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Detox Soup for Warmth & Weight Loss!

I hope your new year has gotten off to a great start! What are your priorities for 2015? Just about any goal you set will affect your health, as our emotions are intricately tied to our overall wellness. It’s easy to set them, but not always so easy to follow through and make them happen, […]

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What is your body hungry for? Part 4

Happy New Year! I hope you’ve had a wonderful holiday season, and that your 2015 is off to a great start. It’s been a while since I’ve written a post. I was busy, and I’m sure you were busy as well. Even still, I hope you found time to reflect on the best of 2014, […]

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What is your body hungry for? Part 2

Could it be more vegetables and fruits? It’s the one thing health care professionals agree on when it comes to nutritional advice! Most of us need more, and a wider variety, to make sure we take in enough vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, in order to keep our guts and immune systems strong. According to the […]

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What is your body hungry for? Part 1

When you are confronted by a health challenge, whether you are suffering from unexplained symptoms, a chronic illness, or the inability to lose or gain weight, your body is trying to tell you something. It needs more of some things, and less of others. Think of a health obstacle as an opportunity to put the […]

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Gluten Free, Egg Free Lamb Meatballs, with a Kick!

I had a great time at Long Island’s Over 50 Fair this weekend! I presented a modified version of Detox your Diet in 3 Simple Steps, and had a lot of fun doing so. If you were there, thanks for coming! I’ll be doing an encore presentation in Port Washington on October 9th, and two […]

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Gluten Free, Paleo Food Swap: Grain Free Pasta Replacement #2!

I am so excited to share this simple recipe today! I love to put tomato or bolognese sauce over mixed vegetables, but I found a new way to enjoy it. Being that I had so much zucchini from my CSA farm share, I decided to try making zucchini pasta, instead of spaghetti squash. I had […]

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Fresh Tomato Sauce. No Peeling Req’d! Part 2

Have you avoided making tomato sauce from fresh tomatoes because it seems like too much work? I have. Peeling actually seems pretty easy, actually. It sounds like it might even be fun! You just place the tomatoes in boiling water briefly and then icy cold water, and supposedly they start peeling on their own. No […]

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Which 4 Letter Word Describes your Hot Dog?

© iStockPhoto/DustyPixel What’s summer without burgers and hot dogs on the barbecue?!! When I was a child, we used to have watermelon seed spitting contests. That’s when there were still seeds in the watermelon. Whatever happened to those seeds, anyway? Do you notice how there are always a couple in every watermelon still? Nature always […]

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“Cheesy” Paleo Meatloaf

Happy almost Father’s Day! I’ve been playing around with this recipe for a while now. I never thought I would enjoy Paleo meatloaf without grain based bread crumbs, but I was wrong! When you start thinking outside the box of traditional cooking ingredients, it really is amazing what you can create. Living with dietary restrictions […]

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Simple Dairy Free Hot Chocolate

There are two things I miss most, being on a gluten free, dairy free diet. Surprisingly, neither of them involve gluten or wheat! I used to love pizza, but the part of it that I miss most is the melted mozzarella! Yum. What I miss more than mozzarella, though, is cheddar cheese. And the other […]

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