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Healthy Upgrades: Upgrading your Bar

Let’s Set the Bar!

Bars can be an easy, grab and go snack option, but they’re not all nourishing, despite what’s on the front of the package. Plus, if you have even ventured into the bar aisle (yes, there’s an aisle of ‘em), you have probably become overwhelmed with the sheer number of options. I do! There are vegan bars, protein bars, breakfast bars, raw bars and more; I’m dizzy just thinking about it!

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DIY Herb Garden

Spring has sprung and there is no better time to plant a garden. Not your bag? It’s easier than you might think. An herb garden can be as simple as some dirt, a few seeds and a pot! They’re a great way to venture into the world of gardening because they’re easy, convenient and can be grown in a container. PLUS growing your own herbs saves you money and may even inspire a new recipe.

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WD recap

This April we hosted six Wellness Day events, including our 100th Wellness Day.

We served 165 newly diagnosed women at our partner hospitals

– Crozer- Chester
– Fox Chase
– Bryn Mawr
– Jefferson Torresale
– Paoli
– Phoenixville
 
and held our first Exhale event, a retreat serving women with metastatic cancer. 

Thank you to our partners, sponsors, and donors; we are so grateful for your support and honored to serve in the community. Read more

Keeping the Kids Germ-Free on the Playground

The return of Spring means getting back outside! We love a variety of outdoor activities, going to the zoo, visiting LinVilla Orchards and other farms/farmer’s markets, but a true favorite of the boys is simply, the playground. Who doesn’t love going to the playground – it’s got everything! Slides, sandboxes, swings, steps, seesaws, other playmates for the boys, other moms for me, and the list goes on…but while it is a terrific outlet physically, it is a germaphobe’s nightmare.

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Juicing vs. Blending

Sipping on a cold and refreshing smoothie or juice is a great way to stay refreshed and hydrated during the warmer months. I often get asked whether it is better to blend or juice fruits and veggies and it seems that many are confused by these terms.

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5 Minutes with Unite for HER Founder & President Sue Weldon

We are excited to announce our new monthly Blog series, “HER Community” to introduce you to the dedicated team at Unite for HER. In this series you will meet our community who pledge to be By HER Side through breast cancer. We kick off this series with none other than our Founder, President, and inspirational leader, Sue Weldon, on our 100th Wellness Day. 

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Spring Pea Hummus

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Finally, we are showing signs of spring! This winter provided us with plenty of snow and cold, and we are all ready for fresh air and greenery. Plus, this time of year always gets me excited to start thinking about my own home-grown garden goodies.

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Spring Clean Your Kitchen

Spring is a great time of year to clear out the clutter in your life but that doesn’t need to be limited to your closets, basement and garage.

When is the last time your gave your kitchen or freezer a good spring cleaning? Purging unnecessary belongings has many benefits from saving you time and money to decreasing stress. In regards to your kitchen, purging old food is a great way to check in on your health intentions and to make sure you are not consuming food past their prime which is not so good,

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An Organic and Natural Guide to Spring Cleaning

While our March weather clings to the cold and snow of winter, the extra time indoors is a great way to prepare for spring and partake in the traditional rite of spring cleaning.  This year, instead of reaching for traditional products that often contain harsh chemicals, opt for more natural cleaners to cleanse and detox your home in a healthy way.

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