But I HATE Exercise!!

Exercise has always been a part of my personal weight loss plan, which sounds good, right? Well, here’s the problem – I dreaded the experience of exercise. I hit the gym, ran with gusto and did countless crunches but I…

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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

I love teaching cooking classes, but my hands-down favorite class to teach is the unrefined sweeteners class of my Natural Foods Training. Healthy desserts made with natural sweeteners and nutrient dense ingredients–what’s not to love? We always have an interesting…

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