Seven-Layer Dip

Individual Seven-Layer Dip (Real-Food Style!)

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe via Email or.RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Post by contributing writer Alexandra Maul You know those mouth-watering seven layer dips that you see around game day tailgates? They are SO good. But, they are usually also pretty processed, full of strange ingredients you can’t pronounce, and sky-high… 

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Holiday Brunch Recipes

50+ Decadent & Nourishing Holiday Brunch Recipes

It can be difficult to strike a balance between indulging in your sentimental favorites around the holidays, and sticking to your well-considered nutritional ideals and aspirations. There are treats to be had! Decadent food that is reserved for special occasions! The good news is: you don’t actually have to choose between treating your taste buds… 

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Warm and Comforting Acorn Squash Porridge 3

Warm and Comforting Acorn Squash Breakfast Porridge

How about switching up your usual oats for a warm and comforting porridge made out of subtly sweet and nutty acorn squash? This is also quick – no need to worry about spending time roasting during rushed weekday mornings – roast ahead, save in the fridge, and voila, simply heat and eat. For those that are… 

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On Quitting Stay-at-Home Motherhood and Dining on Humble Pie

I used to be a lot of things that I’m not anymore. The role of full-time Stay-at-Home Mom is one of them. But let me back up: Isn’t that kind of the point of life? To evolve as a person and pursue personal and spiritual growth? I’d love to say that I’ve grown in leaps… 

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10 Healthy Herbal Teas & Infusions

Guest post by certified herbalist, Angela of Mama Rosemary Inside a simple cup of tea is the power to transform! Indeed, here we can find the power to comfort, nourish and even heal. Inside a simple cup of tea is a little world of tasty, soothing magic. Many herbs give themselves easily to water, imparting… 

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Honey Sweetened Almond Poppy Seed Yogurt

Honey-Sweetened Almond Poppy Seed Yogurt

Two important events happened in my life in December five years ago: 1.  I read Michael Pollan’s In Defense of Food. I had always been interested in healthy eating and although my diet was better than your average American’s, I knew I needed to do better. Pollan’s book was the final kick in the pants I needed to begin my… 

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Creating Margin in Your Life (and why I’m taking crochet lessons)

Can I just confess something to you? I’m exhausted. And I don’t just mean that I need a nap. I am mentally fatigued and weary, and I need something in my life to change. But here’s what I’m mulling over lately: how do I do that? And what exactly needs to change? They say to… 

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7 Steps to Staying Healthy This Christmas Season (Despite the Holiday Parties!)

Post by contributor, Jamie Larrison When I was little my mom, aunts and grandma would meet together every December to bake Christmas cookies for all our friends and family. It was an all day event that yielded hundreds of cookies. The large dining room table at my Grandma’s colonial home would be covered in buckeyes,… 

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My New Secret Weapon for Stress-Free, Creative Kid Activities

Why don’t I do more creative projects with my kids? I wish I did. Sometimes I wish I were that Pinterest-crafty mom (our weekly babysitter totally is, and it’s a wonder to behold) but somehow most days go by without cracking open the craft supplies even once. Lots of colouring and drawing happen around here,… 

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