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Dairy: The Struggle Is REAL

Drink your milk! Eat your dairy! For crying out loud, it’s a part of the Food Pyramid/ USDA Choose My Plate Guidelines, so surely it’s healthy! Right?! There is so much information about dairy that you've probably never been told. And if I am being completely honest, I fought learning the facts on this one for a long while. In the past I used a TON of dairy when cooking…
June 7, 2018
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To Grate Or Not To Grate… THAT is the Question

Our family has GREATLY reduced our dairy intake, and there are reasons for that. (No pun intended!) While we won't get into the reasons just yet, if you are still eating any cheese at all, there is something very important that you need to know! But first, we have a question for you... Do you choose to purchase pre-shredded cheese or to freshly grate it yourself? Let us help you make…
June 5, 2018
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Seeds: What You Need To Know

Sounds crazy I know, but those seeds you have been spitting out or throwing away all this time are actually powerhouses of nutrients! Did you know that they contain vitamins, minerals, omega fatty acids, and other beneficial compounds? Seeds are reported to have many health benefits including anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory properties, as well as the ability to help fight off parasites. Now, you may be asking yourself, but aren’t some seeds…
May 22, 2018
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Before Hayfever Goes Haywire

It’s that time of year again.... The sun peeks over the horizon a little earlier.  The birds sing a little louder.  The temperature is a bit warmer to the point that you dare to cast off pants in favor of your favorite shorts. The coffee in your mug even just seems to taste better. That’s right -- it’s Spring! This morning starts like every other morning, however, something is different,…
May 18, 2018