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by / on February 12, 2016 at 4:00 pm / in Recipes

Garlic Roasted Cauliflower Recipe

Garlic Roasted Cauliflower You will never want to cook cauliflower any other way! This recipe serves 4 1 large head cauliflower, cut into bite-sized florets 1 garlic bulb 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil ½-1 tsp each of salt and pepper 2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped (optional) Preheat oven to 400F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Peel […]

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by / on February 3, 2016 at 9:00 am / in Recipes

Grilled Peaches with Yogurt and Pistachios Recipe

A perfect ‘sweet treat’ for the health conscious! This recipe serves 4 4 large ripe peaches, pitted and halved 1 tbsp coconut oil ½ cup plain greek yogurt 2 tbsp honey 2 tbsp fresh basil, cut into thin strips 1 tbsp orange zest (optional) ¼ cup dry roasted unsalted pistachios, shells removed Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Grease grill with […]

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by / on January 13, 2016 at 3:30 pm / in Wellness

Thoughts for the New Year

2015 was a turbulent year. The polarities in our world have become more extreme, and many of us are caught in an emotional storm, trying to make sense of it all. The center line and the homeostatic tendency of life always shift toward harmony and equilibrium. When there is movement away from that center line, an equal and opposite reaction […]

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by / on January 12, 2016 at 11:30 am / in Wellness

40 Points to Unlimited Wellness

1. Assume that people have good intentions. 2. Avoid using negative words. 3. Avoid spending time with stressed-out or negative people. 4. Begin each day with expectation. 5. Breathe more deeply. 6. Celebrate more frequently. 7. Daydream. 8. Decide that you WILL achieve your goals. 9. Define “failure” as “failing to take action.” 10. Deflect partisan conversations. 11. Avoid wasting energy on hate. […]

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by / on December 23, 2015 at 2:00 pm / in Wellness

Presents or Presence? The True Meaning of the Holiday Season!

‘Tis the season to be jolly! The holiday season brings many opportunities to engage in festive fun and shower friends and family with presents; it seems to begin earlier and earlier every year as Black Friday has now crept into Thursday. Thanksgiving with our family has now taken a backseat to giving thanks by stimulating the economy. Exercising our muscles […]

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by / on December 1, 2015 at 4:00 pm / in Recipes

Lentil Barley Spinach Salad Recipe

A seriously delicious salad for all you lentil lovers out there! This recipe serves 6 ½ cup green lentils ½ cup pearl or pot barley 2 cloves garlic, minced 4 cups water 4 cups baby spinach ½ small onion, finely chopped 1 tart apple, cored and diced ½ cup feta, crumbled ⅓ cup almonds, chopped and toasted Dressing: ⅓ cup […]

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by / on November 20, 2015 at 8:50 am / in Wellness

Say Yes to You

Knowing our priorities in life on a personal level and having integrity towards what is important to us is “make or break”. When we know what we want and we honor it, we have freedom; freedom from pain and lack. We start out every Monday morning with expectations reminiscent of January 1st, however, the reality is that by the end […]

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by / on November 6, 2015 at 4:02 pm / in Recipes

Leek and Parsnip Soup Recipe

Leek and Parsnip Soup – it’s like Fall in a bowl! This recipe serves 8 2 cups parsnips, peeled and diced 2 leeks (white and light green parts only), chopped 2 cups carrots, peeled and diced 1 apple, cored and cut into quarters 2-3 fresh thyme sprigs 3 tbsp olive oil 2 900 ml cartons low-sodium chicken broth 3/4 cup […]

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by / on November 3, 2015 at 4:35 pm / in Health

The Benefits of Chestnuts

1. Digestive Health Chestnuts have high fiber content. Dietary fiber comes in the forms of soluble and insoluble. Soluble dietary fiber is absorbed in water and forms a gel-like consistency in the intestines. This type helps reduce cholesterol and stabilizes blood-sugar levels. Insoluble fiber creates bulk in the stool and helps it pass through the system quickly. This helps reduce […]

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by / on October 30, 2015 at 4:33 pm / in Recipes

Easy Coconut Chicken Curry Recipe

Looking for a quick and delicious weeknight dinner? Try this super easy Coconut Chicken Curry that comes together in under 20 minutes! This recipe serves 4 1 tbsp coconut oil or olive oil 3 tbsp yellow or red curry paste 4 chicken breasts, cubed 1 500g package frozen Asian-Style vegetable blend 1 540ml can pineapple chunks in pineapple juice 1 […]

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