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5 Ways to Kick Your Coffee Habit with Ease

Whether it’s your alarm clock or your children (anyone else have a 6 year old that thinks 6am is sleeping in?!), getting jarred awake is never a good feeling. If you’re like most people, the first thing on your mind is how fast you can stumble to the coffee machine to get your caffeine fix [...]

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Re-write Your Story ~ Heal Your Life

I grew up with such awesome and loving parents, that it never occurred to me that they might not be feeding me food that was good for me. I mean, why would a family with enough money not be spending it on foods that would keep us all healthy and thriving to the best of [...]

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Have a Sham-Rockin’ Breakfast this St. Patty’s Day!

Top o’ the mornin’ to ya! What, a bit too cheery? Well, if you have little ones in the house, you know that sometimes you have to muster up all the extra cheeriness you can! A sour morning face can usually be turned to smiles and laugther with just a wee bit of silliness. This [...]

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Is Gluten the Cause of Your Health Problems?

If you’re having unexplained rashes, migraines, digestive issues, fatigue/fogginess, unexplained weight loss (or gain), or joint pain….gluten could very well indeed be the culprit. In fact, researchers are discovering that gluten could be triggering more than 300 different symptoms! Yikes. As I mentioned in my post about my first detox experience, I was whole-heartedly part [...]

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Tips for a Happy, Healthy Halloween!

Halloween creates a lot of mixed emotions for me. I LOVE to get dressed up, be silly and have fun. And OK, I love my sweets! But I am NOT a fan of celebrating all the sugary and highly processed treats that come with this holiday. The reality is, we can’t ignore the rampant childhood [...]

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Cheesy Broccoli Mini Quiches (Gluten & Dairy Free)

We eat a lot of eggs around our house. I’m thrilled that BOTH my boys love them, because they have pretty much the exact opposite palates in most regards! My older son prefers bready-carbs and raw veggies, whereas my younger son prefers meat, fruit and cooked veggies (on a good day). So when I find [...]

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Chocolate Chia Avocado Pudding

Chocolate Chia Avocado Pudding

I cringe when I think about the amount of Jello Chocolate Pudding that I used to eat on a regular basis. It was a staple in my lunchbox growing up, and I ate it long into my 20′s. I would eat the fat-free version, confident that this was the healthiest way to be getting my [...]

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How Detoxing Changed My Life

I’ve always been the type of person that cringed at the idea of doing a “detox” or a “cleanse”. These words conjured up an image of endless days of lemon, cayenne and maple syrup water, which (in my opinion) actually creates toxic build-up because the body NEEDS fiber to elimate toxins. And of course, it’s [...]

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The Power Living Pledge

I just graduated a couple of weeks ago from a truly extraordinary year long program at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, and am now a Certified Holistic Health Coach.  IIN is the cutting-edge leader in holistic nutrition education, and the largest nutrition school in the world.  Through IIN, I studied all the dietary theories from [...]

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Superfoods: Fuel of Today’s Superheroes!

Have you ever wanted to be a superhero?  I don’t know about you, but my Wonder Woman persona was a fun and exciting part of my childhood!  What about you?  Was it Super Man?  Spider Man?  Batman? The Hulk?  I’m sure you donned the cape and fought your share of battles for the good of [...]

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