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Acai Bowl Obession

Acai Bowl Obession

If you interact with me at all in person or follow my Facebook or Instagram then you know I have a serious obsession with açaí [pronounced: aˌsaˈi or ah-sigh-ee ]. This started from our frequent visits to Souther California where we were introduced to the Sambazon...

Creating a Life you Love

Creating a Life you Love

Not loving your life is no way to live. Okay, that is kind of a backwards way of saying that living a life you love is so much more worthwhile. But first you have to create it. And that is not necessarily easy.  It takes work and persistence.  But often with a few...

Superfood Sweet Potato Smoothie

Superfood Sweet Potato Smoothie

There is so much a I love about Fall foods - the colors, the warming flavors, the sweet aromas. With squashes, pumpkin, and sweet potatoes are at their peak in Autumn I often get overwhelmed deciding which of these seasonal vegetable options to cook. My young boys are...

The Health Benefits of a Gratitude Practice

The Health Benefits of a Gratitude Practice

When I first started working with a Life Coach over a decade ago, one of the first tools she taught me was to establish a gratitude practice. She recommended this for several reasons. Expressing gratitude can have many physical and mental health benefits:...

Gluten-Free Black Bean Brownie Bites (Delish, I promise!)

Gluten-Free Black Bean Brownie Bites (Delish, I promise!)

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth with Gluten-Free Black Bean Brownie Bites I have had these at a fellow health coach friend's house a few times and could not believe they had black beans. For one of my healthy living workshops, I wanted a sweet treat that was easy to make and...

My Morning Ritual

My Morning Ritual

Most mornings I am operating in a mad frenzy surrounding my boys' needs. I help them pack lunches, prep a bag of whatever they will need for the day's adventure, get breakfast, ensure they take their essentials  -- Juice Plus+ chewables, Juice Plus+ Omega, a Klaire's...

My Kids Love this Healthier French Toast

My Kids Love this Healthier French Toast

I'm always experimenting with ways to make healthier versions of favorite foods, especially breakfast foods. I try to limit the amount of dairy we consume because when I do we all have better digestion, fewer colds and sinus issues and have more energy. In fact, my...

Peach Blueberry Crumble

Peach Blueberry Crumble

I bought a huge basket of blueberries the other day and after adding them to morning smoothies and eating handfuls of them out of the basket, I still had plenty to make a delicious summer dessert and use up the peaches I got at the farmer's market that were very ripe...

Seasonal Fruit Yogurt Parfaits

Seasonal Fruit Yogurt Parfaits

The last two weeks I have really gotten into the summer food spirit - especially all the fresh seasonal fruit - so I couldn't help but share what I've been whipping up for my family. One of my kids is a great eater and the other not so much so it's a constant...

How and Why to Detox

How and Why to Detox

Even though most of us are in full Spring mode, it's not too late to consider a Spring detox. See below for my musings on the subject and why I think it is not only important - but something I put into practice every Spring and Fall. I would never recommend you do...

Addie Spahr Kim with tea

Hey fellow mamas! I’m Addie.

Holistic wellness and healthy lifestyle expert who has been helping others heal their bodies for over a decade.

As a mama to two very active boys, I’m all too familiar with the art of life juggling while balancing that with my own self-care and healthy lifestyle, career, and runnig the household. I teach other mamas how to do the same.

Let’s face it, mom life can be really hard. It can also be the most amazing gift. I’m here to share thrival tips, recipe twists, and care-for-the-whole-family tools aimed to ELEVATE your daily mama life. Are you ready to elevate with me?

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My trifecta for total wellness involves elevating your health, heart, and home.

Tea and Macaroons on Bed Tray

Elevated Heart

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Elevated Health

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Elevated Home