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Why Does it Matter What Color the Dress Is from #whatcoloristhedress

Why Does It Matter What Color the Dress Is?

If you were on the internet at all Thursday, most likely you saw a story that drew fiery debate throughout social media about a dress. People could not figure out what color the dress was. Some people looked at the dress as saw white and gold, while others looked at the dress and saw blue […]

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Why Diet and Exercise are Not Enough from

Why Diet and Exercise Are Not Enough

So, you find that you aren’t feeling quite as good as you used to. You may have some minor nagging health issues. Perhaps you’ve gained some weight. And you find that you feel overwhelmed and burned out more often. So you make the choice to get healthy. When people make the decision to improve their […]

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Slow Cooker Red Beans and Rice from

Slow Cooker Red Beans and Rice

It’s almost Mardi Gras which makes me think of New Orleans, and the amazing food that you can find down Louisiana way. One great spicy recipe is red beans and rice, and this slow cooker version is really simple to make. Original versions of this call for Andouille sausage which can be challenging to find, […]

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Managing Stress in the Midst of Divorce from

Managing Stress in the Midst of Divorce

Divorce and separation is never easy. As a matter of fact it is downright painful, difficult and incredibly stressful. When you’ve shared your life with someone for years, to have that relationship come to an end can be more than a little unsettling. You must deal with the pain, anger, frustration, uncertainty and guilt. Divorce […]

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Vanilla Iced Coffee from

Vanilla Iced Coffee

I will be the first to say that I’m not a big coffee drinker. But I do enjoy an occasional cold coffee drink. Of course, I want to avoid the expensive drinks at the big coffee chains because, well frankly, I want to know exactly what is in my food and beverages. And I do […]

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Real Food for One from

Announcing Real Food for One

I am so excited to announce my latest offering…and this program is really a labor of love for me. Announcing Real Food for One! The way we eat is changing in the US as more and more people make the transition to eating a diet of made from whole, fresh foods.  We are doing more […]

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How to Cold Brew Coffee from

How to Cold Brew Coffee

Do you enjoy those fancy cold coffee drinks that you find at big chain coffee shops? The ones that taste really yummy, but cost like $5 a piece? I do! I love iced coffee and those “coffeechino” drinks. But I don’t like how much they cost and I really don’t like all of the hidden, […]

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Southwestern Crock Pot Chicken from

Southwestern Crock Pot Chicken

I am completely in love with my crock pot! I absolutely love being able to throw ingredients into in, turn it on, and go on with my day. No matter what I cook, it fills my house with the most wonderful scents. And the food is absolutely divine. Here is a little recipe that I […]

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Are You Chasing Happy?

Are You Chasing Happy?

If you’ve been paying attention over the past month, you will see that I’ve done a little website updating including a new logo and tagline. The tagline now reads “Real food. Real health. Real happy.” So while I’ve always shared great real food recipes and ways to keep yourself healthy naturally, I have just been […]

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