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Avocado supply shrinks, prices soar!

I was wondering what is going on in the world of Avocado’s. There isn’t an abundance and in some cases there are none. I ran across this story from CNBC who tells you to ‘kiss your avocados goodbye’. Their title is: Avocado supply shrinks, prices soar. As someone who counts on avocados for my enjoyment of food, this is very ...

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Healthy Thoughts!

There are so many things that both you and I know to be true, but when life presents itself, we aren’t mindful. We just eat and drink because we’re hungry and thirsty, or just ‘in the mood’. So I wanted to take the time to mention a few things. My Healthy Thoughts are just a reminder…. Why are you drinking ...

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Has the Flu got you?

So my question for you today is: Has the Flu got you? The reason I ask this is because it certainly has me. I’ve been in bed, on and off for 4 weeks now. To give you an idea of how long it’s been for me, I’ll tell you this short story. 4 weeks ago, I was 80% vegan. So ...

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Cheese – What you don’t know will hurt you!

I was reading about a new book on cheese and what you are actually eating (and how bad it is for your body)…. and that motivated this blog – Cheese – What you don’t know will hurt you! This isn’t my first ‘what you don’t know will hurt you’ blog. It seems to be a running theme this year. lol ...

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Restaurant Review: 608 in Oceanside

Today we’re doing a Restaurant Review: 608 in Oceanside.  I always love a restaurant that uses the address as their name. 230 Forest in Laguna Beach anyone? They have the most incredible, eclectic combinations of truly great flavors. And the next review is more of the same. Last night, I did a special tasting at 608 in Oceanside. 3 months ...

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PF Changs – What you don’t know will hurt you

This is – Restaurant Review: PF Changs – What you don’t know will hurt you. When I look back at over 400 blogs that I have done since 2011, including Restaurant Reviews regularly, there’s only one time I can think of that I mentioned anything negative about a restaurant, because it’s a tough industry and I’m not looking to put anyone ...

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