To live vigorously and luxuriantly, to flourish


To live vigorously and luxuriantly, to flourish Our body assembles approximately 80,000 different enzymes as the “work horses” of the body.  Of those 80,000, fewer than 50 are digestive enzymes.  We were designed to … Continue reading

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Belief Becomes Your Biology

When we evaluate health choices, we cannot ignore the immense influence OUR BELIEFS have on body function.   Thrive Coach also addresses client stress.  Tools are provided to help clients … Continue reading

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Build Your Immunity Naturally

Your immune system is vast and complex. It includes white blood cells, probiotic bacteria in the colon, the spleen, the thymus, the tonsils, bone marrow, liver, and lymphatic system. It … Continue reading

March 19, 2020 · Leave a comment

Fermenting 101

Fermentation simply refers to an ancient technique and preservation method that naturally alters the chemistry of foods thereby producing beneficial probiotics as well as abundant enzymes that are linked to … Continue reading

February 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

Soul Hike; Heal Body and Soul

  As an alternative health care professional, I have always looked to prevention and health maintenance over taking drugs for symptoms.  In my capacity as a wellness coach, I’ve guided … Continue reading

October 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

Overnight Buckwheat Breakfast

Overnight Buckwheat Breakfast 2 cups raw buckwheat groats  – soak in filtered water for 90 minutes, drain and rinse. I also like to dry in my dehydrator for a few … Continue reading

July 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

High Protein Vegetarian Asian Salad

For the dressing: 1/3 cup organic unsalted peanut butter or raw organic tahini 1/4 cup fresh orange juice 1 T Organic tamari  or Braggs liquid aminos 2 T lime juice … Continue reading

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Red Velvet Juice and Brownies

Red Velvet Juice and Brownies Juice: In a blender 1 1/2 cups filtered water 1 small or 1/2 of large organic beet peeled 1 medium organic orange without peel 1 … Continue reading

March 27, 2018 · Leave a comment


ALL INGREDIENTS ORGANIC (except bananas)   Cream together in a food processor: 2 bananas ½ cup caramel date paste ¼ cup peanut butter 2 Tbl. Real maple syrup   Add: … Continue reading

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Lentil Non-meat Loaf

INGREDIENTS: I used ALL ORGANIC 2 cups cooked French lentils (I cooked the day before, refrigerated 2 cups and froze the rest) 1/2 yellow onion, diced 2 carrots, diced 2 … Continue reading

January 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Hot Cocoa Mix

HOT COCOA MIX This is a nutritious, high protein hot chocolate mix that everyone can enjoy! Process first in a small food processor: ¼ cup coconut flour 2 Tbl. Hemp … Continue reading

December 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Raw Cheese Croutons

I loved the combo of tomato soup and grilled cheese as a child.  I have been looking for ways to use the pulp left from the Liver Lemon Flush.  I … Continue reading

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Lysine is an essential amino acid that plays a major role in calcium absorption, utilization of fatty acids and fat soluble vitamins, building muscle protein, recovering from surgery or sports … Continue reading

July 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Match Green Smoothie

  1/2 cup coconut or almond milk 1/2 cup coconut water 2 tsp. matcha green tea powder 1/2 avocado 1/2 frozen banana 1 Tbl. date paste (or raw honey) Zest … Continue reading

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Much about MATCHA

In the Japanese culture, MATCHA has been referred to as “the ultimate mental and medical remedy and has the ability to make one’s life more full and complete”. MATCHA GREEN … Continue reading

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Beliefs Become Your Biology

Your external point of view is but a MIRROR of your internal point of view. Geneticists now claim that only 3% of disease is ACTUALLY due to your DNA.  The … Continue reading

May 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Over Night OATS

1 cup nut milk 1 Tbl. chia seeds 1/2 cup organic old fashioned oats (not cooked) 1/2 tsp. Himalayan salt 1/2 tsp. cinnamon Handful of pecans 1 organic apple chopped … Continue reading

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 MOAI means: “Meeting for a Common Purpose” in Japanese and originated from the social support groups in Okinawa, Japan. Starting Monday May 15th, I will have an “open door” atmosphere … Continue reading

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The Protein Debate


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Chocolate Carrot and Zucchini Cake

CHOCOLATE  CAKE 1 cup almond nut pulp (from almond milk) 2 T. hemp seeds 1 cup grated carrots ½ cup grated zucchini ½ cup date paste or caramel date paste … Continue reading

April 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Raw Cheese Sauce

This is one of my favorite afternoon snacks.  I have a small amount of my ranch dip and a small amount of the raw cheese sauce.  Like the ranch/dill dip, … Continue reading

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Diatomaceous Earth

Diatomaceous Earth is actually a natural product made up of fossilized remains of tiny, aquatic organisms called diatoms. Diatomaceous earth contains a variety of trace minerals, including silica, magnesium, calcium, sodium … Continue reading

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Bentonite Clay

Bentonite clay is composed of ash made from volcanos. On top of being able to draw-out toxins from the body, the clay itself has a range of nutrients. Bentonite clay … Continue reading

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Sulfur is known as a healing mineral. Behind calcium and phosphorus, Sulfur is the third most abundant mineral in the human body. Every single living cell inside the body contains … Continue reading

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Silica is the oxide form of silicon, meaning silica has an oxygen molecule attached via covalent bonding. It actually has an abundance of sulfur-oxygen bonds in its natural state.  Together, … Continue reading

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Raw Strawberry Chocolate Pie

Base 1 cup almonds (pre-soaked, drained and dried) 1 cup Medjool dates (pitted) (soaked in ¼ cup filtered water) 3 T. coconut oil 3 T. (heaping) raw cacao 2 T. … Continue reading

February 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Raw Food for ROOKIES

“RAW FOOD” usually conjures up visions of sushi, salads and for the slightly more advanced, smoothies.  In this class you will learn that “raw” food is much more than carrot … Continue reading

December 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Boost Your Immune System

The human gastrointestinal tract constitutes about seventy percent of the immune system.  Our intestinal flora informs and influences our immune system. Researchers are still ironing out the exact mechanisms. However, … Continue reading

December 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Inflammation is MORE than JOINT PAIN

Inflammation is the process that provokes the destruction of intra-cellular fatty acids in an effort to balance trauma.  Excess inflammation will lead to free radical damage.  The accumulation of this … Continue reading

December 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Blue Zone Inspired: Daily Tweaks for Longevity

BLUE ZONES are rare longevity hot spots around the world that produce an above average number of HEALTHY, ACTIVE, CENTENARIANS. Dan Buettner is a National Geographic Fellow, who spent over … Continue reading

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Lemon Liver Flush

1 organic lemon, cleaned and quartered 4 cups of filtered water 2 T. Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 tsp. organic turmeric or ½ inch of organic turmeric root 1 … Continue reading

November 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Colored Glasses

Studies have shown that when color is introduced to the human system it causes cellular and hormonal changes thus bringing the cells into synchronization or balance with the color. How … Continue reading

November 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

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