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What You Need to Know About Water

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    Summer! It’s official. My daughter just finished the 10th grade, the garden is planted (mostly, it’s still evolving, I’m now obsessed with herbs), and the temperatures are quickly rising. As much as I love the warm weather, I know how quickly I can become dehydrated, which goes for you, too. Here are some […]

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Product Love: Glass Dharma Straws

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    When I find a product, and especially a company that I love, I want to tell everybody.   Glass Dharma is one of those companies. I love straws for my smoothies, juices and other concoctions, but don’t like the feel of plastic, or the fact that they quickly become landfill. I have tried […]

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Easy + Delicious Snack: Coconut Kale Chips Recipe

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    It’s no secret that I love kale. And coconut. And together, they make a crispy, savory and delicious snack.  This comes together in minutes, and is a healthy alternative to toxin-laced store bought chips. Even with all of the kale chips emerging, I’ve never seen anything like this is available in a package. […]

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Funnest Way to Open a Coconut

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    My husband gets full credit for this one.  He knows how much I love Thai baby coconuts.  He also sees the splatters on the kitchen ceiling from my opening skills.  I will say I’ve gotten pretty good at opening them up over the years; wielding my knife, slicing down the husk to a […]

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Cleansing Pineapple Cilantro Smoothie

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  I should be finalizing a trip to Mexico about now.  We usually plan a getaway for spring break, as my daughter has such a full school schedule, it’s difficult to do otherwise. But, since we opted to do so much to the house this past year instead, (Yay, I have an office! And I […]

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“Bulletproof” Coffee, Vegan Style

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  I’ve been intrigued by the Bulletproof Coffee craze, which has many devout followers who swear by the nearly super-human powers they get by consuming this latte. The Bulletproof recipe has been developed and made popular by Dave Asprey, of Bulletproofexec.com, a charismatic “biology-hacker”, who strives to do everything in life better, and more simply. […]

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Pumpkin Powerhouse Smoothie

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    Since I’ve already professed my adoration for pumpkin, I thought I would share a recipe with you that I make often during the fall months.  It’s rich in iron, vitamin A, potassium and protein, and you can make it in about two-and-a-half minutes.  This makes for a quick snack or meal that is […]

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