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What Makes Belly Fat So Dangerous to Your Health?

by Kelli & Brad
dangers of abdominal fat

Belly fat is something that affects many of us. Even if we’re not fat elsewhere on our bodies, for some reason it just seems to build up on the stomach. Unfortunately, however, belly fat carries extra risks than fat stored elsewhere on the body.

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Strawberry Vanilla Cream Popsicles (DF,GF)

by Kelli & Brad
strawberry vanilla cream popsicles

Summer’s in full swing here in Texas. Time for some cool treats. How about some dairy free creamy popsicles? Sold!

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Vanilla-Infused Balsamic Vinaigrette

by Kelli & Brad
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Print Vanilla-Infused Balsamic Vinaigrette Ingredients 1 tablespoon spicy brown mustard 2 tablespoons honey ½ teaspoon Nielsen-Massey Tahitian Pure Vanilla Extract ¼ teaspoon salt ⅛ teaspoon white pepper ½ cup light olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon natural rice vinegar Instructions Whisk the brown mustard, honey, vanilla extract, salt and white pepper in a […]

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Dairy and Gluten Free Summer Salad Cupcakes

by Kelli & Brad
healthy gluten free cupcakes

We snuck some spinach into a delicious gluten and dairy free cupcake topped off with a fresh strawberry frosting. Now doesn’t that just say it’s time for summer or what?

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Closed: Vanilla Extract and Hemp Seed Prize Pack

by Kelli & Brad
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What do vanilla and hemp seeds have to do with each other? Not a thing. Other than you can will them both in one shot right here.

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Eating Healthy on a Budget Just Got a lot Easier – New Discount Club Featuring Your Favorite Brands and Bloggers

by Kelli & Brad

If you think eating healthy is expensive then we have some exciting news for you. We’re really excited to tell you about this because we commonly hear from our readers that it can be difficult to make healthier foods work in tight budgets.

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Closed: Organic Heirloom Seeds Survival Vault

by Kelli & Brad
heirloom survival seed storage

We are very excited to introduce our next giveaway. After the excitement for the coconut oil giveaway we asked you on Facebook whether we should give away another gallon of coconut oil or offer these organic heirloom seeds and the overwhelming response was for the seeds. So based on the democratic demand of our readers, let’s give away some heirloom seeds!

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Raw Pad Thai with Kelp Noodles (GF, DF)

by Kelli & Brad
raw pad thai with kelp noodles

In this recipe, we’re taking a twist on a favorite using superfoods to create a satisfying and incredibly healthy meal. Yes, kelp is a seaweed.

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Dairy Free Coconut Mango Milkshake

by Kelli & Brad
dairy free coconut mango milkshake

For those of us staying a little closer to home, if you close your eyes and imagine, this little treat will  will make you feel like you’re right there in the tropics yourself.

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Closed: Win a Gallon of Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil

by Kelli & Brad
organic extra virgin coconut oil giveaway

It’s no secret that that coconut oil is healthy and versatile. You can cook with it, use it in baked goods, create your own moisturizers, sunscreens, and lip balms, and, yes, the rumor is true…it can even be useful for you and your significant other in the bedroom.

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Spring Rhubarb Compote with Vanilla Bean

by Kelli & Brad
vanilla rhubarb compote

I didn’t like it as a kid, but as I got older the flavor of rhubarb grew on me. Now one of my all time favorite warm weather treats is strawberry rhubarb pie (gluten free crust of course : ).

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Green Papaya Salad (V,GF)

by Kelli & Brad
green papaya salad

After long walks around the rice fields or long scooter rides throughout the country side in Bali, one of our favorite ways to refresh was a serving of green papaya salad. It’s a light meal that makes you smile with each bites.

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Coconut Lemon Chicken with Almonds and Cranberries (GF)

by Kelli & Brad
coconut lemon chicken

Did you know that breaded chicken can actually still be healthy? And that the fat in coconut milk makes it even healthier? Man I just love real food!

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