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Lunch Box Inspiration ~ Real Food Roundup

A friend of mine recently found out that our kids’ school lunch program reheats food in plastic containers with a plastic film on top. Yikes! Isn’t it common knowledge how dangerous that is? It makes me sad that what otherwise seems to be a great food service company would make such a poor decision, especially […]

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Have a Sham-Rockin’ Breakfast this St. Patty’s Day!

Top o’ the mornin’ to ya! What, a bit too cheery? 😉 Well, if you have little ones in the house, you know that sometimes you have to muster up all the extra cheeriness you can! A sour morning face can usually be turned to smiles and laugther with just a wee bit of silliness. […]

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Chocolate Cranberry Larabar Hearts – a Healthy Valentine Treat Your Kids (and you!) Will LOVE!

It’s Valentines Week, which means it’s time to think up some fun and delicious healthy treats so my boys don’t think they’re missing out on the chocolate party. Because who wants to miss out on the party?! Lucky for me, both my boys go to schools that don’t allow candy to be distributed on Valentine’s […]

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Spaghetti Squash with Kale Pesto (Paleo, Vegan)

I LOVE watching my 2 and 6 year old boys enjoy eating the healthy foods I make. My 6 year old will eat kale pretty much however I prepare it, but my 2 year old is still at the kale-in-smoothie, or chopped up so small it’s impossible to pick out, phase. Considering kale is one […]

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Clean Green Bean Casserole (Paleo, Vegan)

For many years now, I’ve been in charge of the Green Bean Casserole for Thanksgiving. I grew up eating what I’m pretty sure if a very common version, with canned cream of mushroom soup and crispy fried onions, also from a can. So when I shifted to eating whole, real food, I was more than […]

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Tips for a Happy, Healthy Halloween!

Halloween creates a lot of mixed emotions for me. I LOVE to get dressed up, be silly and have fun. And OK, I love my sweets! But I am NOT a fan of celebrating all the sugary and highly processed treats that come with this holiday. The reality is, we can’t ignore the rampant childhood […]

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A Guide to Green Smoothie Goodness

I often have people asking me how I make my daily green smoothies. I’ve had many friends and clients say they’d like to try them, but fear they’ll taste horrible. Or they think they don’t have time to make it. If you can find just 5 minutes in the morning, you’ll be set! Because that […]

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Roasted Chickpeas Will Rock Your World!

We are a bit obsessed with Roasted Chickpeas of all varieties in our house. Have you tried them? If you haven’t, put this on the top of your make-it-happen list! You will have discovered an insanely delicious, kid-approved snack that is packed with protein, zinc, and folate, making them healthy, filling and seriously addicting! They […]

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Cheesy Broccoli Mini Quiches (Gluten & Dairy Free)

We eat a lot of eggs around our house. I’m thrilled that BOTH my boys love them, because they have pretty much the exact opposite palates in most regards! My older son prefers bready-carbs and raw veggies, whereas my younger son prefers meat, fruit and cooked veggies (on a good day). 😉 So when I […]

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Are You Ready to Nourish Your Life, Inside & Out?

I have found so many amazing, delicious and deeply nourishing recipes on blogs, especially since starting my Gluten-free journey for my son 7 months ago. I am so grateful for the hours of research and experimentation that I’ve saved, but honestly, I often feel that even with Pinterest, bookmarks and printing, I waste a lot […]

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