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Sauteed Swiss Chard in Curried Coconut Milk

Have you tried to fall in love with greens and been unsuccessful? Do you eat your greens, but do so because you know they’re good for you, not because you love them? Have you been told to “eat your greens”, but you really don’t see what all the fuss is about? Well if any of [...]

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Why Detox in the Fall?

Do you find yourself craving sugar repeatedly throughout the day? Is sugar or caffeine the only thing that gets you through your daily afternoon slump? Do you go to bed exhausted, only to find yourself tossing and turning or falling asleep but unable to stay asleep? If so, I’d venture to say your body is [...]

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Why I Drink Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) on a Daily Basis

Even when I KNOW that something might be good for me, sometimes I just can’t seem to get it into my routine. Can you relate? For years, I’d been *thinking* about drinking Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV), because it’s one of those natural remedies that seems to pop up on my radar as helpful for almost [...]

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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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