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7 Tips to beat the holiday bulge

As we enter the height of the holiday season you’ve probably already been to parties, potlucks and wine and cheeses. I might be a week or two behind with these tips, but I’m sure you’ll face a few more temptations over the next three weeks and will be able to put these tips to good…

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The truth about cleansing – four biggest myths debunked

Thanks to much of what we hear in the media, cleanses and detoxes have earned a reputation for being unhealthy and even unsafe. When you hear the word “cleanse,” you might immediately think of an all-liquid diet, expensive supplements and short-term deprivation for short-term gains? The truth is, a cleanse or detox doesn’t have to involve any of…

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Low Carb Holiday Recipe Round-Up

During the holidays there are so many food related gatherings it’s always good to have some tasty recipes on hand for entertaining, contributions for potlucks and to have done-ahead for pop-ins and for family nights at home. Today I share with you a round-up of some low-carb alternatives to many of the traditional gourmet and comfort-food delights…

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No-sugar, gluten & dairy free holiday treats

Is it possible to indulge in tasty, satisfying, sweet treats over the holidays without the sugar, gluten and carb overload that makes you feel bloated, headachy, tired and craving more? Yes it is! I recently shared an entire booklet filled with sweet treat recipes that are free from sugar, gluten, grains, and dairy with my…

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