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Homemade Almond Milk

INGREDIENTS:4 CUPS OF WATER1 CUP ALMONDS, SOAKED OVERNIGHT AND RINSED1 TSP VANILLA EXTRACT1/8 TSP KOSHER SALT   INSTRUCTIONSAdd water and soaked almonds to jar in order listed and secure lid. Select "Whole Juice." Strain milk through nut milk bag or cheesecloth to...

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Are you looking for a healthy sweetener?

The truth of the matter is food companies have been hijacking our tastebuds for decades. Why? Because if they can get you hooked on their food you will be a loyal consumer for years to come. Because we were first introduced to these foods at an early age, as early as...

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Hormones and your Weight

Are willpower and self-control the real solution to low energy and high weight?   Maybe not. It just might be your (powerful) hormones.   And we’re not just talking about sex hormones here; we’re talking about the hormones that directly affect your blood sugar,...

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Eating Healthy While Traveling

Traveling soon? Perhaps a long-awaited vacation? Business trip? Something completely different? No matter where you’re going, you’re probably going to appreciate some quick and easy healthy food ideas. These can help you stay on track and help you bring and find real...

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Meal Delivery Services – are they actually healthy?

More and more people are ordering meals and meal starter kits online.   Some come frozen, some fresh, and some are starter kits that you can combine with a few fresh and perishable ingredients that are easy to obtain.   And increasingly, many of the companies that...

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Green is the color of Spring

Green vegetables are the foods most missing in modern diets. Learning to cook and eat greens is essential to creating health. When you nourish yourself with greens, you will naturally crowd out the foods that make you sick. Greens help build your internal rain forest...

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Simple ways to plan and prepare meals

You want to eat healthier, but you’re super-busy. You eat out several times a week because that’s what you have to do. That’s what works for you and your family (when it comes to time and convenience). But you probably realize it’s not working great when it comes to...

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HEAL – the word of the day

​I just got done watching the movie Heal on Netflix for the 2nd time. So powerful and so appropriate for our current times whether we are suffering physically or emotionally. They share stories from spiritual leaders, physicians, and those with chronic illnesses...

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Words of Wisdom in these Trying Times

I received a letter from my functional medicine doctor the other day that left me with a whole new perspective of covid 19. She also gave me a few tips of what I could do to strengthen my immune system too. What I really loved about it was the calming effect it had on...

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Creamy Asparagus + Red Lentil Soup

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon coconut or olive oil 2 leeks 8 – 10 fresh tarragon leaves or 3/4 teaspoon dried 1 cup dried red lentils 1 1b. asparagus 6 cups vegetable broth or water (I used a combo) mineral salt & fresh cracked pepper, to taste juice of 1 lemon Prep...

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