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RoadID – Emergency ID

Being active is an important part of getting and being healthy. One of my favorite ways to be active is riding my bike, but I also go for walks and even do a bit of running. Carrying an ID when...

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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 Colorful Alternative to Pasta

Ok, I admit it. I do have some egg noodles in my cupboard. I found a fortified brand that isn’t all that bad. But honestly, they’re still processed, simple carbs. Something I consider a sort of indulgence to be eaten...

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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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Smiling on the outside. Sometimes.

My move to Washington seems to have me doing a lot of reflecting. It was my birthday the other day… (thank you again to everyone who messaged me with well wishes!) and I spent part of the day out at...

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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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Quinoa Pizza Crust

Pizza. No matter where I go, no matter who I talk to, when it comes to healthy living people always seem to ask about pizza. Usually, pizza is not a bad thing – as long as you are aware of...

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Why I Chose To Have Weight Loss Surgery

I wasn’t always “obese”, I don’t think I was even always overweight. I think I was a pretty average baby, and I was a fairly active kid. From second grade through sixth, it was baseball in the spring, soccer in...