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Nana’s Island Coconut Milk

Z Baby’s Nana divides her time between two heavenly and tropical Caribbean islands.  Hers is a lush world of warm beaches with crystal clear waters and lots of coconuts.  Nana shared a few of her island recipes with me this week.  You can actually go and stay with Z’s Nana down in Dominica, where she…

DIY Peppermint Muscle Balm

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Beat the Blues: 10 Tips for Getting Out of A Slump

It happens to all of us at times – we’re cruising along, being brilliant and experiencing joy, and all of a sudden something changes how we feel. Whether it is something small or large, inside of us our in the outer world, our mood can shift to the blues at the blink of an eye, and…

Slow Cooker Summer Meals: Scallops with Plums, Kale & Bacon

After barely visiting the shore for over a year (and we live less than a mile from it), I am quickly becoming obsessed with the sea this summer. Between dawn wake-ups to catch some waves before work and shopping trips spent drooling over fresh seafood at the local market, my body is craving the ocean’s bounty….

Feed Your Genes – Not your Jeans

In her book Deep Nutrition, Dr. Cate Shanahan, now the nutritionist for the LA Lakers, tells us how to feed our genes (not our jeans) by mapping out the parameters of epigenetics.  Epigenetics is the study of how our genes perform.  We have our DNA, and then we have both optimal and poor performance of our…

Homemade Almond Milk

If you haven’t had it yet, I promise you that when you try your own homemade almond milk, you will never want to go back to the boxed cartons you buy at the grocery store.  Easy to make and deliciously good for you, almond milk is rich in magnesium, iron, calcium, potassium, healthy fats, and…

Yoga for Busy People: 5 Poses to Help You Work

Spring into health with a new fitness plan! REAL FIT at EVERY AGE Save 30% on the cover price. Offer ends May1st. Use code SPRING30 at checkout. Are you too busy to slow down for yoga? Real Fit Mama’s got 5 poses to help ease your shoulders and back, so you can keep being busy…

Quick Summer Harvest Soup

I love making quick soups and having them for lunch in the middle of a work day. They’re a great way to fill up on nutrients without feeling heavy or weighed down. While some soups offer up scrumptuous flavors that are cultivated slowly, it’s just as possible to make a tasty soup that’s quick and easy.This recipe…

Invigorating Salt Scrub for Muscle Pain Relief

This invigorating salt scrub for muscle relief is a great detoxifier and muscle soother.  The minerals in sea salt are easily absorbed through the skin, and the warming effect of the cinnamon helps with blood circulation through the tissues.  Eucalyptus is detoxifying, invigorating and anti-microbial as well.  Lavender is soothes mind, body and spirit while…

Arugula Salad with Apple & Rosemary Crumble

Often on summer evenings our family enjoys hearty salads alongside our dinners.  This arugula salad with apple and rosemary crumble is a favorite for when I’m craving a little added crunch in the mix. Ingredients: 4 oz. fresh arugula 2 slices sourdough bread crumbs (1 1/2 cups) {paleo option: chopped, soaked walnuts} 2 sprigs fresh…

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