Simple Salad Dressings

June 5, 2014

You would think better nutrition would be as simple as ordering a salad (at a restaurant), or grabbing some greens & a bottle of dressing (from the market).  Oh, if only.  But as we all now know, many menu salads are just as unhealthy as the other main dishes, and salad dressing is chemical-laden “death in a […]

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{Wellness} Wednesday :: Real Food

June 4, 2014

{Wellness} Wednesday A Wednesday Wisdom.  On Whole Body Wellness. Real Food   “If it doesn’t rot or sprout, throw it out!”  

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Tuesday {Tidbits} Grow Your Own

June 3, 2014

  Tuesday {Tidbits} A Tuesday Tradition.  A Trick.  A Tip. Grow Your Own     It’s now easier than it’s ever been to grow nutrient dense produce of your own… with the Tower Garden!  (Seriously, click that link.  You will be amazed!) Did you click it?  You did?  Good.  Now that you want one of […]

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next season will be different

June 2, 2014

Today marked the end of season 2014 of our csa with Swank Farms.  We didn’t make it to their traditional “Pick Your Own” today, but I thought I’d repost this in honor of… {Written July 2, 2011} I watch as the excitement grows.  All over the world, bloggers are writing about…   what experiences they […]

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Sunday {Superfood} Chia Seeds

June 1, 2014

Sunday {Superfood} A Sunday Series.  Superfood.  In the Spotlight. Chia Seeds   Chia seeds may seem like a fad food, because of its relatively recent media hype, but they actually date back to Mayan and Aztec cultures.  “Chia” means strength; these tiny black & white seeds are another super food containing omega-3 fatty acids, carbohydrates, protein, fiber, antioxidants, and calcium.  According […]

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{Food for Thought} Friday :: Health and Homeschool

January 3, 2014

{Food for Thought} Fridays.  intellectual nourishment.  something to chew on.  Fuel. Health and Homeschool   For once, in my entire adult life, I’m entering into a new year with relative ease. No daunting list of goals from every aspect of my life. No ridiculous resolutions, revised and rewritten from years prior. No obviously unrealistic and unattainable ideals. […]

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avocado green tea boba

January 2, 2014

My current obsession is making homemade boba tea (bubble tea).  I’ve tried making several different concoctions including lychee, strawberry, and orange banana boba, using green or black tea as my base.  But this avocado green tea boba is, by far, my favorite.  I’ve had two to three glasses of this a day, for the last […]

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