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Fall Pomegranate -Spinach Salad 🍊🍃🍁


Sunday, October 18, 2020

It's fall but there's always room for a big, bold colorful salad! This gorgeous, delicious recipe has lots of color and lots of flavor. Pomegranate seeds and mint somehow create the perfect combination for a ...

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A Few of my Favorite Fall recipes 🍂🍁🍂


Friday, October 9, 2020

Fall is my favorite time of the year for many reasons. The weather is lovely for sleeping but also for  picnicking and the hearty comfort foods start appearing. Lastly, autumn marks the beginning of the ...

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Roasted Sweet-Salty Pumpkin Seeds


Sunday, September 27, 2020

Halloween is this week. I've painted a pumpkin and consulted my nieces and nephews on the correct way to carve one creatively. I'm not a pumpkin spice latte or pumpkin pie lover so all that ...

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NINE for 39 (quarantine lessons)


Friday, September 25, 2020

  Learning something new makes every day exciting Truly the best part of this year has been dedicating the time I've always to, to learning something new. Self-teaching is apart of my New Years' resolutions each year, ...

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5 actions to avoid in the morning 🚫🚫🚫


Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Avoid Social Stimulating Immediately looking at your phone/ turning on the tv. Your email, messages, news, and social media can wait until you set your mind straight. Avoid Dwelling on Yesterday Thinking about yesterday's issues - It's a ...

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Pickled Ginger-Carrots 🥕🥕🥕


Friday, September 4, 2020

Unbelievable FLAVOR. Minimal effort. I am always looking for interesting ways to replace high-calorie sauces and to add spice naturally. I decided to give pickling a try. Ginger is always on hand, I had a bunch ...

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Berta’s Protein Bites


Saturday, August 29, 2020

Quick and easy post or pre-workout snacks. I needed an easier way to get my protein in besides smoothies so I whipped up these delicious filling bites to grab and go. *Just one bite goes ...

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5 rituals to begin your day 🌅🌅🌅


Thursday, August 27, 2020

Give Thanks This one is easy, the moment you wake up - give thanks for another day. Even easier than that, thank yourself for having the courage to face another day. Have a Little Peace The best way ...

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Berta Baked Coconut Chips 🥥🥥🥥


Friday, August 21, 2020

  I bought a coconut and something amazing happened. I don't see coconuts on sale often, so when I do I make sure to grab at least one.  I had a forgotten coconut sitting on my counter ...

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Naturally Sweetened Kiwi-sicles 🥝🥝🥝


Friday, August 14, 2020

I like dessert after filling myself with fresh green things for dinner. After all these years I still crave sweets. On the occasion, I give in to a tbs of delicious but boring peanut butter ...

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Simply Roasted Tomato & Basil Pasta


Sunday, August 9, 2020

I wanted pasta. Light pasta, but pasta just the same. A sauceless meal with fresh veggies seemed like a great compromise for midsummer meal prep. I keep cherry tomatoes on hand and I'm always growing ...

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I am OK, but it’s ok to not be ok


Saturday, August 1, 2020

In these uncertain times, there has been an abundance of heartbreaking news, fear, and anxiety. For me, the hardest part of self-quarantine is the dissolution of choices. I have found ways to keep busy, and ...

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Mango-Jicama Summer Slaw


Thursday, July 30, 2020

Somehow, 2020 has become the summer of slaw for me. I have never been a fan of this drippy, seemingly pointless side. Coleslaw has always seemed like a BBQ afterthought, the side you skip over ...

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Pink Grapefruit-Feta Salad


Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Looking to spruce up lunch or dinner with an interestingly flavorful salad? Try this delicious grapefruit featured creation. I'm a huge fan of grapefruits, I like the bold citrus flavor and the tartness. I also ...

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Keep what you have CONTROL of


Sunday, July 26, 2020

I admit I feel most unsafe when I feel like I don't have control. Maybe that makes me a control freak but I have built my life around creating a safe environment for myself. I ...

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