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5 Days of Healthy Portable Lunches

March 18, 2014
5 days of healthy portable lunch ideas

The Van’s Natural Foods newsletter just went out with my feature article “5 Days of Healthy Portable Lunches.” Sign up for their eClub to get the article along with Van’s coupons and other healthy living tips! Click here to sign up. What’s your favorite portable healthy lunch? 

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7 Lucky Green Recipes

March 17, 2014
THE STRIPPED GREEN SMOOTHIE

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  My days of chugging green beer may be behind me, but that doesn’t mean I don’t have any holiday spirit left.  Here are seven healthy recipes that are sure to bring you luck for your St. Patty’s Day.  (Well, maybe they aren’t lucky, but at least they won’t leave you with […]

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What I want you to know about Celiac Disease: Adrienne’s Story

March 7, 2014
What I want you to know about celiac disease - Adrienne's Story

One of my most popular posts of all time is my real and raw story of how frustrating celiac disease can be. Because that post resonated with so many of you, I decided to start a series featuring YOU and your stories. To submit your celiac story, click here. *** Hi, my name is Adrienne. […]

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How my celiac disease affects my kids

March 3, 2014
How my celiac disease affects my kids #celiac

I wrote a passionate post about celiac disease last year that continues to get tons of traffic, comments, and emails. Mostly I think because people are happy not to feel alone. And while I usually stick to the topic of how celiac disease affects me, I want to take a minute and acknowledge the ways […]

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Asian Tuna Salad (No Mayo!)

February 24, 2014
Asian Tuna Salad (No Mayo!) #glutenfree

It has been 24 hours since prepping my little heart out, and I am like a kid in a candy store. What salad should I eat first? How about a nibble or two from the sliced veggie box? Maybe a chicken sandwich? It’s like my kitchen has been transformed into a restaurant take-away cooler. It’s so […]

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Look Ma, I food prepped!

February 23, 2014
Sunday Food Prep

Last month I introduced you to Lindsay (aka The Lean Green Bean) who gave us 5 tips for a successful food prep session. Today I finally tried it for myself. I think I’ve been putting off trying a weekly food prep because THREE HOURS IN THE KITCHEN, but today felt like a good day to […]

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Beet Salad with Quinoa, Swiss Chard, and Avocado

February 20, 2014
Beet Salad with Quinoa, Swiss Chard, and Avocado

This post brought to you by Love Beets. All opinions are 100% mine. We love beets around here. In fact, Joe asks for them almost every night. And although we grow a ton of beets in our garden, taking the time to cook them before dinner doesn’t always happen. That’s why I am in love […]

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Marketing Masquerading as Science

February 17, 2014
Marketing Masquerading as Science

The following is a post written by contributor Andy Bellatti, MS, RD. When it comes to resources – whether they be human, financial, or technological – the food industry is stocked with a mighty arsenal. Big Food’s spending power is most often evidenced by its multi-million dollar marketing campaigns. A few examples: McDonald’s spent $115 […]

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Gluten-Free Love

February 14, 2014
Gluten-Free Love

This morning I walked out to the kitchen to find a dozen long-stemmed red roses and a dark chocolate bar with sea salt waiting for me. As Jeff put his arms around me, he whispered romance into my ear. “You should be able to eat this chocolate bar, I researched the company and they clean […]

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Clean Air = Cleaner Home

February 12, 2014
Clean Air = Cleaner Home

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Fellowes for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. December was a month of yuck for us. Stuffy noses, coughing until you thought a rib might break, and the worst stomach virus ever to pass through our house (lucky me, I got it for Christmas). […]

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