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Books That Changed My Life

  Modern Mrs. Darcy is hosting “The Book That Changed My Life” blog carnival and I couldn’t not participate. I’m a huge reader, almost exclusively of non-fiction. One of the reasons I enjoy reading non-fiction so much is because of … 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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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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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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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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Learn How To Cook Real Food

I’ve written lots on this blog about my nutrition philosophy. Even though the science is sometimes confusing, one thing I firmly believe is that if we can eat like our great Grandmothers did (Real Food), we’ll probably do well. Jenny … Continue reading

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Picky, Picky

My 8 year old has been in a picky eating phase for some time now. I use the term “phase” in the hopes that, through the power of words, it will somehow magically end. Eh. Not so much. This little … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Berry Oatmeal Recipe

For some reason I’ve been totally unmotivated to cook breakfast in the mornings. Maybe due to the whole no appetite thing. I don’t like cold breakfasts, so using the slow cooker or preparing breakfast (mostly) the night before is working … Continue reading

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Real Food for Mother and Baby

Finally, a pregnancy nutrition advice book worth the paper it’s printed on. Real Food for Mother and Baby: The Fertility Diet, Eating for Two, and Baby’s First Foods was a delight to read. So many books, websites and “experts” recommend … Continue reading

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