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Stock Up Your Pantry

Stop wasting hours at the store and stock up your pantry!  My family and I just took a trip and it was nice not having to run to the store and end up with a $300+ bill at the cash register. How do you stop the last minute, EXPENSIVE shopping trips? How to avoid the […]

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The Stopping GMO Challenge

Food, Inc., Forks over Knives, What the Health, and GMO OMG… Have you been watching these documentaries about GMOs (genetically modified organisms)? Does it have you wondering? You are not the only one! As a mom, I’m always worried about what I’m feeding my kiddo. Thinking about what I’m eating and not eating started when […]

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Market Finds: The Zucchini

What’s a fast growing vegetable that’s great to grill, saute, bake, add to a soup, or steam?  Zucchini! Zucchini is my one of my favorite vegetables and the peak time to buy is in the summer.  Cooked tender or left crispy, you cannot go wrong with it.  Next time you want to buy a good […]

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Benefits of Wine

Red or white?  Riesling, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot, or Pinot Grigio is just a few of the wines out there for people to enjoy.  You can drink them or cook with them…but are there any health benefits to wines? Every year, there are random articles that pop up covering health benefits of wines, […]

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Benefits of Cardamom

Did you know that cardamom is the 3rd most expensive spice?  1st and 2nd are Saffron and Vanilla.  Those two don’t even have the same health benefits as Cardamom. Cardamon has so many health benefits, it can help with cardiovascular conditions, control hypertension, it’s believed to be an anti-depressant, help control gastrointestinal disorders Ii.e. acidity, […]

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Going Sugar Free…

With so many diet plans out there, not many are as simple as just going sugar free.  Yet going sugar free isn’t as simple as people assume it is.  Everything you eat has some type of sugar in it!  If you check your pantry, your cereals, oatmeal, crackers, breads, pastas have some type of sugar. […]

Girl Scout Cookies Are On Their Way

2017 marks the 100th year of sales of the Girl Scout Cookies.  Who knew the Girl Scouts sell 200 million boxes a year.  That’s crazy!  This year is even more special, two new cookies will be offered that will taste like s’mores!  One chocolate covered and the other will be like a sandwich.  Good luck […]

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2017 Food Trends to Try

New year means new things!  I ran across these two sites that are good reads with a list of the 2017 trend foods.  My favorite is farro.  Farro is an ancient grain that’s making a come back.  You can eat it for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.  It has more protein than quinoa and it can […]

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Holistic Blog to Love

I ran across this beautiful site and I wanted to share.  There is a lot of truth to this type of lifestyle for the health of yourself and your family.  New Year’s Resolution? …even if you don’t want to try the recipes, check what she has to share. https://www.mynewroots.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MyNewRoots/ The picture posted has nothing […]