Category: Education

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A Beginner’s Guide to Chia

Ch-ch-ch-chia! If you’re anything like I used to be, if you were to play some word association and be given the word chia, you would immediately follow it up with pet. It’s kind weird though, for as widespread that chia...

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An Egg-celent Source of Protein and More

I can’t help it, but every time I hear someone order an “egg-white omelet”, I cringe a little inside. Ok, it’s really just fine if all you want is the egg-whites, but I do think you’re missing out on not...

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No Sugar Added Fruit Spreads

One of my “go to” breakfasts is whole-wheat or multi-grain toaster waffles with some PB&J on top sprinkled with some chia seeds. Or sometimes instead of the store-bought I’ll make up a batch of whole-grain pancakes and freeze them for...

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Cilantro-Lime Quinoa Salad

The other day while picking up a few things at my local CoOp, I saw a cilantro-lime rice dish in their deli case. Something about summer and cilantro and lime just sound so…. right. I have a pot-luck party I’m...

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Radio Archive: An Interview With Rob

This show originally aired July 30, 2011 The Wake Up Call Radio Show has just started it’s fourth year! As one of the founding co-hosts, the first few shows were spent interviewing each other, introducing ourselves to the audience. During...

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A Beginner’s Guide To Neti Pots

While my focus is helping people and their health through better eating habits, there is so much more to overall health. Just like my eating habits have gotten better through a series of small changes, I am also doing the...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Quinoa

You know the saying “everything old is new again”? Well, quinoa would definitely fall in to that category. Quinoa is downright ancient, and it is receiving a heck of a lot of attention recently as a “new” super food. I...

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Radio Archive: Healthy Whole Grains

This show originally aired on July 14, 2012 Today on The Wake Up Call, I was joined by Jen Geisheker, the owner of Thrive Baking Mixes for a discussion on healthy whole grains. Of course I couldn’t have a conversation about...

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Spreading the (Wrong) Word about WLS

There are a number of ways for people to try and get to a healthier weight – I tend to talk about bariatric surgery quite a bit because I am a post-op myself, but in my health coaching I also...

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Understanding Type of Whey Protein

Whey protein tends to be about the best available for those of us with re-arranged guts after bariatric surgery. And typically, you don’t have to worry about the chemicals and GMO issues that tend to come with soy based proteins. And...