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Springtime Sourdough Pancakes With Cultured Fruit

As promised, here is the recipe I mentioned yesterday. The thing that makes these pancakes a springtime favorite is not actually the pancakes themselves, though they are delicious! It’s really the cultured berries that we pile on top that are seasonal. So, the recipe for the berries will be posted here, too. Notice that these …

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It’s Spring! What’s For Breakfast?

Breakfast food is so great that people put it in it’s own category. When you eat “breakfast food” at another time of day, it’s sort of a big deal. I always used to love going out for breakfast or brunch, when it was acceptable to eat foods from the “breakfast” category or the “lunch” category, …

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Protein: Are You Getting Enough? Too Much?

Many people I meet tell me with some degree of pride that they eat little or no meat, or that the only meat they eat is chicken or fish. At 15, I became vegetarian. But at first, I also included chicken and fish, and I never gave up eggs or dairy. Unfortunately, I didn’t know much …

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First, Do No Harm, Right?

The Hippocratic Oath has long been revered for it’s wisdom. It is my contention, knowing personally a few doctors, and having conversed with far too many, besides, that most doctors are in their profession to actually help people. Of course, we may ask ourselves how we could ever know this for sure. In certain circles …

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If You Still Get A Cold Or Flu: 7 Tips

You’ve been taking all of my recommendations to heart, right? Maybe so, perhaps not. So what if you get sick anyway? If you are new to the world of holistic health and radical good nutrition, trust me, any small changes for the better will pay off! But, it may take some time before you see …

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Green Veggies For Your Immunity, Blood, Bones And More!

No matter who you are, if you come to me for health coaching, I will probably tell you to eat more greens. Eating more – lots more – greens is one of the things that’s made the most noticeable improvement in my own health, and I want to share some ways they can benefit you, …

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Baby Steps Or A Giant Leap?

During my training to become a certified health coach, I was shown that most people can do really well with “baby steps” toward better health. You know, some people try to change everything in their diets & lifestyles overnight, jumping into a radical new eating plan, diving into intense gym workouts and all sorts of …

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The White Stuff – A Great Sauce Recipe

In the winter, we go for warm and wonderful comfort foods like chili and cornbread, turtle brownies, and rice pudding with cinnamon and raisins. Popsicles and salad have lost their appeal when the thermometer reads 3 degrees Fahrenheit (as it does on my phone right now). When I’m trying to make comfort foods daily, I …

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Top 7 Winter Foods

You know what most of these are already, don’t you? Remember, this blog is all about nutrition & health, so this list is not going to have things like snickerdoodle latte piled with whipped cream, even though it is a hot drink. But, speaking of hot drinks, they’re not exactly food, but folks who drink …

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Super Veggies!

If you’ve heard anything from me at all, you’ve probably heard me encouraging you to eat more vegetables. But, what’s even better than vegetables? Super Vegetables! There are actually at least 3 ways to improve upon plain old veggies. These days, we need all the help we can get to nourish ourselves optimally, right? The …

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