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The small, locally owned health food store where I have shopped for nearly 20 years has a wonderful deli and juice bar that is a favorite of the locals. I frequently drop in to see what homemade soups are available on the hot bar as my family consumes so much soup and broth that I …

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It is very concerning to me how much chocolate children consume today. It seems that chocolate has become a regular feature in the modern diet with many children consuming it on a daily basis. What’s more, some adults seem to think it’s ok to push it on children which contributes greatly to the problem encouraging …

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If you are looking to replace coffee based lattes with something that is naturally caffeine free and absolutely delicious, I would suggest that you try a (red) rooibos latte. Rooibos lattes are very popular in coffee shops in South Africa, which makes sense given that the rooibos, or redbush, plant is native to that continent. …

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Jello pudding made with unprocessed ingredients is an easy, fast and yummy treat that is the perfect dish to take to cookouts and potlucks. It pleases junk food and healthfood fans alike. People sometimes get a puzzled look on their faces when I suggest jello as a healthy treat for kids. This is understandable, because boxed …

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Authentic and very delicious yellow rice cooked in gelatin and mineral rich chicken broth instead of water is a great way to get more of this digestion enhancing (and wrinkle reducing) superfood into your family’s diet. Just to give you some idea, people on the GAPS Diet (book) who are healing their gut to reverse …

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If it’s happened to me once, it’s happened to me a hundred times …. I try this snack or dish that I absolutely LOVE, only to investigate the ingredients and discover that this is something I would never, ever make for my family at home. This happened to me last year when I tried a popular …

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People new to traditional cooking are frequently surprised to learn that bouillon cubes from the store are a heavily processed food that without exception contain large amounts of neurotoxic MSG.  Even organic bouillon cubes or stock cubes should be avoided! Take a look at the ingredients of this popular brand of organic chicken bouillon cubes …