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Helen Keller

My cousin Kasey has been sending out a daily text message mantra with just a simple message to serve as a little dose of morning inspiration for the rest of the day. Last week, she asked if I would share a mantra and so I sent her the above quote and this reflection: Is it possible to completely accept our circumstances as they are, while still working towards where we want to be? We often treat acceptance as apathy, or […]

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Greensmoothiescreenshot

                          So I’m venturing into the world of video blogging.  So for my first post, I decided that it would be great to demonstrate how simple it is to make a green smoothie.  They are easy and delicious – and I always have an extra little pep in my step when I start my morning with one :) Watch my short little video below.       Do you […]

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avocadohummus1

I LOVE making hummus.  You can use it as a veggie dip, put it on sandwiches in place of mayo, or I especially love it on toast with an over-easy egg. Hummus is incredibly easy to make and much, much tastier than anything you can buy at the store.   My twist on the classic hummus recipe was featured on MBG this week…you can check it out here!  

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cocnutoil

You know those things that once you discover, you can’t imagine your life without it anymore…coconut oil is that for me.  I keep two jars – one in my bathroom and one in my kitchen – and use both of them like crazy. One of coconut oil’s most touted nutrients is lauric acid, a type of good fat found in breast milk. This medium chain fatty acid is sent directly to your liver where it is immediately converted into energy. […]

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June5things

Lots of summer loves right now! My CSA (Elmwood Stock Farm) Holy fresh vegetables galore! My fridge has been full every single week for the past month, and it’s forcing me to think outside the box, try new recipes, and get a little creative in the kitchen. CSA’s are awesome because they support local farmers that work hard to bring sustainable, clean food to consumers. But also, when we get loaded up with a vegetable delivery every week, we tend […]

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