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Some of My Latest Blog Posts

Sugar: The Hidden Enemy

Sugar: The Hidden Enemy

Could sugar be the true root of obesity and disease? For many years people have been led to believe that saturated fat is the main cause of heart disease. However new studies have revealed that saturated fat is far less harmful than sugar. It is no surprise that...

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Lemon Honey Vitamin-C Gummies

Lemon Honey Vitamin-C Gummies

Hey mama, what a crazy time this is!  No matter where you are living or what your circumstances look like right now, I’m guessing that you’ve got an extra layer of stress that is not the norm.   I’m working so hard to take deep breaths, take each day as it comes, and...

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Thyme, Ginger & Honey Instant Pot Cough Syrup

Thyme, Ginger & Honey Instant Pot Cough Syrup

There is a lot going on right now in our world, and I have to say that I’ve been pretty shocked at the panic that has been happening over the last couple of weeks.  Toilet paper out of stock at every Costco, hand sanitizers nowhere to be found, and rice and beans...

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German Cabbage & Apples

German Cabbage & Apples

This time of year feels like you’re torn between spring and winter.  We still have a lot of winter to get through, but there are some really nice days. And at the farmer markets you can still see the winter cabbages and squashes, but we also have great fruit popping...

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Nourishing Seven Layer Bean Dip

Nourishing Seven Layer Bean Dip

Nothing says fun party food like a nourishing seven layer dip!  I remember thinking as a kid how I just wanted to park my little booty next to the bean dip with all the layers when I was at a party or event.  It was basically all the good things wrapped into one dish...

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Why YOU Should do a Juice Cleanse Part 2

Why YOU Should do a Juice Cleanse Part 2

So you’ve read my first post HERE about why I think it’s worth considering a juice cleanse(or ANY type of cleanse!)!  You’ve checked with the doc if you have any health conditions, and you’re ready to get rolling on your first juice cleanse. This post is going to...

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Recipes

Oil infused Creamy Potato Soup

Oil infused Creamy Potato Soup

I’ve been getting tons of potatoes in my Misfits Market Box which has been my favorite co-op box to date!  Unlike other CSA boxes I’ve gotten, I’ve been able to customize every week and add on lots of extras that I need. It has been a huge gift getting it delivered to...

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Plant Based Lentil Stew

Plant Based Lentil Stew

You know that recipe that just makes you smile?  It reminds you of being a kid.  Or maybe of snuggling on the couch on a rainy day? Well, mama, that is exactly what this Lentil stew recipe is for me!  It’s that family recipe that everyone knows pretty much...

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Bean & Beet Salad

Bean & Beet Salad

Hey mama, this bean and beet salad is going to be a hit!  It’s super easy to make, unbelievably delicious AND you’re going to sit back smiling because your family will be eating a mix of foods good for the liver, detox, and immunity!   We’re looking at super high...

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Wellness

My Intermittent Fasting Journey

My Intermittent Fasting Journey

Have you been hearing about intermittent fasting?  Kind of a buzz word right now, right?  I’ve been doing research on every kind of fasting for well over two decades now.   HERE’S MY STORY It began as a newly graduated college kid who had a terrible relationship with...

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Toxin Free Cleaners For Your Home

Toxin Free Cleaners For Your Home

What compelled me to seek out non toxic cleaning products? I’ll never forget the moment that I started asking about the cleaning products in my home. I was 8 months pregnant with our oldest, and we lived in a tiny apartment under a home. My hubby was on shift during a...

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Essential Oils for Hair

Essential Oils for Hair

Working to create thick, luxurious hair has been a lifelong battle of mine.  I'm the youngest of three girls, and we always joke that my mom, who happens to have thick, beautiful locks to this day, just didn't have any left by the time she had me!  My sisters have...

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Gut Health

My Intermittent Fasting Journey

My Intermittent Fasting Journey

Have you been hearing about intermittent fasting?  Kind of a buzz word right now, right?  I’ve been doing research on every kind of fasting for well over two decades now.   HERE’S MY STORY It began as a newly graduated college kid who had a terrible relationship with...

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Everything Cookies

Everything Cookies

It’s January and many friends and family are finishing up their Whole 30 or working hard to keep up that exercise and diet routine. And I’m over here like - umm... can we just make some more cookies?!  Here’s the thing (and it’s really cool...promise!). ...

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Bean & Beet Salad

Bean & Beet Salad

Hey mama, this bean and beet salad is going to be a hit!  It’s super easy to make, unbelievably delicious AND you’re going to sit back smiling because your family will be eating a mix of foods good for the liver, detox, and immunity!   We’re looking at super high...

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