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Egg Veggie Saute (1 serving)


1c Frozen spinach
1/2c other chopped veggies (peppers, onion, mushrooms, broccoli, etc)
1tsp coconut oil (or olive oil)
1 egg
salt, pepper, seasonings (turmeric is great and healthy!), salsa

Put veggies in a small saute pan with...

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...

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...

Spring Into Health: Movement and Food


Is spring your thing? It is mine!  Though I love each season, spring is something special. The courting calls of the birds begin early, beckoning the bright green shoots to reach out of the earth and ‘become’.  I see...

GUEST BLOG Spring Food


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...

Glass All Full!


Is your glass half full, or half empty? If it’s water, and you are not living in Flint MI, or in a third world country without access to safe clean water, you might consider your glass...

Keep Your Sleep

Keep Your Sleep!

One of the first things I look at when I begin working with a new client is sleep.  It’s right up there with water and air as a necessity for body function.  Our bodies are not...

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...

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...


BONES x 3+
I often recommend bones as a nutrient. WHAT?! No, we're not talking 'Paleo' in the sense of a bone chewing frenzy in your gazelle skin over a campfire, or a doggie chew toy facsimile, but...


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...

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...


Is Your Low Energy Caused By Anemia?

Posted on July 8, 2014

Do you often feel too tired to do ANYTHING some days, even right after you get out of bed? You may be anemic.

Making changes in your...


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...

Gaining and Losing Weight

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...

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