Articles by: Phoebe Chongchua

Lentil Wraps With Thai Cucumber Sauce

Lentil Wraps With Thai Cucumber Sauce

Serves: 4

Time: 30 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Lentils are great high-fiber food and, for those of you wanting to slim down, they are an excellent “weight loss” food because of their high fiber. They help provide a satisfied feeling while the soluble […]

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Thai Yellow Curry

Thai Yellow Curry

It’s a bit coincidental that I decided to make my dad’s famous Thai Yellow Curry the other night. My father passed away about 11 years ago on Labor Day Weekend. My mother had been married […]

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How A Plant-Based Diet Keeps You Healthy

How A Plant-Based Diet Keeps You Healthy

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Posted: September 3, 2013

For many people, health is something they take for granted. When they’re feeling fit and strong they often neglect their health. It’s not until sickness strikes that many of us question they way we’ve been […]

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How To Make Homemade Almond Milk

How To Make Homemade Almond Milk

Almond milk is a favorite of mine but I had never made it fresh. Someone once asked “how exactly do you milk an almond?” Too cute! Well, here’s how. The recipe comes from our favorite […]

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Carrot, Apple, Cucumber Juice

Carrot, Apple, Cucumber Juice

Serves: About 3 glasses

Time: 15 minutes, including cleaning the juicer!

Difficulty: Easy!

When you first start juicing, finding the right combinations can be a little tricky. Certain fruits and vegetables might not sound like they’ll create the perfect blend but they do. Other times you think for […]

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Three-Bean Vegetarian Chili

Three-Bean Vegetarian Chili

Serves: 10

Time: 40 minutes (softening the beans may increase time)

Difficulty: medium

This recipe is simple to make and delicious to eat. I love this on a cold day but it’s even tasty on warm days too. We use a secret ingredient to season it…watch the video […]

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After Workout Protein Shake

After Workout Protein Shake

After a powerful workout your body needs a good, healthy meal right away. Live Fit Magazine’s Physically Fit Tips, Whole foods can be good but not necessarily immediately following a workout. They can be slow […]

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Fix: Soaring High With Vegetarian Options

Fix: Soaring High With Vegetarian Options

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Posted: July 16, 2013

When you’re in the Palm Dessert area and you need a quick fix, there’s one place that you must try: The Fix. It’s a small cafe and bakery that’s decorated like the inside of an […]

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I Know What I am Fighting For

I Know What I am Fighting For

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Posted: July 16, 2013

I have a mission in life. I live successfully. I know what I am fighting for, and am committed to succeeding. I understand that at times I may feel disconnected from my purpose, but I […]

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I Ask Why Not?

I Ask Why Not?

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Posted: July 16, 2013

I ask, “Why not?” I am open to receiving new ideas, information, and opportunity—through an inquisitive mind, a soul filled with hope and faith, I welcome the chance to learn and try things that I […]

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