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STONE FRUIT SALAD!

STONE FRUIT SALAD!

STONE FRUIT SALAD Summer fruits are my favorite especially, stone fruits. My all-time favorite fruit is a peach. I eat at least 3 peaches every day during the peak season which is July and August!  Peaches are good for digestion, skin, eyes, and helpful for blood...

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SMOOTH MOVE

SMOOTH MOVE

Over ate a bit celebrating Memorial Day! Feeling sluggish and uncomfortable? Try this “Soothie” to help soothe the tummy and gut! Move things out that slow you down! Serves 2 to 3 -8 oz (1 cup)  servings INGREDIENTS 3 cups of coconut water ½ cup uncooked Bob's Red...

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MEMORIAL DAY CELEBRATION 2020

MEMORIAL DAY CELEBRATION 2020

MEMORIAL DAY! I  REMEMBERING THOSE WHO MADE THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE! EMBRACE THIS DAY, ONE ANOTHER, AND OUR FREEDOM! Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for everyone who has died serving in the American armed forces. Originally known as Decoration Day it originated in...

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FRENCH TOAST!

FRENCH TOAST!

NO GUILT FRENCH TOAST One of my very favorite breakfasts is French Toast with fresh fruit and pure maple syrup, I stopped having it, It was just too heavy and made my stomach hurt after I ate it. It was full of calories, fat, and sugar! Not such a healthy way to start...

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Heart Healthy Turkey Bolognese

Heart Healthy Turkey Bolognese

Serves 6 to 8 INGREDIENTS 1 large white onion, quartered 1 small carrot cut into four pieces 1 celery rib cut into four pieces 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1-1/2 pounds, ground turkey, dark meat 2 turkey sausages casings removed 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 cup low-fat...

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PEANUT BUTTER AND CHOCOLATE SHAKE!

PEANUT BUTTER AND CHOCOLATE SHAKE!

I decided long ago to make a life change when it came to refined sugar in my diet and have been creating recipes that are not only good for you but can curb your sweet tooth by replacing processed ingredients with heart-healthy choices to help fuel your body and...

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PASTA WITH FRESH TOMATO SAUCE

PASTA WITH FRESH TOMATO SAUCE

Fresh Tomato Sauce  INGREDIENTS 6 organic medium round tomatoes or 12 Roma Tomatoes cut into chunks 3 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 medium white or yellow onion, chopped small 6 scallions chopped into small pieces 3 garlic cloves peeled and chopped small 1/3...

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THAI COCONUT LIME CHICKEN SOUP!

THAI COCONUT LIME CHICKEN SOUP!

THAI COCONUT LIME CHICKEN SOUP! I love the full-bodied deep rich chicken flavor the bones from a roasted chicken gives a stock. You can use it for many dishes including gravies, braising liquid, risotto, quinoa, pasta and even to boil potatoes. Those beneficial...

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STRESS FREE THANKSGIVING!  PART 1 :)

STRESS FREE THANKSGIVING! PART 1 🙂

Helpful tips for planning your Thanksgiving Day Menu  EARLY HOLIDAY MENU AND PREPARATION  The one thing that I learned for sure over the years is that you can’t prepare the whole Thanksgiving meal the day of or the day before, way too much going on. You want to have...

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SECRETS TO A STRESS FREE THANKSGIVING!

SECRETS TO A STRESS FREE THANKSGIVING!

  The Thanksgiving Holiday season is the start of "Stress Season"! First of all its' not only about the preparation for THANKSGIVING DAY itself but the 3 days after! There are many things working here, getting the house ready, kids who are off from school,...

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Terra Cotta Pot Halloween Wreath

Terra Cotta Pot Halloween Wreath

One of my favorite things about this DIY is that you can custom design it for any season or holiday. that is  spooktacular!   Materials: (1) 18" inch  Grape Vine Wreath 1 roll of Burlap Ribbon  Hot glue Gun Wire Cutters 3-4 bags of Ashland Moss Roll  1  roll of Floral...

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JOIN ME FOR AN IMPORTANT CAUSE!

JOIN ME FOR AN IMPORTANT CAUSE!

  Please join me for and important event at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, October 12, 2019. Los Robles Health Care System will present the 23rd. Annual "Breast Cancer Awareness Seminar". I am proud and honored to be the keynote speaker. A morning of learning...

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NEW SEASON!

NEW SEASON!

I've missed being in contact with everyone. I wanted to bring you up to date with what is happening. Well, it certainly has been a very active August, I have been off the radar because of the many wonderful things that are happening to our family, the " CRISTINA...

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THANK YOU!

THANK YOU!

Thank you to the 10 winners of our GIVEAWAY to celebrate CRISTINA FERRARE, "FLOURISH, MIND, BODY, SOUL" that we launched last week on AMAZON! Thank you, and everyone who entered and to those who ordered on AMAZON!  

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