Category Archives: Food

Stevia – A Natural Sweetener With Proven Health Benefits

{Today’s article on stevia comes from Kris Gunnars, author of the Authority Nutrition website. I know that stevia is a topic of hot debate in the real food world. It seems you either love it or you hate it. I love it and it is one of the only sweeteners I use. Granted, I don’t eat a […]

Read More

5 Signs You May Have Hidden Food Sensitivities

Food sensitivities are a hot and controversial topic these days. Conventional medicine barely recognizes the idea that food sensitivities exist and may play a role in chronic health conditions. While gluten sensitivity is now recognized as a real health condition, there are still many health care professionals that don’t believe food plays a role in many […]

Read More

Composting Made Easy — Even for City Dwellers

{This article is shared today with permission from Dr. Mercola. Composting is something that I have wanted to do for some time now, but I just don’t have much space where we live. Dr. Mercola offers some great tips and tricks in this post for how to get started composting, no matter where you live. […]

Read More

Managing Stress through Real Food

{Who isn’t stressed out nowadays? We live in a world that is constantly on the go, and frankly, stress is often over-glorified. Many people live in a constant state of “fight or flight” and do not realize the detrimental long-term effects of this. I am personally a Type A personality and have a strong tendency […]

Read More

Homemade Strawberry Milk :: Dairy-Free, Autoimmune Paleo

Oh, strawberries. Growing up they were one of my biggest temptations. As a child I struggled with quite a variety of food intolerances. One of them was strawberries. Another was lactose. So it’s not hard to guess which childhood favorite drink I never tasted. That’s right: strawberry milk. My elementary school aged friends would get their […]

Read More