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No More Junk For This Trunk!

Junk Food is NOT Food....It is Junk! Marketing can be a powerful tool. How so? Well, just think about it. Because of marketing, the masses can be fooled into believing things are good for you that are really not, setting the stage for pharmaceutical companies to come in. This is how the processed/ junk food… Continue reading No More Junk For This Trunk!

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Lemon-Rosemary Chicken w~ Broccoli

Lemon-Rosemary Chicken YUM! This one-skillet recipe is packed with flavor and is oh-so-easy to prepare. The classic pairing of fresh rosemary and lemon is the centerpiece of this dish, while the addition of sautéed shallots adds a subtle depth to the flavors. When paired with frozen broccoli, you have the makings of a satisfying, low-carb… Continue reading Lemon-Rosemary Chicken w~ Broccoli

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Carrot Cake Smoothie with Coconut Whipped Cream

This healthy and delicious smoothie tastes more like a decadent dessert than a nutritious way to start the day. The natural sweetness of the orange and carrots are balanced by a trio of complementary spices, while a spoonful of homemade coconut whipped cream serves as the perfect finishing touch. Tip: For best results, use coconut… Continue reading Carrot Cake Smoothie with Coconut Whipped Cream

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Whole Family ~ Whole Food

One of the biggest things about starting a new eating journey is finding support. And while healthy eating support outside of the home is great, nothing is better than finding support under your own roof. After all, the people that you live with are likely the people that you eat with, the people that you… Continue reading Whole Family ~ Whole Food

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Why I Love Green (And You Should, Too!)

Leafy greens are some of the easiest and most beneficial vegetables to incorporate into your daily routine. Densely packed with energy and nutrients, they grow upward to the sky, absorbing the sun’s light while producing oxygen. Members of this royal green family include kale, collard greens, Swiss chard, mustard greens, arugula, dandelion greens, broccoli rabe,… Continue reading Why I Love Green (And You Should, Too!)

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Refreshing Ginger Tea

Prep Time: 7 minutes Cook Time: 24 hours Yield: 6-8 servings Ingredients: 1 pound fresh ginger root 2 quarts water juice of 2 limes maple syrup to taste Directions: 1.   Thinly peel the fresh ginger, grate and mix with water in a large saucepan. 2.   Bring to a boil and simmer for 4… Continue reading Refreshing Ginger Tea

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Comfort Foods

Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love. -Rumi   Think for a moment of a food from your past, one that makes you feel great after you eat it for no specific reason. Maybe it is macaroni and cheese, slow-simmered tomato sauce, ice cream cones or potato pancakes.… Continue reading Comfort Foods