Take Your Turn

I was talking to a new friend the other day about her life and goals — she said after getting married and having a baby and starting a business, the past four years have been a whirlwind (I know all of you mommas can relate), that sometimes she looks in...

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Come to Your Senses

Whoa, Thanksgiving is early this year!! And so begins the time of the year where nature indicates that we should draw inward and slow our roll for a while, but culture tends to dictate that we do just the opposite. We have made it a season of plenty –...

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Pumpkin Apple Soup

INGREDIENTS serves 4! 1 tbsp. coconut or avocado oil, or bacon fat (you could fry a few slices of bacon, use the fat, and crumble the bacon on the soup) 1 onion, diced 1 stalk of celery, diced 1 medium carrot, diced 1 apple, peeled, seeded, and chopped 1/2...

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Red Lentil Curry Soup

INGREDIENTS serves 6 1 cup red lentils 1 tsp. salt 5 cups water 1 15 oz. can diced tomatoes 2 tbsps. minced fresh ginger 1 tbsp. coconut oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 jalapeno pepper, minced 1 1/2 tbsp. curry powder 1/4 tsp. salt 1 tbsp. tamarind paste...

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What’s on the Menu? September 17

A real-time look at what we ate this week. The plan with some notes about diversions from it. Sunday Shrimp, Snow-Pea and Carrot Stir-fry with Cauliflower Rice Monday Left-over Slow Baked Ribs, Baked Beans, and Slaw Tuesday Roast Beef in Instant Pot (get...

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‘Tis the Season

Really!  I saw Christmas trees in Costco last weekend, right next to the Halloween costumes. And not naming any names, but I know some of my friends know how many days we have left ‘til Christmas! Ever notice that we are in a constant state of...

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What’s on the Menu? September 10

A real-time look at what we ate this week. The plan with some notes about diversions from it. Sunday Was visiting a friend out of town and she cooked for me -- what a treat!  Many times people feel intimidated cooking for me, but it always feels like so much love to...

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Take a Deep Breath

I thought I was going to write about #hurricanesnacks this morning, but I myself received a few different reminders on the importance of breath, so it seems like that is the topic that needs to be passed along. And probably, with so many people near me...

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Lazy, Weak, and Undisciplined — NOT!

I saw a friend with a familiar dilemma the other day…She has been trying to lose weight – eating “better”, exercising more, and has been able to stick with a “plan” with good success for a while…but then she inevitably gets “bored” or “stressed”, goes off...

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