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Spiritual Wellness Defined

For the past year I have taught academic classes about wellness at local universities in Des Moines. One of the first questions I ask my students is “define wellness or what it means to be well.” I actually make this assignment a bit more interesting by having them find a photograph that depicts their definition. …

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DIY: Pumpkin Puree

It’s that time of year when pumpkins are abundant and pumpkin treats are on my mind. This year I’m doing things differently as I am making my own pumpkin puree! Since the only ingredient listed on most cans of pumpkin puree is pumpkin, I figured it must be pretty easy to replicate what you find …

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An Apple A Day…

Hello and happy fall! This time of year makes me especially happy because it is apple season. Growing up, my family always had McIntosh apples around the house. For reasons both sentimental and tasty, these are by far my favorite apples. Apples are low in calories but high in fiber which means you’ll feel fuller …