Category: Daily Dash

Affirmative!

Affirmations only work when you use them, when you step into the belief. In order to do that, you must answer any negative thoughts that arise as you read each affirmation. Begin by writing each negative on a separate sheet, and then create a response that debunks its truthfulness. For instance, the affirmation you’ve written […]

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Tidbit Tuesday-Chia Seeds

Wow! These little, bitty seeds pack a wallop! 1oz. (1T + 1/2t) has 8.6g fat, 4.4g protein (high quality containing all essential amino acids except for taurine), 12g carbohydrate, 11g fiber; 1620mg Omega6, 4915mg Omega3, 18% DV of calcium and it’s also high in phosphorous, and manganese. Chia also contains zinc, potassium, copper, niacin, folic […]

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How the 10-Day Detox Changed My Life

I can say that it feels great to have energy, to sleep better and to be losing weight! It’s hard for me to even think back to how I felt before I did my first 10-Day Detox on January 5th, because I’ve stuck with the program and I feel so much better. I thought I […]

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Lessons from a Red Bird

A few months ago I found myself reacting from a place of pure emotion when a friend told me I’d hurt them deeply. I apologized and apologized and asked what I could do to repair things. What I didn’t do was take the time to reflect on the situation. So, why was I apologizing? Because […]

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Who Do Your Taste Buds Belong To?

First of all, sugar just won’t stay off my radar this year. No matter where I turn I see articles about it. I was contracted to teach two classes about it. I was asked to facilitate a 10-Day Sugar Detox group. Today I received an email with the heading, ‘The 7 Deadly Truths of Sugar’ […]

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Spring Means Cherries!

It looks like this year’s crop of cherries will come earlier, bringing us larger fruits and possibly prices. The Northwest was hit with cool, windy weather and crops are expected to be smaller, hence higher prices for their crops. Michigan & California cherries, on the other hand, had fabulous weather and it looks like a […]

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Kale, Collards & Scrambled Eggs

What leafy greens did you eat today? I am really lucky because my neighbor has a HUGE collard green patch and she gave me a bag of just-picked goodness so I added some of my curly kale fresh from my garden and cooked it up in a quarter cup of water. When it was tender […]

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Wednesday Word – Pizziatore

It’s a brand new word! Here’s the scoop: I had two portions of extra pizza sauce in my freezer, so I decided to make Chicken Pizziatore. One of my favorite dishes made by my mom was Chicken Cacciatore. It required several ingredients, chopped, sautéed, combined and cooked for hours. My version is crazy simple but […]

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Trivia Tuesday – Cabbage 1/24/12

The Lord’s Prayer is 66 words, the Gettysburg Address is 286 words, there are 1,322 words in the Declaration of Independence, but government regulations on the sale of cabbage total 26,911 words.1 Babe Ruth put a wet piece of cabbage under his cap to keep cool. He changed it every two innings. (Hmmm … anymore […]

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Mad About Monday – ChopChop Magazine 1/23/12

I am mad about ChopChop Magazine! Do you know about it? It’s a fun cooking magazine for families and it has recipes and instructions that include the kids of the family in the cooking process. There are definitions of terms and pictures and descriptions of kitchen tools used in the recipes. There are untold numbers […]

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