Classic Green Juice

by Kelli & Brad
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Juicing recipes are so easy and very customizeable. Everyone has their favorite, and this is a classic one that we love and go back to often.

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Fact: There’s No Such Thing as a Healthy Low Fat Diet

by Brad
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Similar to myths like “eating cholesterol will increase your cholesterol,” or “diet sodas don’t cause weight gain,” or “dairy is the best source of calcium,” the idea that eating fat makes you fat is just one more result of bad, outdated science that continues to be propagated.

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The Rainbow Connection to Reducing Inflammation

by Maura Knowles
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At the root of all disease, including heart disease, all cancers, and all auto-immune disorders, is inflammation. The closer we eat to nature, the happier and better our bodies will respond, thus treating us better.

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The Easiest Non-Dairy Milk Ever: Hemp Milk

by Kelli & Brad
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Hemp milk is the easiest non-dairy milk to make. We’ll whip up a batch in about 3 minutes, it lasts a few days, and goes nicely with the food budget.

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Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie (V,GF)

by Kelli & Brad
Sweet Potato Shepherd's Pie makes a fantastic healthy dinner

Change my last name and it wouldn’t matter, it would still be my favorite food! To this day it’s a dinner that makes me happy. I’ve tried many variations different from my mom’s since I left the house, some I liked better, others I thought didn’t deserve the name. But that’s the beauty of the Shepherd’s Pie, you can put whatever vegetables you like in it.

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No Added Sugar, Gluten Free Banana Oat Cookies (V,GF)

by Kelli & Brad
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Can it get any better? Great taste with no added sugar? Who needs sugar when fruit will do the trick, right? 🙂

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Natural Depression and Anxiety Remedies to Help Improve Your Mood

by Kelli
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On top of limiting your sugar intake and eating a diet rich in whole, unprocessed foods, there are a handful of easy to find and easy to use supplements that can be very helpful in lifting your mood any time of year. With cooler temperatures and shorter days setting in, I wanted to share some helpful ways to beat the winter blues and manage your mood naturally.

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What You Need to Know Before Mixing Supplements and Prescriptions

by Brad
Drug and vitamin interactions

A clean diet can eliminate the need for many types of prescription medications, but for many reasons there may be a need for continued use of them. And in reality, even with the best diet, our modern lifestyle and environment can make it very difficult to get all of the nutrients we need without a little help. Knowing about natural solutions that can reduce the need for pharmaceutical drugs, and knowing how to use them wisely in combination with necessary medications, can enhance the overall quality of life.

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The Key to Relieving Heartburn, Bloating, and Even Stress

by Donna Gates
The key to relieving heartburn

Nature designed our gastric juices to be extremely acidic for a reason. The low pH of the stomach activates enzymes, which help to break down food, and protects the body against infection.

Despite a burning sensation rising up into the throat and that gnawing feeling right beneath your rib cage, heartburn is usually caused by too little stomach acid, not too much.

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