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3 Tips for a GMO-Free Thanksgiving

3 Tips for a GMO-Free Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a fabulous holiday. Not only does it encourage us to be grateful for the cornucopia of blessings we have in our lives, but it also fosters a sense of community and giving to others. Then there’s the food. The Thanksgiving fare usually ...
Safflower Power

Safflower Power

Coconut oil and I have a special understanding. I will loyally add it to my baked goods, homemade skincare solutions, even take a little by the spoon on days when I can’t fit it into my cuisine—and it, in turn, will continue to be awesome. But, our r ...
Farro Goes Far for Your Health

Farro Goes Far for Your Health

Q: What is farro? A: Farro is a type of wheat that is just beginning to gain popularity among American health food enthusiasts. Farro is known to be one of the oldest cultivated grains, and it is even documented to be the first and original grain dom ...
3 Easy Ways to “Health-ify” Meals

3 Easy Ways to “Health-ify” Meals

Recipe books by the dozens have been written about how to sneak healthy ingredients into your recipes ““ undetected. I prefer a slightly different approach, in that I get true joy out of watching my kids’ faces turn purple when I tell the ...
Organic Oatmeal Breakfast Bake

Organic Oatmeal Breakfast Bake

I’m all about streamlining the morning get-ready-for-school process. With three kids and a husband who all insist they are absolutely starving the second they get out of bed, I spend time searching for a breakfast  that would be easy to prepare ...
Blood Orange Balsamic Watermelon Salad

Blood Orange Balsamic Watermelon Salad

In the warm summer months I love grilling outdoors. There’s something about the simplicity of summertime cookouts that makes me feel like life has slowed down a bit and maybe even gotten a little easier, if only for those couple hours. Whether ...