Ways to make your kids smarter!

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It is time for school again! We all hope our kid is the smartest kid in the class, right? Genetics do play a pretty big role in how your kids will turn out. That goes for not only their physical inheritance, but their brains as well. There is the … [Read more...]

Throw back Thursday!

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Here is a delish treat you can make for yourself, and maybe share with the family too.. if they're nice :) You do not have to sacrifice taste just because you are living the low carb … [Read more...]

Fear.. go away!

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Not all fear is bad. It is a good thing when a child that cannot swim,  fears getting into a pool without an adult. In life we need to task risk, reasonable ones at least. Some people's fear can alter their lives in a not so good way though. How can … [Read more...]

I like raccoons, but I do not like looking like one…

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I have fair skin and dark circles under my eyes. In the morning I have to do a double take at the ghost faced raccoon staring back and me. It is not only me, I was lucky enough to pick this feature up from my family. We are a raccoon tribe you could … [Read more...]

Coconut milk

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Coconut milk is a staple in my kitchen. It has many uses and I can add it into any meal. It is loaded with vitamin C, E, B1,3,5, and B6! All of those B vitamins means a lot of natural energy, and I need every ounce of energy I can get, naturally. … [Read more...]

Grilled Onion Salad

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It is not a secret, if it can give you bad breath, I LOVE it! Strong flavors that are certain to give you nasty breath hold a special place in my heart. Garlic. Onions. Anchovies. Stinky cheese.. YUM! This dish is yummy and you can keep it totally … [Read more...]

Kiddos & smart food choices

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When I was growing up there was about one child per class that would be classified as overweight. Now it is almost the complete opposite in certain parts of our country, only one child per class that is NOT overweight. Kids are not as active now days … [Read more...]

Beauty really does come from within.. promise

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Tired of having little left of your paycheck after shopping at costly makeup stores?  If all those late-night summer celebrations and hours in the sun have left your skin looking.. not so sexy, tired, and dry, it’s time to get proactive about your … [Read more...]

Turnip Latkes

If you are starting to really increase the amount of exercise you are doing, you will need to give your body more fuel to burn! I Let myself have a nice big "lower" carb breakfast on Saturday mornings when I know I will be riding my bike for a couple … [Read more...]

Tips to detox

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*Reduce your exposure to toxins- Every day we are exposed to harmful toxins. They can be found in everything from beauty products, cleaning supplies, to cookware and even the air we breath! We are also getting these toxins from processed foods, … [Read more...]

Keeping kids healthy going back to school!

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It’s amazing and a little bittersweet to think that in a few weeks the kids will be off to school again or for the first time! With that in mind, what’s the best way to keep kids healthy given the pool of germs they’re going to plunge into when … [Read more...]

Cheesy Veggie Delish Dish!

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Throw back Thursday!!!! If you have not tried this super yummers dish, what in the world are you waiting for?! It is a vegetarian meal but even meal eaters like myself enjoy it :) Try it out and let me know what you … [Read more...]

The best stuff for us!

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Discover why these ingredients are so good for us! Beets* These cannot be beat for overall detox! They're high in betaine, which is an essential compound for liver health, and their rich antioxidant content boost energy. Eat them raw or even in a … [Read more...]

Bacon-Herb Salad

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Here is a go-to salad for all of you bacon lovers out there. Quick. Easy. Delish! My kind of dish :) Cook 2 slices of your favorite type of bacon until it is nice and crispy. Remove the bacon from the pan and crumble. Set to the side. Pour … [Read more...]

Bitter is better!

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When you're used to the sweet life, bitter foods can be hard to swallow. But if you are looking for foods that promotes natural cleansing, which in turn can boost metabolism, bitter is better! From aiding in digestion to improving energy, … [Read more...]