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I’m Thoroughly Enjoying Food Freedom

I’m Thoroughly Enjoying Food Freedom

| March 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

I realize that I’m really enjoying food freedom. It took me several years (more like decades) to get here, but it sure feels good being here. I didn’t realize my current state of food freedom until my daughter came back for an extended visit. You see, she’s suffering from a case of bacterial imbalance in […]

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Healthier Eating Calls for Healthier Food Shopping

Healthier Eating Calls for Healthier Food Shopping

| January 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Frederick Douglass in his autobiography said, “Knowledge makes a man unfit to be a slave.” Maya Angelou said, “When you know better, you do better.” I bring the wisdom of both mentors with me every time I go food shopping. Their wisdom and my research has me shopping at no less than four and sometimes […]

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How Far Away Have We Gotten from Our Food?

How Far Away Have We Gotten from Our Food?

| April 8, 2015 | 2 Comments

I ask this question because my daughter recently had a conniption because she found bugs on her organic celery stalks. When I walked into the kitchen to find out the cause of the commotion, she, in a rather shrill voice exclaimed, “There are little black bug things on my celery!” My response, “Okay, wash them […]

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Raw Cabbage Juice for Low Stomach Acid

Raw Cabbage Juice for Low Stomach Acid

| June 23, 2013 | 8 Comments

I know, the first thing you think of when someone mentions raw cabbage juice is, YUCK! I did too until I tried it. Some time ago I struggled with low stomach acid. To repair the condition I took Betaine HCL pills. The theory being that HCL taken with meals provides the necessary acid for the […]

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Edible Exfoliating Face Scrub

Edible Exfoliating Face Scrub

| April 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Why purchase go to the store to buy exfoliating face scrubs when you probably have the necessary ingredients to make one in your kitchen? There are all sorts of recipes for homemade face masks and scrubs. Last night I made a face scrub using raspberries, sugar, vitamin C powder (to preserve the mixture) and a […]

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The 100 Year Lie

The 100 Year Lie

| April 12, 2013 | 2 Comments

I just got through devouring The 100 Year Lie  by Randall Fitzgerald.  Once I started reading the introduction, it was difficult for me to put the book down.  For three days, I read as much as I could when I could.  When I got through, all I could say was, “Wow!  Preach it brother!” Mr. […]

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A Dietary Shift to Low Carb/Paleo/Primal

A Dietary Shift to Low Carb/Paleo/Primal

| September 10, 2012 | 2 Comments

It’s funny how things change. Not too long ago I was attempting to transition to a raw food diet. While I still see some merits to eating raw, I realize 100% raw is not for me. I think I captured my true mindset in my vegetarian, vegan or whole food post. As I was roaming […]

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In Defense of Food

In Defense of Food

| September 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

If you are serious about your food journey, you must read In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto by Michael Pollan. Even if you’re not serious about the foods you eat, you should still read this book. It will change your view of what you eat and where it comes from. It will also make […]

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CSAs – Community Supported Agriculture

CSAs – Community Supported Agriculture

| September 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a whole new concept for me. It’s a great way to get fresh, locally grown produce on a weekly basis. What is Community Supported Agriculture? Some farms allow members of the community to purchase shares of produce. Shares are paid for in advance of the harvesting season and a share […]

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Two Weeks of Healthy Eating

Two Weeks of Healthy Eating

| September 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

It has been two weeks since my husband and I spent the entire day watching a marathon of food documentaries. Those documentaries changed the way we view food and our relationship with it. Two weeks later we are still discovering new foods and experimenting with how to prepare them. Our juicer is getting a workout […]

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