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Risotto Kind of Afternoon

Anyone that knows me knows I’m a sucker for risotto.  Anytime I see this on a menu it is going to be ordered.  It’s comfort food, creamy goodness has to make it’s way to my belly.  Now most people are a bit overwhelmed by the thought of making risotto as it is a little labor of love, but the process is not difficult.  It just takes  some time and your attention.  This is not a dish you can walk away from.  One of the other things I love about risotto is it’s versatility.  You can literally use any ingredients you

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Do you Need a Digital Detox?

Recently I decided to do a quick digital detox over the weekend.  I realized I had NEVER done this before even though I talk about the importance of it all  the time.  I have been a little too attached to my phone over the past month or so, constantly checking and rechecking email, facebook, twitter etc etc etc for no reason whatsoever!  I realized I have no boundaries set around my digital usage so it was beginning to have more control over my time.  So what to do?  Try a few days off. According to this Huffington Post article, “New

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Nourished Self Series: Nutrition

Welcome to my Nourished Self Series!  Each week I’ll be sharing my tips to Nourish yourself in different areas of your life from Nutrition to Daily Rituals.  If you’re ready to change your life and your health click HERE to apply for my 3 month Nourished Self Program.

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Chicken Salad with a twist!

I love chicken salad, but unfortunately most of the restaurant or store bought versions contain mayo with not so healthy ingredients including soybean oil.  I know soy has been touted as a health food, but in this form it most certainly is no such thing!  Fat is a critical part of the diet, no matter what you’ve been told over the past 50 so odd years.  Choosing the right fats is important for the function of the body as fat affects all cells, tissues, organs, energy, brain power, and our immune system.  Fat soluble vitamins A, D, E, and K

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Serious Flavor Teriyaki Salmon Bowls

Don’t be fooled by the amazing facebook, pinterest, website posts you see out there!  Life is truly not that perfect!  I love coming up with new recipes and trying things out, but most nights it’s the same ol same ol.  I have a few go to recipes that I make most weeks and maybe just change up a bit to make it more interesting.  We do not eat restaurant inspired meals on a daily or sometimes even weekly basis.  Having said that, I do love an interesting meal from time to time and even though it always feels like it

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