meal planning

There is a chorus of noise in the health food industry. The loud cacophony begins the moment you enter the supermarket. Regularly, new schemes, products, and programs pop up. They make promises to transform your body and improve your health. Why does eating have to be complicated and confusing? There is an eating plan that…

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unhealthful approaches to eating

This post contains affiliate links, see my full disclosure After three years of hosting this healthy living blog, I’ve concluded that there are specific unhelpful approaches to eating that may prevent you from a life of soulful healthy living. Getting serious about a healthy life means bringing these patterns to light. Once you recognize your…

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healthy eating

Rules Ø relationship = rebellion. I learned this valuable piece of parenting advice ages ago. But, the theory applies to all aspects of life—even food. A lifetime of rigorous food rules eventually evokes an inner revolt.  Without establishing a healthy relationship with food, the struggle will always be your shoulder devil. Transformative eating can eliminate…

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clean food, real food, farming

In our culture, we have an abundance of food.  Perhaps that is why a pervasive disconnect exists with our relationship to food. Rather than joyful eating, we complicate food which diminishes the pleasure of eating.  In America, we view healthful eating as restrictive and flavorless. In reality, healthy foods offer the gift of nourishment as…

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milled grains

“There is nothing more fundamental than knowing what you are putting in your mouth.” —Kelsey Timmerman, Where Am I Eating Bread in various forms serves as the global “staff of life.”  In recent years, American consumers have generalized that ALL bread and flour, mainly wheat, are food enemies.  Wrongly accused, bread/flour are not the real…

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