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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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Activism Healthy Living Real Food

My Interview with Kevin Brown & First Post at Liberation Wellness

Last month I was contacted by Kevin Brown from Liberation Wellness. LW is a site dedicated to bringing the truth about health and wellness to the world through the voices of various different individuals in the sustainable and real food communities: writers, practitioners, authors, farmers, activists, and many others. Kevin asked me if I would […]

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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 Toxin Alert!

In ‘n Out Burger Cancels Contract with Plant Found Processing Downer Cattle

This week the news has been splattered with reports about downer cattle discovered at Central Valley Meat Co. in Hanford, California, a processing plant which supplies up to 30% of the meat used by fast-food chain In ‘n Out Burger, and also to the U.S. school lunch and emergency food programs.  This establishment, known by its slogan […]

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Healthy Living Real Food

13 Ways to Increase Mineral Intake for Improved Well-Being & Health

It is said that all health begins and ends in the digestive tract. It is also said that many diseases are caused by a lack of vital nutrients in our diets. If our digestive tracts are not functioning properly, we can’t digest the nutrients from the foods we eat, including essential minerals needed for health. […]

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Healthy Living Healthy Meat Real Food

Deceptions in the Food Industry: Books & Diet Plans from “Experts”

One of the most flagrant deceptions in the food industry comes from “experts” shelling out advice to frustrated consumers who are tired of being sick and overweight.   I’ve just been reviewing some of the recipes and recommendations from Personal Trainer Bob Harper’s The Skinny Rules. On the Today Show, he talks about how our […]

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4 Ways to Avoid GMOs in the Foods You Buy

The extreme conditions in our food supply today call for the application of conscientious awareness and purchasing habits on behalf of the consumer public. Avoiding GMOs is not necessarily easy, but to ensure good health and a clean environment, it’s an absolutely necessity. Given what’s at stake with regard to current contamination issues of the […]

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Healthy Living Kids & Family Real Food Toxin Alert!

Deceptions in the Food Industry: Omega 3s

In this edition of Deceptions in the Food Industry, I’m tackling Omega 3s. If you shop at the grocery store, you know there are thousands of products proclaiming their Omega 3 value, from cereals, crackers, chips, breads, bagels, and pretzels to fish and krill oil, flax and other seed oils, to vitamins and powders. The […]

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Healthy Living Kids & Family Raw Dairy Real Food

Commercial Baby Formula Kills Infant – Isn’t Your Child Worth More Than This?

This week Wal-Mart announced that baby formula was being pulled from the shelf  because it was consumed by a newborn infant which developed a fatal infection and died. When a person dies from eating a commercial product, it’s certainly a terrible tragedy. But especially a child; not only because of the loss, but because the death could […]

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Processed Food & Eating Disorders – A Product of Modern Society

Most people know someone with an eating disorder. In the 1980s we saw an enormous surge of teenage girls described as having bulimia (binging and purging) and anorexia nervosa (starving oneself to death) in order to keep from being overweight. But, eating disorders are much more common than people think. Dr. Natasha Campbell McBride talks […]