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Carrot Cashew Pate

Enjoy this paté in wraps with shredded vegetables, put a scoop on salads, or serve as a dip with your favorite crudités. I recommend it because it is rich with anti-oxidants that will brighten your skin, contribute to your over-all well being, encourage a quick metabolism, and aid weight loss.  It’s also super tasty!  How […]

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Portabella Pizza!

I recently came upon this recipe and wow, is it a taste explosion!  Even better, it’s vegan, gluten free, and totally worthy of a the stamp of nutritional excellence!  When I made it, I served it to my family and even they loved it (and sometimes my kids are like anyone else’s: stubborn)! I suggest […]

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: How to Sight & Stop It

Sometimes, as women, when something doesn’t feel right we tend to just power through. And hey, I’m all about strength, but so often in the midst of powering through, we’re missing blatant signs that something is wrong. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is something that very often goes undiagnosed because we are quick to play it […]

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Colonics and Cleansing

One of the major benefits of cleansing is the elimination of toxins. A colonic will help with this process by ridding your system of old, undigested waste matter and keeping your digestive track open and moving. Make your cleanse mantra “better out than in.” My clients often express concern that colonics are unnatural. Colonics are, […]

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Beet Red Salad with Curried Cashews

There’s a bit of pressure on me when I host any sort of lunch meeting. The other day I had my new branding coaches over for lunch and I wanted to make them something really tasty, healthy and impressive. The guys mentioned that they were trying to eat mostly raw during the day, and I […]

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Lemony Lentil and Quinoa Salad

You know that wierd, irrational fear we all get if we eat too much of a good thing we might hate it one day? Sometimes I discover an amazing juice or a raw bar I love and then the instinct hits me, if I eat it too much I’ll get sick of it. Why do […]

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The Best Veggie Burgers Around the Country

It only takes one bad experience with a veggie burger to think they aren’t for you. Most store-bought ones are pretty rough and it takes a special chef to nail the perfect combination. If you’ve had a bad experience, don’t let it taint you from trying again. If you don’t eat meat, there are bound […]

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Roasted Kale and Fennel Salad with Creamy Avocado Dressing

Why don’t I eat fennel more often? This thought popped into my head one morning and within a few hours I came across this delicious-looking fennel salad recipe from Foodie Crush. Isn’t it funny how that happens sometimes? I was so excited, I made it for lunch that day. I cut the mayo from the […]

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MSM Face Mist

One of my favorite new cookbooks is Everyday Raw Detox – I have loved trying out their great selection of juices and salads and other raw treats. I kept flipping pages and landed on their recipes for at-home body scrubs, face masks and my new favorite beauty product, their MSM Face Mist. For all of […]

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Feeling Foxy on Shatavari

Ok blog readers and subscribers, this is an Elissa Goodman insider secret. You are all about to recieve information that is yet to hit the mainstream, but will shortly. It’s about Shatavari, a bitter-sweet herb used for centuries in Ayurvedic medicine. The effects of Shatavari are powerful and far reaching. Shatavari is used to rejuvenate […]

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