The 5 gifts I am giving this year

Hello Gorgeous, The winter holidays are here: Solstice, Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, New Year’s. If you haven’t finished your gift shopping yet and are looking around for new and novel and inexpensive gifts to help your loved ones get healthy, I’ve got a few suggestions. These are the five gifts I am giving everyone in my life, both the nice and

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The Power of an Alkaline Breakfast

Secrets of an Alkaline Breakfast If you’re interested in healthy eating—and certainly if you’ve done a cleanse or other program with me—you know a bit about being alkaline. Think back to your high school or undergrad chemistry class. Do you remember those litmus papers? The ones we licked or spit on or (yuck!) dipped in our urine to find out

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Pumpkin Pie Spice Blend!

To celebrate both my new site—and autumn—I want to share a recipe from my autumnal cookbook, The Pumpkin Pie Spice Cookbook (Sterling Publishing). Before I share, however, I want to talk just a bit about pumpkin pie spice. Who out there knows what this stuff is? If you’re not quite sure, it’s a somewhat arbitrary blend of warming spices (one

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The Cure for “I Don’t Wanna”

Do you have ever go through periods where you just don’t want to? *You don’t want to try anything new *You don’t want to cook for yourself *You don’t want to eat healthy *You don’t want to exercise *You don’t want to limit your nightly wine *You don’t want to give up that third daily latte *You don’t want to

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Bring Your Lunch, Change Your Life: 5 secrets to becoming a “lunch-bringer”

If you’re looking for surefire action you can take to lose weight, heal a health condition, maintain weight loss, improve your looks and boost energy, I’ve got an easy piece of advice. Pack a lunch. That’s it: Pack a lunch If you’re like most people, you probably purchase your lunch from a lunchcart, deli, local restaurant or nearby fastfood joint.

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12 Proven Secrets To The Best Picnic Ever

Hello Gorgeous! Summer will soon be ending and my question to you is: Have you had a picnic yet? Not a “grab some fast food and sit outside” meal, but a real-life, bona fide picnic. Taken from the 17th Century French word picque-nique, meaning “a social gathering involving shared food”, the modern word picnic means an “outing that involves taking

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