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Two Big Reasons to Consider a Detox or Cleanse.

What a year we have had, starting with the Covid – 19 scare beginning last winter, through way too many illnesses and deaths because of it, the unrest over businesses and schools opening and closing, then the intense election, different (to say the least) holiday season, and now this frightening and disruptive civil unrest! Is… Read more

Lemon Goji Truffles

A quick-as-a-flash healthy treat.      Makes 18-20 truffles.       Vegan, Vegetarian, Raw.        Serves: 20 Ingredients Truffles: 1 cup fine, white almond meal 2 cups coconut, desiccated ¼ cup 100% pure maple syrup 2 tablespoons coconut oil ¼ cup lemon juice Zest of one lemon ¼ cup goji berries ½ teaspoon vanilla… Read more

Bring Your Best Self to the Holidays

It’s called “the most wonderful time of the year.” Even in the best of times the holidays are a time of mixed emotions and extra stress for most of us. There may be happy celebrations, special traditions, and wonderful memories.  There may also be unpleasant family members, grief for those who have died, and an… Read more

8 Good Reasons to be a Plant-Based Eater

A diet high in vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, and whole grains has several benefits when it is nutrient dense, which means that processing is kept to a minimum. Conversely, a diet that is “meat-free” doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s healthy. Benefits can be negated when the diet isn’t paired with an otherwise healthy lifestyle which… Read more

More on Core – Your Best Support System

In my last newsletter/blog, I listed some simple core exercises and some of the benefits to be gained by doing them on a regular basis. If you missed that, or need reminding, see them all again right here. The core muscles are so important to the overall good function of our bodies, that I think… Read more

Chopped Salad with Lemon Tarragon Dressing

1 head of kale, cut into small ribbons 2 stalks of celery, diced 1 cucumber, diced 2 carrots, diced 1 fennel, thinly sliced 1 beet, shredded 1 tablespoon sunflower seeds 1 can of garbanzo beans drained and rinsed Dressing: ¼ cup fresh squeezed lemon juice 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2/3 cup olive oil 1… Read more

Moving the Center: Core Training -5 Benefits, 5 Exercises

It’s an analogy of sorts. Just as in the colder months we move closer to the “hearth,” the center of our homes, gathered around the fireplace or in the kitchen where it’s warm, the time is also good to invest some exercise energy into the center of our bodies – the core. The core actually… Read more

The Where and How of Organic Foods

Recently I wrote about the importance of consuming mostly organic foods. If you missed that piece, you can catch up with it right here. Organic food is more expensive than conventionally grown food, for sure. Hopefully, that will change as more and more people opt for really clean food for their bodies. For now, here… Read more