sugar addiction

{This post contains affiliate links} Sugar addiction grips many people in America, so you are not alone in your struggle.  Most of us either walk around with a sugar buzz or anticipate our next opportunity to score a sugar fix. When we douse our morning brew with our favorite flavored creamer, we awaken the sugar…

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healthy eating

(This post contains affiliate links) There was a time in the history of salad when iceberg reigned king of the lettuces. Much to the salad lovers relief, bland iceberg lettuce abdicated its throne to more veritable heads of green. Creative salad recipes require ingenuity. Commandeering the produce shelves, assorted varieties of lettuces, kale, and micro-greens…

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homemade food

Make it yourself or buy it? A question lodged in the mind of anyone trying to balance the demands of time, budget, and health. With the help of co-real foodie and busy mom Olivia DeRoos, we devised a short list of the essential refrigerator and pantry staples that are better homemade than purchased. When you…

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real food breakfast ideas

When you are trying to conquer the sugar beast, breakfast is the meal that requires the most ingenuity. Hectic morning schedules necessitate quick and easy menu options for the first meal of the day. We’ve fallen into the trap of equating swift and no-frills with serving sugar-laden cold cereal or pop tarts. Use these uncomplicated…

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non-gmo, real food, healthy living

Are you being bamboozled by marketing? Purchasing food is an investment in your health and the health of your family. A wise shopper will make it her goal to know all that she can about the food that fills her grocery cart. I recently fell prey to the marketing villain of product LABELING. Misinformed consumers…

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breakfast bowls, whole30

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but let’s be real—most of us need some inspiration to reform our breakfast menu. Let me help you reboot your a.m. meal routine with real food breakfast bowls. There is a breakfast revolution erupting in kitchens across America. Parents are clearing their pantry shelves of cereal…

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Thrive Market

(This post contains affiliate links , meaning, at no additional cost to you. I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase). Thanks  Thrive Market Membership  Changes Grocery Shopping   I dedicate half (the other half is devoted to holy living) of my blog posts to inspiring and equipping reader-friends with…

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