What you put ON, not just IN, your body matters!

Those of you that have been following me know I am all about clean eating.  I care A LOT about what I put IN my body.  I know that what I eat and drink has a significant impact on how I feel and on my overall health.  I am passionate about this.  I choose organic...

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Why Diets Don’t Work

Does this sound familiar? You hear about this wonderful diet that will guarantee weight-loss, so you try it, only to gain even more weight back once you’ve lost it? Don’t feel bad. You are not alone. Just because a diet works for one person, doesn’t mean that it will...

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7 Holiday Strategies for Keeping Healthy Habits

The holidays are fast approaching, which means we’ll be celebrating with family, friends, and neighbors from Thanksgiving through the New Year. While this can be a wonderful time for many people, it can also be challenging for those of us who are either losing or...

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3 Health Benefits of Making Your Own Almond Milk

If you’ve been using commercially prepared almond milk (store-bought) as part of your healthy nutrition routine, then there are a few things you need to know. Many health conscience consumers believe they are doing their body good by replacing regular dairy milk with...

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Why are Smoothies Important for Breakfast?

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and sometimes it just doesn't fit into our schedule the way it should. How we begin the day will determine how the rest of the day goes. It will determine if we feel energized or if we feel draggy with a lack of energy....

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What is a Seasonal Detox?

When I say “Detox” I am not referring to a deprivation diet; I am referring to cleansing through the use of whole foods and purifying drinks to support your body’s ability to detoxify effectively so you can function optimally. Ayurveda recommends a seasonal cleansing,...

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Should You Choose Organic Wine?

So you know about the "Dirty Dozen" and the "Clean Fifteen," right? If not, let me know and I will do a separate post on that (very important topic!). But with grapes being on the dirty dozen, the implication is we should really buy our grapes organic whenever...

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Eating Healthy When You Are Crazy Busy

I wanted to share some tips with you for when you are really busy but still want to eat healthy, because it makes you feel GREAT to keep eating healthy, right?! And we aren’t going to let “being busy” stop us from feeling great, right?! Well, I have some tips for you...

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6 Tips For Adding Healthy, Whole Foods

The dietary changes you’re making should not feel restrictive, overwhelming or hard to live with. Most Americans have grown up on processed foods; I know I sure did! This may be a big change for you, so take it a step at time. Pick 1 or 2 changes to make now, and once...

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