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What is Autoimmune Disease?

Posted by on June 25, 2015

I’ll admit not too long ago I really didn’t know much about autoimmune disease. What is autoimmune disease? I have trained clients with arthritis, Fibromyalgia, diabetes, Grave’s disease, and even Hashimoto’s in the past. I used to think it was all in their head. I know that it is totally insensitive especially now that I

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Bacon Wrapped Figs

Posted by on June 22, 2015

Bacon Wrapped Figs Ingredients: 12 figs, dried or fresh 6 pieces of bacon Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Cut bacon strips in half making 12 strips. Remove top of the fig (the stem). Wrap each fig with half slice of bacon. Place a sheet of foil on a baking sheet and place figs evenly on

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Curb Your Cravings

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The topic of hunger and cravings has come up lately with some of my clients. How do you control cravings? You crave what you eat. When you change your diet you still have cravings for sugary and carb loaded foods. Your taste buds change over time so if you can push through your cravings they

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Healthy is Too Expensive

Posted by on June 18, 2015

Do you think being healthy is expensive? Have you ever stopped to think about how much you spend each month, each week, each day on eating out? Being healthy is too expensive. Or is it? I had a conversation with a good friend of mine, actually more of a disagreement, that it is cheaper to

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Motivation to get healthy, stay healthy, and live better?

Posted by on June 8, 2015

What is your motivation to get healthy, stay healthy, and live better? Do you want to live longer for you children and your family? Do you want to look and feel better? Do you want to get rid of back pain, knee pain, and neck pain? Do you want or need to lose weight? What

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Zoodle Lasagne

Posted by on June 3, 2015

This recipe is great for those of you that crave pasta and are looking for a substitute to satisfy your cravings! I made my own marinara and the recipe will follow, but if you are in a pinch and don’t have time or want to make your own you can always use your favorite jar

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Overcome Obstacles: Hashimoto’s Part II

Posted by on May 28, 2015

Overcome Obstacles When I wrote my first blog about Autoimmune disease I honestly never expected to get such a huge response. I have always kinda felt like I was on my own, alone with this disease and dealing with it. I never imagined that I could overcome this obstacle. It was very hard for me

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What’s for Dinner? Fish

Posted by on May 18, 2015

Pan Seared Halibut with Heirloom Tomato & Green Bean Salad (serves 4) 1lb Halibut filet salt and pepper 1 lemon, cut into wedges 1/2 lb green beans 10 baby heirloom tomatoes 1 teaspoon honey 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar 1/2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tbsp basil, chopped For Salad: Steam or blanch green

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5 Sure-fire Booty Booster Exercises

Posted by on May 11, 2015

Get the butt you have always wanted with these 5 Sure-fire Booty Booster Exercises! 1. Hip-Lift This exercise is great for relieving tension in your lower back and works your butt at the same time. Do it: Lie on your back with your arms at your sides with your knees bent and your feet on

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Holy Guacamole! Cinco De Mayo Snack

Posted by on May 5, 2015

Cinco de Mayo usually means people like to plow through a few tons of chips & dips and drink a few too many cervezas. Then they end up digging themselves out of seven layers of guilt. I can help with at least part of that with an unbelievably good (and healthy) guacamole recipe. This awesome