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Begin and End Your Day with Fresh Lemon Juice

Tip of the day…Add fresh squeezed lemon juice to your water to drink throughout the day and drink in a warm cup of water before bed.  This small simple act can have a huge impact on your health…

What’s healthier, butter substitutes or oil?

Confused about which is the healthiest choice – whole fat butter, vegan butter spreads or oils?  This is a confusing topic and every company wants you to believe that their product is the healthiest.  Snack and processed foods are generally made with some form of oil.  Here are some basic guidelines to follow when choosing more natural products and spreads and why some products should be avoided…

Hummus Three Ways

Here are three fun and flavorful ways to make hummus using different varieties of beans, veggies and spices. There is a Raw Hummus using garbanzo beans, an Italian Red Bean Hummus using kidney beans and Fiesta Hummus using black beans, yum! Enjoy…

What is the Story of your Food?

Do you ever think about the fact that each food has its own story?  I think it is really important to take the time to understand the full story behind every food you review before purchasing at the store. Every product has a narrative, with a beginning, middle and end. The person eating it is the end of the story, so I think it makes sense to go back and understand the origin of that product and the ingredients that were added along…

Amazing Homemade Baby Formula

bottleIt has become extremely common for mom’s not to nurse their babies.  I believe the stats are about 1 in 10 women nurse, which is really unfortunate.  I know that a lot of moms have to go back to work and can only handle pumping for so long – totally understandable.  I have been a fortunate mom who has been able to be at home with her baby and nursed him until 17 months. 

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