The Benefits of Bone Broth – For Digestion, Skin, Joints, Energy ……

I have been making bone broth for years now.  I find that when I use it consistently my kids seem healthier, my digestion is better and life is good.   But lets face it, it’s a time consuming process and I don’t always have that organic chicken on hand to make the broth.  I love…

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It’s Time For Some Zucchini! Zucchini Recipes!

I don’t know about you, but I planted way too many zucchini plants this year, again! It’s not a problem unless I let them grow too long and they get so BIG that we can’t eat them fast enough. The best part about growing a garden is all the nutrient dense, organic produce I get…

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Asian Turkey Wraps with Pineapple Salsa Recipes

Batch cooking is a great way to prepare meal for the week and save time later on.   When you plan ahead the question, “What’s for dinner” is never asked. Once a week I cook for a client.  She does the shopping, I do the meal plan, shopping list and cooking. Our goal is to…

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Why Keeping a Food Journal is Key to Attain Your Health Goals.

It can be really hard to abandon old habits, even if we have strong intentions and a desire to change. Ever hear the phrase “What you measure, you can manage?” It’s true- in pretty much every area of life…. and is absolutely true in regards to nutrition.  Keeping a food journal is not only a…

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Fun Summer Recipes!

Watermelon refresher  Ingredients:  ¼ watermelon, peeled and diced (or a 12-ounce-sized container)  1 cucumber, peeled and cut up  ¼ cup mint leaves  ½ cup of ice Directions:  Place all ingredients in a blender and blend on high until “slushy” consistency. (I like mine a little chunky.) . Garnish with mint leaf.   Avocado Salsa Ingredients: …

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MCT Oil in the News!

In the NEWS MCT Oil  Several of you have asked me about the recent news stories on the benefits of MCTs and if it’s the weight loss “miracle” you’ve been hoping for. Here’s what you need to know: MCTs – or medium chain triglycerides — are the medium chain-length fatty acids. All oils contain long, medium or short chain…

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Simple Spring Recipes!

HEALTHY SPRING RECIPES SPRING SALAD Ingredients:  • 3 green onions, roughly chopped  • 1/2 avocado, peeled and pitted  • 1/2 cup orange juice  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper  • 3 ounces spring greens or mesclun mix  • 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries  • 1/2 pound asparagus  • 1 cup…

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Quick and Simple Recipes!

Quick & Easy Lemon Artichoke Soup Ingredients:  • 64 oz. chicken or vegetable broth – organic or homemade  • Juice of 1 lemon  • 4-6 artichoke hearts – water-packed, chopped  • ½ package of mushrooms, chopped  • 6 chopped asparagus – optional  • 1 egg  • 1 cooked chicken breast chopped or torn – optional …

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Packed To Go Recipes

Be prepared for the week is the key element for healthy success. Schedule in a couple of hours each week, get it in your calendar and make it non-negotiable.  It’s a must do activity.   Make several salads-in-a-jar and grab them for your lunch each day. Make healthy trail mix with coconut, raw nuts and…

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You Can’t Out Exercise a Poor Diet!

I spent about 6 years as a fitness instructor at Bally’s and the YMCA and more recently I’ve been a LifeTime Fitness member for the past 10 years.   I remember about 2.5 to 3 years ago I attended my regular Total Fitness class when my usual instructor had a sub for the class.  I…

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