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    How To Make a Super-Nutritious Smoothie

    With summer approaching, I thought it would be a good time to share some tips and tricks on making a nutritious smoothie.  Smoothies can be refreshing in hot weather, but more importantly, they nourish your body on a cellular level and can improve your health, your digestion and your immunity. Made properly, a smoothie can —Read More

    Seafood, Fennel and Lime Salad

    A friend made this salad a few weeks ago and I absolutely loved it! It's originally from Ottolenghi, The Cookbook, which is full of delicious recipes that are "Take Back Your HealthTM approved" or easily adaptable to be. When I find a recipe that is almost perfect for me, minus one or two minor ingredients, —Read More

    Banana Cashew Superfood Smoothie

    I absolutely love smoothies. I especially love smoothies that are supercharged with superfoods and leafy greens. I love them because they are fast, convenient for people on-the-go, extremely nutritious and they are tasty. Smoothies make really good vehicles for supplements and superfoods that are hard to take alone. Anytime a client of mine feels a —Read More

    Strawberry Avocado Smoothie

    Smoothies are one of my favorite meals because they are a delicious vehicle for getting superfoods into your diet, plus you can make so many yummy flavors. A Few Smoothie Tips: Anytime you have fruit that is about to go bad, stick it in a baggie in the freezer to make smoothies later. Add a —Read More

    How To Start a Gluten-Free Diet & Cookbook Winner

    Thank you so much for all the feedback on our first post on Gluten-Free living. A big congratulations to the winner of our cookbook giveaway, Olivia B! Please contact us with your mailing address to receive your prize. I love all the recipes in Against All Grain and hope Olivia does too! Starting A Gluten-Free —Read More

    Gluten-Free – Is it a Fad? Giveaway – Grain-Free Cookbook!

    There’s no quicker way to get an eye-roll from a waiter than to ask for a gluten-free menu these days. Is going gluten-free a fad or a dietary necessity? You can’t go anywhere these days without hearing about another celebrity-gone-Paleo or a new blog, cookbook or website devoted to a gluten-free lifestyle.  In fact, a —Read More

    Chicken Soup with Sage

    I try to roast a chicken every other week. It's delicious of course, but it also makes enough leftover chicken for chicken soup - several meals in one! (I love strategic cooking.) I hope you'll make this soup for yourself and your family - it's so much healthier than the canned soup! xoxo, robin Chicken —Read More

    Navigating the Farmer’s Market

    Navigating the Farmer’s Market By Cindy Santa Ana, CHC Most grocery store food is full of chemicals like BHT, BHA,TBHQ, HFCS, MSG, neurotoxins, pesticides, herbicides, fungicides and Genetically Modified Organisms. So how do we eat well and nourish our bodies with healthy food? Well, thankfully, it’s now Farmer’s Market season – my favorite time of —Read More

    Slow Cooker Berries and Cream Quinoa Porridge

    I wanted to create a really tasty breakfast that kids and adults would get into and one that didn't take a lot of time to prepare. It took a lot of experimenting, and what I ended up with was a very delicious breakfast that can be made on the weekend and reheated throughout the week. —Read More

    Maple Nut Fudge: Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Paleo and Vegan

      Made with coconut oil, raw honey or maple syrup, nut butter - it's dairy-free, gluten-free, paleo and much easier to make than the stuff with sugar and butter! I just taught this recipe at the recent Take Back Your HealthTM Nourishing Desserts cooking class. Everyone was amazed by how easy and quickly this fudge —Read More