Author Archives: Toni Crabtree

Beyond Thanksgiving: the Power of Gratitude

November 19, 2015 by Leave a comment
Beyond Thanksgiving: the Power of Gratitude

Long-term studies support gratitude's effectiveness, suggesting that a positive, appreciative attitude contributes to greater success in work, better health and longevity, ...

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Ginger-Lime Kale with Sweet Potatoes and Garbanzo Beans

November 18, 2015 by Leave a comment
Ginger-Lime Kale with Sweet Potatoes and Garbanzo Beans

Beautiful and delicious, this fall veggie recipe is perfect as a main dish for your vegetarian guests as well as a side dish on your holiday table. The fresh combination of ginger, garlic and lime are a delight for your taste buds! ...

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From Western Medicine to Alternative Approaches: How Did That Happen?

October 6, 2015 by Leave a comment
From Western Medicine to Alternative Approaches: How Did That Happen?

How on earth did a girl from a family of nurses become a holistic wellness coach? It took years of frustration and suffering, but eventually I wised up! ...

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Mom Was Right …

September 7, 2015 by Leave a comment
Mom Was Right …

What makes a good breakfast? The best way to find out is to experiment. Try a different breakfast each day and see which one is best for you. ...

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Serving Size Secrets

August 3, 2015 by
Serving Size Secrets

Quick Quiz: How many servings are in a bag of snack-size whole grain crackers? Or a small bottle of locally-pressed juice? Or a lunchbox pack of granola bars? Or a bottle of Honest Tea?

Hint: It’s usually not just “one.” Often, the above products contain two to two-and-a-half servings ...

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Who’s Got Your Back?

June 29, 2015 by
Who’s Got Your Back?

And then, this February, I aggravated my low back. I did it all by myself; there was no impact from a multi-ton vehicle this time. It was an innocent enough thing I did: I simply wore heels throughout a long day of networking, standing on hard floors. ...

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