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Healthier Pumpkin Tarts (Vegan, Paleo)

Prep Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Servings: 8 Author: Detoxinista.com Quick and easy mini pumpkin pies, with no need for an oven! Ingredients For the crust: 1 cup walnuts 1/4 cup shredded…

Simple Exercises to Strengthen your Core (and avoid Back Pain)

Do the ones you can, 3 times a week.  Keep track and keep progressing! Warm up Low back with Pelvic Tilts Lie on your back with your knees bent.  Press your low back into the floor and tilt your pelvis forward.  Squeeze everything…
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Don't Hurt Your Back Raking Leaves this Fall

Last Fall I pulled by back right before we were about to host our monthly social group party. I was in a rush to get things done, lifting heavy objects, not using good form and then went to sweep my steps and "OWWWW".   I threw the broom down…

Making Healthier Choices when you don’t have time to cook

In my ideal world I have all day Sunday to cook and prepare meals for the week.   Every day I would have whole food lunches that I could just grab and go. For dinner there would be easy delicious, ready to go meals that would take minutes…

My Experiment with Ketosis - Part 1

Just coming off my experiment with reducing foods that might cause me inflammation and gaining a few pounds on vacation, I set out to try something I have been hearing about since I took my course in Integrative Nutrition – Ketosis.  Your…