Your Key to Healthy Toenails | Dr. Paul’s Piggy Paste Gel

I’ve been lucky enough not to have to need and use today’s product highlight but many people, including Diabetics like my mother, are not that lucky. Side effects of Diabetes include foot fungal infection and ingrown toenails but people who suffer from these two foot health issues can alleviate them by using one amazing footcare product – Dr. Paul’s Piggy Paste Gel. Not only will it clear up these issues, without interfering with Diabetes medication, it will give sufferers healthy toenails.

Dr. Paul’s Piggy Paste Gel is an over-the-counter topical gel that improves the appearance of thick, yellow toenails and fingernails after daily treatment in as little as two to six weeks. The easy-to-apply Piggy Paste Gel softens hardened toenails, which allows for easier trimming. My mom has been using Piggy Paste with wonderful results, she’s almost at the point of being able to trim her toenails without any health consequences, and of course, the next step is wearing her sandals outside without being embarrassed. To see what others are saying about Piggy Paste, check out some of these testimonials from users.

Could your toenails benefit from this powerful healing health product? Are you ready to free your feet from the confinement of closed toe shoes 365 days a year? If the answer to these two questions is yes, then the Piggy Paste Gel from Dr. Paul is exactly what you need.

To get your hands…..rather your feet on Dr. Paul’s Piggy Paste Gel, visit Walgreens, Walmart, Drugstore.com, and piggypaste.com. One tube contains enough Toenail Fungus Gel for a 3-month supply. It’s the right amount to use during winter, so you can free your toes during the summer.

Drink to Your Good Health w/ RealBeanz Iced Coffee

A special note to all my coffee-addicted readers out there, if anyone ever tells you that coffee has no nutritional value and drinking too much might be unhealthy, just say three words to them – RealBeanz Iced Coffee. If you’re looking for a coffee drink with health benefits, the ready-to-drink, nutrient enhanced RealBeanz range of gourmet iced coffees combines premium-brewed beans and reduced-fat milk with functional ingredients such as vitamins and potent herbs. These body-loving iced coffees have no artificial flavorings, coloring, sweeteners or preservatives, and are low in calories.

Do you find you’re tired all the time? Step away from the energy drinks and grab a RealBeanz Energize Cappuccino Iced Coffee, an invigorating beverage blend featuring authentic Italian cappuccino coffee with a hint of cinnamon.

If you’re counting calories but still love a good iced cappuccino, you will love the RealBeanz Trim & Fit Diet Cappuccino, an authentic Italian cappuccino coffee blend along with nutrient-based enhancements that are heavy on flavor and nutraceuticals that helps burn body fat and increase lean muscle.

For those of you who need to enjoy relaxation, grab and enjoy a RealBeanz Relax Decaffeinated Vanilla Nut Iced Coffee and it’s smooth taste infused with imported coffee beans, creamy milk, Madagascar vanilla nut and naturally-calming herbs to sooth feelings of nervousness brought on by everyday stresses.

Think your coffee can’t fight off that summer cold? Think again! The RealBeanz Resist Mocha features a strong mocha flavor that’s loaded with powerful ingredients (like Green tea) that will add a boost to your body’s immune system.

Need focus to take on your daily tasks? The RealBeanz Focus Caramel Iced Coffee features genuine caramel coffee along with brain-boosting benefits, by utilizing an intelligent blend of ingredients to keep things in absolute focus and improve your everyday activities.

Last but certainly not least, for those of you who love the benefits of coconut water will love the RealBeanz Cappuccino with Coconut Water and the RealBeanz Dark Roast w/Coconut Water, both are great to get through the day; made with 20% coconut water, Italian cappuccino and bold, premium-roasted coffee (respectively), these two delicious beverages will have you feeling refreshed.

The RealBeanz Iced Coffees comes in 9.6 oz bottles and retails for $1.99- $2.69 per bottle or you can buy a sample case of 7 bottles for $16.00 or a case of 12 bottles for $24.00 on www.amazon.com.

