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Guilt-free Christmas Snacking

I promised some healthy Christmas snacks, and though I haven’t been feeling well this past week, I figured I could still manage to get a few ideas out to you and maybe spark up a bit more of an appetite for myself in the process! Christmas treats really don’t need to revolve around sugar, so I’ve included a few savory treats that I just love to nibble on. Here are a few of my favorite, non-sweet snacking ideas this time of year: A bowl of […]

Nourishing Traditional Diets- For those with PCOS and anyone else desiring good health!

Q&A- Confusion with Soaking Grains

Scrumptious Gingerbread Cake

There is nothing like the smell of warm gingerbread, wafting out of the oven on a cool winter day… This is my favorite gingerbread cake recipe, which I made for my daughter’s 4th birthday party. Guess somebody else thought warm gingerbread sounded just right, because they asked me to post the recipe, so here it is! Gingerbread Cake   Print Recipe type: Desserts and Sweets Ingredients ½ cup butter 1 cup brown sugar (I used a mix of Rapadura and Coconut Sugar, because that’s what […]

Nutritional Foundations: Finding high quality sources for a whole foods diet

Menu Plan Monday- Dec.1 (and the start of some great giveaways!)

Trace Minerals Make a Major Difference

Sure, we all know that it’s important to get the “biggies” (macrominerals) into our diet: calcium, magnesium, potassium, etc. Did you know, though, that there are over 30 other minerals which our bodies need in minute, trace amounts, but without them it cannot function at it’s full potential and disease may even develop? These minerals, often called “trace minerals“, include well known minerals such as iron, zinc and iodine. They also include many lesser known minerals, like selenium, silicon, manganese, boron, copper, cobalt and even […]