Life, Love, and Leafy Greens…

Woo hoo! Our local, organic farm stand is up and running.  Other than growing your own, produce just doesn’t get better than this. Just look how green this lettuce, Swiss chard, and spinach are. It’s just as colorful, if not more so, than the grass behind it.   To me, food doesn’t get much better than […]

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Gluten Free, Grain Free Blueberry Nut Bars

Gluten free baking can be quite complicated, and that’s why using almond flour is a simply delicious alternative! You don’t need to combine it with any grain based flours, and it has a buttery taste without any dairy. Now, most almond flour recipes don’t have as many steps as this one happens to, but I […]

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Digestive Health 101: The Army Within

Did you know that you have 10 times more bacteria in your body than you have cells? Believe it or not, you have trillions of them! They live on your skin, in your mouth, but mostly, in your digestive tract. In our anti-bacterial, super-sanitized society, that information may be a little hard to digest; but […]

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5 Minute Miracle: Bask in the Sun, Without the Guilt

When I was a child and a teenager, I loved being out in the sunshine. Its warmth and light made me feel alive and free.  What child doesn’t like to play outdoors on a beautiful day? The sun warms not just our physical selves, but our emotional, spiritual, intellectual, and social selves as well. Like […]

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Lemony Garlic Chicken

First, the simple recipe. Second, how to make informed poultry choices.  For those interested in that topic, please see below. The great thing about chicken is that is can be made so many different ways, and you really don’t need a fancy recipe to make it taste good. So, today I’m going to share a […]

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Gluten Free, Dairy Free Banana Pancakes

With Mother’s Day being less than 2 weeks away, I thought I’d share a special Paleo recipe for anyone who’s looking for gluten free dairy free pancakes.  Honestly, I don’t remember where I first came across the idea of mashing bananas and egg yolks into pancakes. Believe it or not, you can find all kinds […]

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Dairy Free Tuna Salad

Spring is in full swing here in New York, and with it comes the growing season. Soon, we’ll be able to start eating freshly picked produce from our local organic farm.  As bathing suit season draws closer, it’s a great time to lighten up your menu, and make it more colorful. Today’s recipe is one […]

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My Top 5 Reasons for Choosing Organic

“We haven’t yet made the full connection between how we grow our food and the impact it can have on our climate crisis and our health crisis.” ~Maria Rodale, author of Organic Manifesto: How Organic Food Can Heal Our Planet, Feed the World, and Keep Us Safe I’ve been buying organic products for about 20 […]

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Are you ready to do some spring greening?

Happy spring! I hope you had a nice holiday. The sun is out. Yes! What a great time of year. Grass, plants, trees, and flowers are starting to grow again. The growing season is just getting started. While cleaning up and removing clutter from our homes and yards is on many of our to do […]

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Sun, Rain, and Parenting

Yesterday,  we had a sun shower. It’s not something you see every day, but this one was especially unusual. It wasn’t just drizzling. It was pouring. Really pouring. And the sun was shining. Really shining. It was like Mother Nature was feeling a little conflicted. The whole thing only lasted for a few minutes, but […]

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