Champion of Breakfast: Oats

When it comes to eating while updating the blog, we’ve been very bad lately. Sometimes we forget to eat or just continuously snack on one thing, usually a bag of chips or cookies, until the bag is empty and our guilt is full (not to mention our calorie intake). But thankfully, we’ve been introduced to some great new, healthy breakfast choices to help begin our day the right day. Today we start with Oats from three brands, a great meal for breakfast or as a midday snack. Truthfully although breakfast is known as the most important meal of the day, it is most often the most skipped meal of the day. Below are some of our most recent Oat-based favorites from Lifeway Kefir, Modern Oats, and Oatworks.LIFEWAY KEFIR W/ OATS

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Ready for a complete on-the-go breakfast or a satisfying snack break any time of day? You will love Lifeway’s latest fusion of classic oatmeal with the probiotic benefits of their low-fat kefir, spices, and fruits – Lifeway Kefir with Oats. Available in three refreshing and delicious breakfast flavors, you start your day with 1.5 grams of prebiotic (non-digestible fiber compounds), soluble oat fiber, which is shown to encourage growth of healthy stomach bacteria, help to manage normal levels of cholesterol, regulate your blood sugar, and satisfy your hunger. This delicious breakfast beverage is available in cinnamon apple, blueberry maple, and vanilla plum.

MODERN OATS

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For those who want artisanal crafted, small-farmed oatmeal packed with the wholesome goodness of whole rolled oats, organic evaporated cane juice, superfruits like goji berries, cherries, mangoes, Saskatoon berries, blackberries and blueberries, omega 3 rich seeds and nuts, all packaged in “on-the-go” cups that do not require microwaving, you will want Modern Oats for breakfast. Featuring all natural oatmeal made with organic ingredients, 48+ grams of whole grains, is Non-GMO and certified Gluten-free, vegan certified and a great source of protein and fiber, Modern Oats is great for those who care about what they eat and where it’s from. Modern Oats is available in six delicious flavors: Apple Walnut, 5 Berry, Goji-Blueberry, Mango Blackberry, Nuts & Seeds and Chocolate Cherry.

OATWORKS

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Here’s another candidate for those who has their breakfast on the go or to battle that mid-day slump. Oatworks is a natural oat-based smoothie with fresh fruit mixed in that provides a great dose of beta glucan that works to make you feel fuller longer and provides natural energy with ingredients that are full of vitamins and minerals. On a diet? No problem, Oatworks Smoothies are vegan-friendly, dairy free, soy free, kosher, sweetener-free, and gluten-free. The fruit blended drink is available in three natural flavors: Strawberry Banana, Peach Mango, and Pomegranate Blueberry and can be found at Whole Foods, FreshDirect.com, and Amazon.

Micro Therapy Pro Painmaster: Drug-Free Pain Relief

Big pain relief comes in a small package. It is a known fact that when it comes to the human body, there will be pain, but that doesn’t mean there is no escape from it; and that escape doesn’t have to include pharmaceuticals. For those who suffer from back, shoulder, knee, ankle, and neck pain, get ready to get back to a pain-free life……even while you sleep. Say goodbye to painkillers that make you feel groggy, drowsy and with a sense of continued discomfort when you say hello to the Micro Therapy Pro Painmaster.

The Micro Therapy Pro™ features on the spot 24-hr pain relief due to small, pulsating currents of electricity that begins immediately after you apply it to your body. The Micro Current Therapy effectively stops pain as it soothes and relieves your sore muscles. The drug-free pulses deliver natural, restorative energy to the source of your body’s pain, which makes this small device a great find for Diabetics or those who are already inundated with taking multiple medications. When you attach the Micro Therapy Pro MCT Patches, you feel gentle, pain free microamps that penetrate the inflamed cells, to effectively deliver relieve pain with no discomfort and minimal side effects. Each patch is placed on either side of pain (treatment) area and users can be rest assured there is no tingling or throbbing of any kind when the reusable patches are placed on your body.

You can purchase this amazing little device for $49.95 on http://www.microtherapypro.com but for a limited time will receive $10.00 off when you use discount code: 10OFF. What’s included in the package?

