Pineapple Pain Away Smoothie

Pineapple contains an enzyme shown to be extremely effective in reducing inflammation in the body.  Turmeric and ginger are also two powerful anti-inflammatory roots that have been studied extensively for their pain-relieving properties. To quickly remove all of the juicy pineapple fruit, use a pineapple corer.  If you do not own one, they are not READ MORE

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Lose The Bun – Lettuce Get Started!

Replace that bun with an extra large romaine lettuce or swiss chard leaf to wrap your sandwiches.  Either option is super-healthy and contains way less calories.  Many people notice several health benefits when they remove bread from their diets.  One major benefit to losing the bun and removing bread is a smaller waist line.  What READ MORE

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A Healthier Version of Snow Cones

Summer time is snow cone season and for good reason!  This delightful snack can help keep us cool and hydrated on those blistering hot days.  There's just one issue... the list of ingredients in snow cone syrup can be super-scary and many children can have adverse reactions to them.  A typical list of the syrup READ MORE

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Light As A Feather Pasta Sauce

This quick and easy pasta with light sauce will leave you full but not bloated like the heavier versions might do.  It can be transformed into a side dish, main dish, gluten-free, vegetarian, or full of your favorite beef, fish, or shrimp.  We prepared it as a vegetarian main dish and the kids LOVED it! READ MORE

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Blueberry Protein Pancakes (Freezable)

My kids go WILD for these protein packed pancakes!  Move over boring cereal!  There is a new quick and easy breakfast for those busy rushed mornings… Ingredients: 1 cup of rolled oats (I prefer the gluten-free kind) 6 egg whites (3/4 cup) 1 cup of cottage cheese 1/2 tsp of vanilla extract 1/2 tsp cinnamon READ MORE

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Quick & Easy Hummus Recipe

Hummus is one of the easiest dips to make from scratch. This way you know exactly what is in your food and control how much spice you would like to add. Here it is, quick and simple… Ingredients: 1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed 1 medium garlic clove, peeled READ MORE

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Coconut Energy Balls

  Made this yummy snack for a health workshop I taught this weekend and they were a HUGE favorite for everyone! These power bites are even made with Wild Orange essential oil and will help keep your body full of energy during your busy day!  The great thing about this snack- is you can make READ MORE

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When Life Gives You Lemons… Drink Warm Lemon Water!

Drinking warm lemon water first thing in the morning has surprisingly helped my overall health more than any other singular action I’ve taken to achieve wellness.  It’s not surprising, since lemons are a good source of vitamins and minerals like Vitamin C, potassium, calcium, phosphorous and magnesium. But why drink it warm and first thing READ MORE

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Black Bean Peppermint Brownies

Black bean brownies are a delicious and unique twist to a traditional chocolate brownie and they are gluten-free!  Don’t be scared of the black beans–they have a very mild flavor and are extremely rich, creamy, and full of fiber & protein. You can also boost the flavor of your brownie with essential oils such READ MORE

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