The first LexVegFest – 2016

Organizing the first LexVegFest was a great honor and opportunity. I met and worked with many wonderful people, some of whom became my close friends. We invited our community to come together and celebrate a plant-based lifestyle. We offered delicious plant-based foods, educational presentations, exhibits, yoga, and guided meditation. The day of the event was […]

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My 5 favorite knives

There are what seems to be an endless amount of kitchen gadgets, tools, and devices claiming to make your life easier. You can find anything from an electric dip warmer and pasta-measuring tool to a specialized asparagus peeler and an avocado slicer. I like my VitaMix and Food Processor like anybody else, but if you […]

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Buckwheat (Kasha)

I like buckwheat (Kasha). I basically had no choice but to like it since I had grown up in a Russian family. Russia is the #1 producer and consumer of buckwheat in the world. “Kasha” or “Kаша” as it is referred to in Russian is more than just buckwheat though. Russians will refer to any porridge as […]

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When I do not feel well

Health Coaches have days when they do not feel good as well as everyone else. My kids were sick past week and today I caught up by having similar symptoms of runny nose and sore throat… What do I do on the days like that? I make lots of herbal tea (camomile, sage, thyme, and […]

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Happy HEALTHY Holidays!

For my birthday this year I had a party at the beginning of November. This started the holiday season for me, perhaps a little bit earlier than for most. This beautiful time of the year is centered around family, getting together with friends and celebrating in your community. At the same time it is easy […]

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Vitamix vs. Ninja Short Comparison

Eating healthy does not require a blender, but having one makes it sometimes easier and makes it more fun. There are a great variety of blenders on the market, but I would like to focus on two brands for a short comparison today: Vitamix and Ninja. Neither of them had contributed to this comparison in […]

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About Health Coaches

What was once simply my fascination with healthy living soon became a passion for helping others. Nothing can be better than being part of a positive health transformation. The process is always very rewarding and fun. I love meeting new people, connecting with them, and finding the best approach to facilitate the necessary change for […]

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