  •  One set of Micro Therapy Pro™ patches
  •  One circuit (connecting cable with built-in battery for up to 300 hours of use)
  •  User instructions

For more information and to answer any questions you may have, visit the Micro Therapy Pro FAQ page. 

Manischewitz All-Star Cook-Off Crowns a Winner

We had the pleasure of attending the Manischewitz All-Star Cook-Off where five previous Manischewitz Cook-Off competitors were invited back to submit their recipes for a second chance at a $25,000 Grand Prize. Five finalists were chosen from various states (including one from New York), to go head-to-head against each other using Manischewitz’s All-Natural Broth. Their dishes were judged by a prestigious judging panel including Helen Rosner from Saveur Magazine, Sharon Franke from Good Housekeeping, Claire Suddath from Bloomberg Business Week, Rosie Saferstein from New Jersey Monthly, and Jen Goran from JCC (Jewish Community Center).

The event started with a recipe tasting event, two recipes from Jen Goren, the JCC’s Test Kitchen Director, and Kristin Magnani editor of Saveur magazine, the dishes included Gundi (Persian Chicken Meatball Soup) and Pappardelle with Duck Sago, also made with Manischewitz’s All-Natural Broth.

The competition continued with the Live Cook-Off Contest between finalists, Jamie Brown-Miller, Napa, CA – Chicken and Waffled Latkes (2010), Naylet LaRochelle, Miami, FL – Halibut Couscous (2011), Ronna Sue Farley, Rockville, MD – Beef Tenderloin Puffs (2012), Dina Burcat, New York, NY – Latke-Crusted Chicken with Apple Cider, Mushroom and Rosemary Sauce (2011), and Joe Carver, Philadelphia, PA – Bubby’s Noodle Strudel (2008) – whose dishes, we had the wonderful opportunity to sample.

Each candidate presented their dishes to the judges, shared a bit about themselves and their recipe entry. After a brief intermission, the five entrants were called upon stage where four were presented with Manischewitz All-Star Cook-Off Finalists awards and a surprised and tearfully happy, Jamie Brown-Miller from Napa, CA was crowned  the Manischewitz All-Star Cook-Off Champion for her delicious and inventive Chicken and Waffled Latkes.

As the winner, Jaime was awarded the Grand Prize worth $25,000, including cash, a beautiful trophy (see above), a Saveur Magazine subscription, and various Maytag kitchen appliances. We had a chance to speak with Jaime after the announcement, see our interview below:

Along with samples the delicious dishes, we also got a peak at some of the new and delicious snack offerings from Manischewitz® including Coconut Crisp Cookies, Almond Pecan Granola, Pistachio Orange Macaroons, and more!

Culinary Concierge | Hatchery Monthly Subscription Tasting Box

Great news for you culinary aficionados, foodies, and cooking fans. If you’re looking for an easy way to get your hands on artisan ingredients and condiments delivered to your door every month, look no further than the wonderful, monthly tasting box from Hatchery. Every month you receive 5-6 of the best sample-size ingredients carefully chosen from green markets and family farms from across the country. We were super excited to indulge in the incredible variety of curated flavors Hatchery had to offer.

This month’s Hatchery box included the following amazing culinary delights from Delta Blue Blueberries, Tonewood Maple, Elbow Foods, O Olive Oil, Two Snooty Chefs, and Murphys Mustard:

Delta Blue Blueberries Organic Blueberry Fruit Spread (Stockton, CA) – a low-sugar, flavorful, and certified organic spread that is high in antioxidants.

Tonewood Maple Flakes (Waitsfield, VT) – the amazing taste of rich, smoky, 100% pure maple syrup in an unconventional texture – Flakes. Add these crunchy flakes, which packs a delicious punch and livens up everything, to sweet to savory dishes.

Elbow Foods Glicco’s Arrabbiata Pasta Gravy (Meridian, MS) – love a pasta gravy (not sauce) with a bit of heat? You will love the chili kick that accompanies the fresh tomatoes, garlic, onions, bell peppers, honey, and herbs that are in this old family recipe.

