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Welcome! So, what the heck is this website all about?! Mostly about health, fitness, nutrition, wellness, movement, green living, and just about anything that relates to living a health promoting lifestyle. You’ll find blogs on a wide variety of topics (whatever I’m thinking about or into that day or requested by a follower). You’ll find recipes, food and supplement buying guides, information on seminars, and eventually some exercise and cooking videos. Enjoy browsing the site for ideas on how to make your life healthier.

Coconut Kale With Sesame Crusted Salmon

This recipe combines several really healthy foods – coconut, salmon, kale, ginger. Even though not every single ingredient here is anti-inflammatory, the majority of them are, so I am including this recipe under the anti-inflammatory recipe section. Ginger is a top anti-inflammatory. This makes a great meal as it includes protein, veggie, and healthy fat. […]

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Detox Greens Drink

Detox drinks, smoothies, teas and all manner of detox protocols are popular. Ideally, you want to keep your body detoxed on a daily basis by eating a clean diet, drinking clean water, using zero to low toxin body/bath products and household cleaners, and minimizing toxins in your environment. I developed this detox drink as a […]

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Green Beans With Dressing

I tend to eat quite a few grean beans (especially when my husband grows them). Green beans aren’t in the top five highest source of any vitamin or mineral, but they do contain lots of vitamins and minerals. The dressing can also be made and used for any veggie or salad. INGREDIENTS: 1 lb. green […]

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Almond-Avocado Berry Shake

This recipe makes a great healthy dessert shake when you use frozen berries. If you want it as a dessert, you can add some stevia or just a touch of honey or maple syrup, although the sweetener would take a bit away from it’s anti-inflammatory status. INGREDIENTS: 1 Avocado (peeled and seed removed) 1 C. […]

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