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The Dangers of Sports Drinks {Plus What to Drink Instead}

By | July 7, 2014

Photo Credit: michelle.schrank It’s a hot summer day. Your little man just got done with his tee-ball game and what does the mom who brought snacks hand out? A sports drink! Those boys have been playing hard, so of course they need a little pick-me-up. Inwardly, I cringe whenever I see someone, especially a child, guzzle Read More

3 Breakfast Foods to Reconsider (And Healthier Options)

By | June 26, 2014

  Image by Nana B Agyei Is Breakfast Really the Most Important Meal of the Day? You know that age-old bit of wisdom, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day?” Well, that little one-liner is actually the subject of much debate, research, and conflicting information. According to medical literature, breakfast is touted as Read More

Real Food Chronicles: Jeanne @ Omamas

By | March 10, 2014

image credit by contributing writer Jeanne from O’Mamas When the ladies behind the genius Modern Alternative Mama posted a notice they wanted to explore a day-in-the-life of some of the contributing writers, I didn’t rush out and volunteer immediately. Not that my life isn’t an open book. I mean, I’m a blogger, for goodness sake. But I thought, maybe I’m not Read More

“Keep up and you’ll be kept up” … it’s time to recommit to your resolutions

By | January 20, 2014

It’s January 20th. If you’re like the average person, you’ve given up on your New Year’s Resolutions and might be kicking yourself over the failure.  In fact, according to the Today Show, you gave up at least three days ago (by January 17th). And that’s the “average!” It’s so frustrating.  You did it all right … Read More

Real Reasons to Remove Sugar from the Pantry

By | January 7, 2014

Our bodies need sugar. In fact every cell in the body (including our precious brain cells) require  sugar (glucose) for healthy function. Americans, on average, who eat a “typical” American diet consume about three pounds of sugar (and/or artificial sweeteners) each week. So … we should all be geniuses, right? Seriously, though, we have a major Read More

Baby Steps in the Kitchen Wrap-Up

By | April 10, 2010

Okay, so here are our baby steps! Can you believe we’ve done all this?
Buy good eggs
Buy some organic produce (dirty dozen)
Choose one food ingredient to avoid (HFCS, MSG)

Baby Steps in the Kitchen, Part 8

By | April 3, 2010

Okay, this is the last week of the Baby Steps in the Kitchen series, at least the regular steps! (Look for a surprise post next week.) If you haven’t read part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5, part 6, go back and read those first.
Now, steps 22, 23, and 24!

Baby Steps in the Kitchen, Part 7

By | March 27, 2010

Time for the next three steps in the Baby Steps Series!  If you haven’t read part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5, and part 6, go back and read those first!  Next week is the LAST week in this series except for a surprise finale post, so we’re almost done — can you believe it?  How has your journey to real food been?

Baby Steps in the Kitchen, Part 6

By | March 20, 2010

First, if you haven’t read part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, and part 5, go back and read all of those first!  And if you’re new here, take it SLOW!  Don’t try to catch up with us, go at your own pace.  (That really goes for everyone, you may not be ready for three new steps every week, and that’s okay.)

Baby Steps in the Kitchen, Part 5

By | March 13, 2010

Time for steps 13, 14, and 15!  If you haven’t read the previous articles in the series, go back and read part 1, part 2, part 3, and part 4

Baby Steps in the Kitchen, 4

By | March 6, 2010

Here are my 10, 11, and 12 steps!  If you haven’t read part 1, part 2, and part 3, go back and look at them first!

Baby Steps in the Kitchen, 3

By | February 27, 2010

Time for the next three steps in the Baby Steps in the Kitchen Series! If you have missed the first two, go back and read part 1 and part 2!

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