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Food Rules to Live by

As a Holistic Health Counselor I tend to get lots of questions about food! So today I want to share with you some really great, simple food rules that are easy enough for anyone to incorporate and make a long-term part of their lives. These rules happen to come from a book called “Food Rules, […]

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Simply Delicious Kale Salad

Kale is one of the best greens around. Full of vitamins, antioxidants and even calcium it is usually my go-to. There are so many delicious ways to prepare kale, from oven-roasted chips, to braised or as a salad mix in. Raw, massaged kale however is one of my favorite ways to enjoy it – just […]

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Natural Hangover Remedies

It’s not every day that I have a hangover. In fact I can’t really remember the last time I did- probably sometime before 2010 when I was pregnant with my daughter. We’ve never been in a situation with reliable childcare so sadly date nights don’t happen all that often for us and when we do […]

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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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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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Spending time in Nature is better than Therapy!

Sure, I’ll admit it, I’m a tree hugger. And so is my daughter! We just LOVE spending time outside. In fact, I try to make it a point to get outside and into nature as often as possible, every day actually, even if it just means having a picnic lunch in out backyard or finding […]

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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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Healthy vegan food arranged on a plate

Simply Delicious Kale Salad

Kale is one of the best greens around. Full of vitamins, antioxidants and even calcium it is usually my go-to. There are so many delicious ways to prepare kale, from oven-roasted chips, to braised or as a salad mix in. Raw, massaged kale however is one of my favorite ways to enjoy it – just […]

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Buckwheat Yogurt Breakfast Cake

OK, this isn’t exactly a cake. In fact, it’s not a cake at all. But it is very delicious, full of healthy ingredients and in my experience calling something a “cake” and tossing a few dark chocolate chips on top makes it a whole lot easier when attempting to get a 5 year old to […]

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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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