olive and avocado oil

Modern fats are inflammatory because of how they are processed and what they are made from. Luckily, oils have been spotlighted in the last few years in part to trendy diets that started to build awareness of good fats vs. bad fats. Even the FDA got involved and banned partially hydrogenated oil from products a…

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2020 Holiday Healthy Living Gift Ideas

Here is a short list of my favorite 2020 holiday healthy living gift ideas. It’s been a special year to say the least and what better way to show your love and gratitude than sharing the gift of good health with those that you love. Rishi Tea Loose Leaf Blends + Ceramic Tea Cup with…

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peppermint oil

When we think of December, in pops ideas of holiday cheer, celebrations, hot cocoa, gingerbread and our beloved candy cane traditions. Tis the season…. But did you know that peppermint oil also has enormous health benefits that can bring you joy all year long?! Apply, diffuse & sniff your way to health. Those candy canes…

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celery juice detox

The benefits of celery are just jaw-dropping and the taste of celery juice is equally as impressive. Here is why I love a celery juice detox as part of your whole-body care: It’s a plant – and plants are awesome High amounts of vitamin C and K Impressive amounts of folate and potassium Linked to…

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healing is messy

It’s been a tough few weeks. There I said it. It’s not always days full of a brave face, a smile or optimism. I’m learning to accept that healing is messy. It just is. There are days when I can’t get past my “thinking” mind, that the backpack of burden and worries that I carry…

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lectin free muesli breakfast cereal

Millet makes an excellent sub-in for oats and becomes a shining star in this Lectin free muesli breakfast cereal recipe. I used some inspiration from the Plant Paradox cookbook and gave it my own little twist. Enjoy this healthy breakfast swap that you can also make ahead and reheat in the morning with a little…

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detox for longevity

Reducing toxins is the body is a critical element to healthy living. It’s time to detox your way to longevity! Often we focus on what we can take in, versus what may need to be released, or let out. And this can tie all elements of living – nutrition, emotions and deeper spiritual releases. Safe…

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hat

No one tells you about these moments once the side effects of chemo click in. The realization that while you may have shaved your head, you often forget until you look in the mirror. That others see you 100% of the time as a balding female and their eyes say it all – despair, sadness,…

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wool dryer sheets

An easy one but one worth repeating. It’s time to make the swap from dryer sheets to wool dryer balls! Here’s why: Dryer Sheets are toxic for you, the environment & your pets! You & Your Family’s Health – Dryer sheets can contain harmful chemicals that stick to clothes, vents into the air, and rub…

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rosemary

Rosemary smells and tastes delicious, but who knew it offers healing properties too? Rosemary’s unique blend of antioxidants – specifically carnosic acid, carnosol, and rosmarinic acid – protect against the cancer-causing heterocyclic amines (HCAs) that form on meat when cooked at high temperatures. BBQ lovers beware! (And I used to be one of you too)……

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