Ashley Tukiainen

Ashley grew up with a love of healthy living. She has been a licensed massage therapist since 2007, And shortly after finished training and obtained a Reiki Master/Teacher certification. She opened her practice in Houston, Texas while working on other certifications. In 2014 she went to school to become a yoga instructor and now lives in Finland with her husband teaching yoga and dance and practicing massage therapy

9 Best Winter Fruits You Should Eat

Winter fruits are as numerous and nutritious as the summer ones. Their color, flavor, nutrients take care of your health during winter. Take a look at these 9 best winter fruits that's good for your health. To maintain healthy sugar levels, experts recommend consuming a total scale of 100 or less on the glycemic scale ranking per day.

Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Preheat oven to 400°F. Scrub 2 lg. sweet potatoes, rub their skins with a drizzle of olive oil+a pinch of salt. Wrap each potato in aluminium foil, bake for 1 hr. Let cool. Cut them in half and scoop flesh into a bowl. Mix in 2 sliced scallions, 1/2t garlic powder, 1/2c cheddar cheese, 6 strips cooked bacon, salt+pepper to taste. Spoon the mix in potato skins, bake for 20 mins.

How To Cook With Coconut Flour

Coconut flour is a healthy alternative for other flours. It contains protein, fiber and healthy fats. Its manganese content helps maintain healthy blood sugar levels. It's useful for absorbing other nutrients essential to the body such as vitamin C. Also, it is nutrient dense and good for the heart.

Can Yoga Help Relieve Musculoskeletal Issues?

Yoga helps in curing many ailments and also gives psychological healing process. Practicing yoga for musculoskeletal conditions can give you immense relief. Check out the reasons and benefits of yoga for both physical and mental fitness.

How To Stay Fit While Traveling

Traveling does not mean having to give up your fitness routine. Use these tips to help you look forward to your next trip while staying fit and healthy.

Delicious Eggless Strawberry Thumbprint Cookies [Recipe]

Mix 1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour and 1/4 tsp salt. Combine 3/4 cup unsalted butter, 1/3 cup sugar, and 1 tsp vanilla extract. Fuse the 2 mixtures. Mix till you achieve consistency to roll into balls, adding upto 3 tsp cold water. Roll into balls. Push your thumb into the middle of the balls to make dents. Fill dents with 1/3 cup strawberry jam. Bake for 10-12 min in a preheated oven (350 F).

The Classic Comfort Food – Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

In 1 tbsp olive oil, cook 3-4 chopped carrots, 3-4 sliced celery stalks, 1 diced onion, 3 whole garlic cloves, 1 tsp whole black peppercorns, salt (to taste), and 2-3 bay leaves. Add water and 3 lb chicken (with bones), and boil. Take out and shred chicken. Strain out broth. To it, add 2-3 cooked carrots, 2-3 celery stalks, the shredded chicken, egg noodles or rice, and salt + pepper.

Dairy And Gluten-Free Coconut Mango Chia Pudding [Recipe]

Heat 1 can of coconut milk just until warm. Add 4-5 tbsp chia seeds based on your preference for texture. To this, add 3/4 tsp vanilla extract, 1 tbsp agave nectar, and a pinch of salt for flavor. Cool the chia mixture down to room temp. Keep stirring to avoid clumping of chia seeds. Blend in 1 cup of diced mangoes. Refrigerate for at least 3 hrs or overnight. Serve chilled.

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