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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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Natural Moms Podcast #150

My guest on this show is Melinda Friedman of The Dental Essentials. The Dental Essentials is the first and only nutritional supplement specifically formulated to promote cavity resistance. The ingredients in The Dental Essentials have been clinical proven to reduce … Continue reading

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15 Weeks

Yesterday I had a prenatal appointment. As tempted as I was to inquire about medications to help with the nausea, I couldn’t bring myself to do it. What I did ask for was advice on handling low blood sugar. I … Continue reading

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Natural Moms Podcast #149

My guest this week is David Luks of Honeydrop beverages. Honeydrop offers delicious, fresh brewed all natural teas sweetened only with honey. We’re talking about the recent controversy over honey: how you can avoid buying “fake” honey, why honey from … Continue reading

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Benefits of Bi-Weekly Meal Planning and Shopping

I had to google “bi-weekly”, because I’ve never been sure whether it meant “every two weeks” or “twice a week”. Turns out, in the US the word bi-weekly means “every two weeks”, but if you live in the UK, it … Continue reading

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Help for Eating Issues

After what for many people amounts to the biggest eating day of the year, I thought it would be appropriate to post this interview with Funky About Food nutrition expert Lynn Penrose, R.D. Lynn is a Registered Dietitian and her … Continue reading

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How To Avoid Sickness This Fall and Winter

I’m not a huge fan of cold weather, for a few reasons. One, because I have blue moods in winter due to low serotonin. Two, because of the inevitable sickness that comes with being inside more often and breathing stale, … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Fiesta Soup

Oh my. I made the yummiest slow cooker soup. Kids loved it, hubs loved it, I loved it. Doesn’t get much better than that! The homemade tortilla chips really topped it off too. You have to try making these. They’re … Continue reading

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Banana French Toast

About a decade ago, I read the Tightwad Gazette books. Those were the kind of books you consume, rather than just read. I took notes. Lots of them. Last week while decluttering my recipe files, I found a recipe for … Continue reading

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