Tag Archives: Recipes

6 Favorite Summer Drinks

In August, it gets hot. This has been true everywhere I’ve been during the month of August- the mid-west, the south, any place at all in the United States. Last summer, we were in Germany early in the month, and our German friends assured us it had been cool and rainy up until our arrival. …

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The Future (And Past) of Health Care

This post is not about politics, or pharmaceuticals or Western vs. Eastern medicine. I want to think even further into the future than most of the articles and interviews I’ve seen over the past few years. Or, maybe it’s not such a far-off future, after all. Research in epi-genetics and microbiology is turning up all …

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I’ve Got News For You

Summers are supposed to be “lazy,” aren’t they? For me, the pace of summer usually is slower; but these past 2 weeks have sped by so quickly that I really am behind on posts. So, this one will be more or less a newsy update. I barely know where to begin! First, I had the …

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Summer Crock Pot Quinoa (a Recipe)

My friend and fellow health coach, Erin Statter of Well Rebellion, invited me to give a fun summer event with her- a “Girl’s Night Out.” It’s scheduled for July 22, so we are busy preparing. We wanted to come up with a few recipes for summer, using seasonal produce and NOT involving an oven! This …

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Swiss Chard Culture (A Recipe)

Here’s the recipe I mentioned in my post about using large quantities of spring greens. Perhaps this combination sounds disgusting to you. I mean, eating lots of green leafy vegetables is already an unappealing thought to some folks. But, if you are an eater of greens, or if you like garlic, or if you’re a …

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3 Quick Meals From a Rotisserie (Free Range) Chicken

On Sunday, we ate a grand meal with family & friends. I sauteed some asparagus. It was one of those times when I managed to cook it just the right amount of time; everyone thought so! I made so much that I took a substantial amount home to eat later. So, when Monday turned out …

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Eat Real Food

Numerous folks in the health & nutrition world are now saying that this is a very simple way to nail down a viable eating plan for the average American. (“Average” meaning one who commonly ingests what is supposed to be food but comes from boxes, cans, plastic wrapping, or the nearby fast food restaurant or …

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Vegetables Incognito (A Recipe, Sort Of)

Flexibility is not just for hamstrings. I like to keep my menus flexible, too. Like so many people, I can get in a rut with meals, so, over the years I’ve figured out how to add in enough variety to generally satisfy the carefree portion of my spirit. Once a week or so, I force …

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Kale: “Eating Greens is a Special Treat…”

Greens, such as kale, Swiss chard, collard, bok choy, & mustard, are somewhat miraculous foods, in my opinion. Remember Thumper (from Bambi)? “Eating greens is a special treat. It makes long ears & great big feet…but it sure is awful stuff to eat.” Greens are good for us, we know. But some of us find …

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Dear Reader…Thank You!

You are reading this blog, & I am grateful. I started just a few weeks ago, as a part of my schooling to become a certified health coach. But I really didn’t know much about blogging (I now know…only a little more!) Some of you read these posts via facebook, some directly through Word Press. …

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