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I’m Melanie Jatsek and I can’t wait to help you look and feel amazing…without dieting! Forget the number on the scale. The key to your most fabulous self lies in your Health Color—a visual grade of how well you are taking care of yourself. It helps you make intentional choices so you can build the healthy, beautiful body you were meant to live in. It’s not about making perfect choices…just better ones. Stick around and let’s be imperfect together!

Mel's latest health tips

Simple Homemade Trail Mix

Thursday, October 18, 2018

It’s 4:00 pm. Lunch was at noon and dinner isn’t until 6:00. Your stomach starts to growl and history shows that when you ignore it and try to wait it out until dinner, you always end up eating an extra helping (or three) of this... Read More...

Ignoring THIS elephant will get you into trouble

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Plus: Mel’s weekly product pick:  Boiron’s Sepia (homeopathic remedy for bloating and menstrual pain)  Mel’s weekly recipe pick:  African Peanut Stew You start a new diet (on Monday of course!) and you plug along just fine for a day or two, and then it happens—the... Read More...

African Peanut Stew

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

I enjoyed this stew years ago at Pura Vida, an amazing restaurant in downtown Cleveland. Since then, I haven’t been able to find it anywhere else. So of course, I decided to make my own. The original recipe hails from Jessica Penner, RD or www.smartnutrition.ca. ... Read More...

Restore inner harmony with your food, body, & health

Thursday, October 04, 2018

Plus: Mel’s weekly food pick:  Ashwagandha Root Mel’s weekly recipe pick:  Chill-the-Hell-Out Fudge    In September of 2015, I had an epiphany: Missing Peace. Boom! Just like that, the title flashed before my eyes.  I explored it a bit more and began to feel... Read More...