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Family Friendly Natural Cold & Flu Remedies + DIY pedialyte drink

It’s no secret that winter in MN can be a big old germ pot. And to be quite honest, for us moms of young ones, living here from January through March can be downright miserable. I chatter back and forth with family and friends about how wonderful it would be to escape this part of…… Continue reading Family Friendly Natural Cold & Flu Remedies + DIY pedialyte drink

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Too Many Nuts Bothering Your Digestion?

Nuts are a great way to pack on extra calories when you’re eating a healthy diet. Paleo plans and plant-based plans encourage nuts as a great source of protein fats and minerals. Nut butters are great for subbing out oil in baked goods, peanut butter is the most delicious thing on the planet, and then…… Continue reading Too Many Nuts Bothering Your Digestion?

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A Blog Refocus: It’s A Personal Health Journey

A snapshot of my health journey: Shortly after my oldest son’s birth, I woke up, looked around, looked at myself, and decided that things were going to change. I wanted to keep him healthy, feel more attractive, have more confidence, figure out my digestive issues and balance my hormones. Things had to change. I needed…… Continue reading A Blog Refocus: It’s A Personal Health Journey

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Oil Free Peanut Butter Rice Crispy Treats

Rice Crispy treats are delicious if they’re done right. Nobody likes a dry crumbly rice crispy bar. I’ve made my fair share of those… I’m constantly looking for ways to make treats healthier… and sometimes, let’s face it, my attempts fail miserably, as in a rice crispy treat… you need that oil, or that butter,…… Continue reading Oil Free Peanut Butter Rice Crispy Treats

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Zesty Cashew Lime Dressing (oil free, vegan)

Okay, so I’m actually quite giddy to share this recipe with you. It’s nothing fancy, but it’s my first real recipe I’m posting on the blog, I’ve worked at refining for you, and people have been LOVING it so far, so let me know how you like it! Today someone licked the dressing bowl, so…… Continue reading Zesty Cashew Lime Dressing (oil free, vegan)

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Healthy Eating When You’re Just Too Busy {Part III}: A Simple Meal Plan

Alright, my busy friends, I thought it would be a fitting way to close out this series on “Healthy Eating When You’re Just Too Busy” by laying out one of our family’s simple meal plans to help give you some inspiring ideas. So the following is our REAL TIME meal plan that I used for…… Continue reading Healthy Eating When You’re Just Too Busy {Part III}: A Simple Meal Plan

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Healthy Eating When You’re Just Too Busy {Part II}

In part one of this series about beating the stress of healthy livingĀ I talked about how I choose to keep things as simple as possible in our home surrounding our meal times, and how I keep new recipes to a minimum, all these things reduce my stress as a mom trying to keep everyone in…… Continue reading Healthy Eating When You’re Just Too Busy {Part II}