Shawna Coronado


Quarto Publishing


Shawna Coronado is an author, columnist, blogger, photographer, media host, and brand ambassador who campaigns for social good in the realms of green living, organic gardening, and low-cost cuisine. She is also an on-camera spokesperson and social media personality with more than 375,000 followers on her various social media venues, and she maintains a YouTube channel with more than a million views. In 2015, she co-hosted the radio show “The Good Green Home Show” and appeared biweekly at her home garden as the FOX News Chicago “Gardening with Good Day” organic gardening expert. Coronado’s garden and eco-adventures have been featured in many media venues, including PBS television. Along with her green lifestyle initiatives, Coronado is concerned about promoting and teaching healthy living. She was diagnosed with severe spinal osteoarthritis, a diagnosis that has led her to change her lifestyle, lose weight, and consume a mostly anti-inflammatory diet. She educates audiences about beneficial diet, food, and health practices through her organic living media. She dreams that this will enable more people who suffer from similar conditions to be active. Her successful organic living photographs and stories have been shown both online and off in many international home and garden magazines and multiple books.

Shawna is a contributor to Mother Earth News Fair Online.


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Stacked with Flavor: How to build an anti-inflammatory meal plan fueled with a flavor explosion

Scientific evidence points to how a lifestyle of eating anti-inflammatory foods can lessen and even eliminate inflammation in the body that’s often blamed for diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, allergies, chronic pain, and a variety of diseases and disorders. Shawna Coronado completely relearned how to eat, exercise, and live an anti-inflammatory lifestyle with the help of her medical professionals after her diagnosis of severe spinal osteoarthritis. She now has 80 percent less inflammatory pain and walks 3 miles every day. Anti-inflammatory foods have made a big difference for Coronado, and they can for you too. Learn tips Coronado has employed on how to build and successfully stay on an anti-inflammatory food plan. Find out how to add tremendous flavor to your diet, how to negotiate plate portions, what foods are the most anti-inflammatory, and how to safely meal prep. Coronado teaches how to live a wellness lifestyle filled with delicious whole, natural foods that will help your family stay healthy, feel better, and have more energy (while reducing aches and pains and chronic inflammation).
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Secret Organic Gardening Hacks That Will Blow Your Mind

Learn eco-friendly solutions for improving any garden. Shawna Coronado helps you discover clever ways to upcycle everyday items in your garden in order to save your pennies and save the environment. Each hack is natural or organic and easy to accomplish in the garden, and gives creative insight on how you can grow for very little money. Coronado demonstrates each tip with full-color photos and tales from her creative and wacky home garden, which is making a difference in her community and for her family.
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GROW UP! Elevate Your Garden Beds and Stop Being a Pain in Your Own Neck

Since being diagnosed with osteoarthritis pain in 2015, Shawna Coronado has been learning tricks for how to reduce her chronic inflammatory pain while in the garden. In this workshop, she teaches all the smart tips she knows. She shows full-color photos featuring her extensive elevated-bed gardens, and teaches techniques on smart ways to grow at waist height. Learn how to grow a large volume of annual flowers, perennial plants, vegetables and herbs, and even succulents, all in a smaller space and while reducing stress on your joints and body. Stop being a pain in your own neck and back. Attend this class to get all the info on growing up.
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Easy Anti-Inflammatory Snacks

Author and wellness expert, Shawna Coronado, will be your guide on this one hour anti-inflammatory snack-making adventure to better health and wellness. Coronado, diagnosed with severe Spinal Osteoarthritis in 2015, will explain what inflammatory foods are, define better foods to eat, and demonstrate how to prepare some super-easy healthy snacks that will help you get started on a positive anti-inflammatory lifestyle. Shawna has reduced her pain levels by more than 80% by tapping into beneficial diet, food, and health practices which she has stuck with for 3+ years and going strong. She dreams of inspiring more people who suffer from fibromyalgia, diabetes, arthritis, asthma, and other chronic inflammatory pain conditions, to reduce their pain levels with a smart anti-inflammatory diet and exercise plan. During the webinar, Shawna will be demonstrating: *Apple Tostadas with Toppings *Auntie Lolo's Raw Cauliflower Dip *Grain-Free Bread and Herb Dipping Oil *Pumpkin Pie Pecans Learn more at the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR Online site: Maker Series Webinars
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