Category Archives: Cooking Ahead of Time

Holiday Satisfaction

This November marks 34 years of being on this journey of “wellness.” It is when I shifted from weight loss, dieting and restricting, to just finding the way to “feel better.” The MAIN way I did this was finding foods … Continue reading

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I Am So Thankful I Stopped Dieting and You Will Be Too!

I am so thankful I stopped dieting and you will be too! For years and years, I dieted and restricted.  I twisted myself into a pretzel to eat under 1200 calories and be “good.”  The years went by, I got … Continue reading

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Apple Time

It’s Apple Time! The air is getting crisper and the smell of cinnamon is in every store! There are different apples available now that aren’t at other times of the year. The best part about apples is that they are … Continue reading

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Caramel Apples

Caramel Apples 1 cup maple syrup 1 ¼ cups coconut cream (not coconut milk) ½ teaspoon celtic sea salt apples, sliced, for dipping Heat maple syrup in a saucepan until tiny bubbles form around the edges –a very low simmer. Continue heating … Continue reading

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Accomplish One of These Small Steps This Week and Watch Your Life Improve!

Sometimes it only takes a cue, a little trigger to change your life and walk towards your goals.  There are tons of articles and blogs out there, showing you how to change your entire life.  Sometimes the steps they discuss … Continue reading

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10 Simple Mindful Choices to Start Feeling Better Today!

Sure I love what you are doing, but it’s not “me.” I hear this ALL the time!! I run into someone I know who reads my blogs and posts and thinks what I do is great, but they could never … Continue reading

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6 Fast and Easy Tricks to Make This Healthy Lifestyle Work

I had a full day yesterday so I knew there would be little time to make a dinner. Before I left, while all the morning crazies were going on, I washed, scrubbed, cut and prepped these sweet potatoes on the … Continue reading

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