Category Archives: Food

5 Foods For Fertility

The following is a guest post from Nichi Kuechle, a Parent Coach, Childbirth Educator, Doula, and Craniosacral Therapist, and Mom. I interviewed Nichi for the podcast several weeks ago, when we talked about postpartum planning and recovery. I am not … Continue reading

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Nutritional Brainwashing

Every once in awhile, one of my kids does or says something that proves to me that the brainwashing I hope to engage in is taking effect. Do you know what I mean? I consider it my job to brainwash … Continue reading

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Giveaway: Ice Pop Joy

This giveaway is closed – the winner is Julie, commenter #9. Thanks for your interest! Is there anything better on a hot summer’s day than a cold, drippy, delicious ice pop? What about one that’s made with organic fruits and … Continue reading

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Healthy Aldi Meal Plan

Feeding your family healthy, whole foods meals on a budget is no small challenge. One of the things that can help is to shop at a discount store like ALDI. When I discovered ALDI last year, I was astounded at … Continue reading

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Meal Plan April 23

Remember when I talked about filling my freezer with dinners to make things easier postpartum? My freezer is currently stuffed to the gills, so I need to make room in there. I challenged myself to use up as much as … Continue reading

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Meal Plan 4/16

I tried several times to sit down and make a meal plan for this week, but I was feeling so nauseous I couldn’t bear to think about food. So I decided to outsource the task and ask the family to … Continue reading

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Meal Plan 4/9

This week I tried out a new meal planner called Build A Menu to prepare my shopping list. I’ve used E-mealz in the past but ended up cancelling my subscription, simply because I wanted more flexibility in my meal plan. … Continue reading

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Bean Cure For Pregnancy Nausea: Final Thoughts

At 23 weeks, I’m finally over the worst part of pregnancy nausea and vomiting. It still sneaks up and hits me every once in awhile, especially in the evenings, but I’m usually able to ignore it and go about my … Continue reading

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Simple Easy Black Bean Soup

One of the things I struggle with when it comes to meal planning is lunches. Lunches shouldn’t be that complicated, right? But for some reason I always draw a blank at lunchtime. Yesterday I had a mom friend over and … Continue reading

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Raw Milk Yogurt in the Slow Cooker

After Stonyfield Farms made the unfortunate decision to homogenize their organic yogurt, I was determined to try my hand at making my own. And since the only milk we buy and consume around here is raw milk, of course it … Continue reading

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