Secrets of Longevity of the Blue Zone People

In Dan Buettner’s book, The Blue Zones, he identified five places in the world where people lived to be 100 at ten times the average rate.  In the Blue Zone the health and fitness of the people in those areas was extremely outstanding and they live much longer and much healthier lives on into a…

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Grilled Peaches…best served with homemade ice cream!

Grilled Peaches with Homemade Ice Cream 2-4 fresh ripe peaches Honey Sea Salt Cut peaches in half and remove the pits.  Lightly brush the flesh of the peaches with olive oil to prevent them from sticking to the grill.  On medium-high heat, grill the peaches for 6-8 minutes. (For gridline grill marks, cook halfway and…

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Patriotic Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

Patriotic Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing: 4 cups baby spinach 4 cups mixed lettuce 1 cup fresh raspberries and/or blackberries 1 ½ cups fresh chopped strawberries 1 cup fresh blueberries ½ cup of Feta cheese crumbles ½ cup sliced almonds and/or walnuts ½ cup sunflower seeds *Layer all ingredients starting with the greens. Toss with…

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Tuna Salad Lettuce Wraps

Tuna Lettuce Wraps: 10 oz cooked tuna ½ cup plain Greek yogurt 1 celery stalk ¼ cup diced red onion ¼ cup diced dilled pickles 1 Tbsp Dijon mustard Lemon juice Salt & pepper Lettuce leaves Directions: Cook tuna. If using canned tuna, tuna in water is a healthier choice.  Dice your vegetables.  Mix all…

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The Importance of Amino Acids

Amino Acids are essential compounds that play an important role in our bodies. Often associated with aiding in protein utilization and rebuilding/repairing of muscle, but amino acids are vital to our body’s nervous, reproductive, immune, and digestive systems. There are 20 amino acids, while 9 of those are considered essential. The human body does not…

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Natural Gardening Tips

So you’re a gardener…or maybe a startup gardener! Wherever you land, there are some basic things that seem to apply to everyone during the stages of their gardening journey. Things like weeds, pests, and bad harvests show up in every garden You’ll have tricks up your sleeve that will help you succeed from the day…

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Paleo Broccoli & Bacon Quiche

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 50 minutes Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes Course: Breakfast/brunch Cuisine: Paleo Servings: 8 servings Ingredients 1 Paleo Pie Crust recipe baked for 7 minutes (see recipe below) 5 slices bacon nitrate free, cooked and crumbled, OR cooked ham, if preferred 3 TBSP cooking fat of choice bacon fat, coconut oil, ghee, etc, divided 3 1/2 cups fresh broccoli florets chopped into small bite-size pieces 1 small onion sliced thin 2 cloves garlic minced Sea salt to…

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Coconut Curry Chicken with Cauliflower Rice

  2 lb Chicken breast or thighs, boneless skinless Frozen organic cauliflower rice 1/4 cup fresh chopped Cilantro 3 cloves Garlic 2 tbsp Ginger 1 Red-bell-pepper, large 1 Yellow-onion, medium 1 can Coconut-milk, full-fat 1 can Coconut cream 2 tbsp fresh Lime-juice Sea-salt and freshly cracked pepper, fine 3 tbsp Olive or coconut oil 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground cayenne pepper…

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4 Ingredient Black Bean Patties

4 Ingredient Black Bean Patties 1 can Non-GMO Organic Black Beans 2 Medium Sweet Potatoes 1.5 cups Coconut Flour 3 Tbsp Ground Flax Seeds Olive Oil Optional: black pepper, garlic, onion, diced peppers, mushrooms (You may have to adjust the flax and coconut flour, based on your additional vegetables) Coat sweet potatoes with olive oil…

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