Help: Someone Died! What Do I Say Or Do?

I posted this on Facebook on November 17, 2015, and within a day it had been seen by over 1 million people and shared over 6k times. So I figured it was time to put it in a blog so it can be referred to again and again. You asked for a quick and straightforward list to review when the …

Amazing, Delicious, Soft, Chewy and HEALTHY – My Favorite Avocado Cookies

Who doesn’t love cookies? I mean, my kiddos could LIVE on them…literally. What’s not to love? They are so soft, yummy, and if you are like me, just the right amount of sweet. Even though we love cookies they aren’t the pinnacle of health food so here is my favorite recipe that takes a twist on an old favorite and …

Warm and Toasty Chicken Tortilla Soup

I LOVE chicken tortilla soup! It’s one of my favorites because it’s quick, it’s super easy and it’s chalked full of goodness. All in one neat little soup you get protein, good fats, lots of veggies, and warm tasty goodness. This recipe can be thrown together in about ten minutes and left to simmer for the day in your slow …

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Veggies For Breakfast FAST? Yes, Please! Delish Zucchini Pancakes!

Quick, easy, delicious and HEALTHY. Oh heck, YES! As my clients know, coming from a long history of disliking cooked vegetables, I have problems getting them in my mouth before my 10 am smoothie time. I found a cure! I love this little beast. 1 to 3 cups of grated zucchini (I grate it in my food processor, about 5 …

10 Reasons Why You Should Eat Avocado Toast and My Top 10 Ways to Make it

One of my all-time FAVORITE breakfasts (or lunch or dinners) is Avocado Toast!!! I love it from the bottom of my heart. There are literally hundreds of ways to make it AND they all taste new, fresh and amazing. You can shape your avocado toast by the season and add all the great nutrients you want. There is no limit …

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Toxic Tits: My Story of How an FDA Approved Product was Slowly Killing Me

Sometimes you just know something isn’t right. I’ve learned to listen to my inner voice since becoming a widow in October of 2009. Life has taught me that my inner voice is there for a reason and I should heed what it’s telling me. In 2017 and 2018, I just didn’t feel good. Truth be told, I hadn’t felt right …

The Progress of Grief

Progress – When I Googled it, the example sentence was, “The darkness did not stop my progress.” How appropriate is that?! If you’re reading this post, it’s safe for me to assume that you’ve lost someone you love at some point. And you’ve likely experienced or are experiencing that darkness (which can be especially difficult during the holidays). Maybe you …

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The Health Food Trap. How to Spot Lies In Marketing to Eat Well.

Don’t be fooled! Next time you’re out shopping, watch for the words “Healthy”, “Low fat”, “Reduced Sugar”, and “Natural” on your food packaging. They are all buzzwords geared to sell products to those wanting to make better choices for themselves and their family. Sadly, they can be quite misleading.  Healthy is subjective and can be used to meet a very vague …

For The Woman At War With Her Body

I spent years at war with my body. At the time, I believed the war was external, caught up within numbers on scales, clothing brands and measurements. My value, my worth, and my life seemed to fluctuate with the rise and fall of numbers that nobody knew, or honestly cared about, except for me. As it turns out my war …