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29 October 2014 ~ 2 Comments

Kombucha for Beginners

Simple Kombucha Instructions – makes about ½ gallon 1. Bring about 6 ½ cups pure water to boil 2. Pour into glass vessel and add ½ cup sugar (or you can do this in the pot). Stir to dissolve. 3. Put in 4 tea bags and let steep (if fruit flies are around, cover with […]

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31 March 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Why are we fat?

This post is dedicated to that amazing group from Unity of Muskegon who meet for Let’s Talk Wellness and are making positive changes toward better health every day. I am SO proud of you all! Last year as I ended our second year of monthly meetings at Unity on wellness, I asked what people wanted […]

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06 March 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Tips for Fabulous Ferments

This post is dedicated to my local fermenting buds – Fermenting the Lakeshore With the recent evidence from the Human Micobiome Project proving we are more bacterial than human, fermenting is coming back with a bang. When we home ferment, we add flavorful drinks and condiments to our meals and improve our digestion and subsequently […]

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17 February 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Does it bug you that you’re eating Roundup? It should.

I watched this video last week and felt so sad knowing many of my loved ones are seeking help for illness from the medical field while they’re eating foods that not only can’t sustain them, but are literally harming them. In this interview, the actual mechanisms of harm are identified. I just had to share. […]

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09 February 2014 ~ 4 Comments

My hometown is waking up…to the microbiome

This post is dedicated to the new fermenters along the lakeshore of beautiful West Michigan. Great job to the students from my White Lake Area Community Education classes, Nourishing the Lakeshore, Fermenting the Lakeshore held at Unity of Muskegon and health conscious shoppers at Sweetwater Local Organic Foods Market. What is the microbiome? Very simply, […]

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14 January 2014 ~ 1 Comment

Chemical Calories for Your Skin??

Did I get your attention? Good – because what you put on your body deserves as much attention as what you put in your mouth. The Food and Drug Administration monitors what we ingest through our mouth, but they haven’t yet accepted the fact that our skin soaks in chemicals and toxins, too. While we […]

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03 April 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Rethinking the Food Pyramid…

Did you know that after the USDA released the Food Pyramid in 1992 the rate of obesity skyrocketed? That’s what happens when you encourage people to consume 6-11 servings a day of grain products without mention of product quality. And yes, there was a major link to the grain lobby. At the same time, the […]

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