Cooking with Kids

Cooking with Kids – Banana Rolls!

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The Nutrition Link That Is Missing Helping children develop healthy eating habits early in life is a great way to ensure lifelong health. There is no better way to foster this (for you and your little ones) than to cook with your children. Learn from Alex McMahon, Nutritional Therapist and former preschool teacher. Try this fun cooking experience with your …

Stock your Pantry

Stock your Pantry and Refrigerator With these Goodies

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Nutritionist Brittany Sandoval and Mindfulness Expert Kat Lui have been partners in cleanse crime, creating programs that inspire, recipes that are delicious and simple, and tactics for transforming your mental/emotional habits from stress-producing to stress-releasing. To whet your appetite, here’s a list of commonly used items that we encourage you to use during our cleanses – a great way to …

Holistic Cleansing

Top 5 Benefits of Holistic Cleansing

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Feel good! Reboot and defrag your mind-body-spirit. Springtime is our favorite time of year to detox and give our bodies extra self-care and love. Embarking on a food-based cleanse is a wonderful way to support our body’s natural desire to cleanse from the heavier winter foods. Whether you’re interested in weight loss, gaining vitality, dealing with life changes or changing …

Eating while stressed

Eating while stressed may cause more problems than eating dairy or gluten

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Feeling confused with all the different diets and weight-loss programs out there? Do you have guilt and anxiety around food? It can feel complicated, but it doesn’t need to be. Eating food ought to be pleasurable, and delicious. Food gives you the energy and nourishment to live a fulfilling life. Dieting can be restrictive, leaving you feeling caged or limited. …

Sugar Cravings

Beat the Sugar Cravings

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What kind of sugar addict are you? Take the quiz. Refined sugar is one of the most addictive substances on earth – more so than cocaine. When you eat foods or drink things that contain sugar, dopamine is released into your brain, causing various degrees of euphoria. The more often you consume sugar, the more dopamine receptors start to down-regulate, …

Homemade Granola

Homemade Granola!

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Yummy & Easy to Make! 4 cups gluten-free oats 1 cup raw nuts 1 cup raw seeds 1 cup raisins 1 cup coconut flakes 3 tablespoons maple syrup 2 tablespoons coconut oil 1 teaspoon vanilla ½ teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon cinnamon (optional) Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Mix all ingredients, except coconut flakes, in a large bowl using your …

High blood pressure? Blame the sugar, not the salt!

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The bottom line – eat less processed foods. A new review of research studies suggests that a reduction in the consumption of added sugars and, in particular, processed foods, may translate into decreased rates of hypertension as well as decreased cardiometabolic disease. “It is a little bit frightening that we have been focusing on salt for so long,” Richard Krasuski, …

The Benefits of Plant-Based Eating

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Change your relationship with what you ingest Plant-Based Eating Is…whole-food plant based eating includes starch based foods and fruits, minimally processed, and either no meat, or small amounts of lean meats and fish. Plant-Based Eating is not…a diet of vegetables Many people have the idea that a plant-based diet limits them to a boring, bland diet only veggies – ‘I …

Babe's Life-Long Health

Tips for Mom for Babe’s Life-Long Health

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Here’s what Naturopathic Physical Dr. Laura Wollman has to say about giving your babe the best environment for life-long health • Limit exposure to environmental pollutants: get an air filter for your home if you live by a highway or place of high traffic. • Take a fish oil supplement, making sure to consume 4 grams of fish oil daily. • …

Sugar Craving

Sugar Craving Survival Kit

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  chocolate cravings 911 Not quite ready to go cold turkey? What to do when the mid-day sugar craving attacks. step 1: check yourself before you wreck yourself – stop. breathe. Ask yourself 2 questions: What am I feeling that may have triggered this craving (bored, sad, lonely, angry)? Is this what I really need? If not, what is it (hug, …

Real Food Nutrition: the Art of Un-Dieting

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What if you ate to feel good, not just taste good? This 4-class series is designed to open your minds to the world of plant-based nutrition (why it’s the easiest thing you can do for your health) and inspire you with quick and delicious ways to incorporate more colors and nutrients into your meals. Each class will provide sampling opportunities or take home …

Time for your Seasonal Mind Body Cleanse!

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14-day MIND BODY CLEANSE: Gentle, Sustainable, Transformative with Brittany Sandoval, Holistic Nutritionist and Kat Lui, Meditation Therapist CLEANSING THE BODY begins with clean nutrition. The first week tends to be the most challenging. We start by nurturing our bodies with only clean greens, veggies and fruits. This isn’t a fast, and it’s not a crash juicing course. It’s about eating …