Corn and Rice Trail Mix

SERVING SIZE: 4oz SERVINGS PER RECIPE: 3 INGREDIENTS 2 cups Corn chex 4 each Rice cakes ½ cup Sunflower seeds 4 ounces Honey wheat sticks 4 Tbsp. Peanut butter ½ Tbsp. Local honey 2 Tbsp. Fennel seed 1 tsp. Salt, kosher DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix all ingredients together and place on a [...]
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Fill up on Fiber!

As part of the NO WHITE FLOUR Challenge, I want to pass along some info. about fiber. When you consume fiber, your body is so happy! Fiber helps prevent so many ailments. Here are just a few of the positive effects of flour: it can help reduce your LDL (BAD) cholesterol; it can help prevent […]

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Nutrition tips to diffuse stress

So many health problems stem from stress; stress is inflammatory and we know that inflammation is the precursor to almost every disease. As women, our many commitments and expectations cause us to feel frantic at times, anxiety-ridden, stretched, and stressed. Did you know that there are nutritional approaches to reducing stress, to uplift your spirits [...]
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Foods from the earth: nuts & seeds

In Honor of Earth Month, we will devote some April entries toward foods from the earth.  If we look back at ancient foods of the earth, we find one thing in common: they are all nutrient-dense. Today, let’s examine nuts and seeds. Nuts are defined as dry, single-seeded fruits, enclosed in a tough outer layer. [...]
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Fix your gut health and thrive

Chances are, at some point in your life, you have experienced digestive discomfort (gas, bloating, diarrhea, constipation). And you are not alone! Over 100 million Americans have intestinal health problems, ranging from chronic constipation to Irritable Bowel syndrome (IBS). These discomforts are signals that you need to improve your gut health and get this? If [...]
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Let’s Talk About Fat

Fat is often deemed the enemy; people fear that the fat they consume will end up on their midsection.  However, the truth is that not all fats are bad. In fact, we all need fat for survival; it is essential for brain, nerve, and skin cells to function properly and grow. Did you know that [...]
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