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How to Set Your Kitchen Up For Success

Sure, we all know we should eat less processed and more home-cooked meals… but that’s easier said than done, right?! Trust me, I get it. I’ve been known to order pizza in a state of exhaustion more than once. But I know how important it is to cook for my kids, so I make it

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Food & Drink

Hidden Toxins You Won’t Find on Nutrition Labels

The American Academy of Pediatrics is raising the alarm about toxins in the food we’re serving our kids. And it’s not just about the ingredients in the food – they are equally as concerned about chemicals used in food packaging that you won’t find on the label. Yup, a mainstream medical organization is talking about

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Food & Drink

Glyphosate in Food: What You Should Know

If you saw the recent EWG reports that the herbicide glyphosate causes cancer and is lurking in your Cheerios, granola bars, and oatmeal, you probably had one of the following reactions: “OMG, I’m being poisoned! This is terrible!” OR “Whatever, it’s just exaggerated, no way are my Cheerios giving me cancer.” OR  “What does it

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Food & Drink

How to Find the Best Drinking Water and Shower Filter

There are a few different reasons why you’d want to filter the water in your home. How you go about doing it can lead you on a trail of options that’s enough to leave you cross-eyed. In this blog, I break down some of the big considerations to help you make an informed choice so

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How to Add More Meatless Meals to Your Meal Plan

One of the ways you can reduce your footprint and reduce your toxics exposure is by adding more meatless meals to your meal plan. It’s one of the strategies I talk about in the Kitchen Module of my online program, Your Healthy Home. But for some, this can seem too daunting – either because of the

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3 Ways to Grow Food in a Small Space

You may not think you have the right geography or amount of space to start a functional garden, but the truth is that virtually anyone can grow their own herbs and vegetables at home. To show you how easy it can be, guest blogger Bobbi Peterson of Living Life Green is sharing her tips! Indoor gardens

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Food & Drink

Is Organic Produce Worth the Price?

I didn’t do much research when I started to prioritize organic food several years ago, but with two kids to feed, I decided I should take a look at the facts to see if organic produce is worth the cost premium. The short answer to my question is yes, the investment in organic produce is

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