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Almost everyone craves sweets. It’s part of our body’s hard wiring. Eating sweets literally brings pleasure. But instead of depending on processed sugar to satisfy your cravings, you can add naturally sweet foods to your diet to satisfy that sweet … Continue reading

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Sugar Regulation?

Last weekend I went to the Institute for Integrative Nutrition health conference in Long Beach, CA. It was great to be able to go and be a part of it, hear some amazing speakers, and talk with a few of … Continue reading

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Cherry Almond Mesquite Muffins

I’m currently leading a group through the Balanced Living Cleanse. It has been fun to hear about recipes participants have tried and also experiment with some new ones of my own. One person asked about Mesquite Flour, which prompted a … Continue reading

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To Buy Or Not To Buy Organic

I often get asked about when to buy organic. The below article by Michael Pollan has some answers to that question. In addition you can go the Environmental Working Group website for more information on pesticides in produce. To Buy … Continue reading

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Red Lentil Soup with Greens

This gluten-free/dairy-free soup is packed with nutrients and flavor! The lentils bring lots of cholesterol-lowering fiber, various minerals and vitamins, as well as protein. The greens add even more fiber, minerals (i.e. iron, calcium, potassium, & magnesium), and vitamins (i.e. … Continue reading

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Benefits of Cleansing

Have you ever felt like you really needed a vacation? You were tired from too much work or stressed about everything? Remember how wonderful it felt once you took that break and went away for a while. Well, just like … Continue reading

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Holiday Health Coaching Tips 12 – 22

Dec. 22 Holiday Health Coaching Tip – Appreciate both the light and the dark. They contrast one another and without one we couldn’t as fully appreciate the other. Today is Winter Solstice, also called Midwinter, Yule, the Longest Night. Tomorrow … Continue reading

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