What Junk Food? Your Guide to a 2021 Kitchen Makeover

It’s happened to all of us: We set great goals for healthier eating, but then 10pm comes around and that bag of chips in the back of the cupboard gets harder and harder to resist. Removing unhealthy items from your kitchen is a necessary step towards better health. Having the right food on hand will increase your success in meeting your health goals.  

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Healthy Eating On a Budget

Is eating healthy too expensive? It depends. Processed foods can be inexpensive, but buying too many of their healthy processed substitutes can make your grocery bill skyrocket. It’s a great start, but to save money, focus less on pre-made food or processed snacks and more on whole foods like bananas, squash, and lentils.

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Butternut Squash & Pear Salad With Pecans: A Delicious Winter Meal

I can’t get enough of this hearty salad! The dressing is my new favorite and I love that it has no added oils. I think adding mustard is what makes the difference. You could also omit the pecans for a fat free salad that is satisfying and nourishing.

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How To Keep Your Groceries From Spoiling Before You Can Eat Them

It never fails, you buy the Costco tub of spinach and it starts to go bad before it’s finished. After investing time, money and energy buying healthy foods, we’ve all watched them get old too soon. Here are some tips to help keep your food fresh longer.

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Easy Food Substitutions For Healthier Meals

Looking to cut out unhealthy foods like trans fat, preservatives, and high fructose corn syrup, but don’t want to give up your favorite foods? I’ve been using these healthy food substitutions in my recipes for years, and continue to evolve into healthier eating habits. Don’t feel like you need to make all these changes at once. Every step towards healthier eating will benefit your body.

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Coconut Curry: Delicious Main Dish That’s Healing For the Body

Curry, ginger, and garlic simmered in coconut milk: if you haven’t yet tried this amazing combination of flavors, you’re missing out! Served with steamed potatoes, carrots, and squash this recipe makes for quite the satisfying, delicious, and healthy meal. 

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What To Do When You Want To Move Forward, But Feel Stuck

Are you ready for something new? It’s a new year, but things are still shut down where I live, and I’m tired of it. It’s easy to get caught up in the struggle of the global pandemic, but I don’t want to stay in a place of stress and worry. I want to live a life filled with compassion and joy.  We can’t make the pandemic stop tomorrow, but we can change the way we think about it. 

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Roasted Veggie Pasta: A Hearty Winter Meal

This hearty pasta dish pleases a crowd of people with different food preferences. It’s a satisfying dinner with leftovers for a pasta salad lunch. Roasted veggies, pasta and arugula are all that needed for this salad. The dressing is simple by blending the roasted garlic and tomatoes together in a blender. 

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