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Quinoa Pumpkin Muffins

These muffins are delicious and nutritious. They make a nourishing and energy-sustaining snack food. The soluble fiber of the dates helps regulate blood sugar levels while providing a rich source of B vitamins, potassium and magnesium. The walnuts are an excellent source of antioxidants and help reduce inflammation. Walnuts are one of the highest vegetarian […]

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How Our Attachment Patterns Can Influence Self-Care

At Conscious Wellness we work with a wide spectrum of health and wellness issues. From brain health and prevention of Alzheimer’s, to postpartum and parenting support, to the psychology of eating, to nutrition education and more. The foundation of all of this is about how each and every one of us can put our own […]

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Crock-pot Chicken Tacos

Crock-pot Chicken Tacos Slow cooking for the changing seasons The seasons are changing again! The days are getting shorter (and busier!) as we find our new Fall rhythms with school, work, social life, and with food of course!  Autumn is a natural time for sifting, sorting and slow cooking.  Our ancestors worked hard at this […]

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How To Know If You Struggle With Self-Care

Signs of Struggle and How to Shift Into A Mindset That Will Lead You to Wellness Let’s talk some more about creating a family as a working system. This definitely applies to parents, but it also applies to anyone that struggles with self-care. How do you know if you struggle with self-care? Well, some telltale […]

Matters of the Heart

What surrounds you? image source How aware are you of the content of your reality? What do you sense? What emotions do you feel? What thoughts are you having? Science is rapidly moving in a direction that acknowledges we are not isolated beings. In fact, we are very continuously and intimately interacting with our environment, […]

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Are you a parent and struggling to meet your own needs?

Have you been wondering how to possibly take care of yourself when you are so busy taking care of others? Let’s talk about it.   As a mom, or dad, you get that nourishment is important. You work hard to meet your kids’ needs. You worry about them getting enough sleep, eating well, getting a […]

Surprising Symptoms in Children Related to the Foods They Eat

The food we eat interacts intimately with our entire body. image source Nutritional science continues to explore and discover surprising ways that food can affect our health, our skin, mood, energy levels, and even our brain functioning. Our food culture has changed over the decades and we have been increasingly exposed to processed foods (rather […]

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Burdock root delight

Related to the dandelion, burdock root provides a base for this delightfully simple, unpretentious dish. Burdock root delight Pretty and flavorful, it is sure to impress even the most die-hard meat fans in your life. Burdock root has been prized for its healing properties in traditional Asian and European societies for centuries. Western medicine is […]

Diet Changes for Kids with ADHD

Over the past 30 years, researchers have been investigating significant factors related to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). image source Specifically, they are interested in what is causing this behavior, and what can be done to relieve it. The neuroscience approach is looking directly at the brain functioning and nutritional needs of ADHD children. Nutrition […]

Roasted turkey tenderloin and vegetables

Roasting brings out the natural sweetness of vegetables, which is helpful for introducing cauliflower to the diet. Roasted turkey tenderloin and vegetables Cauliflower is high in vitamin C, which is best known as an antioxidant. Antioxidants help prevent damage to the cells. Vitamin C in particular, helps to transform iron into a form more easily […]