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4 Ways to Add More Oomph to that Glass of Water

Water is vital to our health yet only roughly a quarter of people get enough hydration throughout the day.  Yikes!  That means that an overwhelming amount of individuals are walking around lacking proper hydration and missing out on the benefits of one of the body’s most important nutrients.  There are so many reasons we need… Continue reading 4 Ways to Add More Oomph to that Glass of Water

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The 3 Greatest Grain Swaps of All Times

The great grain debate.  There are the folks who advocate for “heart-healthy” grains to be part of the daily diet.  The oatmeal for breakfast, sandwich for lunch, and pasta dinner crowd.  The good ole food pyramid recommended 6-11 servings of grains a day after all.   On the flip side, we have individuals who have attempted… Continue reading The 3 Greatest Grain Swaps of All Times

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Quick and Easy Tips for Eco-Friendly Cooking

You have your reusable coffee mug and silicone straw (congrats!).  You know to compost and recycle, and bring your own tote bag every time you shop.  You want to do your part and are consciously making an effort to do better. There are so many things that impact the environment from what we buy to… Continue reading Quick and Easy Tips for Eco-Friendly Cooking

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Smoothies 101: The Basics for a Nutritious Smoothie

Smoothies can be a wonderful addition to the daily routine.  They are quick to prepare, filling, and delicious.  Yes, breakfast time is synonymous with smoothies, but they can be gulped down easily any time of day.  So, as you sip away your tall, icy glass of goodness make sure to get the most out of… Continue reading Smoothies 101: The Basics for a Nutritious Smoothie

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Immune-Boosting Tea

There is no down side to boosting your immune system.  We need it to always be in tip-top shape since it protects our body from bacteria, viruses, fungi and so much more.  It’s a good idea to show our immune system some love every now and then, especially with the things we eat and drink.… Continue reading Immune-Boosting Tea

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3 Tips to Make Habits Stick Once and For All

We’ve all been there: the lightbulb moment when we decide to make a fresh start.  Birthdays, new year new me, pretty much every Monday.  Year after year people set out to change something about their life for the better.  Whether it is to cut out the sugar in their coffee, try out new recipes, or… Continue reading 3 Tips to Make Habits Stick Once and For All

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4 Goal-Setting Tips to Help in the New Year

Do you feel like you try to do better, but you just don’t see improvements? You wake up every day saying you want to make a change, but you do not see results like you would like? Chances are you do not lack the desire to make changes, but rather your goal-making strategies need some… Continue reading 4 Goal-Setting Tips to Help in the New Year

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Why It’s Important to Support Your Immune System (Now More than Ever)

Our immune system does not get the respect it deserves.  It works tirelessly to curb and fight foreign invaders (viruses, bacteria, fungi, etc.) trying to get into our bodies; and keep infections at bay. Basically, anytime you have recovered from an illness or got rid of an infection, it was your immune system that did… Continue reading Why It’s Important to Support Your Immune System (Now More than Ever)

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Easy Flavor Hacks to Fix Any Seasoning Slipups

Balance is key: in life as in cooking.   A harmony of flavors can make all the difference in a meal.  Ever had a soup that was too salty or a sauce that was too sweet?  One component can throw off the entire dish.  You may be disappointed by the result or confused as to what… Continue reading Easy Flavor Hacks to Fix Any Seasoning Slipups

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Three Steps to Nourishing Your Body (and Spirit) at the Dinner Table

For a lot of people in the US, the last few weeks of the year are a time to celebrate secular and religious holidays.  The upcoming weeks may be filled with food, stress, joy, and even some sadness.   As we get busy celebrating the holidays, it can become easy to neglect our health while trying… Continue reading Three Steps to Nourishing Your Body (and Spirit) at the Dinner Table