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Whole Family Guide to Buying Local, Seasonal Produce

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Keeping your diet full of fruits and vegetables is a key ingredient to maintaining a healthy eating plan.  Your goal should be to incorporate an abundance of fruits and vegetables in your everyday meals.  But how? For many people (especially kids) the thought of eating 5-6 servings of fruit and vegetables every day is not achievable or appetizing.  Here’s a trick. …

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5 Simple Tips to Plan Healthy Family Meals

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Many are under the assumption that planning healthy meals is more difficult than planning less-than-healthy meals for the family.  Well, this isn’t the case at all. You just need to make wiser choices with your ingredients and choose healthier cooking methods. Consider these things first: the amount of food, time to prepare, difficulty of the recipe, and the nutritional value …

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How to Switch to a Sustainable Healthy and Balanced Diet

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Most would agree that healthy living is a vital part of a well-balanced life. A smart eating plan fuels your body and provides a foundation to live your life to it’s full potential.  The good news is that making changes toward a balanced and healthy diet doesn’t have to be an uncomfortable, overly complex process. When done mindfully, making small …

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My Plate: Healthy Eating for Kids and Families

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If you want your diet to be healthy, you need a good foundation. You probably know there’s no one diet that fits everyone. Even within families, each person’s healthy diet will look a bit different. Kids and adults have different tastes. While you may think a kale and quinoa Buddha bowl is the most delicious thing on the planet, your …

3 Reasons to Include Local, Seasonal Foods In Every Meal

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You’ve probably heard many suggestions that eating seasonally is a great idea, but you might not be clear on why. Look at any restaurant menu and they will proudly boast about their “Seasonal Fruits” dessert, or go in to any supermarket and you’re met with their display of seasonal vegetables. Local, seasonal foods are all around us, and yet so …

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3 Simple Ways To Develop Healthy Eating Habits

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When you decide to make changes in your health, you will probably start taking a close look at your eating habits.  Yet with our current food trends, this goal can get confusing. You might be dazed on where to begin.   Your reasons for wanting to eat healthy might fall into one of these categories: lose weight, manage your high blood …

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The Miracle Food You Need to Eat

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Our family recently started to incorporate hemp into our household diet.  The benefits of hemp are boundless. The wonderfood balances your hormones, nourishes your skin and hair, calms post-workout inflammation, and relaxes your muscles. Read more here

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Revamp Your Breakfast Routine With Smoothies

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You’ve probably heard the saying, “breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” Well, this is not just folklore, it’s very true. But, sometimes breakfast just doesn’t fit into our schedule the way it should. How we begin the day will determine how the rest of the day goes. It will determine if we feel energized or if we …