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Creamy Cole Slaw

Posted by on 8:20 pm in 3- Nutritional Well Being, Gluten-Free, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Are you looking for a slightly sweet cole slaw that’s a great side to have with BBQ pork?  Then this is it!  I’ve made this cole slaw for many years and I always get complements.  I think it’s because I add in colorful veggies, so it’s pretty and it has just the right amount of sugar.  

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Adopt a Positive Mindset

Posted by on 10:58 am in 1- Emotional Well Being, Awareness / Mindfulness, Stress Management, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Adopt a Positive Mindset

It really is easier than you think to adopt a positive mindset.  When you make up your mind and choose to live a happier life, the words you say over and over to yourself begins the process.  Your thoughts and words are powerful and the tips below will help you overcome bad habits so you can create new ones. The average person has an estimated 70,000 thoughts per day!  Imagine how powerful those thoughts are and how they can steer your attitude and responses.  Wow!  Take just a moment to think about the thoughts that run through your mind...

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Teach Your Body to Crave Movement

Posted by on 8:18 pm in 4- Physical Well Being, Stress Management, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Teach Your Body to Crave Movement

When it comes to movement and exercise, you want to teach your body to crave movement so you can create a habit.  When you crave it, it’s no longer a chore and your body wants more.  After all, we are designed to move in all sorts of ways, so get exploring! Stress, hard work, sitting and/or studying for hours creates tension in the body, which can lead to chronic aches, tightness, constipation and fatigue.  Many people try to alleviate these symptoms with alcohol, caffeine, and sugar, which only serve to dampen their unease and...

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Gluten-Free Cornbread That Tastes Like the Real Thing

Posted by on 8:18 am in 3- Nutritional Well Being, Gluten-Free, Seasonal Recipes & Ideas, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Gluten-Free Cornbread That Tastes Like the Real Thing

This cornbread recipe is from Pamela’s Products website, although I tweaked it a bit by adding vinegar to the milk prior to adding the milk to the dry ingredients.  This is a another way to obtain a buttermilk-type taste that I prefer in my cornbread.  I also added an extra tablespoon of butter to the batter and a tablespoon of butter to the pan to melt in the oven just prior to baking. Gluten-Free Cornbread – Does it taste just as good? Yes!  This bread has a great taste and consistency and it doesn’t fall apart when you...

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Cleaning Up After the Holidays

Posted by on 10:58 pm in 2- Environmental Well Being, Stress Management, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Cleaning Up After the Holidays

It’s the end of the old year and the beginning of a new one.  It’s also time to start cleaning up after the Christmas madness.  Cleaning up after the holidays can be such a chore, so here are a few tips to get you organized, consider the environment and stay sane all at the same time.  It’s time to de-clutter, keep the things that make you smile, and do it all quickly. Hopefully you have already read my post, Top 10 Tips to Prepare for Christmas by going through the kids rooms, your closets and you’ve gotten rid of...

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Organizing Strategies

Posted by on 1:55 pm in 2- Environmental Well Being, ADHD, Awareness / Mindfulness, Stress Management, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Organizing Strategies

Everyone isn’t designed to be a “born organizer.” If you live in the Roanoke Valley, you can take advantage of a professional organizer who was born with intuitive organizing strategies.  You no longer have to allow clutter to take over your home….your focus….your energy….and your life. Do you find that concentration is more difficult in certain spaces?  If so, stand in the middle of a room and take a look around you.  Assess all the things that are laying around the floor, on horizontal surfaces, or...

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Products That Contain Gluten

Posted by on 10:51 pm in 3- Nutritional Well Being, Digestion & Gut Health, Gluten-Free, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Unusual gluten containing products to avoid Whether you’re experiencing gluten intolerance symptoms, celiac disease or you simply want to life a gluten-free lifestyle for optimism health reasons (per your doctor’s orders), these gluten containing products should be avoided.  You’ll notice at the end of the list, that food manufacturers use ingredients that are often “code words” for gluten.  This list is intended to help you sharpen your “radar” when shopping for healthy gluten-free alternative....

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Healthy Everything Muffins

Posted by on 8:19 pm in 3- Nutritional Well Being, Favorite Recipes, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Healthy Everything Muffins

I absolutely LOVE these healthy muffins!  They are great for using up some veggies in the fridge.  These muffins are so forgiving and allows you to put almost anything into them…well, within reason of course. I have made these a few different ways with great success, so now you can clean out the fridge and enjoy the warmth of muffins that offer lots of nutritive value . My next venture is to use gluten-free flour.  I’ll update this post when I do.

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ADHD Medications

Posted by on 9:54 pm in 1- Emotional Well Being, 2- Environmental Well Being, 3- Nutritional Well Being, 4- Physical Well Being, ADHD, Awareness / Mindfulness, Coaching, Stress Management, Uncategorized | 0 comments

ADHD Medications

ADHD medication tips Medications used to treat ADD have been around for many years.  But how do you know which medications work best for you or your child?  It’s good to have a lot of patience when working with ADD medications, especially if other medications are also involved.  Here are a few things I encourage you to consider before you begin a medication regimen. Obtain a proper assessment – Begin by talking to your primary care physician.  Make certain your doctor has expertise in ADD and if not, it’s okay to ask who the...

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10 Best Tips to Help You Prepare for Christmas

Posted by on 12:02 pm in 2- Environmental Well Being, Seasonal Recipes & Ideas, Stress Management, Uncategorized | 0 comments

10 Best Tips to Help You Prepare for Christmas

With the end of each year, I tell myself that I will prepare for Christmas better in the coming year.  I’ll have all my recipes collected months in advance, the shopping will be complete, and all hand made items…well…made.  So why do I fall short each year?  It’s mainly because I fail to schedule it all into my calendar.  So this year I’m making a new pact with myself–Im going to think way ahead, get my calendar out and start plugging in all the steps needed.  No more trying to find things at the last...

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