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  • 10 Mindful Eating Tips to Help You Eat Less
    10 Mindful Eating Tips to Help You Eat Less

    If you struggle with overeating, then you might be as surprised as some of my clients when I tell them it’s not really about the food. What you eat, is only a small part of the overeating story. The other part that’s often overlooked – is how you eat, and how you eat is a […]

    7 Things Your Food Cravings are Trying to Tell You
    7 Things Your Food Cravings are Trying to Tell You

    Food cravings are like the scary monster that hides in your closet. They’re hard to get a good look at because most of the time, you’re either resisting them or running like hell in the other direction. They also leave you with a sense of uneasiness because you’re never really sure when they will jump […]

    Mindless Eating: Increased Food Variety Causes Overeating
    Mindless Eating: Increased Food Variety Causes Overeating

    Mindless eating: we all do it to some degree, each and every day. Even the most subtle things can prompt us to keep eating, without even noticing it. Would you believe that if you were to sit down to a bag a Skittles with a variety of colors, you would most likely eat more than […]

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    4 Tips for Staying Healthy While Traveling

    Staying healthy while traveling can often prove to be challenging. But with a little planning and fore site, it really doesn’t have to be. Travel a lot for work or planning a little road trip for fun? Whether you’re hitting the road for a weekend trip, a weeklong trip or are a dedicated traveler on […]

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    If You’re Afraid to Eat Fruit, Find Out What Mistakingly Gave Fruit a Bad Name and Why You Don’t Need to Worry About “Too Much Sugar” Anymore!

    {Note to readers: This is a modified excerpt from my book “Unhooked: A Holistic Approach to Ending Your Struggle with Food”.} I remember when the Atkins craze hit. People were eating bacon, eggs, and cheeseburgers—minus the bun—like it was going out of style, and all in the name of “health”. Many mainstream “low-carb” diets recognize […]

    6 Reasons to Remove the Guilt from Your Chocolate Cravings
    6 Reasons to Remove the Guilt from Your Chocolate Cravings

    In the health industry, there are constantly new diet trends and food fads embedding themselves as truth into our psyche. Uncovering some of these truths as myths was a real eye opener into how easily foods can be misconceived, as well as how easily wholesome foods can be turned into junk foods. When I found […]

  • Five Ways to Get Through Tough Times
    Five Ways to Get Through Tough Times

    Everyone on the planet has one thing in common – we all have tough days. You know those days, right? When you just don’t feel that you have what it takes to keep going, to summon up the strength to face what needs to be faced. You can help yourself get over the hurdle by […]

    Is it Time to Take Yourself Less Seriously?
    Is it Time to Take Yourself Less Seriously?

    Do you take yourself too seriously? I know I catch myself in serious mode more often than I’d like to admit – but I’m working on it! Our mental attitude affects how we perceive the moments of our lives and can also influence our health. Here are 4 good reasons to take yourself less seriously: […]

    Mind Over Milkshakes: Can Your Thoughts Influence Your Weight?
    Mind Over Milkshakes: Can Your Thoughts Influence Your Weight?

    At last, science is finally catching up to what the mystics have been saying for thousands of years: the mind and body are intricately connected. More than ever, people are talking about the power of our thoughts – and I for one, am a believer. We’ve all heard some variation of these popular sayings: “As you […]

  • 13 Ways Avocados Love You Back!
    13 Ways Avocados Love You Back!

    I love avocados. And with good reason, they’re diverse, taste great and are an amazing source of nutrients. Avocado’s array of health benefits are so vast that I’m actually convinced avocados love us too. Here are 13 Ways Avocados Love You Back! 1. Eating Avocado Regularly Can Support a Healthy Heart! This creamy green fruit contains […]

    Top 7 Health Benefits of Turmeric
    Top 7 Health Benefits of Turmeric

    As the saying goes: “Let Food Be Thy Medicine” and when it comes to the health benefits of turmeric, it’s certainly a potent medicine! The health benefits of turmeric, a member of the ginger family, cannot be understated. This potent medicinal herb tops my charts of most beneficial and far-reaching plant medicinals – a must […]

    Dragon Fruit
    Dragon Fruit

    Dragon fruit has got to be one of the most spectacular and exotic looking fruits on the face of this planet – actually, it looks like it could be from another planet! Want to immerse yourself for a whole week in exploring, tasting and eating exotic fruits like this? Check out our group or private raw […]

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    My Top 4 Favorite Raw Vegan, Gluten-Free Wraps

    There’s a reason that sandwiches have had a long standing role in the traditional lunchbox. They’re compact, convenient and satisfying to eat. Wraps have also made a sizable mark on our food landscape because they offer the same level of convenience. But if you’re living a gluten-free lifestyle or are on the raw vegan path, […]

    Banana Buckwheat Bars
    Banana Buckwheat Bars

    Looking for some easy and healthy raw food snacks for you and your family? These banana buckwheat bars are made with raw, sprouted buckwheat and are super easy to make. They also last at least a few weeks in the fridge, (and probably at least 10 days out of the fridge depending on how far […]

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    Shredded Carrot Zucchini Salad

    The great thing about September is that there’s tons of zucchini and various squash available at most local farmers markets. If you’ve been following my recipes for a while now, then you’ll know I love to promote super simple recipes. I love to eat simply. The more I eat simple meals, the better food tastes […]

  • Kiwi Apple Smoothie
    Kiwi Apple Smoothie

      I think one of the biggest misconceptions about the raw food lifestyle is that it’s too time consuming. I totally disagree. I think it might take a little bit of a learning curve to get into a new habit of making new recipes, but honestly, my meals take me about 5 minutes to make […]

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    Raw Carob Mint Smoothie

    When it comes to making morning smoothies, the choices are endless. I love to make my usual fruity smoothies, but sometimes I’m in the mood to change things up a bit. If you’re looking to get some new breakfast recipe ideas, don’t forget to check out  my upcoming free 7-day MIY (Make It Yourself) Healthy […]

    Bluebellery Smoothie
    Bluebellery Smoothie

    Coming up with new smoothies is always fun. This combination meets all the standards of nutrient rich, super hydrating and absolutely delicious! If you haven’t figured out why we’re calling this one the Bluebellery Smoothie, here’s the breakdown: Blueberries: If there ever was a nutritional powerhouse, blueberries are it! Blueberries help to maintain healthy bones, lower […]

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About Laura Dawn

Laura Dawn is a holistic health consultant, raw food chef, speaker and author. She is the author of “Unhooked: A Holistic Approach to Ending Your Struggle with Food” as well as “Mindful Eating for Dummies”.

After discovering the secrets to healing her disordered eating, Laura Dawn has inspired others to drop their struggle with food and weight. A dynamic keynote speaker, her passion is to inspire people to choose a sustainable path of health and happiness.

She is the founder of Happy & Raw  (www.happyandraw.com) and runs health retreats in Hawaii, where she resides on her organic farm.

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