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Strawberry-Orange Soup

When you talk about cold soups, most people think gazpacho – which is a good soup, but there’s all sorts of other things you can do… and why not take advantage of a great summer-time food, strawberries.

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Radio Archive: You and Your Thyroid

This show originally aired: April 21, 2012 Dr. Kyle Warren of Warren Internal Health  joined us on The Wake Up Call to discuss the thyroid. We talked a bit about what it is, what it does, what are some of the more common...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Freekeh

Recently while shopping at one of my local CoOps, I was wandering the bulk aisle bin and came across something new… Freekeh. I had no idea what it was, just that it was a grain. It looked interesting though, so...

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Grocery Shopping 101: Eggs

I’ve been working on some new stuff for my Smart Shopping courses, and since Easter is around the corner, I thought I would take a closer look at eggs, and see if I can’t help make sense of all the label...

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Cancer Related Fatigue

When I came across this video by Dr. Mike Evans, I thought about posting in conjunction with a cancer awareness month, but in looking about a bit, every month is cancer awareness month for at least one type of cancer. Well,...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Asparagus

Since moving to WA, I’ve seen asparagus available almost year round, but really, we’re just getting in to fresh asparagus season, so I thought I would share some tips on selection through cooking. Asparagus is imported almost year round, the...

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Radio Archive: Food Insecurity

This show originally aired: March 23, 2013 On this episode of The Wake Up Call we talked about Food Insecurity and the health impacts it has, especially on children. We were joined in studio by Colleen Moriarty, Executive Director, Hunger Solutions Minnesota.   http://positively-healthy.com/audio/2013/20130323WUC0312-FoodInsecurity.mp3Podcast:...

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No Bake Cheesecake for Two

For some reason, I have really had a desire for some cheesecake lately. Personally, I’ve always preferred the lighter, more whipped, no-bake versions to the really thick and rich ones… so I thought I would try my hand at a...

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Radio Archive: Food, Stress and the Brain

This show originally aired on March 17, 2012 Today we talked about dealing with stress, and a bit how it relates to emotional eating which can be a big factor in maintaining a healthy weight as well as contributing to...

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Cookies for Breakfast? Why Not?

One of the things I’ve enjoyed doing is taking traditional recipes and trying to re-do them in a healthier way. Not to say there isn’t room in a Positively Healthy life style for a really good, buttery, sugary cookie now...