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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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10 Amazing (and surprising!) benefits of Coconut Oil

10 Amazing (and surprising!) benefits of Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil has risen to popularity in the past 10 years… from a random health food that only hippies used to an ingredient so essential to the life of our ‘average Joe’ that even TARGET sells it! Woa ! We have been using it for several years and are STILL finding out new uses for […]

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Meal-Planning and Meatloaf

Meal-Planning and Meatloaf

Meal-planning saves my week. Otherwise I’m constantly running to the store for last minute dinner ingredients or eating out way to much. Meal-planning is popular with many of my friends ( and yours!) because it can save us money, time, and that all too precious  brain-space. While there are many methods… I’ll show you mine […]

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How to de-seed a Pomegranate

How to de-seed a Pomegranate

Before we get to the health stuff… I think Pomegranates are one of the most exquisite pieces of God’s creation. They are SO beautiful! Left whole and sitting on your table as a natural decoration, or de-seeded with all those ruby colored ‘gems’ on display… they a feast all around. And SO Christmas-ie! I like […]

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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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