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Healthy Living Kids & Family Real Food Recipes

Homemade Mayo and Tartar Sauce Recipes

Some years ago I attempted to make home-made mayo a couple of times in my old-timer blender. It was a flop. I got frustrated and gave up.  I did not have the patience to stand there and drip olive oil one drop at a time for 5 minutes to get the consistency to be correct. […]

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Healthy Living Healthy Meat Kids & Family Real Food

Turn Leftovers into Nourishing School Lunches in Minutes!

School has started again for many families, whether your children attend public or private school, or you are in a family fortunate enough to home school. And with school days comes school lunch staring us in the face again with that age-old question: “What on earth will I feed my child today?” Finding nourishing, appealing, […]

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Healthy Living Healthy Meat Kids & Family Real Food

Kitchen Staples: Things I’d Never Be Without for Cooking and Food Preparation

I’d like to invite you to come into my kitchen for a moment to share some of my staples I’d never be without. These are the foods, products, and appliances/tools we use every day to prepare food and to maintain our health. Even though everyone has their own set of preferences about what they use […]

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Green Living Guest Posts Healthy Living Toxin Alert!

Oil Pulling for Detoxification

Have you ever tried oil pulling? If not, today might be the day to try it. All you need is a good quality oil and a few minutes in the morning before eating, drinking or brushing your teeth. This guest post from Elizabeth Walling of Living the Nourished Life tells you how. Detoxing is a […]

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Healthy Living Real Food Toxin Alert!

Trans-Fat Free…Does This Mean Healthy?

Do you look for labels on foods to buy that say “trans-fat free”? If so, you could be falling into a trap of believing the food manufacturer telling you that a food is healthy when it is actually not. This is a common problem with processed foods, where health claims on the label deceive the […]

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Activism Alternative Medicine Guest Posts Real Food

Adrenal Exhaustion: What It Is, Why You Should Be Aware

What is adrenal exhaustion? If you feel tired, worn out, and overwhelmed on most days, you might be placing a lot of strain on a very important set of organs that your body relies on to be healthy – the adrenal glands. I would like to welcome Kate Tietje today from Modern Alternative Mama. Kate […]

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Reducing Your Child’s Risk of Autism And Other Disorders: Conception, Pregnancy, And The Newborn Infant, Part II

This post is Part II of our accompanying companion piece to our vaccination series – Vaccines: A Choice or A Mandate.  In the first part of this series, the topics of pre-conception, pregnancy, and labor were discussed. We learned some important steps to take to help protect our unborn children from toxins and other factors […]

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Green Living Healthy Living Kids & Family Real Food

Common Myths About Food & Nutrition

Are you a person who believes low-fat foods are healthier than those with fat in them? Have you ever starved yourself or limited your calories thinking that if you did this, you would lose weight? It has become a common misconception that if people eat low calorie and fat-free foods they should be able to […]

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Alternative Medicine Real Food Recipes

Our Homemade Salad Dressing

We used to buy almost all of our salad dressing in a bottle from the store. Years ago, I’d buy Kraft, Wish Bone, or Hidden Valley Ranch.For awhile I thought these dressings tasted just fine and were healthy. Eventually I started buying Litehouse Brand and Annie’s Organic Dressings and other organic brands, thinking I was […]

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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 […]