homemade pumpkin breadToday I baked a loaf of healthy pumpkin bread with the last cup of pureed pumpkin that I had made back at Thanksgiving. When I take the time to make pureed pumpkin, I always use in season pumpkins and make a lot, frozen in small containers. This way, I have enough not only for pumpkin pie

healthy school lunchPacking a healthy school lunch that my kids will actually eat and won’t get them bullied on the playground is a delicate balancing act as any Mom concerned for the health of her children well knows.

I pack school lunches for all 3 of my kids and I quickly discovered that packing the same items for all of them just didn’t work most of the time.

fear of illness has overridden common sense

By Dr. Sherri Tenpenny

From Maine to Maui, Vancouver to Miami, autism rates across North America are soaring. As of February, 2010, there are an estimated 300,000 severely autistic children in this country — requiring nearly $9 billion per year in services. Then numbers in Canada are equally staggering. Considering the country’s much smaller population,

Valentine's day madness and broken bones in childrenHow did this happen??

When I attended grade school, children simply exchanged little cards or notes for Valentine’s Day. Somehow, in the years since, Valentine’s Day has morphed into a feeding frenzy with loads and loads of candy and other sweets taking center stage. I was SHOCKED when my two boys came home from school on Wednesday with literally,

sprouted flour browniesAnyone worth her salt in the kitchen is able to, at a moment’s notice, whip up tasty and healthy creations that make the family verrrry happy – like a pan of sprouted flour brownies!

In fact, if you serve up quality often enough, your family’s taste buds (and yours) will soon learn to reject the ersatz flavored,

Butter Has Indeed Been Framed

by Sarah Pope MGA Comments: 12healthy fats


Surprise, surprise!

Reuters has published an article that cites a “new” study that shows no link between saturated fat and heart disease! Of course there is no clear link between saturated fat and heart disease.

There never was any link in the first place .. the research has either been mistakenly or intentionally misinterpreted since the 1950’s (my bet is on intentional misrepresentation given the amount of money the edible oil industry has made in the past few decades by demonizing butter,

kefir smoothie recipeWant to change your breakfast for the better in a hurry?  A morning kefir smoothie will do the trick like nothing else.

You can tell a lot about people just by finding out what they eat for breakfast. When people ask me how to improve their diet for the better, this is a typical first question I ask.

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