10 Ways to Decompress Before Bedtime

I’ve had trouble sleeping all my life.  As a child and thru school years; it was falling asleep that troubled me.  As an adult and throughout adult-hood; it was staying asleep that evaded me.  For many years, I would wake up at 3:15AM every morning.  I tried many things but I found it is a multi-layered approach.  Most importantly, I found that it works.  I’ve never slept as well as I do now –...
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8 Foods That Help Reduce Stress


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VEGGIE TORTILLA SOUP

VEGGIE TORTILLA SOUP 2 Tbsp. coconut oil or vegetable broth 1 diced onion 2 red bell peppers 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 Tbsp. ground cumin 1 can (28 oz.) crushed tomatoes 3 cans (4 oz.) chopped green chile peppers, drained 7 cups vegetable broth Salt and pepper and chili powder to taste 1 can or 1 ½ cups frozen whole kernel corn 1 can (15 oz.) black beans 1 can (15 oz.) pinto beans ½ cup almond...
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Asparagus & Mushroom Frittata

Asparagus & Mushroom Frittata Chef Joe DiMaio of Millers All Day Restaurant Charleston, SC Serves 6 3 lbs. asparagus ¼ cup vegetable oil, divided Kosher salt 8 oz. cremini mushrooms, sliced 4 oz. unsalted butter 22 whole eggs, blended in a blender for fluffiness Whipped feta (recipe below) Pickeled red onion  (recipe below)   Preheat the oven to 400°F.  Line two rimmed baking sheets...
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12 Stress Reduction Tips

Deep Breaths  – set a timer – sitting in your most comfortable seat or lying down in a comfortable place – eyes closed – breath in through your nose and out through your mouth.  OPTIONAL – music suggestions: Yanni / George Winston / Jim Brickman  Dream Exercise #1   If $ was no object – describe your perfect meal at a restaurant in your favorite city anywhere in the world and...
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