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Week 2, part 2-Why go organic?

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What does organic food or organically grown mean? It refers to food grown or produced without the use of modern synthetic pesticides, chemical fertilizer, irradiation, industrial solvents or chemical food additives.  It also is food not grown from genetically modified (GM) seeds, or fed GM food.  Organic meats and dairy products come from animals not [...]

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Week 2, part 1- Genetic Modification of our Food

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This week I want to talk to you about Genetically Modified (GM) foods and organic foods. These topics are pretty high on my list of priorities, and I do not think I can cover both in one post. This article aims to give you an overview of GMO’s , but it does not cover any [...]

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Spring Break!

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Aaahhh…. A week of no alarm clocks and little or no schedule! Bliss. I love sleeping till I wake naturally and this year I have been mostly a good girl and getting to bed at 10/10.30 pm. I feel so good but because I am sleeping till 7 ish and not actually getting up till [...]

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Food For Thought With 6&6

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Food For Thought   Over the past five years I have learned the meaning of nourishing your body. In college I remember eating McDonald’s every Friday, I deserved it! I had a long drive and needed something to keep my occupied, I wanted it! Salt and sugar lead to craving more salt and sugar leading [...]

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St. Stephen’s Day

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I hope everyone had a very relaxing and rewarding day celebrating Christmas with their family, friends, and God! Christmas in Ireland is at least a 2 day event; Christmas Day and Dec 26th, or St. Stephen’s day as we call it. Both days are national holidays and celebrating St. Stephen’s Day gives us a second [...]

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Christmas Recipes Without Stress

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Mary’s Grandmother’s Plum Pudding Well anything with pudding, brandy and butter in it is going to be bad for you, but the holidays just aren’t the same without some wonderful delicious traditional desserts! My grandmother loved to bake and was great at it. She had 11 children and every Christmas she would make 11 Plum [...]

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Giving Thanks the 6&6 Way

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I am thankful for my health, family, friends and neighbors.  I have a blessed life!  I could go on for pages, as you can too!  There are 6 fitness/health “things” I cherish:  1.) Push-Ups  2.) Quinoa  3.) Meal Preparation  4.) Good running shoes  5.) Herbal tea  6.) Functional fitness Push-Ups were my nemesis before I [...]

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In the mood for warm, hearty meals??

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It’s finally feeling like Autumn here in California. The temperature has dropped from 100 F to about 80 F (for this week anyhow!), so we are all madly excited to whip out the crock pots for hearty meals and soups!! Being Irish, a staple in our house over the cold California Autumn and Winter is [...]

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E.A.T. Extraordinary Artisan Table in the Temecula Valley

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Fresh Locally Grown ORGANIC Ingridients When in the Temecula Valley, make sure you stop by E.A.T Extraordinary Artisan Table, located at the northwest corner of Jefferson Ave and Overland, just west of I-15. As you walk into this special little place, the smell of basil and lavender fills the air; the energy is positive and comforting. [...]

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