A Refreshing Summer Dessert: Raspberry Mousse

The other day I realized my sweet tooth was asking for something fruity, but not just plain fruit…something refreshing and different. So I remembered I had some extra raspberries in the fridge and how my Grandma use to make this delicious mouse (we called if “foam”) out of raspberries or strawberries. So here you go!

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May Is the Month of SUNSHINE!

If you follow the health experts or even if you don’t care about their opinion, but you pay attention to some old human practices, you know how important the sun is for us. Just look at the Egyptians or the Mayans and then you realize how the sun was treated as the highest level deity.

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The Power of Routine

We don’t need a lot of science to tell us that we are creatures of habit. The majority of us get up, follow our morning routine, go to work or school at a certain time, come back home and settle into our evening rhythm day after day. Our bodies and especially our minds crave routine

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Wonderful Sauteed Mushrooms

Mushroom are not only very tasty and versatile, but they are also packed with fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Researchers point to this vegetable (actually a fungus…) as a great source of antioxidants (especially selenium). Antioxidants protect the body from damaging free radicals that can cause conditions like heart disease and cancer. Mushrooms also help boost

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For a Healthy Heart…Brush Your Teeth!

As a health coach I deal with a lot of people that are at risk of heart disease or have already been diagnosed with a heart problem. We talk about cholesterol, blood pressure, triglycerides and of course how to improve these numbers via life style changes. But did you know that poor oral health is

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What I learned From the French

Many of you have heard that I went to France for the 75th anniversary of D Day. That event was definitely the highlight of our trip and it was very emotional to see the War War II veterans, now as old as 102, participating in the ceremonies. It was very moving, especially since my Grandpa also fought in

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Spectacular Sprouts

With the news about contaminated romance lettuce I sense the worry some people have about giving up one of their main salad ingredients. One of my health coaching clients asked me: “So what are we supposed to do?”. I am trying to uncover some options below. Off course, you can try a different kind of

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Stuffed Poblano Peppers

I got this recipe from my student Jan, and she probably got it from her friend Chris, so not really sure who to give credit here. I adapted it just a bit, I really think you will enjoy it. Poblano peppers are mild and have thin skin. They can be substituted by green bell peppers.

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Breast Health Demystified

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we see a lot of pink around us, there are fundraising events and other campaigns targeting mainly awareness. There is a lot of focus on early detection, when cancer is much more manageable, which is a good thing. Pink frosting, pink cookies and cupcakes…not so good!But how about

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Cheese and Pear?

I have heard about the French paring up the most diverse cheeses with pear, but I honestly didn’t quite trust that combination. Until I tried it as part of a salad. What a yummy “pearing”! This salad is so delicious, I had to share it with you! Check it out! Ingredients: 2 cups mix greens/

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