“Spring Green Cleaning” for Good Health!

SPRING is in the air!  If you missed this month’s Newsletter,  it was packed full of tips on “Spring Cleaning” for the body, mind and spirit.  As we begin to clean our homes (inside & out), we should also do the same for our body.  It is the perfect time to transition from more “winter” foods to those that help …

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My 6 “Rules” to Live By in the Kitchen

 Flavor, health, memories, perceptions, desires, and traditions are all things we associate with FOOD, which influences our choices and approach to eating!  When I help people embrace food as a positive and exciting aspect to their journey toward abundant health, it is important to stay away from hard set “rules and restrictions”.  Instead, I like to …

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Boost Brain Health with “B”s!

Have YOU ever misplaced your keys, lost your train of thought mid sentence, forgot why you walked into the next room, or felt like your brain was in slow motion trying to process through a problem? (Fess up! I hope you are grinning in agreement and if you are not… call me to let me …

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Gratitude – it’s good for you!

“If you concentrate on finding whatever is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul.” ~Harold Kushner Take a few seconds and think of 3 things that you are most grateful for….  how do you feel? Are you smiling?  Happy people …

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12 Habits for Sustainable Weight Loss & Wellness in 2016

So…did you set any goals or resolutions this New Year, expecting to completely transform your weight or health? Have you experienced (maybe even just 2 weeks in!) mounting stress, faltering motivation, and frustration that good intentions are falling prey to old habits?  Why??  Because most of us set our goals/intentions too high to realistically achieve success, OR fail to establish a reasonable plan of …

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7 Tips to Banish Sugar Cravings

What are YOU thinking about around 3-4pm in the afternoon AND/OR late at night when everyone has gone to bed? It is “something SWEET”? Well rest assured…you are not alone. My clients often struggle with this…and so do I! So here are some tactics to help conquer them. But don’t forget: properly managing stress, getting 7-9 hours sleep, balancing …

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Hearty Chicken & Veggie Soup

It is TIME to PLAN ahead so you can avoid “the surprise” around your middle in the New Year!  If you received the JBS Nourishing Newsletter…then you know that  I LOVE  “one-pot wonders” this time of year.  These are recipes that… include all your food groups in one mixed meal, PLUS offer a powerhouse of antioxidants, flavoinoids, and …

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Blueberry Banana Flaxseed Muffins

I am a firm believer that HEALTHY FOOD must be DELICIOUS!  So when I discover a recipe that is power-packed with health benefits AND WOWs my sweet tooth and tingles my taste buds…I like to share!   This recipe has been slightly modified from the recipe found in the book  – The Microbiome Solution by  Dr. Robynne Chutkan.     I admittedly …

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The TOXIC FREE Weed Killer That WORKS!

Are you busy in your yard improving that “curbside appeal”?  Did you know you may be exposing yourself to possible cancer causing chemicals?!   Until just last year…I WAS!  Most weekends you will find me in my yard lovingly trying to help it look its BEST…and that includes killing WEEDS.  And of course my solution to all my weed …

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Foods to NOURISH Your Gut!

Are you striving to feel and look your best? Then you need to treat your gut right — and a big part of that involves prebiotics and probiotics.  Hopefully you read the last blog about WHY this may be important for your weight and overall health. However, it is also important to know that as we age, …

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