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Flu-Fighter Green Smoothie

When you need to down a concoction of immune-boosting, throat-soothing, raw, and citrus ingredients, this is the smoothie for you.

This winter has seemed to be especially bad for colds. In fact, I’ve read about the flu hitting us hard this season, particularly over the holidays when, at least for me, it seemed like everyone was coming down with something. Continue reading “Flu-Fighter Green Smoothie”

Forget the Juice Cleanse; Try a Digital Detox

Lots of people have New Year’s resolutions related to food detoxes, but it may be worth considering a time-out from technology, as well.

Ok, so maybe you’ve done the lemon-ginger-cayenne pepper cleanse, the green juice diet, the raw food routine, and any other depriving detoxes at the beginning of the year. But in our ever-present tech society, doing a digital detox might be the much-needed break we need. Continue reading “Forget the Juice Cleanse; Try a Digital Detox”

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Naturally Sweetened Nutty Granola

I eat oatmeal almost every morning, but i’ve been craving oats in another form lately: granola. It’s so easy to make, I don’t know why I don’t more often!

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Two years sugar-free! Start a 30-day challenge

This January marks two years I’ve been refined sugar-free, so I’m challenging you to do something for 30 days.

In December 2014, I was at my heaviest and after overindulging throughout the holiday that year (also happened to be my champagne birthday!) I needed a health re-start. I decided to give up sugar for one month – January 2015 – to jumpstart a healthier year (also the year I got married). Continue reading “Two years sugar-free! Start a 30-day challenge”

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2017 Goals and What I Read This Year

It’s that time of year again – a time of reflection, goal-setting, and signing up for a gym membership to commit to… hopefully for longer than the month of January.

One of my 2017 goals is to read more books. I have a list of almost 100 books in the Notes app on my iPhone, and I seem to be adding to it far more quickly than I check titles off! Continue reading “2017 Goals and What I Read This Year”

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Charleston Travel Guide: What to see and eat in the Low Country

Canada and cold are practically synonymous, so A and I escaped the sub-zero temperatures for five days earlier this month to the beautiful city of Charleston, South Carolina. Bye, snow boots; hello, sunglasses!

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