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4 Natural Sweeteners to Use Instead of Sugar

4 Natural Sweeteners to Use Instead of Sugar

Life is sweet in California. We’ve got our blue skies and ocean, purple flowers on the mountains and (since we’re always up on healthy food trends) sweeteners labeled “Natural” in our stores that range in color from yellow to ...
Quick & Easy Homemade Popcorn Seasonings

Quick & Easy Homemade Popcorn Seasonings

Popcorn is a perfect light, crunchy summertime snack. Plus, it only costs about 16 cents per serving--you can’t beat that when you’ve got a bunch of hungry kids hanging out at home. Rather than oil and the traditional stovetop method, I l ...
Healthy Living Tip: Say No to Sugar!

Healthy Living Tip: Say No to Sugar!

Craving a sweet treat? You can still enjoy cookies, cake, pies and all of your favorite desserts as part of a clean eating lifestyle. Simply replace refined white sugar in your recipes with a natural sweetener, such as stevia. Extracted from the leav ...
Make Your Own Sports Drink, the Natural Way

Make Your Own Sports Drink, the Natural Way

A person who burns about 2,000 calories should get about 8-12 cups of fluid per day. That may sound like a lot to drink, but it doesn’t all have to come from drinking water. Keep slices of watermelon, honeydew, cantaloupe, and other such water- ...
Just Like Sugar

Just Like Sugar

Quote of the day: Life is not merely to be alive, but to be well. ~Marcus Valerius Martial   I am super Vata (a dosha, or mind-body type, in the 5,000 year-old Ayurvedic healing system), so this Super-mom loves sweets. Not necessarily “hea ...