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Why Cleanse?

Just as this time provides a natural opportunity to clean our homes and yards of accumulated waste, it is a great time to cleanse the body of accumulated toxins. Our cells are constantly creating waste through normal metabolic functions.  In … Continue reading

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Spring Cleanse: Recipes week 2

Smoothie 2: Collard and Lime Ingredients 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 cups stemmed and chopped collard greens and/or swiss chard 1 1/2 cups chopped mango, pineapple or papaya 1 cup organic grapes  ½ cup hemp, soy or coconut milk (optional) 1 tablespoon tahini/sesame paste   … Continue reading

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Herbal Relief for Seasonal Allergies

Although I have yet to stow away my winter coat, I remain optimistic that Spring is, indeed, here to stay.   For allergy-sufferers, that means that the season of tissues and decongestants is almost upon us! There are many ways to … Continue reading

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Spring Cleanse; Liver

The Liver is considered the major organ of detoxification.  A series of chemical steps allow the liver to convert substances that may be toxic or unusable by the body, into a form that can be eliminated safely from the body. … Continue reading

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Liver-Friendly Quinoa Salad

Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa, cooked and cooled 1 cup kale, finely chopped 1 cup dandelion greens, finely chopped 1 cup radicchio, finely chopped ½ cup celery, chopped   Dressing: ¼ cup lemon juice 1 tablespoon olive oil ½ tsp cumin … Continue reading

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