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Michael Pollan on Oprah – Getting The Message Out About Real Food

If you haven’t already began noticing just how much discussion is taking place in the world about how our food is produced, what we are eating, and how it might be killing us – now is the time to start listening. Michael Pollan appeared on the Oprah Show this week. He is the best-selling author […]

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Green Living Healthy Living Real Food

Tired of Dry Skin? Use Traditional Fats And Oils In Your Diet!

Is your skin dry in the winter? Besides the air being full of static and moisture-depleted which can contribute to irritated skin, we can experience dryness because of three major factors – environmental damage, chemicals we put directly on our skin, and the lack of healthy, traditional fats in our diets. Water and your skin […]

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Green Living Healthy Living Kids & Family Real Food

My Kitchen Staples – How I Keep My Family Healthy

I’d like to invite you to come into my kitchen for a moment; I’d like to share with you some of my staples I’d never be without: the foods and kitchen tools/appliances we use every day to maintain health and wellness. Everyone has a list of things they use in their kitchen. Invariably, those items […]

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Real Food Recipes

Salmon Omelets Topped With Avocado and Spelt Pancakes – Make Leftovers Pop!

There’s usually leftovers of one type or another around our house on Saturday and Sunday mornings to use in our breakfasts, and this always makes the meal more special. Salmon from last night’s dinner makes a fantastically delicious and nutritious breakfast. On Friday last week, I went to our local health food store to get […]

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Real Food Recipes

Healthy Chili Cheese Fries

Remember when you were a kid and you went to the fair with your parents? After a day at the midway, the smell of fair food would become so irresistible it would finally overcome your desire to go on more rides. All the food smelled so good, and the choices were overwhelming – corn dogs, […]

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Real Food Recipes

Home-made Granola – Sweet, Crunchy Bliss!

I haven’t eaten cereal from a box in several years. I used to eat it all the time, but I was experiencing a number of weird symptoms that I simply couldn’t pinpoint. I’d get hungry, irritable, and often my heart would race for no apparent reason. Later, when I linked my symptoms to wheat intolerance […]

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Healthy Living Real Food

Do You Eat Butter or Margarine for Health?

It’s one of nature’s most perfect foods, and people have eaten it for thousands and thousands of years. But for the last century and some it’s received a terrible reputation. Go on, ask almost anyone you know if he or she likes butter. They’ll likely agree: it tastes great, but then you will hear he […]

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Healthy Living Kids & Family

Why I Don’t Go To The Gym

For most of my life, it’s been a struggle to exercise enough. Okay, who am I kidding? It’s a struggle for everyone. But I’m really more concerned about the fact that sometimes I will go for WEEKS and really get no physical exercise. Normally that’s during the cold weather. Many people think I’m just lucky […]

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Alternative Medicine Real Food

Prescription Drugs, Healing, And The Almighty Dollar

The use of prescription drugs has led us into a lot of trouble with regard to our health. According to Dr. Hyla Cass, “Nearly 50% of American adults take at least one prescription medication, and nearly 20% take three or more.” Often, little consideration is given to the side-effects of medications until it is too […]

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Healthy Living Real Food

Proof That Real Food Doesn’t Have to Cost A Bundle, Is Nourishing, And Satisfies!

Who says eating healthy has to be expensive…or that it’s only for the elite or wealthy? Well, I’m here to report that our family is far from wealthy, but we eat traditionally-prepared foods and whole foods most of the time. In fact, we started a new business last year (solar installation and sales), and we’ve […]