Archive October, 2013


10 Reasons Why an Apple a Day . . .

      We have all heard the old saying, “an apple a day, helps keep the Dr. away”.  It’s true there are health benefits from eating apples, but do you actually know why? Here are just 10 of the many reasons why they help keep you feeling great, while saving time and money sitting in a Doctors office.   *Always […]

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Concerned About Sugar Overload?

                                               Even the healthiest among us can’t help but get into the Halloween fun, and while everything’s good in moderation, sometimes a night of temptation means we allow ourselves to go a little (ok maybe A LOT) overboard. Whether you have snacked on too many trick-or-treating leftovers, eating the kids candy or are still recovering […]

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What’s in the Pumpkin Patch?

  Pumpkins for carving are strictly for show. If you’re going to be using your pumpkins for cooking and baking, you want the sweetest pumpkins you can find. A smooth, creamy texture is important too. And having an outer shell on your pumpkin that doesn’t require a power tool to remove is a nice plus. […]

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SUPER Superfood — The Sweet Potato

Sweet potatoes — an All-Star food and one of the most nutritious vegetables you can eat. They are loaded with vitamins and fiber. 1.  They are high in Vitamin B6.  Vitamin B6 helps reduce the chemical homocysteine in our bodies, including the prevention of heart attacks. Homocysteine is connected to degenerative diseases of the heart. 2. Good source of Vitamin C.  While […]

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The Lunchbox Challenge

Picky eater? Nut free school? Variety challenged? If you send your kids to school with a homemade lunch each day, you may be dealing with at least one of these issues … or worse!  When it comes to putting together your children’s lunch menu for the week, think outside of the sandwich. Just because you […]

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The Many Health Benefits of Tomatoes

Who knew that the secret to everything from disease prevention to glowing, healthy skin could be found in the world’s most popular fruit? Tomatoes are a nutritional powerhouse, due in part to their high amount of lycopene, a powerful antioxidant that gives tomatoes their red color, and may lower the risk of heart disease, improve […]

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All Natural Cleanser

Cleaning pots, pans and cookie sheets doesn’t have to wear you out. It also doesn’t have to cost a lot or have harsh, often toxic chemicals. We recommend this easy and fast solution that saves time and money! IF you pans that have burnt on food, oil, etc., you may want to apply the paste […]

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Fend Off Infectious Disease With Lavender

Hidden beneath the pleasing scent of lavender is a fierce natural medicine and formidable protector. Used since antiquity, lavender was a significant guardian against some of the most deadly infectious diseases of all time – the great epidemics of plague sweeping across Europe throughout the Middle Ages and into the 17th century. The protective aspects […]

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Honey and Cinnamon – Natures Medicine

Pure raw honey is the only food on earth that will never rot. A jar of honey was found in an ancient burial tomb which was 3,000 years old and it was still edible.  However, it will crystallize when left in a cool dark place for awhile. If this happens to your honey jar, simply […]

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