Category Archives: diet

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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Fermented Food

There has been quite the buzz lately about fermented foods.  I think that is a good thing. Fermented foods are a great way to replenish the gut. If the gut is in good shape, then things like gas, bloating and … 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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Have you been thinking about scheduling a consult with me? If you do, 4 oz. of Yerba Mate from Love From Argentina will be shipped to your door when you schedule and pay for a Skype, phone or facetime consult during … Continue reading

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Frozen Blueberry Treat

It’s the start of the holiday season, right?  Most mark this from the beginning of Halloween until the day after new years!  A lot of people I know just eat right through the holiday season, and I was one of … Continue reading

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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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