens muscles. This physical-only…

  • keto sushi
    Food Recipes

    Keto Sushi Recipes – Homemade Sushi Without Rice πŸ₯‘πŸ₯’πŸ₯•πŸ€πŸ₯“

    Keto diet is very popular. It is a diet very low in carbs and high in fat. I am not a fan of any diets, but my daughter is doing keto and she is happy with the weight loss results. Therefore, I came up with some food recipes that are very low in carbs. Today I want to share some no-rice sushi recipes. Yes, you heard that right! No rice, not even cauliflower rice! Below is a photo of her plate yesterday. Doesn’t look too bad, right? The carb count is extremely low, so she could eat as much as she wanted. Here is a plate. Sushi bites, Soy sauce,…

  • mexican food
    Healthy Life

    Foodies – We love Mexican Food

    My daughter and I are foodies πŸ˜‰ We love to go out and experiment new restaurants and new dishes. And we both love to take pictures. I wonder how restaurant owners feel when they see people taking pictures of their food?? Anyway, these pictures were taken in a Mexican restaurant were we had a blast. Chips and salsa, enchiladas, fajitas, margaritas, all soooo tasty. Note – You can find part of this post on Steemit, it is one of my favorite blogging platforms. Read it >>> here <<<

  • gnocchi with spinach
    Food Recipes

    Simple Vegetarian Dish – Gnocchi with Spinach

    I made this simple veggie dish that came out really nice, so I decided to share the recipe. I used a pack of gnocchi, a pack of frozen spinach, onion and garlic. First you must prepare the gnocchi, just follow the instructions on the pack, it takes 3 minutes. Drain. Let spinach thaw down and remove excess water. Chop onion and garlic. Cook them with spinach in a pan. I did not use any oil. Add 1/2 cup tomato sauce, and let it simmer. Add salt and pepper according to your taste and a some grated nutmeg. The nutmeg will make a huge difference! When fully cooked, add the gnocchi…

  • Exercise,  Weight Loss

    About Slow Cardio – is it good for burning fat?

    Going through some health and fitness FB groups, I’ve noticed that many people are still stuck doing long duration, low-intensity cardiovascular exercises. That’s me on a static bike πŸ™‚ I am biking 5 miles, 3 times a week, as a part of my gym routine, with very little results. So… my opinion is that if you’re looking to achieve maximal benefit from the time you put into your workouts, long duration slow cardio is NOT the way to go. Here are some reasons: You burn very few calories. Research showed that 45 minutes on the treadmill may burn 300 calories, which is the equivalent of only 1/10 of a pound…