Author Archives: Liz

Discipline and Freedom

Freedom

Discipline and Freedom Steven Covey says that discipline gives us more freedom, rather than less. He illustrates this with the example of playing the piano. “Do you have the freedom to be able to play the piano?” He asks. “I don’t, I never disciplined myself to learn how.” If we discipline ourselves to take a […]

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Why I Love Crossfit

Kettlebell

I haven’t been a constantly consistent exerciser in my life. I’ve gone through periods where I get in a routine that works well for me, then something like the birth of a child, a move, or the loss of an exercise partner, ends the streak. But, I’ll tell you what I love the most about […]

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Igor’s Favorite

Green-Orange Julius - Finished Close-up

We got stuck in a Citrus-herb green smoothie rut. This smoothie got us out of that rut. This recipe comes from the book, Green For Life, by Victoria Boutenko, page 163. Ingredients 2 cups Water 1 whole Banana 1/2 bunch Spinach 4 whole Apple peeled 1/2 whole Lime with peel Preparation Apples can make smoothies […]

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A Case For Green Smoothies

Green-Orange Julius - Finished

This is my favorite Halloween remedy. In fact, anytime I’m feeling too addicted to sugar, or sick from eating too much pizza or anything else like that, a green smoothie always gets me back on track. I make a green smoothie for my family almost every morning. Then I know that whatever else they eat […]

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Citrus-Herb Green Smoothie

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This smoothie was inspired from a sample I had at Costco one day. A blender “event” was going on and the Blender sales guy made a basil-limeade smoothie. I loved the basil and lime together, but wanted to make it without any sugar, so I used orange juice which is naturally sweeter, with a little […]

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