Carrots at Face Value

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Carrots. Despite their bright orange color, crispy crunch, sweetness unleashed upon perfect cooking, some people hate them.  It seems strange to me (maybe some people were attacked by bunnies in their past lives?) but there are several online forums on the subject, an “I Hate Carrots” Facebook page, and several mediocre YouTube videos on the subject. Here’s one.  Here’s another …

Surprising Spring Greens

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STINGING NETTLES Stinging Nettles.  Those words make me sort of itchy.  Or maybe I’m just itching for warmer weather and I shouldn’t blame the nettle and it’s spring growing season for my problems.  As it turns out, Nettles are an amazing plant, good for you, and even delicious.  They have a long history as helpful plant, dating back to prehistoric …

3 Week Group Cleanse – Starting this Sunday | No pre-planning required

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This 3-week cleanse program is aimed at breaking harmful patterns and addictions around food, gently ridding the body of built-up toxins and giving your digestive system a much-needed break. And bonus? You'll increase your energy, lose weight and help your body start to crave nutritious foods. You'll also be able to compare notes and tips with a new supportive group …

Beautiful Berries, Beautiful Skin

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Seasons are nice because there is always something to look forward to. I’m tired of putting raisins in my yogurt. But, if this year is going to be anything like any of the other years I’ve experienced (and I suspect it will) I don’t suppose I have too much to worry about. Berry season will come. The pumpkins came, the …

Staying Cleansed

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This winter Dianne DelReyes, Nutrition Director and LAc, led a three week Detox Cleanse. Maybe you were there. (You brilliant, beautiful person you) Or maybe you were busy still catching up on the more-addictive-than-chocolate-covered-pretzel Twilight series. Or maybe you had your own detoxifying New Years resolution. But then, there was life. Busy, busy life. And then there was Valentine’s Day, …