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April 7, 2016
Julie Yuccas

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I Am Worth the Investment

As I sat in my van after my PET Scan, the thought came to me. Julie, will you still eat healthy and keep juicing once you are healed of cancer? I started to cry. If I received the precious gift to be healed of cancer, I would respect and continue to tenderly care for my […]

February 5, 2016
Julie Yuccas

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Eat Your Fruit & Fiber Muffins

When you eat better, you feel better physically and mentally. Putting high quality nutrients in your body helps you think clearer and prevents those energy highs and lows. I love sharing easy recipes that provide your body with tools to help your body run efficiently. Fresh plant-based foods have many vitamins, minerals, enzymes, and phytochemicals […]

December 2, 2015
Julie Yuccas

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Apple Walnut-Pecan Salad

With apple picking season coming to a close, this healthy recipe is sure to cure your sweet tooth. If you have adapted the “eat smaller meals more frequently,” you will be pleasantly surprised. Half or less of this recipe can be a small, filling meal. If you struggle with stress eating, the combination of crisp […]

November 23, 2015
Julie Yuccas

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Mama’s Fried Rice and Rainbow Carrots

My mom used to frequently make us fried rice for dinner. It was probably an easy go to because she could make it with leftover rice or meats—and we always liked it. You know me, I am always trying to step it up a notch and add more vegetables. Here is my version of homemade […]

October 29, 2015
Julie Yuccas

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Broccoli & Cauliflower Cheese Soup

Last time we were at the farmer’s market, one vendor had an abundance of cauliflower in the back of his pickup truck—priced to sell. For one-dollar a head and the brisk fall air, it was time to make soup again! I used to make a California Medley soup with broccoli, cauliflower, and carrots, but the […]

August 13, 2015
Julie Yuccas

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Peanut Butter and Honey Snack Bites

During popular floral holidays at the talented O’Fallon’s Fine Flowers, it was common for the staff to bring in snacks for those long designing days. One of the healthy recipes my daughter brought in was peanut butter balls with honey from the Super Healthy Kids website. Lately, I have been trying to find ways to […]

July 14, 2015
Julie Yuccas

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Quick & Easy Roasted Broccoli

When you work or have a full schedule, quick, easy, and tasty are factors that make a vegetable recipe more appealing to use. The beauty of this recipe is it is palatable to many ages. Plus, broccoli is a fighter you want on your team, with all its cancer-fighting phytochemicals, immune boosting vitamins and minerals, […]