5 Ways to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

I’m a health coach and yet the truth is the holidays still have the power to rattle the cage of my healthy routines. Between Thanksgiving and New Years there’s a lot to celebrate which is lovely, yet potentially exhausting and stressful…
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Why Your Last Diet Failed & How to Break the Cycle

If you’re a woman living in the US more than likely you’ve tried dieting. It’s a national pastime and nearly impossible to avoid with the mass media adverts all preying on the pervasive female desire to feel sexy, slender, and strong. This…
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Strive to Thrive

People say that if they received the diagnosis of cancer they wouldn't go down without a fight. This begs the question that if you’ll fight to survive, why not fight to thrive? Why do we give up on our true dreams so easily and fall softly…
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Quinoa Breakfast Porridge

Enjoy this Quinoa Porridge on a cold fall or winter morning to nourish your body and get your taste buds popping. With warming spices such as ginger and cinnamon this is a great breakfast option on cool mornings and during the wintertime.…
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Green Juice

Of all the kitchen appliances I love, and I'm passionate about quite a few, a juicer is one that I've always lusted after though never had a chance to try out. Until now. In this post I'm sharing "The Healthiest Drink on Earth" one of the…
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Summertime Spring Rolls

This is hands down my favorite quick summer meal. Crunchy, light and satisfying with a flavorful dipping sauce, yum! I’ve included the recipes for two dipping sauces (both adapted from Eat, Taste, Heal) -your pick or try both! ...the Almond…
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Tzatziki Sauce

I touched down in Melbourne just at the mid-point of Winter. Though perhaps not the best made plan weather-wise, I've actually been pleasantly surprised. Melbournians are, needless to say, rather ready for longer stretches of warmer, sunnier…
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Your Ayurvedic Pantry

“Let food be your medicine andmedicine be your food” Hippocrates Recently, I journeyed to India to study Ayurveda and learn the ancient principles and practices from my wise teacher, Dr. Sundar Raman. Now, I pass this information…
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Discovering Ayurveda in India

My plane touched down in India early in the morning after 3 flights and 22 hours of travel. I was greeted by a driver holding a sign with my name on it. We quickly embarked on a 2 hour drive from Coimbatore airport to the town of Coonoor located…