Essential oils to the rescue (and defense!)

Essential oils to the rescue (and defense!)

Essential oils have always tickled a fancy of mine… Much like many alternative treatment methods with which I have tinkered and toyed, essential oils were once a fleeting inspiration. During pregnancy, labor was gently encouraged...

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Lessons in Italian by Laurel Attansio

Lessons in Italian by Laurel Attansio

I have never been that tourist stuffing my suitcase full of memorabilia and souvenirs while traveling. I often forgo the trinkets in lieu of life long lessons, which weigh much less but impact my life...

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Late Summer (slash Early Fall) Hurrah! Menu

Late Summer (slash Early Fall) Hurrah! Menu

Fresh fruits and veggies abound! For a bit longer anyway. This time of year with an Indian summer probably in full swing in your neck of the woods, you can pretty much eat anything from...

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Fall Retreat: Your Autumnal Guide to Yoga Escape

Fall Retreat: Your Autumnal Guide to Yoga Escape

Many people think that retreats are only a seasonal summer/winter activity. The serious retreaters out there know better. Sometimes the best retreats of ALL are happening in what many consider to be “off” season. Sure, in...

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Power Green Edamame Salad By Jenn Pike

Power Green Edamame Salad By Jenn Pike

Power Green Edamame Salad (serves 2-4) a small bin of mixed organic greens (or baby kale, spinach, organic romaine, whatever greens you have on hand) half cup of edamame (steamed) ½ yellow bell pepper ½...

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Creamy Cashew Carrot Soup by Jenn Pike

Creamy Cashew Carrot Soup by Jenn Pike

This week on ‪#‎SimplicityTV we are back in the kitchen, and we are cooking up a batch of Creamy Carrot Cashew Soup. Cashew Carrot Soup 1 lb carrots 
1 large sweet onion, diced 2 cloves...

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Turmeric Smoothie For Inner Cleansing

Turmeric Smoothie For Inner Cleansing

This deep yellow smoothie is not only gorgeous to look at, but it is uplifting as well. It warms up every cell of the body – from the first sip, you will feel your circulation...

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Homemade Power Bars To Power Your Week

Homemade Power Bars To Power Your Week

We won’t speak for you, but life here is sure busy. And when you’re trying to wrangle your three year old, quiet your dog and find your husband, it’s easy to push nutrition to the...

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FlaxBerry Birchermüesli Chia Bowl (aka: Refrigerator Oatmeal Chia Pudding)

FlaxBerry Birchermüesli Chia Bowl (aka: Refrigerator Oatmeal Chia Pudding)

If you are like me, you can get taken hold of by a sugar craving “like nobody’s business,” as we say here in the South. In search of whole and healthy food replacements for the...

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