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A weekly shebang of non-sucky health & happiness tricks…plus some kale jokes.

Meet & Greet: Maple Syrup

Pop quiz #1: when you think about maple syrup, what comes to mind? [now is when you let something come to your mind] Got it? If you thought: lumberjacks, Vermont, maple leaves, thick trees and Canada, then phewf…we’re on the same page. If you thought: Aunt Jemima…well, umm, no. Maple syrup is my baking sweetener […]

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Vegan Sweet Potato Pancakes for a Happy Hanukkah! [VIDEO]

Happy Hanukkah! This year I’m gifting you with a healthier version of the beloved Hanukkah dish – with this gluten-free, vegan sweet potato pancake recipe! My totally non-Jewish friend Amy, over at From the Ground Up Wellness, provided me with this delightful, healthy, easy, delicious…much BETTER way to enjoy the famous Festival of Lights tradition than with […]

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Healthy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies for #NationalCookieDay

I really don’t know who comes up with all of these “national [insert naughty food or random feeling] days.” Maybe it’s the same person who comes up with nail polish color names? (“Don’t pretzel my buttons?” “Iris I was thinner?” “I’m not really a waitress?” Seriously, nail polish naming people…) But, whoever comes up with […]

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Eat Clean Live Well, Baby – The Terry Walters Trilogy

Who doesn’t love a trilogy? Toy Story, Mission Impossible, The Hangover, Twilight? (Oh, Twilight‘s not a trilogy? I guess I just gave up at #3.) Trilogies prove that a story line has real leverage – real staying-power, a real ability to keep people coming back, wanting more..and more…and even more. Not all movies can make trilogies, […]

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PumpCAN Party Recipes!

It’s my PumpCAN Party and I can cry if I want to, cry if I want to, cry if I want to… ‘Cause it’s over! The PumpCAN Party is completely over. Time clean up streamers, recycle the cans of pumpkin and get that adorable “All about the Can” theme song out of my head. (No […]

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