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Farro and Chickpea salad

Farro and Chickpea salad

Recipe blog #5 – Roasted Carrots with Farro, Chickpeas & Herbed Crème Fraîche Farro and chickpeas 1 cup dried farro, rinsed 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 clove garlic, pressed or minced ½ teaspoon salt 1 can (15 ounces) chickpeas, rinsed and drained, or 1 ½ cups cooked chickpeas Roasted carrots 1 pound slender heirloom carrots, scrubbed…

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Paleo Pumpkin Pie

Paleo Pumpkin Pie

Recipe blog #4 – Paleo Pumpkin Pie Ingredients for the paleo pie crust: 1cup blanched almond flour 2Tbsp coconut flour sifted 2/3cup tapioca flour 1/2cup palm oil shortening cold, or grassfed butter, or a combination of both 1Tbsp Maple Sugar or coconut sugar* 1/2tsp fine grain sea salt 1egg for the filling: 15oz can pumpkin puree 2/3cup full fat coconut…

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Stuffed Apples

Stuffed Apples

Recipe blog #3 – Stuffed Apples Stuffed Apples Ingredients: 6 large apples (any variety); ¼ cup walnuts, chopped; 2 tbsp. raw honey; (optional) ½ tsp. ground cinnamon; ½ tsp. pure vanilla extract; Preparation Preheat your oven to 375 F. Cut off the top of 4 of the apples and set aside. Do not throw the tops away! Remove the inside…

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Delicata Squash

Delicata Squash

Recipe blog #2 – Delicata Squash Ingredients 2 small delicata or acorn squash 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided 1 cup diced yellow onion 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 pound ground turkey or chicken (vegetarian: use 3 cups diced mushrooms) 1 medium apple, diced 1 teaspoon fennel seeds 2 teaspoons dried sage sea salt and pepper, to taste 2…

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Breathing & Balance

Breathing & Balance

The Power of the Pilates Breath Blog Written by Louise Helmer We take approximately 20,000 breaths in a single day, subconsciously, but what if we were more conscious of our breathing, how would that affect how our bodies move, our emotions, our mindset? Breathing not only keeps us alive, its benefits range from relaxation and decreased stress to lowered blood…

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Vegan Zucchini Muffins

Vegan Zucchini Muffins

Recipe blog #1- Vegan Zucchini Muffins Try this yummy and healthy recipe for zucchini muffins revised from beamingbaker.com⁠ • 2 cups King Arthur gluten free flour ⁠ • ½ teaspoon baking soda⁠ • 1 teaspoon baking powder • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon • ¼ teaspoon salt⁠ wet ingredients ⁠• ¼ cup + 2 tablespoons melted coconut oil⁠ • ¼ cup…

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Pilates & Yoga

Pilates & Yoga

The Difference between Pilates & Yoga Blog Written by Louise Helmer Pilates? Isn’t that the same as Yoga? What’s the difference between Yoga and Pilates? Most people when they hear the word Yoga, even if they have never participated in a Yoga practice or class, have some idea of what Yoga is about, it’s been around for over 5,000 years!…

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Good Posture

Good Posture

Good Posture Blog Written by Kim Casto Why Good Posture Matters! “Sit up and stop slouching!” As a kid, my mother used to always say this to me. My response: “Ugh. “Okay, Mom”. What I didn’t realize is that her nagging me was more beneficial than I could ever image! Did you know that when you have good posture your…

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Pelvic Floor

Pelvic Floor

Pelvic Floor What is pelvic floor health and why is it so important?? Your pelvic floor consists of bones, muscles, ligaments and fascia which form a sling supporting the contents of your abdomen and pelvic organs. The muscles of your pelvic floor are considered “postural” in nature and require a certain amount of tone to support the contents within it.…

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