Essential Kitchen Tools For No-Fuss Healthy Living

{This post contains affiliate links} If you were marooned on that proverbial desert island with just a few choices of kitchen tools which would you choose?  Before you respond with the supply list to this impending Castaway scenario, you need to consider the indispensable skill of multitasking in the kitchen. Choose essential kitchen tools that…

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The Secrets to Making Better Food Choices

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{This post contains affiliate links} Think about the last time you perused the buffet table. Were you like a crouching tiger ready to pounce the salad made with marshmallows, whipped cream, and jello the color of pink taffy? Did you wrestle with knowing that you should fill your plate with the mixed green salad with…

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Practice Responsible and Mindful Eating

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Christian comedian Tim Hawkins delivers a hilarious quip about eating: “Lord bless the bag of Cheetos and this big gulp Dr Pepper. Lord change the molecular structure of this food…change the Cheeto into a carrot stick on the way down Lord.” The first time I heard Tim deliver this monologue in the form of a…

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Whole30 Challenge: How to Prepare For the Challenge and Succeed

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{This post contains affiliate links} If I invited you to join me for the Whole30 Challenge and eliminate certain foods from your diet for ONLY thirty days with remarkable outcomes like: changing the emotional relationship, you have with food repairing the negative relationship, you have with your body resetting the condition of your general health…

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Olive Oil Buyer’s Guide: How to Avoid An Olive Oil Impostor

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Now and then when a suspicious food topic arises, I have to break out my culinary sleuth kit and do a bit of whole-food detective work in an attempt to unveil food fraud — or the act of deceiving consumers about a food or ingredient for the sake of profit or convenience.  Last year I…

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5 Healthy Eating Obstacles and How to Conquer Them

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The town where I am from hails the existence of sailing vessels that reach as far back as Captain John Smith who explored the waterways of the Chesapeake Bay in search of profit from its shores. To this day, generations of families carve out a living from the bounty of the bay with the help of…

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Crush Your Sugar Addiction and Watch Your Health Improve

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{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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