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6 Uses for Homemade Yogurt When It “Flops”!

I’ve had a lot of questions and e-mails recently about what you can do with yogurt when it “fails” or doesn’t turn out the way you want. In my book, there is no such thing as “failed” yogurt! I’ve made yogurt for many years and had great batches, and not-so-great batches. If you find that […]

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On-The-Go Power Breakfast: Home-made Smoothie

Want a quick breakfast that is nutritious and delicious? Here is a great recipe for a fantastic smoothie that is fast and provides the nutrients and energy you need to start your day off right. Unlike processed cereals, breads, and other high-carbohydrate foods that are empty of nutritional value, this breakfast will satisfy your hunger, […]

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How Digestion Affects Health

How much does digestion affect health? The truth is, it has a profound impact on how well you feel and how everything in your body functions. Everything you consume will ultimately have an effect on your well-being. Throughout the history of time, sage practitioners and health professional have understood that a healthy gut supports our […]

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What Are Traditional Foods?

You may hear the term traditional foods and wonder, “what exactly does that mean?” When you think about traditional foods, do you think about hunter-gatherers of long ago? They did everything by hand and from scratch. Or do you think about the pioneers living out on the prairie or edge of the forest who began […]

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14 Ways To Eliminate Sugar Cravings

Do you ever stop and think about how much sugar you consume each day? It may be more than you think.  Sugar cravings are usually a sign of poor eating habits. The more sugar and refined carbohydrates you consume, the more you’ll crave. One of the reasons we have so much trouble with sugar is […]

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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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It’s Time for A Fall Detox!

The change of the season is a good time for detox, and we are entering the change from summer to fall right now, so it’s  a perfect time to start a detox regimen.  I’ve had various people ask me about detoxification and which are the best types to perform, so I decided to create this […]

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11 Healthy and Nutrient-Dense Foods At-A-Glance

The USDA, My Plate (formerly known as the Food Pyramid), and many other mainstream sources of health commonly direct consumers to consume more fruits and vegetables every day. It’s true – fruits and vegetables are important, but what’s not widely understood is the importance of animal foods and other healthy fats for sources of important […]

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Food Budgets – Using Creativity and Prioritizing For Healthy Eating

Does the idea of changing your diet to healthier foods seem completely overwhelming?  So many people have the idea that there is simply no way they can afford to eat healthy…but I’m here to assure that this couldn’t be farther from the truth! This concept is so important, and one that I feel cannot be […]

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Apples Fried in Butter Topped with Yogurt, Sprouted Nuts, Raisins, and Maple Syrup

If you are looking for a show-stopper dessert that is super-easy to make, this would be it. A lovely combination of sweet, crunchy, and savory, it reminds me of a expensive confection you’d find in a fancy restaurant. It’s probably one of the most delicious treats I’ve ever eaten, and simple enough that you can […]