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Category Archives: Food

Honey Orange Fruit Snacks :: Grain and Gluten Free, Paleo/Primal

There are few things my four crazy kids enjoy snacking on more than fruit snacks, and I’m guessing that’s pretty normal. But a quick look at the back of those boxes at the grocery store shows a slew of unhealthy (or at least “controversial”) ingredients that I don’t want anywhere near my kids mouths! Let’s just […]

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How to Become a Kitchen Ninja

Want to be a kitchen ninja? I know I do! I’ve been in the kitchen practically my whole life. I started helping my mom cook and bake when I was around 3 years old. By the time I was 6 or so, I was cooking and baking on my own. I also worked in a restaurant […]

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Why the “Calories in, Calories Out” Myth is Wrong

  Debunking The Calorie Myth – Why “Calories in, Calories Out” is Wrong I think the notion of “calories in vs. calories out” is ridiculous. Foods affect our bodies in different ways and go through different metabolic pathways. Not only that, but the foods we eat can directly affect the hormones that regulate when and how much […]

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Grass-Fed vs Grain-Fed Beef – What’s The Difference?

The way cows are fed can have a major effect on the nutrient composition of the beef. Whereas cattle today is often fed grains, the animals we ate throughout evolution roamed free and ate grass. Many studies have shown that the nutrients in beef can vary depending on what the cows eat. It’s not only […]

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Zucchini Coleslaw :: Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Option

One of my favorite summer staples is coleslaw! I have spent years perfecting the *perfect* classic coleslaw recipe – and it is just amazing. But I have been working through thyroid issues over the years, and while goitrogens like cabbage don’t affect everyone, I do feel like I slow down a bit when I have […]

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