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Avocado Relish

Who knew an alligator pear, also known as avocado, packed so much goodness in that ugly exterior?

Growing up in Indiana this fruit was a rarity and decidedly exotic in our little town resting in the middle of corn fields. Flash forward to now and I can't imagine my life without avocados. Dramatic? Well, maybe, but the … Continue Reading ››

Pumpkin: This Season’s Superfood

Pumpkin

If you don’t think pumpkin is a powerful nutrient – read on! Pumpkin’s benefits include: • It’s high in fiber (helping you to feel fuller longer) • It promotes healthy digestion • It is a good source of vitamin A, which supports healthy vision, bone growth and immune system health • Its vitamin A  is a natural source of … Continue Reading ››

Avocado Salsa

I love avocado. It's full of healthy fats and makes a great hair mask too! I especially love it in this recipe, Avocado Salsa.  Super simple to whip up on Avocado Salsaa hot day when cooking in a kitchen seems stifling. Give it a whirl and … Continue Reading ››

Watermelon Refresher

Looking for a cool down drink that is full of nutrients and tasty too?

This is a quick and simple way to restore your electrolytes on a hot summer day by the pool. Check out this article about all the wonderful virtues of watermelons!

Watermelon Refresher

  Watermelon Refresher Ingredients: ¼ … Continue Reading ››

On-the-Go Energy Oatmeal

Looking for a grab and go snack?

Packed with nutrients and super simple to take with you on trips. All you need is hot water and you are all set! Ingredients: 1/3 cup 100% rolled oats Continue Reading ››

Carrots Help Balance Hormones

Crunchy, colorful, and apparently champs in helping us balance our hormones; carrots are your new best friend. Do you suffer from PMS, night sweats, stress, acne, weight gain, thyroid issues, cravings, or low libido? There are several symptoms that can arise when your body’s hormones are out of whack.
Breast tenderness Bloating Volatile … Continue Reading ››

What does a candy-free February look like?

You can make it a candy-free February

Try some of these non-food nourishing gift ideas and I've added a yummy Homemade Chocolate Truffle recipe to satisfy the sweet tooth naturally: ♥ The American Heart Association suggests a gift from the heart, such as a poem or love letter. Choose a favorite poem or write what you feel. … Continue Reading ››

Chocolate Mint Fudge

Chocolate Mint! Oh, my!

I grew up looking forward to all my Mom's holiday candy making and fudge was always my favorite. But here's the deal... Since I've gotten the sugar monkey off my back the thought of Mom's fudge just doesn't do it for me anymore. No worries. I just came up with a healthier solution. … Continue Reading ››

Roasted Chicken and Roots with Apricot

Roasted chicken always makes me think of Sunday dinner. Here's a simple recipe packed full of vitamins and minerals. The apricots add a nice variation on an old classic! Get creative. If you aren't an apricot fan then leave them out and add some fresh rosemary and thyme to the mix. There are no rules! Just … Continue Reading ››

Puree of White Bean and Celery Root Soup

What's Celery Root?

Celery root is NOT the bottom of celery stalks! It's a type of celery, grown as a root vegetable, about the size of a large potato (but uglier! - see photo). Celery root is rich in potassium, which can help normalize blood pressure and … Continue Reading ››

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