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  • pumpkin soup
    Pumpkin soup – Healthy comfort food for chilly nights
    Nothing takes the chill out of your bones on a cold day than a hot bowl of soup, and the hearty flavor and texture of autumn squashes are perfect for a filling, but healthy soup. Pumpkin is high in carotenoids and Vitamin A, which are needed for...
  • With Fall here in NYC, here are some of the best ways to protect your health.
    With Fall here in NYC, here are some of the best ways to protect your health.
    Hayrides, fallen leaves, pumpkins, and drops in temperature, we are certainly in FALL. With the fear of Ebola lingering over most people's heads, people want to know. What can we do to safe shield ourselves from the war on germs?Vitamin C -...
  • Grandma Sandino's burst cherry tomato pasta
    Grandma Sandino’s burst cherry tomato pasta
    Tomato season is quickly coming to an end along the Wasatch Front. But before it goes I’m really enjoying this pasta dish featuring Grandma Sandino’s Sicilian Sauce along with the owners’ own heirloom cherry tomatoes.Turns out,...
  • My beautiful adorable baby and me
    How I became a nontoxic organic fragrance free consumer and you can too
    As a highly sensitive earth steward who is an holistic organic wise Mama, I do my best to stay positive and keep my Spirits up, but like many humans, I have my good days and stressful challenging days. It can be difficult at times and the...
  • Mushrooms raised and sold locally in the Spokane area
    Mushrooms raised and sold locally in the Spokane area
    For many who have grown up or lived in the Pacific and Inland Northwest, foraging for mushrooms is a fairly well known tradition. Mushrooms are not only sought after for the delightful quality they bring to dining, they also have medicinal value....
  • Thanksgiving dinner what to do with leftovers
    10 Healthy meal ideas for Thanksgiving leftovers
    Turkey is lower in fat and a healthier version of meat to begin with. Considering if you didn't add a lot of fat, butter, and calories to your side dishes, these can be considered healthy leftover meals. For many families a whole turkey is too...
  • Candy that's good, yet healthy
    Candy that's good, yet healthy
    Candy is the one food that most everyone loves. It's found in stores, big and small, and there seems to be a candy for virtually any holiday. Though we're in September, the Halloween candy is beginning to show up, and before long, so will...
  • WW pizza crust
    Vegetarian cookbook: Shannon's whole wheat pizza crust recipe
    When I normally make whole wheat style pizza crust, I stir in some white flour. But since we were eating healthy/vegetarian for a week, I decided to make this a fully whole wheat flour crust. I also grilled the crust, however, to bake I preheat...
  • Preppers must exercise on both high and low energy days
    Preppers must exercise on both high and low energy days
    Preppers know that having healthy bodies during a disaster is even more important than having healthy bodies when times are normal. During a disaster, preppers probably will be stressed out and sleep deprived for an extended period of time. There...
  • Your body: by the numbers
    Your body: by the numbers
    Talithia Williams, a statistician and professor at Harvey Mudd College, never believes what anyone tells her, unless they have the data to back it up. This is especially true when it comes to her body. In her Ted Talk titled "Own Your Body&...
  • Squeez’Ems: Taking the mess out of kids’ school lunch
    Squeez’Ems: Taking the mess out of kids’ school lunch
    Most parents agree that the early years of childhood are almost never neat or clean, and rarely easy. Snotty noses, skinned knees, schmutz, and dirt are the essence of kids, and food is more often worn on their clothing than eaten – the...
  • Earth holidays!
    Hawaii: Upcoming 2014 September Green Holidays and Event!
    Aloha all you environmental readers!Are you ready for more 2014 Green Holidays?Here are some good upcoming 2014 September Earth holidays!September 4: National Wildlife Day (annually)National Wildlife Day helps bring awareness to endangered animals...
  • Juicing
    What is the difference between blending and juicing?
    Several of my clients have asked me what the difference is between blending and juicing. In this first post, we will discuss the differences. In future articles, we will discuss the differences between a blender (VitaMix), a juicer (Breville), and...
  • Healthy Eats in Coral Gables
    Ten Healthy Eats in Coral Gables
    Swimsuit week has come and gone in Miami, but in the 305, it's swimsuit season all year long. There's still about a month of summer left, so for diners who want to eat healthy, here are some suggestions about where to dine in the City...
  • 5 healthy ways to eat chocolate
    5 healthy ways to eat more chocolate
    It’s time to stop fighting and admit the truth: we simply can’t live without chocolate. When that early morning/mid-day/late night craving comes around, nothing else will do. But that doesn’t mean you should let a little...