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15 Protein Boosted Recipes + Snacks

15 Protein Boosted Recipes + Snacks

In our house we are constantly trying to add quality sources of protein to our kids’ meals. All of our kids are very active, but our oldest daughter is a competitive junior olympic gymnast at one of the top training centers in the world…which means she works her body like a professional athlete for up...

Thanksgiving Week Guide

Thanksgiving Week Guide

Thanksgiving is already here! We pray you’ll take the time to savor the time, creating memories to last a lifetime. I thought I’d put together a list of items you might find useful and interesting this week, from food planning and recipes for the big day to catching up on good reading, watching and listening....

3 Essential Salad Dressings

3 Essential Salad Dressings

My philosophy on dieting and eating is to get married instead of getting divorced. When we focus on breaking up with foods we are passionately in love with, we are setting ourselves up for relapse and heart break. When we allow ourselves to fall deeply, madly in love with foods that we don’t ever have...

balance {selective neglect}

balance {selective neglect}

I recently heard the best explanation of the term “balance” ever…. “selective neglect”.  (For example…even though I haven’t published a blog post in weeks- actually months- I’m going to stop writing now that I’ve written a sentence and watch a movie with my husband instead. I’ll come back when the time is right.) 9 days...

The Ultimate Guide to Gut-Healing Diets

The Ultimate Guide to Gut-Healing Diets

The scientific research these days relating to the importance of gut health is overwhelming. Right now I’m working on a “big gut health related project” and as I compile the scientific evidence relating the gut to all other areas of health, it’s truly exhausting. The emphasis on probiotics in the “mainstream” nutrition, medical and pharmaceutical...