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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kiwi

It’s no wonder Kiwis are the gems of the fruit world. They are packed with Vitamin C and loads of healing antioxidants. Did you know that kiwis also help regulate blood sugar (up or down) and helps bring you back to center (an amazing stress companion).  Kiwis also help strengthen the digestive system, and keep…

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chemo done

And just like that, my FINAL chemo round is in the books. It didn’t come with fanfare or a parade. I didn’t even have a bell to ring at the Oncology Infusion center when I left. It instead came with indulgence in a week-old almond flour cupcake from my daughter, and an internal cheering squad…

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lectin free asian cucumber salad

Check out my latest Health Hack for all the reasons why cucumbers pack such a powerful punch. Rich in electrolytes, this fruit is nature’s detoxifier. Now put that cucumber into action with a unique side dish to your Asian meal. It’s cold, crisp and refreshing and it’s lectin-free, keto and paleo friendly!   INGREDIENTS Two,…

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cucumber

Who knew cucumbers had so much to offer besides being a crisp, cooling snack or salad partner? These fruits (yes, cucumbers are actually not a vegetable at all!) help boost hydration, support digestion, nudge a stagnant liver and when consumed daily, actually deliver anti-aging benefits. They contain over 50 trace minerals plus glycine and glutamine…

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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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