25
Feb
2016

Are you joining a CSA this year?

A CSA or, “Community Supported Agriculture” is typically run by a local farm, sometimes in conjunction with local farmer’s markets. The idea behind them is, many families pay for a “share” of the bounty of the farm. Often you can sign up for various sized shares, depending on the fruit and vegetable needs of your

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17
Feb
2016

Foods that keep going and going and going and….

I lost the lid to one of my mason jars. It sat on my counter for about a month while I went back and forth about where to put it or what to do with it, or whether or not I should keep it. My indecision paid off because last week I bought some green

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9
Feb
2016

Paleo Pancakes – A protein delight

Perhaps you read my recent post about eating more protein and less starch/sugar for breakfast! (If you missed that post, click HERE to check it out!)By adding in more protein, fruits and veggies to your breakfast, you can fuel your body to a GREAT start each day! Hopefully by now, you’ve had a chance to

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1
Feb
2016

Protein pack your breakfast!

I made fried rice for breakfast…. Is that weird? Well, let me explain. I had some leftover rice in the fridge, and figured I may as well use that up. I love eggs for breakfast, but get sick of the same old same old scrambled and over easy. Also, we had peas in the freezer

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16
Jan
2016

Family Pizza Night

Healthy Traditions A few months ago, Dr. B and I decided to start a new family tradition:  Friday night pizza night (and sometimes a movie)! We both love pizza, but also love to find ways to make our favorite foods healthier. We find by cooking our favorite meals at home, not only can we save

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8
Dec
2015

Organic: Is it worth the hype?

You hear a lot about organic food these days. You might have a lot of questions…. Should I bother to shop for organic? How much extra do organic foods cost? Is it true that if everyone ate organically there wouldn’t be enough food for everyone? What is this “dirty dozen” I keep hearing about? Let’s dive in

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29
Sep
2015

Gluten Free Bread in a Pinch!

Some of you know I am gluten free due to a dietary intolerance. I enjoy sharing my knowledge and great “finds” when it comes to living gluten free. So I was stumbling around Pinterest today after getting an email with some recommended recipes in it. I came across a recipe for quick and easy gluten

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7
Jul
2015

Do you eat in SEASON?

Eating in season… you’ve probably tried it, or heard of someone who likes to try to do this, or been to a trendy new restaurant that boasts a menu full of local, in-season delicacies. The great part about focusing your meal planning around foods that are “in season” is taking advantage of foods that are

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19
Mar
2015

cravings – what do they mean?

As some of you know, I’m expecting our first child this June. Being pregnant has been a lot of fun. I mostly attribute feeling so great to the many rockstar adjustments Dr. B has given me so far over the past 6 months, combined with my excitement to meet this little guy or girl. I

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11
Mar
2015

6 Facets of Health for the New Year – Part 6: Nerve System!

So, you guessed it – I saved the best for last! The nervous system! You might be thinking, how can she choose a favorite facet out of the 6 facets of better health? I think you might agree when you see where I’m coming from. Remember how you’ve heard that the nerve system is the system that

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