O Olive Oil Fig Balsamic Vinegar (Petaluma, CA) – juicy, ripe mission figs slow-aged in Sonoma oak amplifies this rich, dark and almost syrupy California balsamic vinegar. Hatchery suggests drizzling it over vanilla ice cream.

Two Snooty Chefs Ol’ Hickory BBQ Gourmet Seasoning (Seattle, WA) – these self-proclaimed “uppity” seasonings do the hard work for you if you’re looking to add flavor to seafood, meat, soups or veggies. These curated spice and herb blends, created by chefs Gary Fuller and Chris Plemmons, will add the right amount of amazing flavor boosts your dishes need.

Murphys Mustard Motherlode (Murphys, CA) – this is not your run-of-the-mill mustard. With the power of brown sugar and cinnamon, this grainy mustard is a great way to add some great gusto to your dish. Mix with mayo for a quick dipping sauce with a bit of a bang.

Does this sound as great to you as it does to us? Get your monthly Hatchery tasting box subscription for only $20 per month to enjoy the 5-6 hand selected artisan ingredients, free shipping, and exclusive member promotions and discounts.

Sweet Smelling Easter Treats from Yardley London

Who says Easter treats only have to just have to taste delicious; they can smell delicious too! If gorging on sweets, tirelessly egg painting, and egg hunting this Easter is not your thing. Why not settle for a relaxing goodie basket filled with skin soothing Yardley London Bath Bars in a variety of yummy scents.

Established in 1770, Yardley London is one of the oldest cosmetics, perfume and toiletry companies in the world; their bars are made with essential oils and skin loving ingredients that help smooth your skin and soothe your mind; their creamy body washes and fragrant shower gels boasts gentle, natural extracts and rich moisturizers that pamper the skin in sumptuous aromatherapeutic pleasure. Their bath bars come in two collections, Botanical Bath Bar Collection, and Premium Bath Bar Collection. Today we highlight scents from the Botanical Collection, including a favorite we grew up with, the Oatmeal & Almond bath bar, a rich, exfoliating bar with enriched with sweet almond and oatmeal.

These sweet-scented bars of cleansing delights come in a total of seven varieties including:

NEW Shea Buttermilk Sensitive Skin

Jasmine Pearl

English Lavender

Oatmeal & Almond

Fresh Aloe & Cucumber

Lemon Verbena

Pomegranate Rose

All varieties are available for $1.49 each at mass retailers nationwide.

NYC EVENT ALERT: Kiehl’s, Jeremy Piven, Nina Agdal & Flywheel “Ride for Charity”

Kiehl’s since 1851 has partnered with #PowerCouple Actor, Jeremy Piven and Nina Agdal, 2014 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue cover model, to ride Flywheel cycling bikes at the Kiehl’s Flagship store to raise donations for Food Bank for New York City – one of the country’s largest hunger-relief organizations working to end food poverty throughout the five boroughs. This amazing event is open to the public and you are invited to ride! Simply attend the event and take a turn to “Ride for Charity”!

**Kiehl’s will donate $150 for every 15 minutes of cycling to Food Bank of New York City on behalf of Nina and Jeremy, as well as any customers who ride.**

The event takes place this Thursday, April 17, 2014, from 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Everyone who attends will enjoy the following:

  • See Jeremy Piven, Nina Agdal and additional surprise guests riding Flywheel bikes inside the Kiehl’s store
  • Complimentary healthy skin checks for customers before and after rides
  • Deluxe samples of Kiehl’s #PowerCouple products: Powerful Strength Line Reducing Concentrate & Midnight Recovery Concentrate for all customer riders
  • Complimentary Flywheel classes for all customer riders
  • Complimentary refreshments courtesy of Juice Press

To participate, just pop by the Kiehl’s Since 1851 located at 109 Third Avenue @ 13th Street where 15 minutes of your time will help raise money for this amazing charity organization. Share your flywheel experience via social media by tagging @Kiehls on Twitter and @KiehlsNYC on Instagram using #KiehlsCycles and #PowerCouple