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Food Swap Friday - An Orange for Orange Juice

How many of you enjoy orange juice with your breakfast? And how many of you enjoy an actual orange? I know, OJ is easier, you just pour – no peeling or anything (I am aware peeling an orange is not hard, FYI!), but there is a vast difference between the two, especially in sugar count! 78 more words


Eat Fruit for Goodness Sake

I understand the need to watch sugar in our diets. It seems to be in everything we consume from nuts to beverages (soup to nuts…HA!). It does our bodies no favors in excess. 166 more words

Healthy Living

Natural remedies for stress relief

Change, deadlines, money, children, work, family, crowds, lack of sleep….the list goes on and on. The truth is that stress has become a common theme in todays world and most of us suffer from stress at one time or another. 273 more words


Pineapple Sticky Buns


This is a recipe I have used for years but one day I had fresh pineapple in the house so I decided to try something a little tropical. 549 more words

Good (but Healthy) Eats

Flour Alternatives

It isn’t just sugar that is elevating blood sugar levels and spiking insulin.  Refined flours and wheat have a similar affect.  And since wheat is also showing up to cause many health issues in people, I usually recommend eliminating this one too – even whole wheat (for more on this read Dr. 182 more words


Fats Aren’t to Blame, Sugar is the Real Culprit

Healthy foods tend to focus on how they’re low in fat. So does everything else that tries to sell you something. From candy, cereal, bread, to ice cream, everybody wants you to know that their product is low in fat. 271 more words


Food Swap Friday - Balsamic Vinegar for Creamy Salad Dressings

What do you like on your salad? Do you opt for the cleaner vinaigrettes, or balsamic vinegar? Or do you prefer those creamy salad dressings? I know they taste good, but they are loaded with all sorts of stuff you don’t need! 48 more words