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Easy Tricks to Shortcut Your Cooking

I get asked all the time for ways to make dinner faster. I get that; we’re a microwave society. We want it quick, dirty and hassle-free. This is why convenience foods are so popular (and expensive and 99% of the time, full of chemicals and lacking nutrients). Here are...

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Something Fishy Here…

What if a supplement had the ability to change your life? Yes--I'm talking about your heart, brain, skin, hair, nails, immune response, mood (including depression), focus, blood sugar metabolism...and it fights inflammation! It's a powerful support in the treatment of...

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Super Food Matcha Smoothie

Super Food Matcha Smoothie - A delicious (and conveniently green - a small nod to St. Patty's) super food smoothie! This is a great smoothie for meal substitution (lots of protein and fiber and collagen), AND a great introduction to...

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Pantry Perk-Up

Do you remember that nursery rhyme about uncooperative Mary? It goes like this: Mary, Mary quite contrary, how does your garden grow? With silver bells and cockle shells and pretty maids all in a row. I don’t know what a cockle shell is and right now my garden is in...

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🍬 Sugar Cravings (Kill Them with THIS)

In the food department of life, sugar is the one the toughest things to get under control. The cravings are real--whether it's for sweet treats, French fries or pasta--it's all a carb free-for-all and it causes deadly belly fat and destroys your health. We know...

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Favorite Things: Smoothie Tools

Everything you need to make a GREAT smoothie! First things first--if you're going to make a fabulous, nutrient-dense smoothie with everything you need to get your day started, you've gotta have the right stuff! That means--ingredients, tools and some delicious recipes...

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Roasted Cauliflower Curry Soup

Roasted Cauliflower Curry Soup - Hearty dairy-free and Paleo friendly recipe for a delicious warming and flavorful soup! - cauliflower (trimmed and sliced), onion (sliced thick), garlic, coconut oil (melted), sea salt and freshly ground black...

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The Truth About Protein

The science is very clear: protein (specifically collagen) is one of the most important nutrients for metabolic function and we need it to build every cell in our bodies. As a matter of fact, we understand even more how important protein is--especially for women who...

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Back to Basics: 3 Kitchen Appliance Must-Haves

This post contains affiliate links. If you purchase through my link, I will receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. With packing up to move to our new home this week, it has me thinking again about the kitchen basics. What kitchen essentials does any...

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Back to Basics: Teaching Basic Table Manners to Children

You know how I feel about making dinner an event in your home. I’m a firm believer in getting everyone around the table together for dinner to reconnect with each other, discuss the day’s events and to nourish our bodies with good home-cooked food. A few weeks ago I...

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Frugal Meals: Dinner on a Dime

Are you looking to stretch those grocery dollars? Let me show you how to spice up and season that lowly beans and rice dish so you can enjoy several different ethnic (styled) dishes. And FYI, these are representations of this type of cooking, not the actual authentic...

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