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Sweet Potato Black Bean Enchiladas (V,GF)

by Kelli & Brad
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Here’s a great dish to serve for a hearty meal. I love baking a dish of these on Sunday afternoon and eating the leftovers for lunch all week. Even your non-healthy eating friends will like this one. Some may wonder, “Where’s the chicken?”, but they’ll get over it.

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Want to eat healthy, but unsure where to start?

by Brad
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Did you know that March is National Nutrition Month? The theme this year is Get Your Plate in Shape. It’s not much of a stretch at all that focusing on what you put on your plate may be the most important thing you could be doing right now. Changing the way you eat could change […]

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Killer rhubarb

by Brad
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So I just read today that rhubarb leaves have toxic levels of oxalic acid. What are some of the symptoms of oxalic acid poisoning? Well…

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Meeting Mr. Organic

by Brad
choosing organic for the workers' health

After two months of living in one apartment in Costa Rica, we’ve spent the last two weeks living out of backpacks and staying in a new place every few days. Along the way we met Mr. Organic, and meeting him takes away any argument for ever buying conventional food again.

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7 Foods that Should Never Cross Your Lips

by Brad
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Food scientists are shedding light on items loaded with toxins and chemicals—and simple swaps for a cleaner diet and supersized health.

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Nature wins again!

by Brad
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A Journal of Nutrition study showed that whole-grain rye bread got things moving again (you know what I mean) better than laxative drugs.

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Tip of the hat to the Skinny B books

by Kelli

“The food you put into your body works its way through your organs and bloodstream and is actually part of who you are. So every time you put crap in your body, you are crap.”

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12 Fruits and Veggies You Should Never Buy Conventionally Grown

by Brad
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If you’re eating non-organic celery today, you may be ingesting 67 pesticides with it, according to a new report from the Environmental Working Group.

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Anxious About Anxiety?

by Kelli
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Brad asked me the other night why anxiety and depression are seemingly so widespread, including the use of prescription medication to manage their symptoms. We had been discussing my anxiety and depression and my recently-undertaken quest to wean myself off the two medications I currently take. We agreed that it seems to affect women more than men.

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Devilish Dark Chocolate Gluten Free Brownies (DF,GF)

by Kelli
Gluten-free dark chocolate brownies

Ok, any time you want to impress your non-healthy-eating-minded friends, this is the dessert to do the trick. Honestly, it was my husband who found this recipe and made it the first time. When he told me they were gluten free and vegan (he used egg replacer) I didn’t believe. These are good. They’re that good.

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Indian Curry Stew (V, GF)

by Kelli & Brad
indian curry stew

This dish feels like you’re making a good pot of stew, we’re just seasoning it a bit differently. If you don’t like spicy food, adjust the spices accordingly. As is, it’s probably rank as a medium on spiciness chart. Serve it over brown rice or quinoa (our personal favorite). It’s also a great one to […]

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Am I vegan?

by Brad
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People ask me if I’m vegan because almost all of the time I’ll opt for a vegetarian option at a restaurant. (I think it’s safer; I hope it is, anyway).

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Beneficial bugs

by Brad
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After all your hard work – planting, weeding, watering and caring for your garden – the last thing you want to see is an infestation of harmful pests wreaking havoc. But before you reach for the pesticide, consider the side affects.

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