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Recipe Round-up: 'cleanse-worthy' food for the whole family.

Recipe Round-up: ‘cleanse-worthy’ food for the whole family.

Once a year I love to do a 30 day cleanse. I love the feeling of starting fresh and getting my eating habits and digestion back to their best. Shedding a few unwanted lbs sometimes comes as a side-note to the rest of the package… peaceful sleep, a clear head and focus when I train. […]

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Healthy Made Simple

Healthy Made Simple

Welcome to the New Year! I love how January pushes us all to look for ways to ‘better’ ourselves. It’s tempting to jump onto extreme diets and cleanses, a band-wagon so easily fallen off of! I wanted to share some steps towards health that you might make with your family or housemates this year. Go […]

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Benefits of: Going Gluten-Free

Benefits of: Going Gluten-Free

(Note: I’m not a health professional. I’m simply sharing what has worked for us.) GLUTEN is a mixture of two proteins; present in all wheat-based products, many other grain products and countless processed foods and sauces etc. You will find it in most processed foods, and of course all breads, pastas, cookies etc. I’ve been toying with […]

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Eat for Energy

Eat for Energy

Eat for Energy   Whether you are a freshman at University studying hard for tests,  a Mom nourishing little brains, or a working couple trying to keep your weight in check –  what you put INTO your body matters.  Our family committed early on to making the healthiest lifestyle choices possible for our budget. We […]

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  12 Unprocessed, Nutrient-rich Snacks for kids and busy people!

12 Unprocessed, Nutrient-rich Snacks for kids and busy people!

Our theme these two weeks is ‘Transitioning to REAL FOOD’. These weeks were actually inspired by a chat I had with a dear friend who’s young son has sensory issues that can make meal-times very challenging. Like many of us, my friend’s primary concern in just getting her son to eat SOMETHING! Little children often […]

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So, are you Paleo?

So, are you Paleo?

So, are you Paleo? Thats a question we get asked a lot.  The answer is yes, mostly… We we already living Gluten Free but made the full turn to Paleo after we started CrossFitt-ing a while back. It’s serious business. First, What is Paleo? ( Note: I am not a health care professional… just sharing […]

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Choosing quality ingredients - thoughts on Sea Salt

Choosing quality ingredients – thoughts on Sea Salt

In my opinion Salt has been given a bad name. Salt has formed the backbone of economies through the ages, and any dish served without it lacks a certain something. But not ALL Salt is in fact the same.  Healthy and delicious food relies on the use of quality ingredients. Choosing a good quality salt is important! Himalayan […]

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Going Organic - go to list for what you REALLY need to buy Organic, and what you can leave.

Going Organic – go to list for what you REALLY need to buy Organic, and what you can leave.

Going Organic can seem daunting and expensive at first. We have learned to be a bit more ‘organic savy’, buying the products that really NEED to be organic not just any junk food revamped with a ‘USDA Organic’ sign slapped on it! The easiest way to get Organic and Local fresh produce is to get […]

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