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Local Restaurant Review – Jenny's Lunch Line

Yesterday was my birthday (I turned 41; I’m proud about my age!), and what better way to spend it than going with your family to a local restaurant that serves healthy, local food? One of my new favorites is a little lunchtime establishment called Jenny’s Lunch Line in the heart of downtown Boise, in the […]

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Vitamin D Deficiency – Does It Affect You?

M Did you know Vitamin D is critical for heart health as well as cancer prevention? According to The Journal of The American College of Cardiology, Vitamin D deficiencies are prevalent amongst 30 – 50 percent of the population. Lack of adequate Vitamin D levels can increase your risk of stroke and heart attack. The […]

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The Truth About Raw Milk, Part II

In yesterday’s article about raw milk,  we learned about the history of pasteurization, health benefits of raw milk, and some very specific information about the nutrient-dense value of milk and how it positively impacts health. Part II will include our family’s personal testimony of our experience drinking raw milk for the last three years, questions […]

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On Vacation: Looking for Sustainable Food in Nevada and California

Over the last week, my family and I have been traveling on vacation to Las Vegas, NV and Los Angeles, CA to see my husband’s parents and sister’s family. We’re still here and I’d like to share my adventures in finding and buying healthy food on our trip. The picture at the left is of […]

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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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The Best Meatballs Ever!

I love meatballs, it’s something I will do just about anything for…well, almost. My husband makes these for us about once a month for dinner. My son will do anything for them too. Sometimes he’ll go into the kitchen and do a crazy little dance to get them made faster. Of course, this doesn’t really […]

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Grass-Fed Beef Tacos

There’s nothing better than a grass-fed beef taco.  As I am a Mexican food fanatic, I can eat tacos anytime, but especially when they are this delicious, healthy, and made with fresh ingredients. History of tortillas and tacos Tortillas are believed to date back as far as 10,000 B.C. Mayan legend says that in ancient […]

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Savory Beef, Potatoes, And Bacon Skillet

Although this dish may be considered more of a “comfort” type food, this hearty meal could probably be enjoyed any time of the year. Even now, as the sun’s light is warming our previously frigid city more and more each day and expanding the length of the days, this dish was appreciated by everyone in […]