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Guacamole to Go. A Perfect Snack

Snack time. It can either be used for good or evil. The foods and portions you choose can add nutrition to your day, or sabotage everything you have done and set you up for a blood sugar roller coaster.  Americans … Continue reading

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Almond Orchard Tour

A review of my California Almond Orchard Tour in Lodi, CA to learn about sustainability, growth and nutrition of almonds.  I was very excited to be invited to the 2015 Almond Orchard Tour by the Almond Board of California. I … Continue reading

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Top 5 Kitchen Gadgets

In honor of my birthday, I thought I would share with you my top kitchen tools that would make a great gift for any “foodie”. 1.Chef’s knife – A sharp chef’s knife will make your nightly meal prep a cinch. … Continue reading

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You Can Eat the Skin of a Kiwi fruit?!

YES! You read that correctly, you can, in fact, eat the skin of a kiwi fruit! As a busy working mother of three, I am always looking for ways to save time, mess and increase nutrition. I came across this … Continue reading

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Full-Fat Yogurt: Have you tried it?

Move over fat-free, high-sugar yogurt. There’s a new kid in town! I was pumped to see these new Siggi’s full-fat yogurts hit our shelves recently, and was intrigued by the Strawberry & Rhubarb flavor. Siggi’s is one of my favorite … Continue reading

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Simple Summer Salad with Saladena

I’m always looking for new, delicious and SIMPLE salads. So when I came across these adorably packages Saladena cheese toppers, I got excited. There’s a blue cheese (with cranberries, orange peels and pumpkin seeds) and a feta (with candied lemon … Continue reading

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Holland Peppers

There’s a “new” guy in town. Okay, so Holland peppers aren’t new, but they are new to me. I’ve been working in a grocery store for over 7 years and this is the first year that I have seen (or … Continue reading

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Know What You Grow: Garden Signs

I have had several people asking where I bought the garden signs that I use for my square foot garden. I purchased these from Amazon – and they even come with a special paint pen. The signs are so useful when … Continue reading

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Beet Juice for Performance

I was really excited with finding a recipe for beets that I actually loved (Beet and Feta Burger ) and have been searching for more ways to enjoy these beautiful gems (beet chips anyone?!) . I’m so excited about beets … Continue reading

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High Protein, Low Carb Pasta? Yes, it does exist!

With more and more people looking for higher protein and lower carbohydrate options, I have been on the search for a pasta that fits the bill (and still tastes great!). I was beginning to think that such a product didn’t … Continue reading

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