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Detoxing after the Holidays

Not sure about you, but I over indulged this Thanksgiving weekend. With Thanksgiving dinner, snacks, traveling and lots of yummy holiday drinks I feel that I little Detox was in order. About 2 years ago I did a major cleanse which I think I will try again this New Year but for now this 3 day Dr. Oz […]

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Changes in Our Food System

The first time I watched the movie FOOD INC was over 2 years ago. It was a life changing moment. I always had been health conscious, researched foods and the benefits of good foods but I didn’t educate myself fully on all the toxins hidden in the foods we eat.  After seeing how our food system has […]

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Safe Vitamin Choices for Kids

With the flu season in full swing we want to keep our family as healthy as possible so we want to give our children a little extra boost to build their immune system up and get extra nutrition in their body especially if they don’t eat as healthy as we would like. A reader recently […]

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Candy Without The Junk? It’s UNREAL

I love candy like everyone else, there is nothing better than a sweet piece of chocolate. Do I buy candy, NO! Why? Because it is horrible for you and filled with preservatives, artificial ingredients, high fructose corn syrup, hydrogenated oils and GMO’s. I’d rather make something sweet than buy something with a zillion ingredients in it that I can’t pronounce.   There are a few times each […]

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The Benefits of Cooking with Quinoa

I’ve been using Quinoa for years. First as a substitute for rice then ventured into using it in other ways such as smoothies, granola and cereals.  One of the best things I love to do with Quinoa is blend it into my oatmeal in the morning. It’s a perfect way to get more nutrients into my child’s body […]

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