Your Gut Plays a Huge Role in Weight Loss

By Laurie Abele – NWA grad, mentor and co-creator of the new Mind-Gut-Guru coaching certification program You have been incorporating exercise more than ever; You are meal planning, even taking your cute little containers to work for lunch; Monitoring your water intake – maybe even counting calorie intake but the scale just WON’T budge.  Sound […]

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Cannabis Coaching: Filling a Gap in Care

By Juliane Nowe, Certified Health, Life and Cannabis Coach, Senior NWA Mentor The term Cannabis Coaching continues to become more well-known as the cannabis industry advances and people are looking for answers to their questions on cannabis.  I reached out to two fellow Cannabis Coaches, Brittany Chaffee, founder of Balance in Buds and to Katrina […]

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Dr. LJ’s Magical Lemon Dust

Economical & Enhanced Nutrition that Will Benefit the Whole Family There are many science-based health benefits to adding lemons to your meals and just about every functional/integrative medicine doctor or holistic practitioner recommend drinking a cup of warm lemon water first thing in the morning.  Although our first instinct is to grab that coffee, tea […]

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Tempering: A Raw Fusion Living Technique for Essentially Raw Veggies

In Raw Fusion, we introduce the method of tempering vegetables so that they might be easier to digest, milder in taste, firmer or softer in texture, or any number of desirable transformations. The idea is to quickly convert the food to a new texture, without destroying their treasury of enzymes and vitamins. Other ways to […]

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Lunchbox Delight: Cold Asian Sesame Noodles

Vegan with Grain/Gluten Free Options Who wouldn’t love to dig into a lunchbox with some cold (or room temperature) noodles with a tangy, sweet and savory sauce and fresh veggies?  Adults and kids will appreciate getting something like this packed for their noontime meal. I have been seeing lots of interesting recipes lately on Facebook; […]

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Lemon Poppyseed Grain-Free Cookies

Vegan, Paleo & Keto Friendly, Gluten/Grain-Free Cookies I’ve been paying a lot of attention lately to how my body reacts to certain foods that I’ve been suspecting for a long time, may be toxic triggers.  And while grains of all kinds (especially corn!) are comfort foods, more and more research is coming out about how […]

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The Reset Button – A Mind Dynamic Technique

Even though I am truly committed to “practicing what I preach”… Even though over the past year I feel that I’ve rotated almost 180 degrees from some very low energy and stagnated seasons (let’s say I’m at about 160 degrees now :- ) … Even though my coping skills for fear and anxiety have taken […]

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Sweet Potato Toast with a Trio of Toppings

Raw Fusion, Vegan, Gluten/Grain-Free, Paleo-Friendly When I first heard about “sweet potato toast” from a raw foods colleague, I was super intrigued.  One of my weak spots in maintaining a raw fusion (50% and higher raw on a daily basis) is my love affair with toast and butter.  But I am finally at the point […]

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Pumpkin Fig Smoothie

Raw Fusion, Gluten/Grain-Free, Paleo-Friendly Since I started creating Raw Fusion recipes (2009) I’ve traditionally concocted Pumpkin-based delights every year.  You can find most of them on this page.  This year we are so busy with the launch of several brand new certifications but I wanted to keep the tradition alive, so I went for simple.  […]

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