pumpkins on the stairs

The Great Pumpkin

Pumpkins make great carved jack-o-lanterns and are pretty to look at, but did you know that pumpkins are actually fresh vegetables loaded with real food nutrition including vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients? Most people find them pretty on their porch step but are a bit intimidated to start cutting. . .

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3 important reasons to eat fermented foods and where to find them

People around the globe have been fermenting foods for thousands of years. In fact, it was one of the earliest methods of food preservation. Many of the fermented foods are made from dairy products or vegetables like yogurt, kefir, cheese, saurkraut, kimchi, and pickles, but there are many others like tempeh, miso, soy sauce, kombucha, kvass, sake, wine, vinegar, beer, hard cider, mead, sourdough bread, and others.

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End of Summer Reboot

Despite the strange weather, if your summer was anything like mine, it was filled with parties, picnics, potlucks, and an array of tempting food options. Some of the best things about summer, like enjoying the sunny weather, outdoor activities, friends and family, and barbecues, can be a slippery slope if you’re eating a clean and

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Grilled Veggies

I get that this blog is all about holistic nutrition, but I wanted to prove to you that good old grilled veggies fit the bill. Its not about being complicated. Its about making healthy real food, simple and easy to prepare and eat. And these little gems are healthy and delicious! Happy grilling. =) Prep

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