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New Year...New You!

We hear it all the time...this year is going to be better! It's a new year which means a fresh start, right?! For many, cleansing has begun, resolutions are being made and put into action, the gym is busier than ever, the produce isle at the grocery store is a bit fuller, and most people are looking for a way to improve their lifestyles - whether that is becoming more successful, focused, stronger, or healthier...some are just trying to strive for being more positive or spending more time with family. Whatever this new year means to you, I am sure we are alike in the fact that there is always room for improvement and growth.  When it comes to living...

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Now You Can Have Your Cake, and Eat It TOO...RECIPE INCLUDED!!

Well, friends...I have been promising you over and over again a recipe for my all-time favorite cake. This cake seriously SAVED my life. I mean, honestly, when I was forced to cut out all sugar and processed foods, I went from eating and drinking whatever I wanted to COLD TURKEY - NO SUGAR. It wasn't like I was weaning myself off and just having it occasionally...nope. I was eating what I wanted and drinking what I wanted and when I was faced with a near-death experience, my mind was made up. I was ALL IN. I committed to eating the purest diet, taking whatever herbs necessary and living as clean as I needed to get better.  Of course I can't...

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Living Healthy...Holiday Season or Not!

First off, let me start by wishing everyone a HAPPY HOLIDAY SEASON!! Ahhh...the season of joy, love, family, gift-giving...and for most, 'tis the season of splurging on unhealthy foods and "falling off the wagon" so-to-speak. November hits, along with the cold weather, and everyone begins thinking of how they will just start "cleansing" in January so they can veer from their healthy habits as holiday parties take off and the festivities begin! I can't tell you how many of my clients need to schedule their cleanses around parties and events that they plan on eating and drinking without restrictions. I get it...I was like that once...until I realized that I can continue my healthy routine and STILL enjoy the holidays...

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Changing Your Life for GOOD - Become a HEALTHIER YOU

When a client asks me "what can I do to be healthier" there are sooooo many things running through my head. Where do we begin? First, we look at their lifestyle - what does their daily routine look like? What do they eat? What times do they eat? What do they do during the day? Where do they work? What is their relationship with friends/family? This may seem pretty obvious in terms of getting an idea of what a person is exposed to on a daily basis and a good starting point to finding out what may be causing them to be unhealthy - physically and emotionally. However, we go MUCH deeper than the surface! Where did they grow up? Were...

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Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies (GF/Paleo/Low Glycemic)

Hello Friends! Following up from my promise to send some healthy dessert recipes your way...these are some of my favorite treats and they are so fast! I like to bake up a batch and have them on-hand so if I need something sweet, I don't grab for something that isn't as good for me. These cookies are completely guilt-free! Give them a try. Recipe: 2 cups almond flour1/4 cup coconut oil, softened (non-vegans can use butter - I like a mix of both)3 Tablespoons Raw honey (or Pure Maple Syrup)1/4 teaspoon pink Himalayan salt1/2 teaspoon non-aluminum baking soda2 teaspoons organic vanilla extract1/2 cup organic bittersweet dark chocolate chips (leave these out for completely sugar-free option) If you aren't egg-free, add 1...

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