What is Prosciutto?

Charcuterie boards, that often include prosciutto, are definitely a lot of fun to design and I don't always wait for a special occasion to whip one of these up. I will often prepare a plate-for-one. :) But what is prosciutto? How do you eat it? How much is too much? In today's blog I share with you some helpful insights into prosciutto and some fantastic recipes on how to use this Italian ham.

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Are you Detoxing the Right Way?

Detoxification is a way to help keep our main organs of elimination running efficiently. I however advocate a gentle and ongoing lifestyle approach to detoxification, and one that is unique to your body’s specific needs. It is important to make sure that you’re cleansing correctly. Keep track of your results and ensure that any supplements you take are of the highest quality and appropriate for you. In this week's blog I discuss the different types of detoxes to kick-start a healthier lifestyle and help steer us away from chronic disease.

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All About Immune Health

The immune system is the body’s natural defense network. It is comprised of many organs, cells, and proteins that work together to protect against outside viruses, bacteria, and other unwanted invaders. When functioning correctly, the immune system identifies which cells are yours and which are foreign. It then organizes to kill any invaders that could cause the body harm. Your immune system does this complex work naturally, but, like anything, it requires a healthy environment in order to thrive. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help bolster your immune system.

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4 Types of Winter Kale Salads

If you are looking to use more superfoods during the winter season, then leafy greens like kale are a great choice. Kale grows well in the winter and is relatively easy to find at most grocery stores. It is a superfood filled with vitamins and minerals, and is great for many diets, from clean eating to Paleo or Keto. Here are four different types of kale salads to try out this winter.

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The Health Benefits of Quitting Sugar

You probably know all about the dangers of refined sugar. It rots your teeth, increases your risk of chronic disease, causes weight gain, and much more. But quitting refined sugar doesn’t just allow you to avoid these adverse effects, it also allows you to enjoy a range of benefits. Today's blog highlights five of the top benefits you can enjoy by quitting refined sugar.

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4 Types of Detox Water for Your Skin

Who doesn't want heathy, youthful skin. I'm in my 40s and yes, I want to live as healthily and as youthful as I can. If you want to detox your skin, it isn’t all about what you put on your skin, but what you put inside your skin. Water is one of the best things for your skin, especially when you add more nutrients to it. This is where infusing water with fruits, vegetables, and herbs comes in. In today's BLOG POST I share some amazing infused detox water combinations to help your skin glow!

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How to Improve Skin Health with Turmeric

As you might know, turmeric is one of the top herbs many use in everything from tea to cooking. Turmeric is well known for it's anti-inflammatory properties to help reduce pain and inflammation. But did you know that turmeric also has some healing benefits for your skin and natural beauty... even anti-aging!? Take a look at how you can improve your skin by using this fun herb.

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The Harmful Effects of Sugar: Why You Should Limit Your Sugar Intake

Sugar is one of the most harmful ingredients you can put in your body. But it’s something many of us eat far too much of. According to the latest stats from the American Journal Of Clinical Nutrition, the average American eats 76.7g of sugar every day – the equivalent of 19 teaspoons per day. Today I'm talking sugar, again :), and discussing five of the main reasons you should limit your consumption of sugar.

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Nourish from Within

Butternut squash is an excellent source of fiber. It includes vitamins A, C, E, and B vitamins along with minerals such as calcium, magnesium, and zinc. If you are looking for an anti-aging secret, you found one. Nourishing your body from the inside out will restore that beautiful GLOW.

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How to Use Blueberries for Winter Recipes

While you can get many berries year-round, especially if you live somewhere with a mild climate, blueberries are especially tasty in the winter. They allow you to get tons of…

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