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Greek Salmon

Greek Salmon

We love this meal because it comes with lots of veggies! If you want to be extra-healthy, serve the salmon over a bed of arugula or spinach. INGREDIENTSFOR TOPPING  1/4 c. extra-virgin olive oil Juice of 2 lemons 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tsp. dried oregano 1/2 tsp....

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Travel Tips for Healthy Traveling with Melissa

Travel Tips for Healthy Traveling with Melissa

Travel Tips to eat wonderful foods, stay fit, and remain calm cool and enlightened during travel: Meal Planning - Pack Food Water Bottle Choose locations where you can plan ahead physical activities for right after you arrive to get you moving and beat the jet lag ...

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Mediterranean Summer Recipes

Mediterranean Summer Recipes

Looking to eat the Mediterranean diet this summer? These are some of my favorite summer recipes. I’ve tried to include a variety of healthy breakfasts, sauces and dips, salads, grilling recipes, and dinners that will give you lots of choices this summer. The idea is...

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Tastes like Summer in Italy

Tastes like Summer in Italy

One of Kelly's favorites!   "Tastes like Summer"   Organic heirloom tomatoes Fresh mozzarella Home grown basil Fresh olive oil Sea salt & pepper

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What is a Miracle?

What is a Miracle?

Ask most people if they believe in miracles and you will get a mixed bag of answers. Believing in miracles is somewhat common. Holding these beliefs is not limited to certain age groups nor is it restricted to certain religious denominations or a religious...

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Florence this Fall

Florence this Fall

"I came. I saw. I can't wait for this Fall." People had warned me that this city is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. I like to see things for myself and this place certainly didn’t disappoint me. Florence exudes elegance and sophistication, truly a...

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Reflections on the IBCPC Dragon Boat Festival

Reflections on the IBCPC Dragon Boat Festival

Lessons learned during a weekend with breast cancer survivors   For three days in early July, Florence was painted pink during the International Breast Cancer Paddler’s Commission Dragon Boat Festival. Rowers, coaches and supporters of all ages from around the...

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We are highlighted in the The Florentine for our exhibition

We are highlighted in the The Florentine for our exhibition

Dear Ambassadors,We are thrilled to be highlighted in the The Florentine this month for our “Art meets humanity” exhibition with world renowned photographer Robert Farber.Please see on the link below the Summer Edition of The Florentine, as you will see there is a...

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Working together for Breast Cancer Awareness

Working together for Breast Cancer Awareness

At my age of 19 my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. I remember being shocked as if that could have never happened to my mom. Well it did. In our family we have a maternal and paternal female history of breast cancer. When I first processed the news about my...

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Italian Riviera

Italian Riviera

Italian Riviera, is one of the most breathtaking coastlines in the world. Here, the sea and the mountains meet in dramatic fashion, and we spend a week exploring the fascinating history, indigenous wines, and traditional cuisine of the area among one of the most...

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Resolution

Resolution

Resolution review It’s been a couple of weeks since we all spotlighted the things we want to change about ourselves and formed them into neat, well-intended resolutions. So, how are you doing on yours? As a yoga instructor working full time in a yoga studio, I enjoy...

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What is Yoga?

What is Yoga?

Yoga is a group of physical, mental, and spiritual practices or disciplines which originated in ancient India. There is a broad variety of yoga schools, practices, and goals in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism. Among the most well-known types of yoga are Hatha yoga and...

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