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6 Food and Beverages to Keep You Cool

Right now it is HOT, and the inside of my house is hotter than outside.  I hate when that happens.  Luckily, the ocean breeze is starting to kick up and soon we should feel some relief.  I wanted to share a few suggestions on what to eat and drink when it is too hot to […]

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Starting Over

Have you ever had one of those days where everything – and I mean EVERYTHING – did not go as planned? I had one of those recently. I won’t go into details, but let’s just say, I’m starting over. The Clean Body Project is something I started a few years ago – five to be […]

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Sweet Chipotle BBQ Sauce

Recipe: Sweet Chipotle BBQ Sauce

“Barbecue may not be the road to world peace, but it’s a start.”  ~ Anthony Bourdain   Sweet Chipotle BBQ Sauce Ingredients: 1 Tablespoon grapeseed oil½ medium onion, diced small2 large cloves of minced garlic1 cup ketchup (homemade or your favorite bottled)1/3 cup coconut sugar1/3 cup dark molasses¼ cup minced chipotle peppers in adobo sauce1 […]

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5 Successful Techniques for Rising Early

The famous inventor, Benjamin Franklin, one said, “Early to bed and early to rise makes a man health, wealthy, and wise.” Not a “morning person?”  Does your snooze button get a better daily workout than you do? Did you know that an extra fifteen minutes each morning could significantly change your day (for the better) […]

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4 Reasons You Hate to Exercise and What to Do About It

Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.   ~ Lou Holtz Ok, let’s be honest here. Most of us aren’t exercise warriors who live to sweat on the treadmill, love smelly workout gear and gym bags and look forward to slugging down copious […]

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24 Easy Things You Can Do to Be a Better Person

“When you know better, do better.”  – Maya Angelou (Acclaimed poet, activist, filmmaker, actor and award-winning author Ben WhiteMost of us aspire to be better people. But as we all know, change doesn’t happen overnight and is best in small, consistent steps over time. It takes time and patience to experience real personal growth to […]

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Recipe: Potato Crusted Quiche

This is an easy go to recipe for the entire family, including those who are diabetic or insulin resistant. You can switch up the filling ingredients, just be sure you watch the amount of extra liquid in the vegetables. For instance, zucchini has a high water content and can make the quiche soggy if you […]

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Broccolini – A Different Sort of Veggie

During my last Trader Joe’s visit I was amazed at all of the organic produce I bought. It was a natural sort of thing. It turned out that everything I picked up was organic, so in the bucket it went. One item that I found was what Trader Joe’s called “Baby Broccolini.” It looks like […]

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Coffee Was the Answer

Recently I did a 14-day liver cleanse. I figured it was spring and a good time to clean out the system. Part of the protocol included eliminating all sources of caffeine. When I weened myself off my daily cup of “joe” I thought it was a good time to quit coffee for good. I really […]

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Money: Love it or Hate It?

The story of money is a complicated one; representing power to those who have it and an overwhelming sense of powerlessness to those without it. For some, money creates an identity and defines their value. Money can bring fantasies into reality and doom the best relationships. What is your relationship with money? Do you have […]

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