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If you are looking for a plant based protein boost, try adding lentils to your culinary cupboard.  Lentils (Lens culinaris) are in the legume family; have a lens shaped grain seed called pulse that grow in pods on annual bushy plants.  Dal is the term...

  Do you know of a person who is a healthy eater yet is unsatisfied and struggles with their weight? Being mindful refers to being present in “in the moment”. Multi-tasking is part of our daily lives. We commonly try to accomplish too much in hopes...

Flaxseeds, the next addition to your grocery list! That little golden or brown shell of a seed is holding a powerhouse of nutrition.  A health food that has been recognized for thousands of years and dates back to ancient Greece and Hippocrates who understood that...

This blue-green algae is a freshwater plant that is an exciting superfood that you will see in green superfood smoothies, energy bars, and supplements. Did you know that Spirulina’s common name is pond scum? Spirulina is grown around the world from Mexico to Africa to...

The Conflict of Self Criticism Self-criticism is a much too common conflict. At some point, each of us has had a little voice in the back of our head tell us we screwed up, tell us we’re lazy, tell us lies. Self-criticism and shame can lead to...

The Apple Adage We all know the old adage, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” in this second blog in the superfood series, we will talk about apples and why this saying is so true. Remember a superfood is defined as a nutrient-rich food...

The path leading back to YOU! With spring around the corner, now is the perfect time to focus on love (self-love that is!) and connection.  Perhaps the connection to ourselves is the most forgotten in our day to day lives. As moms, dads, employees, students, volunteers...

Chances are you’ve heard about essential oils before. Essential oils are a natural substance derived from plants and have been known for centuries for their various healing properties. Health Coach Connect President Stacy Musial is well versed on essential oils. Her passion for whole-person wellness led...

“Have you heard of that crazy wrap thing?” Yes. Yes I have. And no, no I will not give it a try! I refuse. I will say, I have gone through some not-so-holy eating spurts in my life, but I am pretty damn proud to say...

Finding Balance in the Midst of an illness Harmony, equilibrium, homeostasis - all have a common meaning of achieving balance, something we all strive daily to achieve. Balancing work, school, home, family, children, aging parents and pets can be very stressful as each hour of our...



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