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What is a Vegan Diet? What Are the Benefits?

The vegan diet has risen in popularity in recent years. Why? What are the benefits? Let's find out! Veganism is becoming more popular among individuals for various reasons, including ethical, environmental, and health concerns. When properly followed, such a diet may provide several health advantages, including a slimmer waistline and better blood sugar control. However,…

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Popular Fast-Food Chains That Offer Vegan Options

Fast-food chains are a dime a dozen. From McDonald's to Taco Bell, there is something for everyone. It can be hard to find vegan options at these places, though. But it doesn't have to be! Being vegan can be easy, and that includes getting your fast food fix. Despite what your initial thoughts may be,…

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6 Yummy Meals for Your Fertility Diet

While no one food or ingredient has been shown to increase fertility treatment success, nutrition plays a key role in supporting your reproductive and general health. And if you are nourished with delicious, healthy food that makes you feel good, inside and out, then you and your body will be better prepared for both your…

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What is the difference between Vegetarian, Vegan, and Plant-Based Diet?

A vegetarian diet consists of not eating meat. They may eat dairy, eggs, and for some, they include fish in their diet. A vegan avoids all animal products, including dairy, eggs, and for some, will avoid honey. Strict vegans will avoid using all animal products such as leather goods, wool, and silk. A person on a plant-based diet…

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Quick Tip: Substitute Apple Sauce for Oil

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One of the easiest substitutions you can make in your kitchen is to substitute applesauce for vegetable oil in baked goods like cake, muffins, brownies and more. By replacing oil with applesauce, you lower the calories and fat in a recipe. How to Substitute Applesauce for Oil Applesauce can be replaced at a 1:1 ratio.…

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Why I Love Kombucha

The following post is from Kate of Modern Alternative Mama: Kombucha. I joined a Weston A. Price group in the very beginning of 2009 and all the stuff people were talking about was so confusing to me.  Soaking grains?  FCLO?  Kombucha?  I had no idea what any of these things even were, let alone why I would…

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How to Pack Healthy and Kid-c School Lunches

Lots of parents hate packing school lunches for their kids, especially if their kids are fussy eaters. It's difficult to get proper nutrition into a tiny human who would rather exist solely on mac ‘n' cheese and chocolate milk. With so much information out there, and so many other parents potentially judging your choices, it’s…

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On completing an almost-Whole30 and creating sustainable habits

One of the goals I set for 2017 was to complete another Whole30, and I decided to jump in with both feet on January 1st (as did, it seems, half of the people I know!). This time, I decided not to make a big deal or talk a lot about it on social media because I…

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The surprisingly easy way to get kids to try new foods

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Sean and I both grew up as picky eaters, and this trend continued into the early years of our marriage and parenthood.  The list of foods we enjoyed was limited, not exceptionally healthy, and short on veggies.  Over the past four years, my tastes have expanded considerably, thanks at least in part to a few Whole30s and…

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What a red dye sensitivity means for our family

We’re traveling this week and next, so I’m sharing some of my favorite posts from the archives. This one seemed especially timely with Valentine's Day, and all of it's pink and red food, coming up this weekend. It happens every few months. As our oldest daughter rages and screams, one of our other girls will…

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