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Aluminum Foil & Health

Recently I have been cooking meals and freezing them for a very sick friend. I like to do my part in helping others feel comfort, peace and love. In doing this I have used foil pans a few times for convenience both for my friend and myself. This got me wondering about aluminum foil though… Continue reading Aluminum Foil & Health

Don't Live to Eat, Eat to live!

Cleansing Foods: Eat More of Them

There’s a large list of foods that clean out your system, from your internal organs to your cells and digestive track to your skin and they can even clear your head leaving you feeling renewed and thinking clearer. Eating whole, natural foods, specifically fruit, vegetables and whole grains such as quinoa, brown rice, millet, barley,… Continue reading Cleansing Foods: Eat More of Them

Healthy Inside/Healthy Outside

Help Your Body Heal During and After Illness & Stress (and in-between!)

Stressful moments in our lives are inevitable from time to time. Surgery and illness are also likely to occur. Stress, illness and surgery can bring on symptoms that interrupt our body’s ability to heal quickly or fully but you can take steps to help the healing process. Food, emotional support, mental focus, and of course… Continue reading Help Your Body Heal During and After Illness & Stress (and in-between!)

C.H.E.F. Recipes (Cheap Healthy Easy Fast)

Roasted Beet Salad & Summer Squash Ribbon Salad

Beets and Squash are in abundance right now so take advantage of their healthy whole food goodness and feel good about fueling your body well. Two delicious, simple and fast recipes are featured here so get out to your local farm stand or market and grab the few ingredients needed for a great meal! Roasted… Continue reading Roasted Beet Salad & Summer Squash Ribbon Salad

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Habitual Eating

We each have hundreds of habits that we do daily; they’re not all bad. Many of our habits help us get through our day; they’re the things we do regularly that we don’t have to think much about. Some habits we have aren’t good for us though and while we often realize this, we find it difficult to break them.

Life

What HOME Means to Me

Home can mean different things to each of us depending on our circumstances, our childhood and where our heart feels at ease. For me home is felt in two places and appreciated equally. While I don’t own a beach cottage, yet, my heart and soul feels most at home when I am close to the… Continue reading What HOME Means to Me

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Living in the Sludge Fog

Sludge: thick, soft, wet, semi-solid, mud, dirty oil, muck are among the descriptive words for sludge. I hear and see people who feel like they have no energy, slow energy, tire easily, and have no “will-power” to do much of anything especially cooking meals and getting a little exercise into each day. Does this sound… Continue reading Living in the Sludge Fog

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Food is My Bodyguard

I’m not famous, I’m not rich, but I do use a bodyguard. Food is my bodyguard. Without whole foods the human body begins to weaken a little bit at a time. When you choose to eat foods that are processed, chemically enhanced, deep-fried, microwaved, over-cooked, preservative-laden, overly salted, and contain unhealthy oils your body reacts… Continue reading Food is My Bodyguard

Don't Live to Eat, Eat to live!

Feed Your Cells

My most common sayings when it comes to food and one’s diet is “feed your cells and fuel your body”. Have you ever thought that when you eat you’re not only feeding your belly, you’re fueling your body and feeding every cell that works continuously to make you healthy? What you feed your cells affects your body’s… Continue reading Feed Your Cells

Don't Live to Eat, Eat to live!

Wicked Wheat

Some documented effects that today’s wheat has had on humans include increased appetite, massive blood sugar surges that..