Fermented Foods Part 2

FANTASTIC FERMENTED FOODS,  PART 2 I’ve been making yogurt ever since 1992 when our son was a toddler, and we were focusing on super healthy foods for our kids. And we’d eat sauerkraut pretty regularly, but often cooked (not the best for the probiotic value!). It...

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Fermented Foods Part 1

FANTASTIC FERMENTED FOODS, PART 1 Have you ever eaten fermented food? Yogurt, perhaps? Or some pickles or sauerkraut? I remember as a teen when Dannon brought yogurt into popularity, and wow, it was a big thing. The ads really pushed those 100 year old Soviet...

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GUEST BLOG Spring Food

GUEST BLOG Spring Eating By: Michelle Clark, Peaceful Spirit Acupuncture According to Chinese medicine theory, eating light in the spring is important to help cleanse the body of fats and heavy foods that we have been eating during the winter months. What's in season?...

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Walk The Walk

Walking The Walk Years ago, more than I care to admit (ok, I think about 28 years), my neighbor and I decided we really needed to get more exercise, and we determined we’d walk together.  It sure worked to kick us into gear to be accountable to each other, especially...

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Stress Less Holiday Spending

What’s a winter holiday without those bright decorations to lighten and brighten a festive mood?  While some are happy to do without, many of us get caught up with the “Christmas With The Kranks” neighbor’s mentality in over-everything.  Funny movie, unless you get...

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Event: Fermented Foods Workshop

FERMENTED FOODS FUN WORKSHOP August 25, 6pm-8pm 
 $55 includes all supplies, materials, and starters *make and take home one of each: kombucha*yogurt*kim chi*sauerkraut*kefir RSVP space is limited Click here to prepay   Fermented foods are a very old tradition that...

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Seven Aspects, Seven Days

Seven aspects/Seven days, based on the framework of: What I Tell All My Patients About Losing Weight & Getting Healthy by Dr. Mark Hyman DAY ONE: SLEEP Important for so many reasons, from insulin resistance/pre-Diabetes to exhaustion to foggy brain to obesity or being...

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Gluten

Should You Boot Gluten? As a health coach, I am often asked “What’s with the buzz about gluten these days?” “I keep hearing conflicting information about it being healthy and then not - what’s the truth?” “Why is it “bad”, and should I stop eating it?” “Do YOU eat...

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The Four R’s of Summertime

The Four R’s of Summertime Summer! A welcome shift of thought and action toward family, vacation, pleasure, and relaxation. This time of year, we more easily tune into that life ‘refresh’ mode. Let’s take a closer look at the health benefits of what I like to call the...

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Self-Care

SELF CARE: The Making Of Magic “Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it” ― Roald Dahl This whole topic came to a head last week for me. My mother called, which is an entire story unto itself. In short, she wanted to be heard, but in the usual unhealthy...

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Gaining and Losing Weight

NEED TO GAIN? NEED TO LOSE? DO IT WITH PURPOSE! October 5 2014 I know, some of you are thinking "WHAT?! Who the heck wants to GAIN?! I’ve spent thousands of dollars and my whole life trying to LOSE weight!" Well, keep in mind that each of us were gifted with different...

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Fats

FATS. ARE YOU FEELIN’ OILRIGHT? So…are you confused on whether fats are HEALTHY or GOOD for you? There’s been a lot of change in information and opinions on dietary fat over the last 50 years. This is a BIG DEAL as you stand in the grocery store aisle trying to decide...

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Juicing Part Two

Perspective On A First Time Juicing Cleanse Well, 7 days, 126 carrots, 14+ apples, 21 beets, and numerous other goodies later, my first juice cleanse and liver detox is complete. Today I was FREEEEEEE! To eat what I wanted again, like the banana bread and finally...

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