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The new DIRTY word in food

  PROCESSED! As we become more health conscious, and gain more of an understanding about the direct correlation many of the food we eat have on our bodies, we have made the new DIRTY food word “PROCESSED”. Smart companies today, have … Read more »

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Mason Jar Phenomenon

Mason Jar Phenomenon

Ok so there cannot be to many of you out there who have not seen a mason jar being repurposed into something other then what it was originally used for: canning. I am amazed at all the uses that people … Read more »

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Adventures in Vegan Cooking

Adventures in Vegan Cooking

I consider myself a healthy eater and smart shopper, and clearly advocate the benefits of cooking together as a family, eating healthy, and creating memories, so when Elisabeth asked her Dad and I if a friend could spend the night, we … Read more »

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Thanksgiving

This year, instead of rushing out on Black Friday, why not spend some time with your kids and learn a little more about how Thanksgiving originated from the myths, to the actual history, and the food and customs and how … Read more »

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Fruit Smoothies

#1: The Super Smoothie My kids get off the bus & run in the house excitedly asking for spinach & carrots before saying “Hello!” How is this possible you ask? Okay – perhaps I’m a bit behind the times but … Read more »

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5 Things You Don’t Know About Our Book: Cooking Together

1. It is a Keepsake Cookbook, designed to become a family heirloom! 2. The recipes are healthy, but Do Not require you to change your lifestyle! 3. It has more than recipes, featuring everything from Essential Herbs & Spices to … Read more »

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Gluten Free Cupcakes!

A close friend of ours has a child who needs to follow a Gluten Free (GF) diet. She once asked me if I had a recipe she could use to make Gluten Free cupcakes for her son’s birthday party. Of … Read more »

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Pineapple Salsa

Salsa barely qualifies as a recipe; it is more of a coupling of ingredients. Crushed pineapples with a little bit of minced chile pepper and chopped mint makes a fantastic alternative to your typical tomato based taco sauce salsa or … Read more »

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Help! My pediatrician just told me my child has high cholesterol!

Help! My pediatrician just told me my child has high cholesterol! One of my best friends from high school is a pediatrician and I recently asked what she sees in her practice – kids with high cholesterol. I have also … Read more »

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I Love Sitting Down as a Family for Dinner:

I love sitting down as a family for dinner! At last night’s dinner we were having a conversation (one of many) about eating healthy. I commented to the boys how healthy their dinner was and how eating well would help … Read more »

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