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Eat Greens Every Day and Build an Internal Rainforest

  Have you ever gone through your week, and realized that you didn’t eat any greens? I used to do this and then would crowd in a salad here or there thinking that was enough. But was it enough?  NO!  We should be eating greens EVERY day, with EVERY meal.  Sounds strict, and I know a plate of greens isn’t as much fun to eat as a plate of French fries.  Let’s move past what our taste buds want and move forward to what our bodies need as a WHOLE. We need greens.  Greens help build your internal rainforest and strengthen the blood and respiratory system.  They act as a systemic purification, or detoxification, for our body, and help to balance our internal pH.  Dark, leafy greens are essential...

Arugula Pesto Cauliflower Pizza

Pizza Night!! A staple around many family dinner tables. This Pizza uses a Cauliflower Pizza crust to cut down on those carbs while providing a tasty dinner everyone (even the kids) will eat! Give it a try next time. So Good. So Simple. So needed needed in your life. Arugula Pesto Cauliflower Pizza For the Pesto: 1 cup extra virgin olive oil ½ cup toasted pine nuts (or walnuts) 1 large garlic clove 4 cups fresh arugula 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice ½ cup parmesan cheese (optional) sea salt to taste   In a blender or food processor(I used my Vitamix), layer ½ cup olive oil, nuts, parmesan cheese (if using), lemon and arugula. Blend until it is chopped very fine. Slowly add the remaining ½ cup of olive oil through the hole at the top...