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7 Healthy Living Products You Want to Know About

We are just back from the annual IDEA World Fitness Convention with some food and products that should interest you. I shall share seven that grabbed my attention, from posture improving clothing to water from my past.

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10 Steps to Sustainable Change

To make lasting healthy changes, it’s important to identify the steps that will get you there. Successful change comes from mapping out specific, small, sustainable steps so you can get from 1 to 10, then stay at 10.

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Chicken-Wrapped Bratwurst in Honey Peanut Butter Sauce

Inspired by “The Bee’s Knees” honey peanut butter from Peanut Butter & Co., I created a Memorial Day recipe that I think is a winner – Chicken-Wrapped Bratwurst in Peanut Butter Sauce. We are giving away two jars of “The Bee’s Knees” too!

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DietBetter: 4 percent Weight Loss in 4 weeks

We are about to start a four week DietBetter. You get 4 weeks to lose 4% of your starting weight. At the end of the 4 weeks, whoever’s hit their 4% goal is a winner and splits the money pot. The amount in the shared pot depends on the number of people who join up.

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5 Foods to Eat to Defy Your Age (And 5 to Avoid)

Diet choices you make affect your aging process. Are you eating to bring youth and vitality to your life? Or could you be ingesting foods that age you? We recently interviewed Registered Dietician nutritionist and bestselling author, Frances Largeman-Roth on our radio show to find out what foods extend our life and which shorten it. We also are giving away a few of items Frances recommends!

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Blue Diamond is my Golden Egg, or How I Made an Easter Coffeecake Using Coffee Almonds

Using a 1970s bread baking cookbook and Blue Diamond almonds, I made 5 recipes for Easter dinner to honor my sister. Oh, bacon is also involved!

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One Wine with Whole Foods: My First Wine-Tasting in 20 Years

Whole Foods in Santa Barbara held a One Wine Spring Release 2014 event, and I was invited. One Wine is a collaborative effort between the So. Cal. Whole Foods markets and specific Central California winemakers. The wines selected to be part of the One Wine label are not only affordable, but also produced locally, by hand, in small batches, and support the local economy and land stewardship.

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3 Food Trends for 2014

For the fourth year in a row, Kymberly and I spent several days at the Natural Products Expo West, sampling delicious (and healthy) food and beauty products, and attending sessions so that we could share the latest news with you. In part 1 of a series, we share three food trends.

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How Duff Goldman, Pompeian Oil and I Teamed Up To Donate $5000 to the Foodbank

Pompeian Oil had a photo baking contest, and the winner was the Foodbank, as a $5000 donation was made to them. Ace of Cakes celebrity chef Duff Goldman was the judge. Want to see the winning photo?

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Healthy Smoothie Recipe using Frozen Fruit Bars

Looking for a healthy smoothie recipe? Try adding frozen fruit bars. This Outshine frozen strawberry fruit bar recipe will make you thirsty…in a good way!

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