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Exceptional Health For Your Family

I can tell you that for many years now, when 3pm rolls around, I start to truly crash.  My habit: to run for a cup of Joe and fuel my body with caffeine.  I had no idea this crashing had everything to with what I was eating.

When we first moved to San Diego we couldn’t wait to start eating and living better.  The Whole Journey was exactly what we were looking for.  I first heard about Christa Orecchio when I lived in Wilmington, NC.  Some of my friends went to college with her and always told us about her nutritional program and how she had this virtual business where she could step into people’s lives and help guide them towards exceptional health.

I didn’t know she would be ten minutes from our house so my husband and I dived right into her program, no questions asked.

Our 6 sessions were held over a 3 month period.  We met every two weeks and the beauty of this program is you can complete it via FaceTime from the comforts of your home.  I enjoyed that part on the nights we couldn’t get a sitter.

We learned a plethora of useful information to be healthier & happier people.  We became mindful when choosing food for our home and more importantly, for our children.  What I enjoyed the most was how personalized the program was.  My husband and I had different things going on: I always crashed mid afternoon, while he drank a pot of coffee all day long.  She was able to personalize each of our problems and fine tune what we needed to do to change these things.  This program changed our lives and it could change yours too.  I suggest you subscribe to her site, you will love the FREE information she sends your way and hopefully you too are ready to transform your life the natural way.  She has so many informational videos for you to check out too.  Click here for more information.

Today I want to share with you a few healthy options from The Whole Journey for the kids.   We love these recipes in our home and we hope you will too….

Kale Chips

  • 1 Bunch Kale (the curly leaf variety kind works best for this recipe)
  • 1/8 cup of grape seed oil
  • 1 tablespoon of nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 teaspoon of pink salt
  • ground black pepper to taste

Pre-heat oven to 375… rinse and dry kale completely… remove stems and cut into small pieces.  In a large bowl combine all the ingredients.  Spread Kale over cookie sheet.  Roast for ten minutes until kale is crisp & dry.

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Apple Chips

  • 2 large apples sliced 1/8 inch thick
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon of coconut sugar

Heat oven to 225 degrees.  Arrange apple slices on two baking sheets and bake for 90 minutes.  Make sure each slice has its own place on the pan.  Sprinkle with cinnamon & coconut sugar.  Flip after 90 minutes, and continue baking until crisp, about another 60 minutes.

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Raw Apple Sauce

  • 3 apples, cored and roughly chopped (leave skins on)
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 5 dates, pitted
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 ripe banana

Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until combined but chunky.

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4 comments

  1. We love Christa! I went to her 3 years ago when she was still seeing personal clients. She really helped turn our lives around and we have been reversing disease and improving our quality of life ever since. ❤️

    1. Danielle Lucia Schaffer

      Oh Wow Thank you so much for sharing….. I love hearing stories like this xoxoxo

  2. I think I need to get in touch with this miracle worker OR better yet, I’ll just move in with you!!!!!!!!

    1. Danielle Lucia Schaffer

      Click on the link in my blog and enroll….. you really should…. you would love this program…. so many girls from wilmington do this…..

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