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smoothiesuperfoods

    When I first became interested in nutrition and natural health, the very first book that I read was SuperFoods Rx: Fourteen Foods That Will Change Your Life. And looking back, it actually kind of did change my life because if forever shifted the way that I view food. Superfoods are a class of foods that have superior health benefits due to their high concentration of essential nutrients and antioxidants. These foods have the ability to give you great […]

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how to like a veggie

If you follow my blog or on social media, you probably know that I don’t subscribe to one particular way of eating. However, I DO believe that most people can benefit from adding more vegetables into their diet.  I sometimes come across the statement “But I don’t like vegetables”.   Welp, my response is basically – “let’s figure out how to fix that!” In this video blog, I’m showing a tried and true method to making about any vegetable taste […]

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perfect pumpkin spice copy

Nothing signals fall’s arrival like the yearly seasonal debut of Starbuck’s Pumpkin Spice Latte, right? :)  But this year, much of the drink’s attention has fallen prey to Food Babe for containing some pretty nasty ingredients.  (and just a side note – I love Food Babe and commend her for taking steps to move the needle in the right direction to rid our food of unsafe ingredients.  The world needs people like her.  However, I get that she can sound a little extreme - […]

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I had a get together last night at my house, and in the midst of a hectic day, I needed to pull something together quick.  But I also wanted something fresh that would allow me to use my abundance of produce from my CSA (community supported agriculture) share.  ANSWER: Tomatillo Salsa and Basic Hummus with fresh veggies.  It was so, so good and super easy…so I figured it was worth sharing!  Tomatillo Salsa 1 quart of fresh tomatillos 1 small […]

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Last Monday I held the second edition of Healthy Cooking Club at my home.  I absolutely LOVE hosting these dinners because it allows me to share how eating fresh, whole foods is so delicious and doesn’t have to be intimidating!  To me, that is what dining is all about – taking the time to prepare a meal with love and care, and then gathering together at the table to enjoy the food and the company.   What’s a nice evening without starting off […]

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