Category Archives: cooking at home

The Best Ways to Turbo Charge Your Food Plan!

1. Accept small steps as huge accomplishments. Every choice and behavior you make either build up resistance or erodes it. 2. Recognize that you will have to spend some time in the kitchen. 3. Accept mistakes. 4. Reduce refined foods … 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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What’s the Deal with Gluten?

If you thought you could avoid thinking about gluten, think again.  What some might think is a fad is sadly a reality for more and more people.  Some think that the “no-gluten” thing is a fad, but sadly, it isn’t. … Continue reading

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6 Salad Dressings To Try

  For protein, satiety and craving control, nothing beats greens.  Greens are “leafy” vegetables that can be steamed, sauteed or eaten raw.  When beginning to add more vegetables into your daily food plan, greens might be an easy way to … Continue reading

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Mindful Nutrition: Getting Back On Track

Got back a few days ago and still getting my bearings. We had a ton of people over for New Years, so I had a great chance to cook and prep. Feeling so much better. Today is my first day … Continue reading

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How To Feed a Diverse Crowd…Without Making Yourself Insane

So we have all been there… you have to make a meal for a crowd. There are at least 5 different food “personalities” that are coming for dinner (some people have more than 1!) and you can’t make up your … Continue reading

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Start Fresh and Feel Your Best – Balanced Bodies Class Schedule 2015

Here is a list of Balanced Bodies classes that Beth Graham and Ana Goldseker, CNC, have planned through June. Mark your calendars. We have already received many requests, so they are sure to fill up quickly. We look forward to share … Continue reading

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