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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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Best Movement

People ask me what is the best movement for their body and I usually answer “it depends on your goals”. However, my general rule is that if you like the way you move and that brings you joy, then go for it. That is the best movement! In my case, I don’t like getting on

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All-Powerful Kale

We hear about kale all the time, how it is a super food, chock-full of nutrients and antioxidants, having more iron per ounce than beef, being an excellent source of magnesium, vitamin C and vitamin A. But did you know that kale is an incredible source of often-overlooked vitamin K, with more than 10 times

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Five Golden Rules for Boozing

Hot days are here, we are all excited for picnics, celebrations and fireworks. Most of us are also stocking up on cold beer, margarita ingredients, sangria mixes or some good wine.  Alcohol is part of many cultures, especially when it comes to festive occasions and holidays. Nothing wrong celebrating with some booze, as long as we

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Mid-year check-in

Can you believe it is almost mid 2019? Summer is in mid swing and there is so much going on. Many of us adapted our routines to kids being out of school. Some of us took some time for vacation…I had a great time in France celebrating the 75th D-Day anniversary in Normandy, rediscovering Paris,

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Feeling Stressed Lately?

I have been talking a lot about stress lately. My “Keep Calm and Carry On” seminar has been pretty popular and I enjoy being in front of people sharing strategies to deal with stress. I also have had my fair share of stress (should I actually expose my vulnerability and admit it was actually a

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Mediterranean Scramble

Easy to make, this scrambled eggs dish has plenty of veggies and aside from being delicious, it looks so colorful! This will help you start your day with about 12g of protein, but no worries, you can try this for lunch or dinner. 2 eggs, organic or free range 5 grape tomatoes, halved 5 olives,

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What do you mean a “health coach”?

Have you ever noticed the difference a personal trainer makes when you train for a specific goal? Say, you want to participate in a half marathon or learn how to lift weights correctly or build body mass, you may realize you are not the expert, so you will hire one. When you employ a trainer,

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