Just a Salad? Nope! Main Dish Salads and Marital Compromise

This week has been super warm here and gorgeous here in Central California. When the weather is warm like this, I am as happy as can be eating a big salad for dinner. My husband, on the other hand, is…

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Plan Your Meals, Change Your Life!

Can you believe it’s almost September? Our casual summer is winding down, and, for many of us, back to school time means a busier schedule with more stress. That makes this a great time to start planning out your meals…

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Three Great Gluten Free Grains You Probably Aren’t Eating But Should Be

Most of us eat the same grains over and over again (think brown rice, quinoa and whole wheat, repeat…).  While these grains are healthy choices, the best way to maximize your nutrition is to vary the types of whole grains…

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Health(ier) Brown Rice Krispy Treats

The Unrefined Sugars class in my Natural Chef’s Training is one of my favorite classes to teach. We always have an interesting discussion about using unrefined sugars and also the place that sugar has in our diets. In the last…

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Kale, Quinoa and Hempseed Salad

Looking for an easy way to get more protein and satisfying fat into your diet?  Try Hempseed.  Hempseed is a small nutty seed that tastes a little like sunflower seeds.  It is ready to eat from the package making it…

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