Ridding Your Rut Part 2 – Roasting Vegetables the Easy Way

Oven Baked Vegetable Fries

*+-Here’s a novel idea for changing up how you prep your veggies for the week… I’ve been doing something like this these last 3 weeks.  Maybe it will work as well for you!  Feel so free so switch ’em up as I do.  I never have the same thing over again and you don’t have to … (read more…)

Banning the FOOD RUT!


*+-  This is the first out of 5 posts geared towards busting a “food rut”. Might you find yourself here? Recording your food in a document, journal, app or other method can really be a great way to learn what is and isn’t working for your body. It additionally helps by keeping you accountable while working through … (read more…)

Should You Test Your Nutrient Status?


*+-Today I’d like to talk about one important FAQ…. I often get asked whether if you eat well, work out and take a good multivitamin, do you really need to work on your health beyond that?? Well, the short answer is yes, probably… Even people that take great care of themselves, have some health blocks that include micronutrient deficiencies. … (read more…)

Cooking Class Review – Holistic Chef Series!

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*+-    This just in from…. Brianna Ayala, wife and loving mother of three, advocate of natural healthy living and lover of the great outdoors. My mom and I joined one of Cats Cooking Workshops on 6.29.15. We had such a wonderful time! There was good music, great people and AMAZING food. Every recipe that was … (read more…)

Re-Boot Your Culinary Confidence – New Class July 27th!


*+-* Last day to sign up is Thursday, July 23rd, 2015!  Take advantage of early bird pricing. Read below! IN THIS 3 HOUR CRASH COURSE YOU’LL LEARN: 5 Efficient slicing and dicing techniques. MORE THAN 5 Mouth-watering sauces (from all around the globe) to set you up for summer. 5 New and enticing ways with herbs … (read more…)

3 Free and Simple Tips for Better Digestion


*+-Are you rushing through meals to do the next thing on your list and then have digestive issues? Or maybe you know there is something you’re eating causing some discomfort on a daily basis and can’t figure it out. There are literally hundreds of reasons why people complain of digestive issues. I am going to … (read more…)



*+-This is a very popular subject matter, indeed!  The Holistic Chef Series – Your SIMPLE 5 STEP SOLUTION to Crafting Delicious Make-Ahead Meals that Save Time and Your Waistline, is now sold-out.  This is really great feedback in that it took only a few days to do so.  I WILL schedule another in August/September. In … (read more…)

Cooking Workshop Date Set. Here’s the Deal!

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*+-IN THIS 3 HOUR HOLISTIC COOKING WORKSHOP YOU’LL LEARN: -How to think like a chef. There really IS a method to creating those “nightly specials”! -Fresh and exciting ways to dress up mundane entrées and vegetable sides, and what to do when you are caught with nothing in the fridge. -Brilliant ideas for getting more “super-foods” in your repertoire, … (read more…)

Soyajoy G4 Soy Milk Maker and Soup Maker – Largest capacity, with All Stainless Steel Inside

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*+-Sanlinx Inc. is the pioneer for home-use soy milk makers. Since it introduced its original SoyaJoy in 1999 to Norther American market, every generation of its SoyaJoy has been the best seller. The forth generation SoyaJoy G4 is no exception. The G4 uses premium components such as the low noise DC motor, solid state power control, and #304 stainless steel.

Key SoyaJoy G4 features:

1. Microprocessor-controlled with five function buttons, each optimized for making milk from beans, grains, seeds or unlimited combinations of them.

2. Makes raw milks, as well as hot milks, soups, and porridge. More versatile than any other soy milk maker.

3. Easy to use – add water and beans (or seeds and grains) directly to the pitcher. Pitcher has max./min. water level marks.

4. All stainless steel construction for the grinding and cooking chamber. Easy to clean. No food color stains or concerns of plastic leaching into food.

5. Perfect Grind TM design makes perfect grinding of beans, seeds, or grains to achieve higher milk yield.

6. Fourth Generation (G4) filter-less design for easy use and cleaning. No loose parts to install and clean.

7. Enhanced cooking cycle for better taste and digestion. Soy milk is cooked for over 20 minutes above 200 degree F. to ensure the inactivation of the enzyme inhibitors.

8. Increased to 1.7 quarts (liter) capacity, the largest on the market.

9. Water level sensor, temperature sensor, and overflow sensor working with microprocessor to ensure best results every time.

10. Accessories Include a measuring cup, pitcher & sieve, cleaning pad, user manual, and 0.3 lb sample soybean package. One year warranty.

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Feeling a Little Un-Inspired to Cook? How About a Cooking Class?

Holistic Chef Series

*+-Feeling uninspired to plan, cook and eat healthy?  I asked my tribe and here’s what they said.  Can you relate to any of these comments? -I keep getting stuck in ruts- I have been alternating tofu and greens over rice with black beans and rice for a month now. I have never planned my meals a … (read more…)

Cat Dillon

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Cat Dillon is the Cat in Caterpillar Nutrition and Wellness.

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