Artful Blogging Magazine $100 Giveaway – Yes, I’m Featured in the Summer Edition!

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It’s been quite a while since I last wrote on my blog, and I missed it a lot! My schedule was so busy lately, photographing for my clients and shooting for a new book, that I didn’t realize that summer is already here. I love writing and capturing the images of my day to day life, with all the small and lovely details – fresh ingredients from the farmers’ market, a quick summer rain, our cozy dinner in two, a healthy dessert or fresh flowers – and I don’t like to stay….

Strawberry Milk for Restoring Your Hormonal Balance

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Estrogen, testosterone, progesterone, cortisol and insulin. Our body’s “chemical messengers”. As with everything that our bodies are made up of, these little guys are pretty important to keep balanced, because if not, they can cause all sorts of upsets. They affect the obvious hormonal issues such as infertility and irregular periods, but they also play a part in weight gain/loss/maintenance, fatigue, anxiety, depression, libido, digestive issues, insomnia, appetite, even hair thinning and hair loss. Hormonal imbalance can be caused by a number of factors, among them are…

Non-Dairy Ice Cream Pops with Chocolate

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What could be better on a swelteringly hot day than to enjoy a delicious, nutritious, cool, refreshing – but also just a little decadent – Non-Dairy Ice Cream Chocolate Pop? Although that being said, you definitely don’t need to limit yourself to warm weather to enjoy a sweet treat that’s also loaded with goodness. These ice cream pops make a great dinner party dessert, which you can serve more informally when everyone’s enjoyed their main meal and moved away from the dining table. Heck, you can even have them for …

Turmeric Golden Milk for a Better Sleep

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If you have trouble sleeping and you don’t have turmeric in your life, you need to change that immediately. For me personally, there are few things more frustrating than not being able to fall asleep, or just not having a good night’s rest. Apart from becoming a tad grumpy because of it, it affects so many other parts of your life too. Your concentration drops significantly and you become …

Miso Soup with Wasabi Roasted Lentils

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Have you ever had that feeling when you look at a recipe and just think to yourself, “that is pure genius!”? Well, this is one of those for me. Packed chock full of incredibly tasty and healthy ingredients, and finished off with wasabi lentils. As much as I love the soup, I could simply snack on a bowl of the lentils on their own! This interesting take on sprucing up a basic miso soup will have your …