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10 Morning Rituals That Will Change Your Life

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Morning is my favorite time of day. Through the years, since I was a teenager, I have developed rituals that keep mornings fun, energizing, and empowering and keep me fit, joyful, and aligned. Here are my personal morning rituals I practice to feel and look great every day at every age. Pick what works for you …

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Caroline’s Guide To Living Free From Nightshades & Alliums

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After a lifetime of body inflammations and inflamed emotions, in 2013 I removed nightshades and alliums from my diet. It has made a tremendous difference for me, reducing physical and emotional inflammations and contributing to my enjoyment of life. Since I shared my personal account of why I decided to eliminate nightshades and alliums, I have had requests …

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Cranberry Apple Grape Cold-Pressed Juice

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It’s autumn here in southern Oregon and the local cranberry bogs are sharing their abundance. This recipe combines these beautiful cranberries with two other seasonal favorites – apples and grapes – to create a sour-sweet cold-pressed juice bursting with flavor and the phytonutrients cranberries are valued for. The nutrient-rich pulp is used to form the base of fun …

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Consciousness Quotes

In Consciousness by Caroline Ra

Towards the end of each interview on Spirit of the Dawn Podcast, I ask my guests to share some closing words of wisdom (in addition to all the wonderful wisdom they have shared already!) I invite you to enjoy a transformational day at the beach with these inspirational Consciousness Quotes from guests on …

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5 Tools for Conscious Entrepreneurs

In Business by Caroline Ra2 Comments

Get Organized with Trello Trello is a fabulous tool for getting organized whether you are running a business, managing a blog, organizing home projects, or planning a wedding. I use it for Spirit of the Dawn, for my clients, and for organizing our home. Trello’s boards, lists, and …

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Living Free From Nightshades & Alliums

In Lifestyle by Caroline Ra6 Comments

It was early summer 2013 and Jason and I had just returned from a fun Mexican restaurant here in Ashland. My body and emotions inflamed, feeling like a hurt little girl sitting in the corner with my head between my knees, as I often felt. Angry words passing …

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Pink Cold-Pressed Juice

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1 Pink Grapefruit, outer peel removed and grapefruit cut into 8 pieces 1 medium-sized Red Beet (or two smaller-sized ones), ends trimmed, beet peeled and cut into wedges 2 large Carrots, peeled, ends removed, and carrots cut into thirds 2 Granny Smith Apples, peeled, cores removed and apples …

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Strawberry Matcha Smoothie

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1 Large Frozen Banana, peeled, and cut into thirds 6 Strawberries, stems removed 1 Tablespoon Coconut Butter 2 Tablespoons Pumpkin Seed Protein Powder 1/2 teaspoon Matcha Tea Powder 1 Tablespoon Local Raw Honey or 1 pitted Medjool Date 3/4 cup Spring or Filtered Water, preferably cold Place all …

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Classic Cacao Smoothie

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2 Large Frozen Bananas, peeled, and cut into thirds 2 Tablespoons Raw Cacao Powder 2 Tablespoons Pumpkin Seed Protein Powder 1 Tablespoon Coconut Butter 1 Tablespoon Local Raw Honey or Maple Syrup 3/4 cup Spring or Filtered Water, preferably cold To create a fun Malted Variation, add 1/2 …

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My Daily Superfood Smoothie

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2 Large Frozen Bananas, peeled, and cut into thirds 1/3 to 1/2 Ripe Avocado, fresh or frozen, cut into chunks 2 Tablespoons Pumpkin Seed Protein Powder 6 Chlorella Tablets or 1/2 teaspoon Chlorella Powder (broken-cell wall) 1 teaspoon Moringa Powder (nutrient-dense, iron-rich) 1/2 teaspoon pure Camu Camu Berry …