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Medicinal Mushrooms

Who doesn’t like mushrooms? They are so tasty and can be prepared in so many ways and added to so many recipes…from soups, stews, salads, pizza, burger toppings, side dishes etc. There are so many good edible mushrooms to choose from…button, oyster, portobello, shiitake, cremini, king, enoki, etc. For the purpose of this post I […]

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Awe…time in the great outdoors!

I’ve just enjoyed the best summer I’ve had in 7 years. Why? Because I was able to spend approximately 3 days a week totally outdoors in the sun, warmth, green space of Bear Mountain golf courses, surrounded by thick forests, views of the ocean and mountains with plenty of deer to enjoy. It is so […]

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MAGNESIUM!

I’ve written about magnesium citrate and magnesium stearate….both very different topics. This post is about the mineral “magnesium” and how important it is to the functioning of so many systems in our bodies as well as what symptoms you may experience if you are at a deficiency. Magnesium is involved in at least 300 chemical […]

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The Battle of Body Image

Most of my life I’ve battled with the size of my body, the pant size I’m wearing or the numbers on the bathroom scale. I’m not alone with this. I think every woman on this planet has something about her body she’s not happy with. Thankfully when I took on a very healthy diet and […]

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Ghee….A healthy fat!

I know that I have posted about Ghee before but I like to revisit topics for my benefit and yours. Ghee is a staple in my home. I love it. I cook with it. I even melt it and put it on my (rare) bowl of organic popcorn. Yummy. Ghee is very much butter but […]

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Fennel Tea

I love my tea. I have an herbal tea every evening after dinner to aid with digestion. I have always used ginger tea as my digestive tea but recently I was introduced to Fennel Tea. There are many medicinal qualities to fennel tea. It is loaded with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants….all health boosting. Drinking fennel […]

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Brain Food

When we choose our foods for the day do we ever consider our brain health as part of the big picture. Probably not. We think about our cravings and our immediate gratification.. right? Some of us may think about our waistline and our overall health but rarely do we choose a food because it is […]

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The CLEAN 15!

Last weeks post was all about going organic when selecting fruits, veggies, milk and meats. Many conventional foods in these categories carry toxic amounts of pesticides, fungicides and herbicide residues that are carcinogenic to our bodies. The glyphosate has now been proven to contribute to the big “C”. I know that organic produce and meats […]

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Going Organic!

I’ve been eating “organic” food for at least 25 years now. I’ve written about this very topic before but I will revisit now as it’s worth a conversation. Especially in light of the news that scientists have proven that glysophate sprayed on crops is a carcinogen. It causes the big C. Switching to organic at […]

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High blood pressure busters!

So many people today are on blood pressure meds. It is important that some people take these meds to keep things in check. But there are so many people taking these meds so they have an “easy” out for eating unhealthy foods. There are foods that help keep blood pressure in check. I’ve written about […]

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