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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apricot almond bars

With only four ingredients, this recipe is a quick and easy way to bring apricots into your life. Enjoy their high potassium, heart-energy benefits, with a no-bake, keto-friendly recipe for all ages. Learn more about Apricots and their health benefits by checking out my previous post: Rejuvenate & Open Your Heart with Apricots   Ingredients…

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apricots

This small but mighty fruit brings way more to the table than you may realize. It’s packed with amino acids like cysteine and glutamine and loaded with 40+ trace minerals. All of these work together to deeply bind to chemicals inside the body (like DDT) that lower the risk of many types of cancers. Apricots…

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avocado mousse

If you are like me, you either have too many perfectly ripe avocados at one time, or none at all. I eat at least ½ of an avocado a day and was seeking another creative way to make good use of my very ripened gems before they went bad. I found it! And it’s a…

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avocado

The wise old saying was “an apple a day, keeps the doctor away” but honestly, it should have been an avocado. My countless research and deep dives into health, wellness, mindset and so much more keep leading me back to this magical fruit – the avocado! Here’s what I know about avocados One of the…

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Instant Pot Chicken Carnitas

Sick of standard tacos? Running out of dinner ideas? This recipe has you covered. Its flavorful, keto-friendly, great paired with a soft taco shell, as a quesadilla stuffer, on top of a salad or as a dinner main course with veggie sides. And best yet – it can all be done in the Instant Pot.…

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unearthing your purpose

“What’s your Purpose”? Depending on who you are and where you are on your life’s journey, this can be a powerful or passive question for you to answer? And why do I ask? Because it’s been at the essence my healing journey. In times of need, sorrow or in my case, a health challenge, its…

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ginger root a day

The healing effects of ginger are endless. And chances are you have heard them all before, but how much have you actually actioned when it comes to getting ginger in your life. This herb packs a powerful punch of Gingerol, a natural chemical that kills and starves cancer cells. It also contains important B6 vitamins,…

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get moving

Hear your heartbeat, build up a sweat, detoxify your body and release those feel good endorphins! Each are beneficial to building immune health which should be practiced now, but also every day. The fact that movement is a focus as people emerge from their shelter-in-place status is really a blessing. The hope is that COVID…

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Eat from the Earth

The alarming rate that boxed and frozen pre-packaged foods are flying off the shelves is jaw-dropping. Yet those of us that seek out home gardens, organically sourced items and all the ways to source real, whole food, are finding ourselves plentiful right now. What we know is that the earth was meant to feed us,…

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