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Easy Anxiety Fixes

Do you suffer with anxiety?  Unfortunately, many people do--to varying degrees--from a bit of angst sometimes to full blown panic. I have suffered through my own anxiety issues which were sometimes just a low throttle that I could function through and mostly ignore...

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Colorful Pepper Salad

With all of the beautiful peppers that you can find at your farmer's markets right now, why not enjoy them in a lovely salad--all of the different colors make it beautiful.  Here's a recipe for a quick and simple version that is pleasing to the eye and palate.  This...

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Easy Morning Health and Detox Elixir

When you wake up each morning, squeeze half of an organic lemon into 8 ounces of room temperature or warm water--ice water is shocking to the system--especially first thing in the morning.  Drink your lemon water 10 to 20 minutes before eating anything.  This is a...

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Top Ways to Slow the Aging Process

Drink lots of water--dehydration ages your skin--think dryness and wrinkles Go gluten free--wheat and other grains spike blood sugar creating a cascade of reactions that cause aging and health issues Eat more good quality protein--your body needs protein for repairing...

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Protein Pancakes–Grain Free

1 ½ cups almond flour 1 1/2 cups cassava flour--this helps make the pancakes fluffy--substitute another flour if needed 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda Mix dry ingredients well and then add: 2 eggs 1 ½ cups full fat Greek yogurt 2 teaspoons vanilla...

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AIP (Auto-Immune Protocol) Pancakes/Fritters

1 large plantain--you can use green or ripe ones--I prefer ripe because they are sweeter and softer 1 single serving size cup of organic applesauce or 1/2 cup cinnamon to taste--I use a lot, at least a tablespoon 15 drops stevia or 3 tablespoons maple syrup or honey...

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Back to School

I've been away for awhile and haven't posted--sorry about that.  My kids got out of school just after mid-May and then they were home with me all summer which makes it challenging to function at anything that's not necessary for survival and sanity :).  I've also been...

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Tips for Making the Switch to Organic

I know that going organic can be a daunting task for many.  It can also be expensive and even difficult to find organic choices in some locations.  I live in a fairly small town but am lucky to have access to farmer’s markets and grocery stores with lots of options. ...

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Relief for Your Occasional Headache

Headaches can be very unpleasant, to say the least, and regardless of what’s causing yours, here are a couple of quick and easy remedies. The first one is deep breathing—and yes, deep breathing helps practically everything!  Research has shown that almost 80% of...

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