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"It doesn't matter what you learn about nutrition, if you don't also learn to love yourself, you will never give the body what it needs" – Maria Ayne R.H.N.

Chocoholic noun 1.a person who is excessively fond of chocolate. Origin of chocoholic choco(late) + -holic Chocoholic A chocoholic is a person who craves or compulsively consumes chocolate. ‘Chocoholism’ is quite common. In studies of food cravings, chocolate and chocolate confectioneries almost always top the list of foods people say they crave.[3] According to WebMD …

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All my dairy-free readers are going to fall in love with this recipe.   Every time I make this cashew cream non-cheese and let someone have a taste, the first word to come out of their mouth is YUM!    I often eat this with raw crackers (recipe to come) or spread it on some …

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Let’s face it, taking responsibility for your health, initially, can feel painful. It requires withdrawal from your favourite foods; time away from lounging on the couch and watching the bachelor (admit it you watch it); it often means you have to learn to pre-plan meals and perhaps adopt the habit of carrying a snack-pack full …

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Raw Coconut Almond Yogurt I was excited to share this recipe with you guys, because I got really good feedback on the granola recipe I posted a week or so ago.  This yogurt goes really well with the granola and it’s such a great intro to raw “cooking”.  This yogurt is so easy to make …

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In my series of 5 Ideas That Completely Changed the Way I Eat, the first idea “Say No to Crack“, was about making better choices at breakfast time, so I thought it would be appropriate that my first recipe on the blog be one of that can help with that choice. I fell in love with …

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Not sold? How about if I very cleverly package it with the word “Organic” on it?  “Vegan”? “Gluten-Free”? “Reduces Appetite”? “No Sugar Added”? Oh oh, I know… “Fat-Free”! We are all taught, from a young age, that heroin–no matter where you buy it, how much it costs, and how cleverly it is packaged–is garbage.   …

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Superfood me! For a nutritionist, the word “superfood” is kind of a double edge sword. I, for one, am excited about this new trend, and encourage people to eat superfoods. I can only hope my new term “superfood me” one day grows to be as well known as “supersize me”. On the flip side, I …

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