Author Archive: LediaR

22 Things Happy People Do Differently

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CARROT BANANA MUFFINS (Paleo Bread)

Ingredients 2 cups almond flour 2 tsp baking soda 1 tsp sea salt 1 Tbs cinnamon 1 cup dates, pitted 3 ripe bananas 3 eggs 1 tsp apple cider vinegar 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted 1 ½ cups carrots, shredded ¾ cup walnuts (or nuts of choice), finely chopped muffin paper liners Instructions Preheat oven …

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Almond Butter Pumpkin Puree Paleo Bread Recipe

Almond Butter Pumpkin Puree Paleo Bread Recipe Ingredients * 1 cup of almond nut butter * 3 large eggs * ½ cup pumpkin puree * ¼ cup raw honey * 4 tbsp butter * 1 tsp baking soda * 1 tbsp cinnamon * ½ tsp nutmeg * ½ tsp ground ginger * 2/3 cup pumpkin seeds (pepitas) …

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Originally posted on Plasweld's Blog:
Philosophize the merits of a good walk. Recently we appointed a new workshop manger. He is a young fellow with lots of energy and enthusiasm. The picture opposite shows him reclining in his office chair discussing what constitutes a good walk; he believes that jumping into every puddle he comes across…

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Dan Barber: How I fell in love with a fish

Dan Barber is a chef and a scholar — relentlessly pursuing the stories and reasons behind the foods we grow and eat. Why you should listen to him: Dan Barber is the chef at New York’s Blue Hill restaurant, and Blue Hill at Stone Barns in Westchester, where he practices a kind of close-to-the-land cooking …

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Jamie Oliver’s TED Prize wish: Teach every child about food

Why you should listen to him: Jamie Oliver has been drawn to the kitchen since he was a child working in his father’s pub-restaurant. He showed not only a precocious culinary talent but also a passion for creating (and talking about) fresh, honest, delicious food. In the past decade, the shaggy-haired “Naked Chef” of late-’90s …

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Why Pistachios Are Good for Your Gut from “Real Age”

A pistachio is like Jack Nicholson’s character Randle McMurphy in “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”: a nut with a hard shell covering a center of genuine goodness. An interesting study reveals the amount of healthful bacteria in the poop of people who ate pistachios compared to that of people who ate other nuts or none at …

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Originally posted on L-Jay Health:
Hi everyone! Monday, July 23, 2012 starts the first day of LJAY HEALTH 30 days of eating no refined sugar challenge.  The challenge will end on Friday, August 24, 2012. If you are looking to see increased fitness results or just an improvement of overall health you should join the…

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Originally posted on zendictive:
An old man lived alone in Minnesota. He wanted to spade his potato garden, but it was very hard work. His only son, who would have helped him, was in prison. The old man wrote a letter to his son and mentioned his situation: Dear Son, I am feeling pretty bad…

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Originally posted on Writing Your Destiny:
For some time during this summer of 2012, I’d like to share some ideas on what it means to discover and create the Enchanted Oasis within ourselves. This theme and the following poem is in part inspired by the sweltering heat enfolding much of the United States and in part by the beautiful poetry…

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