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My Story – The Perfect Storm


Hey All! Last month I shared with you about my experience with cancer. I was overwhelmed with how many of you took the time to send me emails full of good wishes, positive thoughts and lots of prayers. I felt loved and I thank YOU! Keep them coming—so good for my immune system which has…

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Pick Up Your Energy Naturally


Okay! It is Spring! I celebrated: by planting a mini-garden with three different kales, collard greens, beets, blood red beet greens, celery tops, thyme, basil, and a couple of beef steak tomato plants. I am making use of little sunny spaces around the house. by completing the Carlsbad 5000 yesterday—not as fast as I wanted…

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Easy Spring Sushi Roll-ups


EASY SPRING SUSHI ROLL-UPS WITH YUMMY TERIYAKI DIPPING SAUCE You will not believe these rolls! Prepare the veggies and let everyone make their own sushi Makes 8 rolls     Ingredients: 6-8 fresh collard leaves 1 cup alfalfa sprouts 1 cucumber, julienned 1 carrot, shredded or julienned avocado, sliced thinly (optional) Place one collard leaf in front…

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Pain or Pleasure? Always Your Choice!


I deal with so many people who really don’t/can’t/won’t enjoy their food!They feel guilty when they have a creamy dessert. They feel judged when they eat ice cream. They feel hungry; they eat fast; and they eat too much—then they feel ashamed. Where the heck is the joy and pleasure? Why is there so much pain around…

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Tuna Salad Suprise


TUNA SALAD SURPRISE This was a big hit at the detox class because we used wild albacore canned tuna and a unique dressing that has no mayonnaise but is soooo creamy. Ingredients: 2 6oz. cans wild albacore tuna 1/4 cup finely diced celery 3 tablespoons chopped walnuts 3 tablespoons fresh parsley 1/4 cup finely minced green onions…

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Chocolate Cake in a Mug


CHOCOLATE CAKE IN A MUG  This is supposed to be a single serving but that is if you are a little piglet! I like to divide in quarters to share with friends and family, top with fresh strawberries, and a dollop of Greek nonfat yogurt. It is so much fun to have a cake in 5-8 minutes!  …

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Pumpkin Maple Walnut Flaxseed Pancakes


These pancakes are healthy and tasty! Great for Thanksgiving or Christmas morning—omega 3 fatty acids in the walnuts and flaxseed with a healthy dose of vitamin A in the pumpkin. Dry Ingredients: 1 cup all purpose flour ¼ cup flaxseed meal* ¼ cup finely chopped walnuts 1 ½ teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda…

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Diet Danger Zones – Which One Are You?


Greetings everyone! I just got back from a visit with my family to celebrate the wedding of of my niece Emily at the Annapolis Naval Academy Chapel. It was beautiful! I loved visiting with my sister and brother and their kids. BUT it did not take long before old habits of mindless eating—unaware, irrational, and…

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New Year’s Resolutions


Happy New Year everyone! I am so looking forward to this year. It just seems different! Most of us start our new year with some type of goal never to touch another dessert, cocktail, or dip after all the parties and family get-togethers. We are pretty sick of it all and can’t wait to get…

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Three Easy Tricks to Lose Weight!


Before you go into a complicated and time consuming weight loss plan try these easy tricks: 1. PRAY. By this I mean take at least 30 to 60 seconds to acknowledge the food in front of you and give thanks for the opportunity to enjoy and taste the food. Appreciate the time and energy it…

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