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juiceTo juice or not to juice? That’s my question.

Often we define ‘real food’ as something that grows from the ground, in its unprocessed state. We say ‘real food’ can be made in the average kitchen and is something your grandma would recognize as food. So…kale juice?

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radishesHow do you say “This is the best way to eat radishes” in Spanish?

“Camarones Ajo!” I proudly announced to my husband, as I shoved a bowl of shrimp and some grill tongs at him. This was my way of making a last minute dinner sound super fancy and well-planned. I mean, come on. If I can say it in spanish that proves I didn’t just haphazardly pull shrimp out of the freezer, right?

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strawberrybarsRaw Strawberry Oat Bars: Detox recipe 11 of 21

Ooh! Strawberries are in season and they’ve always been my favorite. What I really love is watching my son eat them because he pays no mind to the juice dripping down his face, he just loves ‘em. (Somehow he always seems to be wearing a white shirt too, but that’s ok.)

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Kids like real food too

I really wasn’t sure. It was always my guess that children come into the world programmed to enjoy real food. That they don’t need sugary puffs and processed, animal shaped cookies. Seems like it’s true. Now, I know this won’t last forever. There will come a day when Danny says, “Hey mom, I want Cocoa […]

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Summer Squashummus

About 3 years ago I tried an all raw food diet, earning me weird looks from co-workers and a completely tuned-up, revamped digestive system. I had lots of energy and thought it was super cool to sprout, chop and dehydrate living foods into delicious meals. (Feel free to go back and browse some of the […]

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Self sabotage via cocoa?

I been eatin’ a lot of Joe Joes. Know what those are? They’re the Trader Joe’s version of Oreos. Oh man. My husband started buying them…I started eating them…it’s totally a way I’ve been self medicating between the baby crying and not sleeping, etc. Nice health coach, right? Yeah, way to set an example, Michelle. […]

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Mango Green Smoothie: Detox recipe 18 of 21

Welcome to 21 Days of Detoxing! Whether you are one of our amazingly motivated participants or just interested in eating clean, whole, real food – boy do I have some recipes for you! From now ’til May 21st I’ll be featuring a delicious detox-friendly recipe each day. (And if you want to get in on […]

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