Recipe: Eggs on Toast with Dandelion Greens. Leave out the toast and serve it Paleo style.

dandelion greens

Dandelion greens are loaded with beneficial nutrients including being the highest plant source of beta carotene. They also provides 58% of your daily intake of Vitamin C. Many people overlook this beautiful plant as a “weed”, however, the leaves, root … Continue Reading…

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Book Review: The Anti-cancer Diet

Look at the first two quotes that are always listed on the right column of this blog page: “Believe nothing, no matter where you read it or who has said it, not even if I have said it, unless it … Continue Reading…

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Hosting Fashion Flash this week: Over 50 Feeling 40 Blog

Fashion Flash

Another great week with the ladies of Fashion Flash! Meet our host and find all of the posts here. Continue Reading…

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Fresh Spinach Lasagna

Fresh Spinach Lasagna

I love this recipe because it uses fresh spinach instead of frozen. I do not love the flavor of frozen spinach! This is a comfort recipe and so good. This fresh spinach lasagna is also perfect for a crowd, as … Continue Reading…

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Everyday Cleanse Series: Fruit in the morning, a great way to “break-fast” and start your day. Try it!

Fruit in the morning

The rules: Eat ONLY FRUIT in the morning until 12:00, and never eat fruit as part of, before or after, any other meal. The USDA recommends 2-4 servings of fruit per day. With the fruit in the morning rule, this … Continue Reading…

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Cocoa Nibs in your Smoothie

Cocoa Nibs Smoothie

If you want a spring in your step, two things to add to your smoothie are: mushroom coffee and raw unsweetened cocoa nibs. Plan on having energy to burn! They both offer outstanding nutritional profiles, robust and hearty flavor, and … Continue Reading…

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Maya’s Sourdough French Toast

Sourdough French Toast

My 5 year old developed this Sourdough French Toast recipe all on her own, after watching me make what seems like hundreds of variations of French Toast. It is easy for kids to make on their own, and tastes so … Continue Reading…

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Wheatgrass or Wheat Grass? Find out which (WG) is best.

Wheatgrass

There is quite a difference nutritionally and energetically between WG grown in trays and then juiced, vs. WG grown in the earth for a full growing season and then juiced. Even if you fortify the WG in the tray with vitamins … Continue Reading…

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Vegan Cashew Cheese Recipe

Vegan Cashew Cheese

This is a traditional cheese alternative with many different variations. This vegan cashew cheese is very simple and spices can be added as needed. Cashews have a lower fat content than other nuts, rich in healthy monounsaturated fats. Cashews are … Continue Reading…

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Proprietary blends in supplements

Proprietary Blends

Let’s take a simplified look at this topic of proprietary blends that you may find on your supplement facts panel. They look impressive, but let’s start to run some numbers. You can actually breakdown products by serving size into this … Continue Reading…

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11 Ways to Eat Goji Berries

11 Ways to Eat Goji Berries

If you need some new ways to consume goji berries, we have 11 different ways to do so. Goji berries are a superfood and can be eaten everyday! Continue Reading…

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Book review: The Gluten-Free Revolution

gluten-free

Whether you want to be gluten-free (GF), or NEED to be GF, The Gluten-Free Revolution by Jax Peters Lowell is the book for you. It is about 600 pages of information typically found in a gluten-free book, plus information you didn’t even … Continue Reading…

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Why Spinach and Kale do not go into my smoothies.

Smoothie Recipe

When I make a smoothie, I look at it as a meal of supplements and super foods that are less likely to be consumed as “regular food” on my dinner plate. I don’t have anything against putting fresh spinach and … Continue Reading…

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Recipe: Oven Braised Turnips. Easy and delicious vegan side dish, or a light lunch with a fresh salad.

Braised Turnips

If you loved the garlic mashed turnips recipe, then you have to try this one next! Oven braised turnips prepared cut, instead of mashed, is a great way to really enjoy the true earthy flavor of turnips. It can be used as a … Continue Reading…

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How do you know when you can stop taking medication? Is this a surprising question?

stop taking medication

I met a man the other day and we ended up talking about cholesterol. He told me that he has been on cholesterol medication for 10 years. I asked him what is levels were and said they were “normal”, and … Continue Reading…

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