Tzatziki – Cooling Cucumber Dip

Summer is in full swing and we got cucumbers in the garden. Time to make this delicious cucumber dip or Tzatziki sauce. Tzatziki is a very refreshing Greek appetizer consumed with pita chips or, in my case, blue corn tortilla chips. Ingredients: 1 cup Greek or regular plain yogurt (remember “plain”) 1/2 of big cucumber

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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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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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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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