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Chunky Veggie Soup

By staceyalehn | March 2, 2018

Now is that time of year on the east coast where we are pushing the seasonal limits by wearing flip-flops and sweatshirts! My New England peeps understand what I’m talking about. Basically, its cold in the morning and warms up midday and back to cold by dinner time. It’s no surprise that during the winter…

How to Sneak Healthy Foods into Your Holiday Dishes, Without Anyone Noticing

By staceyalehn | December 27, 2017

The holidays are here, and it is time to savor all the joy they bring — friends, family, meals together, giving & gratitude. Of course, along with them are hearty dishes and sweets that can certainly wreak havoc on our bodies. Casseroles laden with cream, sugary cakes and cookies, and other tempting empty calorie bombs…

How to Prevent Stress Eating During the Holidays

By staceyalehn | December 26, 2017

The holidays can be a great time of joy for many. But for others, they are filled with anxiety and stress. Sometimes, even for those that love the family get-togethers, the stress of holiday shopping, finances, and hosting relatives can tear them apart. When stress hits at this time of year, it’s easy to turn…

Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes!!!

By staceyalehn | November 24, 2017

Happy (post) Turkey day! Now that you have gobbled til you wobbled, what are you to do with those leftovers? I hate wasting food, especially after I have spent hours in the kitchen preparing it! I love these recipes because you can make them ahead, store in the fridge and grab & go, like the next…

Happy Fall {Hockey Season} and the best healthy foods for the season!

By staceyalehn | November 8, 2017

Happy Hockey Season! 🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🤣 Ya see most people see this time of year as when Autumn starts….but in this family its when the travel season begins! I am in no way complaining, I love watching my son on the ice. I enjoy watching him grow and develop his skills. What I most enjoy is watching…

Dry Skin. Joint Pain. Headaches…is it a food intolerance?

By staceyalehn | October 13, 2017

Dry Skin. Joint Pain. Headaches…is it a food intolerance? Food intolerances or “sensitivities” can affect you in so many ways. And they’re a lot more common than most people think. I’m not talking about anaphylaxis or immediate allergic reactions that involve an immune response. Those can be serious and life-threatening.  If you have any allergies,…

Gaining Weight and Not sure Why?

By staceyalehn | September 25, 2017

Haven’t Changed Anything in Your Diet But Gaining Weight? You are positive that you’re not eating more food or “junkier” food but you’re still gaining weight. Is this possible? Yes!  You are NOT crazy! And here’s why. We both know that the whole “calories in, calories out” argument is an overly simplistic view of weight.…

5 Reasons You Feel Bloated and How to Feel Better

By staceyalehn | September 22, 2017

Bloating is generally the result of not being able to properly digest foods.  These not-so-digested foods feel like they’re just sitting around causing discomfort and a general feeling of being stuffed and “gassy”. It can happen at any age but if it seems to be more frequent as you’re getting older it can very well…

Could I have gallstones or a clogged liver?

By staceyalehn | September 20, 2017

If you are over the age of 35 and have consumed the basic Standard American Diet (S.A.D.) then chances are very high that you have gall stones and a clogged/cluttered liver and a cleanse would help with any symptoms you may be dealing with. If you suffer any of the following symptoms, or similar conditions,…

Cilantro-Lime Dressing or Dip

By staceyalehn | September 11, 2017

Print Recipe Cilantro -Lime Dressing/Dip Perfect on salad or as a veggie dip! Course: Raw Cleanse Week 1 Serves: 1 Scale Update Ingredients 1 c Cilantro 1⁄2 Avocado ripened 2 tbsp Lime juiced 1-2 cloves Garlic minced 1⁄4 c Olive Oil 1.5 tsp Apple Cider Vinegar I prefer Bragg’s brand 1⁄8 tsp Salt Directions Puree…