Do This ONE Thing Better This Week…

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It can be overwhelming to make better choices toward a healthy lifestyle! Where do you start?  Food?  Cleaning products?  Personal care?  Exercise?  Meditation?  Chiropractic?  Essential Oils?   Ack! Many times, we can become FROZEN because we are too scared to act!   Our friend, Ashley Koff, RD of Ashley Koff Approved has a great Better Nutrition program geared to help YOU do … Read More

Three Little Known Benefits of Thai Soups

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Healthy Lifestyle, Product Reviews, Real Food, Recipes, Soups, Tips, Travel3 Comments

Unless you’re from Thailand, you’re probably unaware of the many benefits of Thai soups. In fact, I’m going to guess you can only name, at most, two Thai soups – tom yum (a hot and sour soup) and tom kha gai (a coconut chicken soup with galangal). Am I right? These are the only Thai soups I could name myself … Read More

Is Your Grass Fed Meat Really Grass Fed?

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Is your grass fed meat really grass fed?

  I get so so excited when I see more and more organic, non-gmo, grass fed and other ‘real food’ items in all types of grocery stores!  I love that what was once ‘weird’ and ‘alternative’ is becoming more mainstream, particularly when it comes to meat.   But I do keep wondering…is that grass fed meat really grass fed? I was recently talking … Read More

Cherry Crisp

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Cherry crisp -

Don’t cherries scream summer to you?  They certainly do for me!!  Cherries have to be one of my most favorite fruits and I can’t wait to share this cherry crisp recipe with you!  When my husband and I lived in the Seattle area during his Navy days, one thing I loved so much about summer was the road side cherry … Read More

Rise and SHINE: Baked Avocado Egg Cup Recipe (Paleo, Gluten Free)

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Gluten Free, Dairy Free Avocado Egg Cups - the perfect way to start your day! -

I love savory breakfast foods. Like really LOVE them. I love eggs. I love avocados. Can it get any better than this baked avocado breakfast? Starting your day with a breakfast high in fat and protein is the perfect way to give you sustained energy throughout the day. And this breakfast couldn’t be simpler. Baking the egg in the avocado … Read More

Golden Chai

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Golden Chai is a fantastic turmeric based chai that is incredibly nourishing and supports your healthy lifestyle!

Unless you have been living under a rock, you have probably read a bit about turmeric.  Turmeric, an ancient SUPER spice, has been used time and time again as both a food and a medicine.  Well known for both its strong anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects, turmeric’s remarkable health properties have people researching the best ways to consume it! If you … Read More

The Powerful Health Benefits of Curcumin

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curcumin benefits

The orange Asian herb turmeric has been traditionally used for centuries by Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine. Curcumin is the most powerful active anti-inflammatory compound within turmeric. Curcumin has been shown to be a powerful suppressor of chronic inflammation-mediated disease processes. Many Asian cultures use turmeric in nearly every meal. They rave of its anti-aging and medicinal benefits. Western medicine has … Read More

My Favorite Super Simple Salad

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My Favorite Super Simple Salad

This is going to sound like such a non-recipe, but we seriously eat this salad almost every night.  It is so simple, so crunchy and oh so delicious!  It is seriously a super simple salad.  My brother, Dr. Tommy John, DC, turned us on to this salad a few years ago.  He is passionate about all things healthy…real food, chiropractic … Read More

Learn to Ferment in 20 Minutes!

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Learn to Ferment in 20 Minutes

Recently, I recorded a video tutorial on how to ferment fruits and veggies with my friends Amanda and Michael Hinman, owners of Hinman Holistic Health Institute.   I love sharing the beauty of fermenting!! Amanda and Michael own a powerful institute, Hinman Holistic Health Institute, where they work with families to help guide them to learn skills to have consistent messages … Read More