Which is better: raw or cooked?

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Let’s finally put an end to the debate of raw vs. cooked.

Of course, in the grand scheme of a well-balanced, nutrient-dense, varied, whole foods diet, the cooked vs. raw debate isn’t that critical for most people.

And I’ll tell you that the answer isn’t as simple as “raw is always better” or “cooked is always better.”

Coconut Oil: Hype or for real?

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A food preservative is a substance added to foods to make them last longer – to “preserve” them. Preservatives are added to foods that go bad quickly and they are now in all kinds of products in our grocery stores.

Food Preservatives

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A food preservative is a substance added to foods to make them last longer – to “preserve” them. Preservatives are added to foods that go bad quickly and they are now in all kinds of products in our grocery stores.

Quick and Easy Dinners

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Are you running out of dinner ideas? Is there just not enough time after school and before bedtime to make healthy dinners? Is the idea of dinner stressing you out? Me, too!

Here are some of my tried & true / quick & easy (and kid-approved) dinners!

Quick Healthy Breakfast Ideas

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WHY BREAKFAST?
Breakfast sets the tone for you whole day. If you start the day with a pile of pancakes drenched in syrup, you won’t feel good by mid-morning. When you eat a breakfast with protein, fiber and fresh fruits or vegetables your body will be hungry for more of those types of foods all day.

Eating breakfast helps with concentration and memory, it helps with weight loss (yes!), and it helps prevent the risk of diabetes or heart disease. Finding recipes that are easy to incorporate into our busy days are key.

Apple Cider Vinegar Digestive Aid

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Is your digestion a little sluggish? Maybe you have gas and bloating or a bit of heart burn after meals? This could be due to a hidden food sensitivity caused by leaky gut syndrome.

It’s Pumpkin Time

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It’s almost Halloween and there are Jack-o-Lanterns everywhere… at least they are in my neighborhood.