Eating for Energy to Beat the Winter Blahs

The following guest post is from Pam of Be Healthy, Be Happy Wellness: Feeling sluggish?  The long stretch of days between Christmas and Spring Break can be tough.  The sky is grey, the days are cold.  How can you get though it without gaining ten pounds and slogging through each day? Just getting out of…

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Follow my Whole30 Challenge at Wholein30.com

Last week I began a 30-day food challenge known as the Whole30. If you've spent any time in the blogosphere or on Facebook or Instagram lately, chances are you've heard of it. Developed by Dallas & Melissa Hartwig of Whole9Life.com, the Whole30 challenge is not a diet or a fast; it's a program designed as…

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Get 5 Real Food eBooks for Just $7.40 {BundleoftheWeek.com}

Serving your family "real food" is important, but how do you do it without breaking the budget or sacrificing taste? This week's bundle includes the resources you need to eat delicious, whole foods on a budget. Packed full of recipes and tips, it's sure to be a go-to resource in your kitchen. And this week…

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Preparing for Your Whole 30 Challenge

The following post is from Anne of Modern Mrs. Darcy: Editor's Note: I'm starting my own Whole 30 -- starting today, actually! -- and Anne graciously offered to share a guest post with some tips for preparing for your own Whole 30 based on her past experiences. Have you heard of the Whole 30? This…

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Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins and “Healthier” Baking Tip

The following post is from Kate of Modern Alternative Mama: I love lemon poppy seed anything.  I don't make it too often because some other family members are not a fan, but when I am out at a coffee shop, it is the lemon poppy seed cakes which tempt me. This is a basic recipe…

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Giveaway: Easy Homemade + Better Than a Box (10 Winners!)

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This giveaway is now closed! The winners are: Katherine ([email protected]), Jennifer ([email protected]), Kim ([email protected]), Kirsten ([email protected]), Katie ([email protected]), Jalynn ([email protected]), Jennie ([email protected]), Abdi ([email protected]), Cindy ([email protected]) and Robin ([email protected])! There's been a lot of talk across the blogosphere in 2o13 about real food, cooking from scratch and other food-related resolutions, and I've got a fun…

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4 Frugal Winter Ingredients

The following post is from Kate of Modern Alternative Mama: In the winter, not much is in season -- at least where I am.  It's cold and snowy (in Ohio), and there's nothing green for miles around...and there won't be for a few months yet at least. Even so, there are some ingredients that can…

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How to cook from scratch when you don’t know how

Although I dreamed of being the perfect housewife and stay-at-home mom—keeping a clean, organized home, cooking healthy, delicious meals...and always with a smile on my face—none of it came easily to me. Least of all the cooking part. I truly hated to cook, but it wasn't the actual cooking I hated; it was the not…

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How to Write Your Own Recipe

The following guest post is from Katie at Kitchen Stewardship: I always thought I might be a children's book author when I grew up – I think most elementary school teachers probably do. Or maybe a wedding dress designer. Or president of the United States. Simple dreams. I never really dreamed I would be able…

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Giveaway: Cultures for Health Sourdough Package

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Exploring cultured, sprouted and fermented foods is next on my list of "baby steps to a real food diet" list, but if I'm honest, I find the idea of growing anything, let alone cultures for our food, very intimidating. That is why I am so, so thankful to have discovered Cultures for Health. Founders Julie…

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