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Dandelion Weeds Your Body Loves

In a week from now, my backyard will be a sea of bright yellow little flowers….and I love them. They remind me of being a little kid, of warm spring air and of playing outside. I use to live across the street from a little church and beside the church was the most amazing open field. And yes, in the spring that field was full…

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Green Juicing for Thyroid Health and Clear Skin

I recently forced, okay convinced my husband that a 7 day cleanse was a good thing. The truth was…it was! We were feeling our too tight pants and my acid reflux was acting up again. We ended up yes, dropping a few pounds that stayed off! I also ended up with clearer skin, healthier shiny hair and a more relaxed nervous system. Yes…all from a…

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Do you have Good Bugs or Bad Bugs?

How confused are you about good bugs and bad bugs? The thought of bugs inside our bodies can make our skin begin to crawl…and I bet you’re scratching right now.   Our bodies are hosts to bugs, some good and some…not so good.   Bugs affect our energy, our immune system and how well we think. They affect how well we absorb our food, including…

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Green Goddess

Green Goddess Dressing https://www.icancook.co/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/pintando-la-luz-699924-unsplash-300×200.jpg Who knew that spring could be so tasty and fresh!? Cilantro is not only delicious but it provides us with it’s heavy metal detoxifying power.  Add gut balancing apple cider vinegar, ginger and garlic and you have a rockstar dressing sitting in the fridge. Adding herbs to salads is powerful and cilantro is best at attaching itself to heavy metals and…

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Bananas Chocolate Chip Muffins

Lots of goodness in a small carry along package! A healthier recipe that is both filling and satisfying and is good for the brain!  Flax meal adds brain healthy omega 3 fatty acids and gut friendly whole spelt flour.  Spelt flour tends to be better tolerated if you find wheat difficult to digest. Spelt is water soluble too so it keeps the muffins fluffy and…

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Lemon Protein Pancakes

Lemon Quinoa Pancakes Lemon Zest Protein Pancakes that are soft, filling and happen to be Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free…yummy 1 Lemon Flax Egg 1 Tbsp Flax meal 3 Tbsp Water Blender Ingredients 1/4 cup Cooked Quinoa 1/2 cup Almond Milk Dry Ingredients 1/4 cup Almond Flour/Meal 1/4 cup Tapioca Starch 1/2 cup Gluten Free Oats – ground 1 tsp Baking Powder 1 tsp…

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Simple nutrition ideas that even beginners can learn

So you’ve decided to eat better, to eat food that’s more nutritious and wholesome.  Do you know where to start?  Ready to take a peak inside and learn some quick and easy tips? It all starts with your cupboard and what’s lurking in your freezer. Not knowing where to start is the number one cause for not starting at all.  Knowledge is power and food…

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Getting outdoors should not be a difficult task

When I walk into an outdoor store I wish that I it all. I wish that I camped every weekend, hiked mountains, had a favourite fishing hole, did a little hunting to put healthy venison and moose in my freezer, ran marathons each month, travelled with backpacks on my back again…you get the picture. Today with some much going on it can be hard to…

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10 tips to improve your health on a tight budget

Do you look at all the Instagram and Pinterest posts and wonder how people keep it all together?  How they all look healthy and happy and wonder what’s wrong with your life? I have a secret to share with you…they’re just pictures.  True health and life happens when the cameras are turned away and someone stops to put their phone down to have a real…

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