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If You Were Counting..

08/21/2012 Leave a comment

This past weekend marked 30 days of 30 blog entries.  Celebrating with one day off yesterday, I’m back with a boatload of irrational guilt like a dieter after a chocolate eruption cake binge.   Read more…

Change for a Five

08/14/2012 Leave a comment

UGH! 26 days later and it is still no easier than when I started this exercise!  I am here anyway, though.  I do not have a blog in me today, but I am giving it a go.  BOOYA challenge; I got this. Here are five things that have changed from the five changes I’ve made in the last five weeks. Read more…

Are You Getting Enough Sodium?

08/13/2012 Leave a comment

Sodium is crack.  It is the compound abstraction of one of the five basic flavors that people get addicted to: bitter, sweet, sour, umami, and the almighty SALTY!   Read more…

Learning Curve: Appetite Magic

08/11/2012 Leave a comment

Abracadabra! Make your appetite disappear!

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Learning Curve: Running Sucks!

08/10/2012 Leave a comment

Running sucks!  Oh–did you already know? The way I feel about running right now is the way my burnout exes feel about me–the more I do anything at all, the more it hurts.  If that’s not an indication, the dream I had last night where one anonymous dumpee was hunting me with a lunatic and a shotgun should. There are apparently plenty of reasons all my exes live in Texas. JAJA! Read more…

Raw Recipe: Double Green Smoothie

07/28/2012 Leave a comment

This recipe is gluten free, animal free, dairy free, oil free, nutrient dense, and plant strong. (see previously posted Day 8 – Whole Foods Health Starts Here Class)

You need about 5 servings of veggies today. That is about 3-5 cups of vegetables or nearly 2 cups of vegetables per meal unless you are munching on veggies as snacks throughout the day which I’m guessing you aren’t. Here is the way you can hide your wife, hide your kids—I mean hide your kale, hide your collards–from yourself and from your kids. Drop some in your delicious smoothie breakfast and cross half off your list for the day.


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Raw Recipe: Fruit and Hemp Seed Muesli

07/28/2012 Leave a comment

This recipe is gluten free, animal free, dairy free, oil free, nutrient dense, and plant strong. (see previously posted Day 8 – Whole Foods Health Starts Here Class)

Hemp is not just your run of the mill burnout friend’s go-to hippie choice for everything from smoke to sandals. Did you know that Hemp seeds have all the essential amino acids (those important protein related things that most people think they can only get from meat that help our body in almost every function)? Did you know they have all the essential fatty acids, omega 3 and omega 6? Hemp is the only animal free source that provides these complete nutrients, making it perfect for EVERYONE.


2 cups of quick-cooking oats
3/4 cup shelled hemp seeds
3/4 cup raisins
1/2 cup dried goji berries, coarsely chopped
1/4 cup of chopped pitted dates
1/4 cup of raw green pumpkin seeds
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground ginger
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Raw Recipe: Young Thai Coconut Yogurt

07/28/2012 Leave a comment

NO SACRIFICE. Every taste was clean and rich, the purity of the ingredients hitting the palate with sweet abandon.”

This recipe is gluten free, animal free, dairy free, oil free, nutrient dense, and plant strong.  (see previously posted Day 8 – Whole Foods Health Starts Here Class)

2 cups packed young Thai coconut meat*

1/2 cup young Thai coconut water (as needed)

2 tsp lemon juice
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How To Make Better Decisions: The 4R Cocktail

07/23/2012 Leave a comment

With the budding revolution of simplicity, minimalism, and the Paleo diet, even decisions can be broken down to just a few steps.  Here are the 4 ingredients that I like to shake, not stir, when I’m getting ready to take a big gulp: reading, research, reflection, and writing. Read more…

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