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Slow Cooker Summer Meals: Pork Chops with Peach and Arugula

Why put away the slow cooker, just because the weather’s warming up? I still have to work, which means I still need that help in the kitchen on my busiest days. Besides, the peaches are ripening on our tree, and the farmer’s market is already rich with both white and yellow peaches. What better time to set the…

5 Steps for a Successful Home Birth

Birth is like an earthquake – we don’t know when it will hit or exactly how it will be, but we do know for sure that it will be intense, that it will forever alter our landscape in some way, and that it will surely shake things up. Everything I’ve learned about birth from a…

After Birth Basics – Introduction to Post-Partum Health

Society loves pregnant women! The bigger the belly, the more admiring looks and unwanted gropes pregnant women receive. By the end of your third trimester, you feel lush, full, and like the center of the universe – if not also like a planet with moons in your orbit. Then – baby comes! You’ve just provided…

Real Fit Spotlight: Zoe Meininger

Acupuncturist, Mom and former pro-snowboarder Zoe Meininger shares some of her insights with Real Fit Mama this week. Read on to find out her best kept secrets for getting back to the gym after having her daughter 2 years ago and how motherhood has changed her body for the better. RFM: What do you do for…

All Natural Homemade Candy Canes

In honor of the holiday spirit and giving our kids something fun AND healthy, I offer you these All Natural Homemade Candy Canes.  You will love the delicious combination of healthy clean flavors and familiar holiday taste in this healthy rendition of a classic holiday treat. First, a little dose of personal background.  If you’re…

Jump Start Your Day – 6 Jumps to Get You High

Have you heard about how beneficial jumping is for your lymphatic system? Just 10 mintues of jumping (on a trampoline or on the ground) can boost your immunity and assist your body in fluid metabolism, detoxification, and optimal health. Plus, how awesome-ly kid-like do you feel when jumping?  I can’t help but giggle and laugh when…

10 Keys to Optimal Health for the Urban Warrior

Ideal health comes to all of us through a process. We eliminate certain things, we add or try new things, and this process of expanding and refining keeps us vibrant over time. Cyclical in nature, the health journey is deeply personal for each of us, yet in that individual and unique process we find connection…

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