Melissa J. Cornish is a holistic health and wellness coach who believes that everyone is entitled to a quality of life that includes feeling great, and having plenty of energy every day. By emphasizing bio-individuality, she is able to bring balance to the soul, mind, and body; integrative nutrition plays a key part in this. Two of Melissa's core beliefs are: 'Here and now is the perfect place to start', and 'There is always room for improvement.' Melissa has been studying alternative therapies for over 20 years, is passionate about nature, and family; and her faith in God is what drives her desire to help others.

A New Look at 2 Anti-Aging Veggies

Let’s take a look at two vegetables that are so common they are often taken for granted or overlooked. These two vegetables belong in more than salads and dieters’ survival kits. Each is a powerhouse of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, but when paired together have a super effect on strengthening your body and immune system.…

Let the Holidays Be Your Reason

Come on, relax a little Wow, here we are, just days from our favorite winter holidays. Wherever you live in the world, whatever holidays you observe, this can be a very stressful time of the year. Typically, holidays are meant to be festive, family oriented and fun; with emphasis on being generous. Stress levels seem…

Avoiding Colds and the Flu

Have you ever wondered why wintertime is flu season? Why do most people stay virus-free all year only to catch a cold over the winter months? There are several contributing factors to this. Over the winter, days are shorter. There are less hours of daylight which makes it harder to spend time outside.  For most…

Homemade Texas Salsa

Homemade Texas Salsa Prep. Time: 90 minutes Serves: 10-15   8-12 large tomatoes, or 2lbs (any size really, but enough to fill a standard size colander) 1 onion, chopped 3-4 cloves of garlic, finely chopped or pressed in a garlic press 2 jalapeno peppers, chopped –deseeded for mild –keep all seeds for hot ¼ cup…

Fall Fun Food, the Tomato

I’m going to start off with an acknowledgement that the tomato is a highly controversial food. Not just that it is really considered a fruit and not a vegetable; no, no. It seems that the tomato is treated almost like a cult. People tend to be passionate in their belief about this highly versatile food.…