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Rest now, e Papatūānuku (Mother Earth)

Rest now, e Papatūānuku Breathe easy and settle Right here where you are We’ll not move upon you For awhile We’ll stop, we’ll cease We’ll slow down and stay home Draw each other close and be kind Kinder than we’ve ever been. I wish we could say we were doing it for you as much…

Sunshine

Our Deepest Fear is not that we are Inadequate

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, “Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?” Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God.…

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Lindsay’s Food Tips, #8 of 8: Put on Your Creativity Hat!

Food isn’t supposed to be boring or bland! Elevate your meals by making one to two new recipes on a weekly basis or pulling out family recipes that you’ve been meaning to try. If you are looking for a resource, check out Skyterra’s Cookbook!   Sign up to be notified of new Daily Inspiration posts:

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Lindsay’s Food Tips, #7 of 8: Go Nuts for Coconut

Coconut can be consumed as coconut milk, unsweetened shredded coconut, dried coconut meat, coconut oil and more. Coconut milk can be a great dairy or milk alternative as it is typically creamy and satisfying, especially in smoothies and sauces. Shredded coconut or dried coconut meat can be used in trail mixes, energy bars, oatmeal and…

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Lindsay’s Food Tips, #6 of 8: Don’t Forget the Sweetness

Added sugar can serve a purpose by adding flavor to recipes and make a dish more complete (e.g., balancing out a vinaigrette). Instead of using refined sugar, consider using honey, maple syrup, agave nectar or minimally processed sugars. These sugars have a more unique flavor profile and contain more micronutrients than traditional sugar. When purchasing,…

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Lindsay’s Food Tips, #5 of 8: Try a New Whole Grain

Getting tired of rice? There is nothing wrong with rice; but trying different whole grains can add more food variety while also providing micronutrients such as B vitamins, magnesium and dietary fiber. Farro is one of many whole grains that works well in pilafs, egg bakes, non-traditional oatmeals, salads and bean or lentil burgers.  Sign…

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Lindsay’s Food Tips, #4 of 8: The Comfort of Oats

When thinking of oats, it is easy to only think of oatmeal. But oats can be used for so much more! Use oats in recipes like granola, energy bites, bean burgers and more. Oats can be purchased as extra thick rolled oats or instant oats, and are high in a type of fiber, beta-glucan, connected…

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Lindsay’s Food Tips, #3 of 8: Activate Your Recyclops

If you’re looking to cut back on plastic use, items such as glass tupperware, silicone food storage containers and reusable “saran” wrap can be worth purchasing. Glass tupperware such as pyrex or snapware are great for leftovers and food storage while silicone food storage containers are a relatively new kitchen item. When evaluating what you…

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Lindsay’s Food Tips, #2 of 8: Celebrate Your Dressing

You know that cook who always seems to know how to prepare delicious food with ease? That’s our Lindsay Ford, RD, Skyterra’s Dietitian, and she’s been sharing some of her favorite tips and tricks. Today she talks about dressing! What takes most meals from good to great? A sauce, dressing or condiment. Making your own…

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Lindsay’s Food Tips, #1 of 8: Everyone Loves Chocolate

You know that cook who always seems to know how to prepare delicious food with ease? That’s our Lindsay Ford, RD, Skyterra’s Dietitian. For the next eight days, she’ll be sharing some of her favorite tips and tricks. Today she talks about everyone’s favorite, chocolate! It is hard not to love chocolate. Chocolate contains antioxidants…