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Keep Valentines Day Healthy!

I must admit- Valentines Day is one of my least favorite holidays- one of the holidays that seem to be an excuse to give, and eat, a bunch of candy. Sure I love the underlying message of celebrating love and friendship but why exactly does that have to be tied to candy? And since it’s […]

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The Surprising Health Benefits of Clams

Clams are far away one of my favorite foods.  Since I got married I’ve been making linguine with clam sauce for Christmas Even dinner. This year my 4 year old daughter followed in mommy footsteps and fell in love with clams. So much so that my little carb lover asked for seconds of clams instead of […]

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Heart shaped chocolate dessert cups with pudding and raspberries on plate with wood background

Keep Valentines Day Healthy!

I must admit- Valentines Day is one of my least favorite holidays- one of the holidays that seem to be an excuse to give, and eat, a bunch of candy. Sure I love the underlying message of celebrating love and friendship but why exactly does that have to be tied to candy? And since it’s […]

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How an image on Facebook changed the way I Parent

I’m sure it’s happened to all of us- we take a scroll through Facebook and sometimes we see an image that speaks to us. If you’re a parent you’re probably bombarded with tons of parenting images and memes and ideas of different ways to parent, how to be gentle, things to do to help with […]

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Making Meditation a Part of Your Life

Meditation. It’s something I’ve wanted to incorporate into my daily life for as long as I can remember. I’ve flirted with it for years, meditating and then stopping and this summer I finally started making it a daily ritual, waking up at 5am to meditate every day. And then we moved from Oregon to California […]

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Taking Care of YOU!

The way you take care of yourself is what many of us health counselors refer to as primary care. It’s about taking care of you, helping you relax, nourishing the the things that make you smile. Basically doing the things that many women stop doing once they become mothers. I’m totally guilty of this. The […]

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Shells vongole venus clams with parsley in copper cooking dish on dark wooden background

The Surprising Health Benefits of Clams

Clams are far away one of my favorite foods.  Since I got married I’ve been making linguine with clam sauce for Christmas Even dinner. This year my 4 year old daughter followed in mommy footsteps and fell in love with clams. So much so that my little carb lover asked for seconds of clams instead of […]

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Cool Down with a Popsicle

There’s nothing like a popsicle to cool you down on a hot summer day. But most store brands are loaded with sugar, artificial ingredients and food dyes.Save your health, and some money this summer by making your very own popsicles at home. You can either use a Popsicle mold or Dixie cups with Popsicle sticks. […]

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Summer Salads Kids will LOVE!

Summer is a great time of year for picnics, barbeques and light salads. Over the years I’ve learned that salads don’t have to be made of boring lettuce. The more texture and variety they have, the more likely children are to love them. Here are some great ones to add to your summer menus. Broccoli […]

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