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Breakfast Bake INGREDIENTS:1 pound sausage2 cups sliced mushrooms6 green onions, sliced1 bell pepper, diced1 tablespoon basil, chopped16 ounces spinach, choppedsea salt10 eggs PREPARATION: 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium skillet over medium heat, brown and crumble sausage. 3. Add mushrooms and cook about 5 minutes or until soft, stirring occasionally. Add remaining […]

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[Recipe] Breakfast Bake

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I think many would agree that there’s a right way and a wrong way to do smoothies. There’s certainly an art to it. There has a be a good texture, perfect temperature, and a great mesh of flavors. Nutritionally speaking, there’s more than one way to mess up a smoothie. In my last blurb, I […]

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How to Build a Better Smoothie

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The castor seed, is a known cathartic, or strong laxative. You may have heard of it being taken internally for labor induction through this mechanism (to stimulate contractions). However, in this application, the castor oil is applied topically to the abdominal area (liver, spleen, intestines) and is absorbed through the skin to the lympathic system. […]

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castor oil packs

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Answer: They both impact digestion. But probably not how you think. The act of chewing stimulates digestion. It’s your body’s way of telling the rest of your body, “Hey, get ready down there! Food is coming!” This triggers the release of hormones and digestive secretions that will help you break down whatever food that is […]

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What Smoothies and Chewing Gum Have in Common

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The grocery store can be a quite an adventure with kids! The more we involve little ones in the day to day tasks such as meal planning, shopping, and cooking, we are instilling healthy values in our children. While simply being with your child, with a few laughs thrown in can be rewarding itself, here […]

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Grocery Shopping with Kids

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The hows and whys of using this superfood in your diet.

Wellness

Why Collagen?

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Sole. Pronounced Solay. An electrically-charged elixir containing 84 trace minerals that can fully penetrate your cells, leaving your body nourished and fully hydrated. Other benefits include: Improves hydration by providing trace minerals and electrolytes Improves mineral status of the body Reduces muscle cramps Helps balance blood sugar Supports hormone Helps balance blood pressure Improves sleep […]

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[Recipe] Sole

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Brooke’s RESTART® Journey Brooke is a previous RESTART® participant of Amy Gonzalez, The Holistic Dietitian. RESTART® is a 5-week nutrition workshop with a 3-week sugar detox or “real food” challenge intertwined. Susana expressed interested in sharing her story of her journey doing the program. Read our interview below! Tell me a little bit about yourself!My […]

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RESTART® Interview

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Susana’s Journey on the RESTART® Program Susana Vasquez is a previous RESTART® participant of Amy Gonzalez, The Holistic Dietitian. RESTART® is a 5-week nutrition workshop with a 3-week sugar detox or “real food” challenge intertwined. Susana expressed interested in sharing her story of her journey doing the program. Read our interview below! Tell me a […]

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RESTART® Interviews

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Morning rise salmon bowl INGREDIENTS5 baby red potatoes, quartered8 oz leftover or smoked salmon1/2 cup mushrooms, sliced2 cups fresh spinach leaves, washed and dried2 tablespoons mayonnaise1 teaspoon lemon juicedash paprikabuttersalt & pepper2 fried eggs PREPARATION1. Cook potatoes. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Toss potatoes with melted butter, salt and pepper. Spread across baking sheet in […]

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[Recipe] Salmon Bowl

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