Plant Paradox

I had the pleasure of first being introduced to a lectin this year, and it has truly changed my life. In a world where we are constantly being inundated with the word “diet” and short-term, quick win programs to appease our need for instant gratification, it’s challenging to sort through the chaos. Throw in a…

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This topic is one near and dear to my heart in so many ways and will for sure be the crux of so many more blogs in the future. For me, it started on day one after diagnosis – well maybe not literally day one (more like week one) but still, the critical necessity of…

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“The more you think of something the more you will your energy there.” After initial diagnosis, to say I wasn’t ‘numb’ was an understatement. I quickly encountered “all the feels” – grief, denial, anger, loss, hope, more grief – but then it was almost as if I catapulted into survival mode. I refused to believe…

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ingredient labels

I’m not here to debate a particular type of vitamin, or which supplements are best for you. But I do want to raise an issue of quality when it comes to both. And to encourage you to read your supplement labels and consider their source, BEFORE you just buy and consume the next pretty label…

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Chocolate-Mushroom Balls

If I called these mushroom and cacao balls, you wouldn’t have even looked at these twice. But rest assured, these little super food balls are packed with immunity-boosting chocolate-y goodness. And you can make these with your littles for a simple, no-bake, no-wait treat. Ingredients ¾ cup medjool dates 1/4ish cup organic almond butter 3…

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coffee

And I’m not just talking about the coffee that you drink! The coffee bean, in its purest sense, has numerous health benefits. And while these have been debated, it really has much more to offer than harm.  And that’s just if you drink it! Reduced Risk of Type 2 Diabetes – thanks to antioxidants like CGA…

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tips for chemo

I’ve certainly learned so much during my whirlwind summer of chemo. I heard a friend call it “COVID-Chemo Crazy Summer” and that felt fitting. It’s been a wild ride, but I’ve learned, I grew, I changed through it all. Cancer affects so many of us, so if you or someone you know is going through…

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apple a day

It’s true! In addition to delivering so many other health benefits, apples can help alleviate stress and anxiety. It’s an ancient food and one that has long represented comfort and a connection to a sense of sanctuary. Apples help open up a part of you and change the energy around you. So, if you’re feeling…

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being human

I had one of these days today….2 days ago…last week. I’m human after all, so it’s to be expected. I’m in “it”… living “it”…and when you’re that close to “it”, it can be hard to see the bigger opportunities and rewards that may in fact be manifesting. I was reminded by a dear friend that…

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Almond Date Granola

Queue up those dates and almonds again, because this is one you’re going to really enjoy! I’ve missed my morning granola at times but this sweet and salty combo does the trick. You can also make it in big batches, and store it in the fridge for a snack for the whole family. Plus it’s…

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vitamin C benefits

No doubt, we know the power of vitamin C when we are sick or need to give our immune system a boost. But how many of you know about its amazing benefits as skin care? *Product Alert* My new favorite facial serum has me falling in love with this vitamin all over again. And it…

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raise your vibration

I’ve been enjoying experimenting with some new essential oils lately. Idaho Blue Spruce from Young Living. Elevation from DoTerra. And it got me thinking…. what do you do to raise your vibration? Those moments when you feel you could use a little nudge, or to dig yourself out of a funk, or maybe just to…

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Vegan Blueberry Chia Seed Jam

Simple to make and pectin-free. These 4-ingredients bring your blueberries to life in a whole new way! Ingredients 1cup organic, fresh or frozen blueberries (wild blueberries, if possible) 1/2 TBmaple syrup 1/2TB lemon juice 1TB chia seeds Instructions Add blueberries to a saucepan and cook on low for about 5-10 mins, stirring occasionally. Mash them with a fork while they…

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