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The Secret Six: Lessons learned from the cleanse

Back in March, I journeyed into cleanse land, where my diet restrictions were numerous, yet meals were delicious and fairly easy to manage. It wouldn’t be too difficult to continue eating that way. I ate a lot of quinoa and chicken, fruits and veggies. It was great. I also learned some new tricks and alternatives… Continue reading The Secret Six: Lessons learned from the cleanse

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Two salads, no lettuce. Pure yum.

Summer is for salads. Even though we here at the Honey Hive eat salads with most dinners, year-round, summer has a special hold on salads. When it’s warm and sunny, nothing satisfies like a fresh, light meal. One thing, however, is for certain: you can’t make the same boring salad again and again and expect… Continue reading Two salads, no lettuce. Pure yum.

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Pie for breakfast. And coconut date bites.

I just had pie for breakfast. No joke (speaking of regret). I guess you could say my first week off the cleanse has been a bit too celebratory, a bit counter-productive, even. My poor system. It gets all clean and healthy and then I put a bunch of crud in it! On Monday: Small square… Continue reading Pie for breakfast. And coconut date bites.

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D-Day: The end of my cleanse

Well today is the day. I’m officially released from my cleanse, four weeks after the start of which has changed my life. So D-Day is a call for determination. It may be the end of the cleanse, but it’s a new beginning, too. It’s a time to make the permanent move towards eating better. Above… Continue reading D-Day: The end of my cleanse

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Hope. And Coconut Banana Bites (a guilt-free treat!)

There is something extraordinary about hope. Powerful, really. Because along with the promise of hope comes a still, small voice that tells you to take another step, to hold strong, and to believe. Take Portland, for example. A city well known for its rain, the hip, Oregon city is indeed wet and grey. For many… Continue reading Hope. And Coconut Banana Bites (a guilt-free treat!)