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Food Revolution Day – What Is Your Role in Spreading the Word About Sustainable Food?

Today is chef Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution Day, and I just want to highlight the importance of creating your own Food Revolution where you live by making an effort to be aware of how the choices you make in the food you eat impacts your children’s health, your own health, and that of your community. […]

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Deceptions in the Food Industry:”All Natural”

In the first post in this series, Deceptions in the Food Industry: Low-Fat Foods, I talked about the pervasiveness of processed, low-fat foods in our food supply, misconceptions about how low-fat foods are healthy, and the dishonesty of labeling about these foods. Today I’ll discuss the “all natural” label on processed, packaged foods and how […]

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Chicken with Roasted Vegetables

This wonderful chicken with roasted vegetables recipe for dinner (and then maybe for leftovers later) was graciously provided today by Alex from A Moderate Life. I’m knee deep in writing projects and I have some deadlines coming right up, so I’ve had little time for my blog lately. I’m so grateful for wonderful folks in […]

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My Radio Interview With Lisa Davis From It’s Your Health

In this day of computers, television, and Internet, it’s nice to know that radio broadcasts are still around. We have so many different ways of communication than just 30 years ago when I was a child. With the advent of other new technologies like chatting on Facebook, posts on Twitter, e-mail, and text messaging on […]

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Guest Post: Never Too Late To Live Your Dream

If you’ve ever had a dream of making a difference in the world… Today I’d like to welcome a guest post by Cathy Payne, of Our Natural Life. Cathy and her husband Jon maintain this site together where they translate their love of natural living by doing weekly podcast interviews with individuals who are active […]

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Locavore's Shopping Tour – Local Farms, Local Food

As all good supporters of local agriculture should, I have relationships with a number of great local farmers whom I trust and believe are using sound farming practices. The backbone of our sustainable food system is local, sustainable farms, so I wanted to showcase some of the great food growers and farms around my local […]

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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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Eating Healthy In A Time Of Recession

The name of the game in tough economic times is to save money. But don’t throw your money in the trash and spend it on processed foods with no nutritional value. Consider just how expensive some of that cheaper food really is. On the surface, a six-pack of soda or juice can run anywhere from […]

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How Well Do You Know Your Food? Find Out!

Food has become a complicated subject in modern times, and is now associated with political uprising and even causes heated debates among many different groups of people and organizations, including the left and the right political affiliations. Unfortunately, you can be chastised for your beliefs about food, even to the point that your own family […]