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OREGANO OIL BENEFITS

We recently learned about and tried using oregano oil. It’s a natural antiseptic, full of antioxidants and it treats infections. Supposedly, it’s also an anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal and can eliminate negative organisms in the body when taken daily. It... OREGANO OIL BENEFITS See the full post

BAKED CAULIFLOWER RECIPE

Take a whole head of cauliflower, dust it with some easy ingredients, bake it up and poof, you’ve got yourself a delicious treat to dig into! We love this recipe because it is perfect for sharing with each other or friends and family. It makes a great snack or... BAKED CAULIFLOWER RECIPE See the full post

SPAGHETTI SQUASH RECIPE

We try to steer clear from traditional pasta, flour and calories that come with it. When we get a craving for spaghetti, which doesn’t happen very often, we pick up spaghetti squash. It’s a healthy pasta substitute, it’s naturally stringy and tastes... SPAGHETTI SQUASH RECIPE See the full post

HONEY ROASTED PEANUTS RECIPE

We’re nuts about nuts! There are so many things you can do with them, and they’re great on their own. To get even more flavor out of your nuts and seeds, try toasting them for fuller flavor. This is just one salty sweet good-for-you snack that you can make... HONEY ROASTED PEANUTS RECIPE See the full post

MINI VEGGIE POT PIE RECIPE

When it’s cold outside, our mini veggie pot pie recipe comes in handy. We normally try to avoid butter and all purpose flour, but we celebrate our hard work with weekly treat days where we can enjoy some comfort food. Veggie pot pie hits the spot, warms the soul... MINI VEGGIE POT PIE RECIPE See the full post

LIVE FOOD vs DEAD FOOD

Over the last few years, we’ve worked closely with local farmers and food purveyors. The most important thing we learned was the difference between live and dead food. It turns out, when you pick an organic fruit off the tree and bite into it, you’re... LIVE FOOD vs DEAD FOOD See the full post

CARROT BEAN SAMOSAS TREAT DAY RECIPE

We do our best to eat as healthy as we can, but every once and a while we enjoy a treat day and savor some off-the-good-list ingredients, like butter. We had a treat day recently and decided to make some hand-made samosas that call for butter, flour and a fry. They... CARROT BEAN SAMOSAS TREAT DAY RECIPE See the full post

OIL PULLING

We had a good laugh when we came across info on oil pulling. We had been swishing coconut oil in our mouths once a day because we know it kills mouth bacteria and leaves our teeth feeling squeaky clean. It turns out swishing oil in the mouth (on an empty stomach) is... OIL PULLING See the full post

MEDITERRANEAN GRILLED SWEET POTATO RECIPE

We had a wonderful time wowing our family with these tasty Mediterranean Sweet Potatoes with White Bean Hummus! They are the perfect hors d’oeuvres and you can even eat them with your hands. Not what you’d expect to come off the grill, right? They look... MEDITERRANEAN GRILLED SWEET POTATO RECIPE See the full post

CHOCOLATE HONEY COCONUT MINIS TREAT DAY RECIPE

We’ve really learned how to curb our cravings and eat in moderation (creatively)! One of our new favorite treats are our delicious chocolate honey coconut minis! One bite fulfills our need for a sugar-boost and it’s surprising how long we can make 6 little... CHOCOLATE HONEY COCONUT MINIS TREAT DAY RECIPE See the full post
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