Student rewards…that aren’t junk food!

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Have I mentioned that I’m tired of all the junk food at my daughter’s elementary school? And I am not talking about what they’re serving in the cafeteria. I am talking about the junk food that’s [...] Keep Reading

Nutrients in Refined vs. Whole Grains

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We actually don’t keep track of any of our food stats whether it’s calories, fat grams, carbs or nutrients. One of the key messages I took away from Michael Pollan’s book, In Defense of Food, is that [...] Keep Reading

Real Food Tips: 8 Meal Planning Pointers

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A couple of weeks ago we discussed the fact that meal planning is an important part of sticking to a budget. Not only does meal-planning help you stay on track financially, but I personally think it [...] Keep Reading

Giveaway: $150 to Juice Beauty!

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"Jessica" is the winner of $150 in Juice Beauty products! Congrats and check your email. Jessica's winning comment said: "I would love to try the SPF 30 Mineral Moisturizer – Sheer!" We talk a lot [...] Keep Reading

Recipe: Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken Noodle Soup from 100 Days of Real Food

The key to making killer chicken noodle soup is homemade stock. And in case you aren’t aware - it takes a little time to make homemade stock, but it is super easy! There are a few different methods [...] Keep Reading

Recipe: Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup from 100 Days of Real Food

This recipe has been a favorite of ours for over a decade. Both of our kids love it too, which is always a bonus, and fall is of course the perfect time of year to cook with winter squash since it's [...] Keep Reading