body positivity

I recently met a friend for coffee, and before I took one sip of my latte, she said, “I’ve been ignoring my obesity and calling it body positivity?” I am her skinny friend who wears a size two. She lovingly gives me the eye roll whenever I bring my signature healthy recipes to our Bible…

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what we learned

New York Times best-selling author Lori Gottlieb says, “Most big transformations come about from the hundreds of tiny, almost imperceptible, steps we take along the way.”  The simple things I learned – this summer of 2020 felt subtle, almost silent like I wasn’t making any progress or change at all. The things I learned weren’t…

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smoothies

Around for almost a century, smoothies continue to gain popularity today. A smoothie is poetry in a cup. Like a stanza from my favorite poet, the well-crafted smoothie appeals to the six senses. Kickstart your morning or fuel your afternoon with a nutrient-dense smoothie. Blended fruits and vegetables offer another way to pack in vitamins,…

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Perhaps the catastrophic national health crisis propelled you into a home education journey. Before you embark on your school year expedition, here is an invitation to cultivate a few simple healthy living practices. These sanity-saving healthy living tips will help you serve your family and others from a place of wellness and wholeness. The Blue…

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combat stress with nutrition

The current statistic says that 75% to 90% of all physician visits are for stress-related issues. From the stats, we can conclude that stress is America’s leading health issue. One way to combat stress is with nutrition. Let’s start with food since eating is the one essential activity you do throughout the day. In the…

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biblical framework for healthy eating

For too long, churches across America remain reticent when it comes to issues regarding food. Yet pews are full of congregants who battle with disordered/dysfunctional eating or struggle with body image. Mounting prayer requests pour in from those who suffer from chronic illnesses brought on by lifestyle choices. I believe the faith-based community yearns for…

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heathy eating

  Are you suffering from chronic ambivalence about healthy eating? Does chronic ambivalence prevent you from developing healthy eating habits and making better food choices? Over the years, and many conversations later, it seems that we spend more time contemplating a change but never moving toward change, especially when it comes to healthy eating. What…

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