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cabbage

TAKE BACK MY POWER Month Day 26: SHOP LOCAL. It’s Small Business Saturday so I did my part by going to the local farmer’s market. I picked up some organic chicken thighs, farm fresh eggs, some gorgeous organic kale, and this and another beautiful head of organic cabbage. I came across an easy recipe for

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Take Back My Power Day 25: Me Time

TAKE BACK MY POWER Month Day 25: ME TIME. The wildlings are with their father at my house and I am staying at my Mom’s for the weekend (my choice, it’s best for the kids). I am child-free, cost-free, guilt-free, work-free until Monday morning and am free to do WHATEVER I WANT. It’s a strange

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Take Back My Power Day 24: Gratitude

TAKE BACK MY POWER Month Day 24: GRATITUDE. It’s Thanksgiving and I have a tremendous amount to be grateful for. I live a beautiful life that I have worked hard to build. I have a loving and supportive “village” both near and far. I have healthy and happy children who are surrounded by love, comfort,

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green juice

Every healthy kitchen needs a quality juicer and a great go-to green juice recipe. This Celery Pear Cucumber Green Juice recipe is from rebootwithjoe.com. It is a quick, easy, delicious green juice packed with vital nutrients to support good health. The cucumber and the pear add the perfect amount of sweetness and juice to mute

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Take Back My Power Day 23: DETOX

It’s Detox Day! After the on-the-road food fest of last weekend and the upcoming food and drink fest of this weekend, my body needs a huge reset button. I like to do a detox day every now and then vs a week-long cleanse. It suits me better. Today’s detox entails: Berry smoothie for breakfast, 1

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Relaxing Detox Bath

My latest obsession is detox baths. In all honesty, with the craziness in my life, I hadn’t taken a bath in years – yes, YEARS – until recently. I saw a “recipe” for a detox bath from David Wolfe in a Facebook post and started doing it. Dim bathroom, white noise (OK so my dim

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Ultimate yozenity Smoothie

I took the Banana Berry Smoothie recipe and kicked it up a nutritional powerhouse notch. I am completely in love with this smoothie recipe and feel that it packs a great punch. It’s my go-to breakfast these days and plan to continue to evolve it to increase health benefits. Of course I go organic, especially

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Fresh Green Detox Salad

This recipe goes along with the 2014 Hungry For Change 3 day detox and is a huge favorite. The avocado in this detox salad brings a richness that is needed and makes the salad a completely filling meal. The crunch of the greens and the brightness of the super simple dressing make this a detox

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Take Back My Power Day 22: Meditation

TAKE BACK MY POWER Month Day 22: MEDITATION. After coming back from a very lovely trip, this morning felt like a hard shove into reality. Work, house stuff, and organizing after being away had my head in a tizzy before my coffee even kicked in this morning. Before kids I had a great meditation practice.