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A Cleansing & Beautifying Fall Salad

 While I like to enjoy slow cooked, grounding meals during the evening, I can’t seem to break the habit of having a big hearty salad for lunch. Therefore, I wanted to share with you my favorite fall / winter salad recipe using vegetables and fruits that are totally in their prime. 

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An Authentic Sicilian Experience On The Island That Has It All

The most notable for me were the summery weather (in October!!!), the charming old towns made up of a maze of little cobblestone streets, the delicious Sicilian food, and most of all the friendly local people with the biggest hearts. Visiting Sicily is like stepping back in time… slower pace of daily life, endless hospitality, traditional values and affordable to visit. 

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The Ultimate Weekend Guide To Portland

My husband and I just visited the vibrant city of Portland over the weekend and wow were we impressed with the plethora of independent shops, local fashion, cool restaurants and hip hotels. The West End was our main stomping ground with everything we needed right at our fingertips. 

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My Current Top 5 Food Products

Need food inspiration?! Check out my current favorite products that are totally kitchen staples at my house... 

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The Only Way To Eat Oatmeal

 Steel cut oats are less processed than rolled or quick oats, so they are a low glycemic whole grain, giving you a long and steady release of energy to power your morning.

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How You Can Use Food As Medicine

Did you know that every time you eat you have the opportunity to nourish your body from the inside out on a cellular level? The nutrients you absorb have therapeutic qualities, like natural medicine, to repair and rejuvenate your body for optimum functioning and vitality. With an organic plant-based diet, you are providing your body with all the raw materials it needs to stay healthy and balanced.

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The Snack That's Better Than Energy Bars

Ok, so I am totally addicted to this super healthy snack. Between meals, if I experience a little hunger, slump in energy, or need an extra boost for a heart pumping workout, I simply make the following: 

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Healthy Shopping Resources: My Top 5 in Marin County

When it comes to food, the level of quality and care in sourcing products is paramount. You will have heard me say over and over again about the healing powers of nutrient dense SOUL Foods: seasonal, organic, unprocessed and local.  

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San Francisco: A Modern + Wholesome Guide

San Francisco has a plethora of health gems spread out around the city. This special guide has been designed to share with you some of my personal favorites, new discoveries and older classics I simply couldn't leave off the list. ENJOY! 

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