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All Posts by Josette Pajotte

Parsnip Cream Soup

Parsnip Cream Soup   Parsnips are a food that many people shy away from because they don’t know what the heck to do with them. I can tell you that parsnips are a staple for many fine-dining chefs because they’re naturally creamy and luxurious. As humble of a vegetable as they might appear, parsnips are […]

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What Exercise has to do with Gut Health

Exercise isn’t all about the physical. It goes far beyond muscle tone and calories burned. Exercise affects your whole body, including your gut. Professional athletes show a much more diverse microbiome than their non-exercising counterparts of similar age and weight. Moving your body helps stimulate the lymphatic system, the system that helps your body to […]

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Massaged Kale with Fennel

Massaged Kale with Fennel   This salad is delightfully nourishing and gives you all the benefits of kale…. without the digestive distress. When you massage kale you break down some of the tough fibers in the cell wall that make raw kale hard to digest. When I started eating healthy I couldn’t digest kale very […]

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3 Ways to Relieve Constipation

Constipation is the pits, and it happens to everyone at some point. When you transition from a typical diet into a clean eating gut rejuvenating type diet, you might experience constipation. It’s fairly common because all of a sudden your body is getting food it’s not used to.   When constipation strikes try these natural […]

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What’s the Deal with Prebiotics?

Prebiotics are basically food for probiotics. They make sure that the healthy bacteria in your gut are well-fed and taken care of. Many health coaches and nutritionists recommend supplementing with prebiotics for optimal gut flora. Before you do that it’s helpful to know what it really is and how you can get plentiful amounts of […]

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Ginger Garlic Saute

I love making a big batch of this as a side or an addition to my salads during the week… The combination of ginger and garlic simply can’t be beat and adds a punch to any meal…. Loaded with healthy hormone balancing purple cabbage, carrots and sesame, this makes for a great side along a […]

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