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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3 Things You Need to Know About Honey

by Anna Soref
3 things to know about honey

Farmers’ markets and Community Supported Agriculture provide increasing sources for locally grown, raw (unpasteurized) honey for many of us. But before you buy your next pot of honey (or maybe your first), consider the following information.

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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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Don’t Let Cartoons Ruin Grocery Shopping with the Kids

by Anna Soref
cartoon food marketing to kids

In grocery aisles all over America, battles are taking place. Well-loved friends like Dora and SpongeBob have children nagging, demanding, and crying for products adorned with their images. With a simple no, parents become the enemy and battle ensues.

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Don’t Be a Ghrelin Gremlin: Sleep to Maintain a Healthy Weight

by Brad
sleep to lose weight

The importance of sleep as a contributor to every aspect of health in your life is impossible to overemphasize. Poor sleep puts every other pursuit on hold, or extremely delayed. Bottom line, you have to make good sleep a priority in order to enjoy a happy, healthy journey.

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Your Daily Diet: Finding the Healthy Balance, from the Heart

by Anna Soref
healthy happy confident women

For so many of us the diet rollercoaster is just that, up and down, up and down. We’re bombarded daily with the latest healthy foods, diets, fasts and cleanses. How can one possibly find the right path to healthy?

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Curcumin for Arthritis Pain Relief…and a Longer Life

by Kelli
curcumin for pain relief

Curcumin has become the new darling of the supplement world. Study after study is revealing amazing health properties of curcumin, now including pain relief and a longer life.

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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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Five “Health” Claims on Food that Should Make You Mad

by Brad
health claims on food

When you see any of these five terms on a package you can bet the food inside inside is anything but healthy.

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Bison: Healthier Meat, Healthier for the Environment

by Anna Soref
bison health facts

Bison’s health advantages over beef are relatively well known. Bison meat contains about half the fat content of corn-fed beef and is rich in omega 3 essential fatty acids. Carnivorous foodies increasingly appreciate the meat whose flavor depends on where it was grown. There’s another advantage of bison that’s less familiar.

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The Difference Between Starch and Fiber and Choosing a Digestive Enzyme that Works for You

by Brad
what are digestive enzymes

Starch and fiber. One we’re told to avoid because as much as we can because it can spike blood sugar, and the other we’re told we don’t get enough of. Want to hear something funny? They’re nearly the same thing – both are made from simple sugars. But don’t stop there cause there is a difference in how they’re formed and digested.

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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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