Category Archives: Sugar-Free

Fermentation & Gut Bugs

“Scientists and doctors today are mystified by the proliferation of new viruses–not only the deadly AIDS virus but the whole gamut of human viruses that seem to be associated with everything from chronic fatigue to cancer and arthritis. They are … Continue reading

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Curried Leek & Butternut Squash Soup

I finally got to experiment in the kitchen again, and this was one of my successes this last week! We had a wonderful dinner with some friends a couple weeks ago, and this recipe is a take on a soup … Continue reading

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20 Reasons Why Sugar Ruins Your Health

1. Sugar can suppress the immune system. 2. Sugar interferes with absorption of calcium and magnesium. 3. Sugar can weaken eyesight.   4. Sugar can cause hypoglycemia.   5. Sugar can cause a rapid rise of adrenaline levels in children.     6. Sugar … Continue reading

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Sugar – Cravings and Addiction

I apologize in advance for the long post. I could’ve gone on and on. Maybe next time I’ll break it up into two posts. Hope you get some ideas! I don’t know about you, but I am addicted to sugar. … Continue reading

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What are Food Intolerances/Sensitivities?

Do You Struggle With:          respiratory problems – congestion, allergies, sinusitis, asthma, sore throat, persistent cough sleep problems & energy issues – low energy, fatigue, insomnia, restlessness, fatigue after eating weight problems – inability to lose fat and weight, unexplained weight … Continue reading

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Tuscan Chicken Salad

I live in a very rural area of California – up in the mountains. While I love living in the middle of nowhere, and having very few neighbors, the options for dining out in the area are minimal. Especially when … Continue reading

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Eye Opener – make mine with parsley please!

Did you think I was talking about coffee? Well you’re right on one level. This tale does begin with my long-standing love affair with coffee. I remember so vividly when it started. I was 20 years old, living high in … Continue reading

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