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Monthly Archives: August, 2012

Holiday Weekend BBQ Idea

I will be making this healthy bbq tostada /tacos for Labor Day Weekend! With some homemade Guacamole, YUM! It looks like a lot of ingredients but it is all simple prep. You could also add some mushrooms or a protabello which are awesome grilled. A couple of ears of corn on the grill with some …

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Massage For Well-being

This is our 100th Blog post! We are excited to continue to share our thoughts on massage, wellness and food! Receiving regular massage can enhance your sense of well-being. Massage helps combat the effects of stress. In helping the body remember what it is to relax in our fast paced lives. Massage calms the nervous system …

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Stretch for This Week- Legs Up the Wall

Legs up the wall is one of my favorite restorative stretches. After being on my feet doing massages all day this stretch is a wonderful relief at the end of the day! It is great for gently stretching the hamstrings and circulating the fluids from the legs and feet. Here is a wonderful step by …

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Farm Stand Salad: Courtesy of the Dinner Diva

Here is a gorgeous salad for all the late summer goodies! I’ve had the pleasure of eating some of the goodies from The Dinner Diva and her food is top notch. She also specializes in special diets which is so helpful for those eating a restricted meal plan. She can give them some variety that they …

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Is it ok to do Acupuncture and Massage at the Same Time

When you are getting regular massage, acupuncture is a wonderful addition to your healing routine. Depending  on what you are working on acupuncture is a wonderful healing system that we fully believe in. According to Wikipedia: Acupuncture is an alternative medicine methodology originating in ancient China[citation needed] that treats patients by manipulating thin, solid needles that have been inserted into acupuncture …

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Vegan Wheat Free Zucchini Chocolate Chip Bread

This time of year is sure to bring you extra Zucchini. Gotta make some bread out of them. Add some super foods and some chocolate chips and you can’t go wrong! 1/4 cup grapeseed, safflower or sunflower oil 1/4 cup maple syrup 1 cup non dairy milk (I use coconut or almond) 1 tsp. apple …

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Book Review “Wheat Belly”

I have heard so many people talking about being gluten free and wheat free I wanted some information on the subject. So I chose to read “Wheat Belly” by Dr. William Davis. I first heard about the book through his blog which has some interesting articles on it. But I wanted to know the details… though …

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Cucumber Salad

A client gave me a beautiful Japanese cucumber from her garden. I was thinking of making a pickled cucumber salad but that usually has some sugar in it so I was looking for an alternative. I came across a recipe on my favorite food blog Fat Free Vegan for Korean-Style Cucumber and Edamame Salad   and was inspired by …

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Functional Massage

At Massage Works Los Gatos we use a variety of therapeutic modalites to create a functional massage for our clients. What exactly does this mean? We want you to function at your very best. When you walk in with a specific type of pain… knee pain for instance. Your therapist will palpate the muscles in …

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Genuine Happiness

    Love this… of course we would add get a massage! This came from my yoga teacher Lorien Neargader sourced from Anticancer, A New Way of Life

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