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7 Simple Ways to Reduce Waste

7 Simple Ways to Reduce Waste

Many people have asked me about composting.  I know I seem like the kind of person that would do this, but it’s just not in my blood.  I am however, super mindful of the amount of waste we produce each day.  Over the summer my daughter and I visited my best friends farm in upstate NY that is completely “off…

Baby Steps to a Healthier You

Baby Steps to a Healthier You

Summer seems to be flying by, as it does every year.  Many of us are looking to the start of school, getting back to the grind and living with a routine again.  It is easy to look to the next season to make some of the changes you know you need to make to feel your healthiest.  “In the fall…

How Does Food Affect Your Mood?

How Does Food Affect Your Mood?

Did you know that food has vibrations that allow it to create change in our bodies on a cellular level? Food that is alive and from the earth will energize and invigorate you, while processed, pre-packaged, dead food will leave you feeling lethargic and uninspired, like a light that has fizzled out.  Makes sense doesn’t it?  Dark green leafy vegetables…

How to Love Yourself

How to Love Yourself

What does it mean to love yourself? It means to accept yourself exactly as you are – to acknowledge the aspects of yourself that you cannot change. It also means to have a positive self image and self respect. To love yourself means to NOT be arrogant, conceited or think you are better than anyone else. It means having a…

3 New Winter Soups…

Hearty Barley & Root Veggie Soup 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 large onion chopped 2 leeks thinly sliced 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 cup organic pearled barley 8 -10 cups homemade broth (your choice which kind) 10 thyme sprigs 2 bay leaves 1 large celery root, peeled and chopped (sometimes called celiac) 1 pound parsnips, peeled and chopped Salt…

10 Reasons you are NOT losing weight

10 Reasons you are NOT losing weight

You wrote out your goals, set your intentions, changed your mindset, but still – – – the weight isn’t coming off yet. It may not be 100% your fault. As we age things change. What you did 10 or 20 years ago to lose weight may not work for you today. Here are my top 10 reasons why you may…

Top Slimming Foods

Top Slimming Foods

While there is no magic recipe for weight loss, there are however certain foods that can help you reach your weight loss goals faster than others. The one common denominator these foods share is that they are high fiber, which helps you stay fuller longer. Add some or all of these foods into your weekly meal planning and you may…

What to do if you get the FLU

What to do if you get the FLU

According to recent reports, this flu season is the worst seen in over a decade, and the death rates are climbing.  We know as a fact that the flu vaccine is less than 20% effective against the current strain of flu (H3N2 – Hong Kong Flu). This is the same strain of flu that killed over one million people in…