Jan

29

Surprise! It’s GMO

This was just originally going to be an Eat This, Not That! GMO short-list for my family and I, but then I thought, why not share it with you all? For the complete list, please check out this incredible, original blog post, courtesy of Eat, Local, Grown, which lists the company, their products, and how […]

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May

12

The WFL Step 8: Focus on Your Strengths

The takeaway: Use your strengths to guide you through change, relieving obstacles and becoming your own best friend in your quest for better health and a more joyful life! Actions: Make a list of all the things you are good at. It can have any focus – things you like about your body, a gratitude list of […]

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Feb

27

Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

There is nothing so gratifying and uplifting as being shown that you are loved. For both of my grandmothers, providing a meal was their way of showing how much they cared about us. This tradition of showing love through cooking has passed down to me. When I cook for you, I want to feed you, […]

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Feb

18

Whole Foods Ladder: Step 0!

Last week, I introduced the Whole Foods Ladder and asked you to simply think about the fact that you deserve to feel amazing, inside and out, and to envision a state of being where you are not only healthy, but happy and content with your lifestyle. I also emphasized that this is not a radical […]

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Nov

18

Breaking Open

Sometimes I can’t learn from my mistakes right away. Often when it comes to food & emotional eating, not to mention healing and finally weight loss, I have to make several mistakes before it really sinks in. I used to get really upset with myself about this, “Ugh! Didn’t this happen the last time? Why […]

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Oct

28

13 Reminders for When You Are In Doubt

1. Do what you love first. Don’t listen to what anyone else says about it – find what makes you come alive and celebrate it. Maybe there are a thousand other things you “should” be focusing on, but if you don’t have something you love to do, where is your joy in life? 2. Make […]

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Oct

16

When Life Gives You Reduced Fat Coconut…

When life hands you reduced-fat coconut,  first allow yourself a moment of what the WHAT?! Just like low-fat dairy, bake sales for diabetes (true story, my brother witnessed one), and bagel heads, [warning: there are pictures of people post-surgery, not pictures of bagels!] it’s ok to take a moment and express utter perplexion at WHY […]

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Aug

28

Green Tip #12: Repurpose Your Pantry

Green tip? Life tip? One and the same? Isn’t that the whole point Kate??? So this tip has no stats about how much money or energy you will save, but I’ll leave  that to the magazines and books and smart people. I can tell you that the lack of clutter in my life is real, […]

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Aug

27

14 Reminders for When You Are Overwhelmed

Part of the Food for Thought series: I wrote this to myself a week or two ago during some sleepless, technically-over-my-head filled nights. I frantically was searching for it yesterday to type up, and I started to criticize myself for not having my documents in better order and the need to get a better, more […]

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Aug

16

More mistakes, lessons from caffeinated fudge, and improvements on the way!

I’m so sorry about the past few days. If you visited this past week and it looked like the blog disappeared – I apologize profoundly. I took the plunge, tried to do some self-hosted technical business, and managed to create a few roadblocks for myself. I slogged through it, stuck it out, and it wasn’t […]

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