Nutrition and Nourishment

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Healthy Ideas for the Summertime Snackies

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Healthy Ideas for the Summertime SnackiesHi there!  I'm over at Home Sanctuary, the lovely blog home of Rachel Ann Ridge, sharing about Healthy Summertime Snacks...Join me over there!

Eat More Veggies :: Meals That Make It Easy

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Now that we're moving into the summer season it's a perfect time to cash in on the abundance of fresh produce in the farmer's markets and move your family toward eating more veggies. Here are 10 meal ideas that make it easy to load up!1.  Make your own pizzaHomemade pizzas are a great option for [...]

10 Foods to Soothe Allergy Symptoms

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10 Foods to Soothe Allergy Symptoms As much as we talk of all the incredible qualities of springtime  (warmer weather, longer days, freshness, and energy)...for some people, it is a season of stuffy heads, itchy eyes and runny noses. Spring allergy symptoms can be a real problem for many people this time of year. Here [...]

Want your kids to eat healthy? Speak their language!

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Want Your Kids to Eat Healthy?  Speak Their Language! I have a problem with encouraging moms to get healthy foods into their kids by hiding, masking and concealing it. When I first started reading this perspective it was like sand in my shoe...something was so irritating about it but I couldn't exactly pinpoint what bothered [...]

Spring Has Sprung!

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Spring is in full force where I'm living-- mild weather seems here to stay and the blooms are bursting out from every tree branch I can see! Here are a few seasonal articles I wanted to mention in case you missed them: Some are from my own archives :: Cleaning Out the Cupboards is a [...]

Getting Healthy Foods In On The Fly

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Getting Healthy Foods In On The Fly When our lifestyles demand more from us than normal- when we have a stretch of overstressed, anxious, or demanding work ahead of us, it is never so important (or challenging) to keep ourselves well nourished. For me, during these times, I keep my home stocked and ready with [...]

Closing the Gap Between Knowing and Doing

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Closing the Gap Between Knowing and Doing   Two weeks before the birth of my second child, we sold our home. With a toddler and an infant in tow, we packed up a house, moved into a rental and began a search for purchasing our new home. It was an intense time and I learned [...]

10 Secrets of a Health Coach

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10 Secrets of a Health Coach Recently, I was asked what my top health tips are. Which ones have made the biggest difference in helping women (especially busy moms) get back on track with a healthy lifestyle?  Here are my top ten: 1. Eat foods that naturally hydrate you. We all know that staying well-hydrated [...]

Everyday Supplements

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Everyday Supplements I'm often asked whether taking supplements is important to round out a healthy diet. In an ideal world, I believe we should get all the necessary vitamins, minerals, enzymes, healthy bacteria, and phytochemicals straight from our food and drink. The thing is, of course, we are not in an ideal world and we [...]

My Personal Detox Plan

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I really love the Winter holidays, they make the first part of winter so enjoyable-- wrapped in warm memories, great food, time spent with family and friends. But if I'm not careful, the abundance of sugary sweets that seem to adorn every get together begin to infiltrate my days. I've already noticed myself [...]