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Food First: Celebrating the Pineapple in July

Summer is a great time to have lots of fresh fruit, veggies and leafy greens on hand! One thing I hear often from people...

Food First: Eating Lighter with Simple Summer Meals

I love quick, simple and delicious meals in the spring and summer months! It's a great time to eat lighter and enjoy all the...

Food First: A go-to salad for greens, fiber

Spring has sprung and everything is coming up green! This is the perfect time to take a cue from Mother Nature and get more...

Food First | A Spring Cleansing for the Body

As spring arrives, I am always thinking about cleansing and preparing my body for the warmer upcoming months. It's like a spring cleaning for...

Food First: A Quick, go-to Bean Dish for Protein, Fiber

Are you looking for some new inspiration for dinner? This is a simple, quick, go-to recipe that works great as a main dish or...

Healthy Life Expo returns to Minneapolis this month

The largest health, wellness and fitness show in the Upper Midwest -- the Healthy Life Expo -- returns to the Minneapolis Convention Center this...

Food First: Show Yourself some Love with Healthy Snacks

Every year when February rolls around I think about Valentine's Day and I think about love. I send gratitude for all of the amazing...

Food First: Warm Soup to sustain You in 2017

The New Year is a great time to assess where you are at in your life and determine what seems to be working (or...

Food First: A Holiday Smoothie

The holiday season is here and with it comes a variety of food and drinks that may not be on your normal menu. If...

Food First: A Frittata to Relish All Day Long

I love breakfast foods and enjoy them at any time of the day! This frittata recipe works great as a breakfast, brunch or paired...

Food First: A Recipe to support your Fall Activity

The fall is always full of activities and so I look for recipes that are going to be easy to prepare, full of nutrients...

The Next Stage: The Holistic Approach to Transitioning

When your muscles feel sore, you have a banana. When you feel backed up, you consume chickweed. When you feel lost, you meditate. But...

Food First: Orange smooths out Everything

One of my favorite strategies for health and wellness is to "add in" nutrient dense foods in the form of a daily smoothie! I'm...

Food First: Vegetables Ripe for Skewering

What makes August great is the abundance of vegetables in the garden and still plenty of long summer days left to grill! Of course,...

Remember, It’s the Greening of your Body

AloHA! (This is translated as "breath of life!" in Hawaiian -- Alo = life and Ha = breath.) Beginning with that greeting for an...

Food First: A Healthy Pasta Dish for Summer

Want to go dairy-free, but still crave a creamy texture? Want to go gluten-free, but still crave pasta? I've got you covered with this...

Spirit Leaves: Holistic Heaven for the Newly Converted

Healthy eating is not a new concept: like any major religious movement, it has merely undergone a revival. Inspired by this month's subtitled reference...