bulletproof coffee recipe

Don’t Fall for the Bulletproof Coffee Trend. (Do this instead.)

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe via Email or.RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Oh, coffee. You are the wind beneath my wings. You inspire me to stay awake. You are the reason I’m vertical. You’re a good friend. Indeed, I have a big fat crush on a hot cup of joe (still not… 

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Apple Walnut Kale Salad

Apple Walnut Kale Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

This salad is one of those dishes that quickly gets added to your regular meal rotation because it’s fast, the ingredients are almost always on hand, and it just tastes so dang delicious. And, unless you’ve been hiding under a rock in the last five years you know that kale is currently en vogue as… 

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Stomach Flu Remedies

Stomach Flu Checklist: Top 7 Must-Have Natural Remedies

Last week we were just minding our own business, trucking along with our usual busy pace of life with three small kids and a couple of entrepreneurial ventures to build. Then BAM – the stomach flu hit like a Mack truck. One child woke up vomiting at the precise moment that I had closed my laptop and… 

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adrenal fatigue

What is Adrenal Fatigue? An Introduction & My Story

I. am. exhausted. Second cup of coffee in the morning, and I’m barely able to drag myself around doing my everyday activities. Why? Well, here’s the thing: there’s no big reason in particular. I didn’t run a marathon yesterday. I didn’t exert myself in physical labour, and I didn’t stay up all night with a… 

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The days are long and short and sideways and upside-down, too. They're all of the metaphors and all the clichés and they're topsy-turvy with the wildness and the glory of raising babies. It's so messy and gross and dripping with unexplainable joy in the moments that don't even make any sense. It's a head trip. All I really know for sure is that you'll make it through.

Dear Mom in the Tunnel

I sat at the mall coffee shop today clacking keys on my laptop, with my leather jacket and stylish infinity scarf, certain that every blessed soul that passed by immediately took me for the young and childless 23-year-old that I still am (in my mind). I had not a single toddler clinging to my leg,… 

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Home Date Nights

The Secret to Awesome Home Date Nights

It took me nearly twelve years to realize that “dating” your spouse shouldn’t end when you get married. It also took me that long to figure out the secret to having date nights that go beyond flopping on the couch with netflix and a snack. As time marches on and we turn more and more into… 

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romance

5 Old-School Ways to Romance Your Spouse

We seem to have a particular affinity for traditional, old-school things in our house. I embrace traditional real food preparation methods, I prefer old-school toys and games for kids, and I enjoy old-fashioned family values like sitting down to the dinner table together. As it turns out, we’re also kinda old-school in our love life too. We’re… 

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Seven-Layer Dip

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

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 in sodium from the store-made salsa, cheeses, bean dips, and more. I decided I had to… 

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Type-B

Type-B Personalities & Menu Planning: 5 Keys to Success

I have never felt quite normal (cue jokes from my husband). It wasn’t always the case, but yes, I can now embrace my weirdness with open arms. You see – in the most simplistic of personality type terms, I am a Type-B. Not a planner, not a scheduler, not a detail-oriented person (unless I have… 

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