Tag Archive: fruits and veggies

Dec 18

Recap of Week #2 on the Cleanse

If you are new to this site, and interested to hear about the process of my 21 Day Standard Process Purification program, be sure to read: Prepping for My 21 Day Cleanse My recap of Week #1 on the Cleanse And now let’s jump into my thoughts on Week #2!  MEAL PLANNING: It’s great to …

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Jun 02

Recommended Grocery List

If we fail to plan, we plan to fail. Eating healthy begins with a good grocery list and having an idea of what meals to make for the week ahead. More tips and advice below. Produce – focusing on seasonal produce and organic if possible Veggies – lots and lots! Sweet potatoes – great for sweet potato …

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May 19

Smoothies!

If you have never tried a green smoothie, this recipe will be a good one to start with. Enjoy the flavor and more so, enjoy the health benefits. Use organic ingredients whenever possible. 2 large handfuls spinach leaves (2-3 cups) 3-4 large romaine lettuce leaves 1/2 avocado, peeled and pitted 1/2-1/3 peeled banana, you can …

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May 06

Foods to Fight Cancer

Taking charge of our health is one of the best things we can do for ourselves, including preventing cancer. Aim to be your best person, by choosing the best foods for your body. Looking at cancer prevention specifically, eat/drink more of these nutrient-rich foods. Folate – a B vitamin, helps reduce the risk of colon, rectum …

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Apr 11

Springtime Chicken Salad Recipe

Tis the season of great produce. Everything is sprouting up and more and more fruits and vegetables are approaching their peak season. It’s time to put aside the slow-cooker and pull out new recipes such as this Springtime Chicken Salad. Enjoy! Ingredients: 3 chicken breast, organic, free range 1 1/2 cups celery, organic 4 mandarin oranges, diced …

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Apr 07

Do You Know What’s in Season Right Now?

Back in the day, we could all probably answer this question within seconds, but with recent technology, communication and travel advances, our food is making it to our neighborhood grocery store, from around the world. So who knows if I would naturally be eating bing cherries right now? One way to tell, is of course, …

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Jan 20

Sunday Session: Sausage Stew, Breakfast Bacon muffins, Spaghetti Squash, Chopped Veggies

With today’s freezing weather I found it to be a great time to spend some time in the kitchen. This is what I’ve made for the week. Veggie Sausage Stew: 1/2 lb farmer’s market ground sausage 1 green pepper diced 1 onion diced 3 cups celery diced 1 medium to large zuchini cubed 7 tomatoes …

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Sep 27

When/What to Buy Organic

It’s been a fair bit of time since I last posted information on the Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 and over the years, the information does change as you can see in this list I posted 2-3 years ago. For those of you who have not heard of these terms simply put the Dirty Dozen …

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Sep 22

FAQ – Breastfeeding & (Paleo) Diet Change

If you are a new mother, breastfeeding and wanting to shed some weight, you may enjoy this common FAQ. If you have any experiences to add, please comment; we would love to hear from you. Client FAQ: “I’m looking to jump start losing the rest of my baby weight and was thinking of going paleo, …

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Aug 22

Corn Syrup in Soy Sauce?!

Getting comfortable upon our return to the US, post living in Australia for two years, I cannot help but find myself feeling “culture shock.” Maybe, “food shock” is a better term. No doubt, I love America and the lifestyle it offers, yet, since being accustomed to daily food markets, butchers with fresh, free range meat …

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