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Healthy Birthday Cake

That’s what I said,  Healthy birthday ‘cake’. Just like the one in the photo below. We found this on the internet and we have no idea who the clever person is who first thought of doing it, but we love this “cake!” Which fruits would you make yours with? Or if you’ve made one, send of […]

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Celebrate Organic Food Month

In 1979, organics were new and unproven in the marketplace.  The Organic Trade Association — which maintains the wonderfully informative, “Organic It’s Worth It” site — first declared September as Organic Harvest Month in 1992 to promote organic food and agriculture through regional and local events. We’ve been celebrating the steady growth of organics ever […]

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Guilt-Free Banana Oatmeal Muffins

We call these muffins “Guilt-Free” because the recipe has NO Oil – NO Flour – NO Butter! And yet they are scrumptious! Give them a try … perfect for Sunday morning.    Ingredients 2.5 cups old fashioned oats 1 cup plain low fat greek yogurt 2 fresh (cage free is best) eggs 3/4 cup sugar {or sweetener – I like Stevia} 1.5 tsp […]

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Natural Tips for Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism (aka underactive thyroid) is a state in which the thyroid gland does not produce sufficient amounts of the thyroid hormones thyroxin and triiodothyronine. Iodine deficiency is often cited as the most common cause of hypothyroidism worldwide but it can also be associated with increased stress. By making a few small changes or additions to your daily diet, […]

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Your Local Farm Market

Summer may be winding down in the majority of the United States, however you still have plenty of time to reap the benefits of delicious and healthy locally grown produce. Purchasing fresh fruits and vegetables in season doesn’t have to cost a fortune.  Visiting your local Farmers Market is a wonderful way to get vitamin and nutrient filled […]

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Amazing Benefits of Bananas

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Foods That Calm Your Nervous System

Modern-day living and all the busy-ness and stress that comes along with it can do a real number on your central nervous system, especially if you are not taking proactive steps to counteract the negative effects on your body. Rather than feed energy and nutrients into your body’s productive systems, an overtaxed nervous system typically […]

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Mangoes are a Healthy Comfort Food

Mangoes really can make you feel better! Beyond being delicious and rich in vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants, mangoes contain an enzyme with stomach soothing properties similar to papain found in papayas. These comforting enzymes act as a digestive aid and are partially responsible for that feeling of contentment we experience after eating mangos. This fruit […]

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Benefits of Apples and Bananas

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Homemade Natural Wrinkle Removers

Women have been forever searching for something to keep their youthful looking appearance. Expensive skin treatments and spas are tempting, but you don’t have to empty your wallet to achieve the same or better results.  Chances are you probably already have the ingredients in your home. 1. Bananas and their peel have been used for […]

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