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6 Steps to Wellness

Why is it hard to make a Healthy Change? Everyone wants to enjoy good health but why are we not getting any healthier? The way to build better health is to consistently make healthy choices that form new habits. The hardest thing about making a positive change is to move away from situations where old […]

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Is my RAINBARREL overflowing?

Daily we are subjected to a wide range of physical, emotional and environmental stresses that contribute to their toxic burden. We can adjust to a few stressors, but too many can cause overload. Once overloaded the body produces nagging symptoms. Think for a minute that your body is like a rain barrel and the more […]

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What do you see?

I cannot tell you how often I walk around our beautiful Victoria Park. It is often! Each time I drive to the park for a walk I experience expansiveness. The peaceful surroundings are so tranquil. I feel it really supports my overall well-being and, because I feel this way, I go as often as I […]

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Potato Leek Soup

Oh how I love Soup. Today was my first time making Potato Leek Soup.   I bumped into someone over Christmas at a local grocery store (Central Fresh Market) and he shared that he had a craving for Potato Leek Soup. As he piled his groceries onto the counter the fresh leek looked inviting. So today […]

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Big Salad with Dressing Recipe

BIG Salad (for one) 1 bunch organic romaine 2‐3 handfuls of organic spinach or organic greens 1 large cucumber, thinly sliced 1 large red pepper, chopped 1/4 small red onion, sliced 1-2 tomatoes, sliced 1 cup of shredded cabbage Tear romaine in bite size pieces and place in bowl. Chop spinach and mix with romaine. Then layer sliced cucumber, pepper, onion, and tomato. Drizzle with low fat organic dressing or homemade dressing of your choice. Top with your choice of additional topping. (slivered almonds, cranberries, feta cheese,  etc.) Yes your salad will look BIG. A BIG […]

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Are you a Tortoise or Hare?

Generally in the springtime right around May long weekend people start to become more aware that swimsuit season is rapidly approaching. In an effort to look one’s best in less clothing many attempt the newest and quickest weight loss diet. People seem to brag much about how fast they lose weight when they start a […]

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Eat a Big Salad Everyday!

Growing up in an Irish family our meals consisted of mostly meat and potatoes. I cannot even remember ever being served a salad. Once I was married I ate many meals at my Mother-in-laws. She always included a delicious salad in her menu. Still in my mind I can see her happily tossing a large […]

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A few Small Changes

It truly is amazing how incorporating a few beneficial changes in our food choice can make us feel good. The better we feel better the more likely we are to keep with the change. If you introduce one small change each month by the end of the year you will have mastered 12! One area […]

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