Throw back Thursday!

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Here is a delish treat you can make for yourself, and maybe share with the family too.. if they're nice :) You do not have to sacrifice taste just because you are living the low carb … [Read more...]

Fear.. go away!

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Not all fear is bad. It is a good thing when a child that cannot swim,  fears getting into a pool without an adult. In life we need to task risk, reasonable ones at least. Some people's fear can alter their lives in a not so good way though. How can … [Read more...]

I like raccoons, but I do not like looking like one…

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I have fair skin and dark circles under my eyes. In the morning I have to do a double take at the ghost faced raccoon staring back and me. It is not only me, I was lucky enough to pick this feature up from my family. We are a raccoon tribe you could … [Read more...]

Coconut milk

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Coconut milk is a staple in my kitchen. It has many uses and I can add it into any meal. It is loaded with vitamin C, E, B1,3,5, and B6! All of those B vitamins means a lot of natural energy, and I need every ounce of energy I can get, naturally. … [Read more...]

Kiddos & smart food choices

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When I was growing up there was about one child per class that would be classified as overweight. Now it is almost the complete opposite in certain parts of our country, only one child per class that is NOT overweight. Kids are not as active now days … [Read more...]

Tips to detox

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*Reduce your exposure to toxins- Every day we are exposed to harmful toxins. They can be found in everything from beauty products, cleaning supplies, to cookware and even the air we breath! We are also getting these toxins from processed foods, … [Read more...]

Keeping kids healthy going back to school!

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It’s amazing and a little bittersweet to think that in a few weeks the kids will be off to school again or for the first time! With that in mind, what’s the best way to keep kids healthy given the pool of germs they’re going to plunge into when … [Read more...]

The best stuff for us!

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Discover why these ingredients are so good for us! Beets* These cannot be beat for overall detox! They're high in betaine, which is an essential compound for liver health, and their rich antioxidant content boost energy. Eat them raw or even in a … [Read more...]

Bitter is better!

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When you're used to the sweet life, bitter foods can be hard to swallow. But if you are looking for foods that promotes natural cleansing, which in turn can boost metabolism, bitter is better! From aiding in digestion to improving energy, … [Read more...]

Sleep.. I need more.. what about you?

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As we are into the warmer months, our days become longer and much more eventful.  Because more than 40 million Americans suffer from chronic, long-term sleep disorders, it’s important to makes adjustments in lifestyle choices now to help remedy sleep … [Read more...]

Tips to be fit, healthy, and confident!

  Here are a few tips that can help you achieve your goal to becoming more fit, healthy, and confident!   1.       Keep a journal – All too often, we’re so busy during the day that we eat on-the-go or continuously snack on whatever we can … [Read more...]

My path to “electrolytenment”

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It gets hot where I live. It gets so hot that in the middle of the day when you stand a certain way in the yard the sun seems to smite one like the God of the old testament. You lose water and electrolytes just standing there, much less doing some … [Read more...]

The great Sodium debate!

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A recent government report supported lowering intake to 2,300 mg per day, but it cast doubt on whether dropping consumption lower than that would be beneficial. In fact, some reports caution  that a further reduction could raise the risk of negative … [Read more...]

How to stay healthy on vacation

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You've worked hard all year long and now it's time to kick back and take a well deserved vacation! Whether you're planning a road trip with your family, a week long trip to the beach, or just spending time away from home visiting friends and … [Read more...]

Be aware of..

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Your internal clock!  Could your late night snacking lead to weight gain? Blame your ancestors. Ancient humans developed a survival mechanism for times of food scarcity, but that system can lead to significant weight gain today. There are many … [Read more...]