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Paleo Slow-Cooker Pork Stew


What do you get when you mix veggies with some leftover pork chops? Delicious stew that is healthy and filling! The other night, I needed something quick to put on in the slow-cooker. I was going to be out all day and needed a filling recipe for the kids to eat before Isabella’s hockey practice. Since I didn’t have the…

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Ultimate Indoor Herb Garden Guide


One way to remedy the downturn in weather is to keep some real color and nature inside. You can do this by housing a bouquet during a rainy day, keeping a potted plant in the living room, or by keeping an indoor herb garden!
Indoor herb gardens, in particular, are great because …

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How Long Does It Take Food To Spoil?


We have all been guilty once or twice of leaving food out too long or forgetting about the dinner leftovers in your fridge. It’s too easy for food to get pushed to the back of your freezer or pantry and left for months to come. This is especially true with a big family or household and lots of hands involved in the grocery shopping. Too often, there’s gray area on how long food, like meats, eggs, or starches can be stored.

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A Place for Everything


I am organizing my life today! De-cluttering, filing papers, and making lists.  October is going to be a big month for me: I have resolved to soothe my financial worries and I’m determined to fix my gut health.  So, today, I typed up lists of approved foods on the diet plan I have chosen, which is the Wahls Paleo Plus…

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5 ingredient slow cooker recipes with printable recipe cards

Five Super-Easy Slow Cooker Recipes.


I don’t know about you, but I have a serious love affair with my slow cooker. As I write this, I have a chicken stew bubbling away in the kitchen, making the whole house smell delicious. There is nothing better than throwing stuff in a big pot and forgetting about it until supper-time! 

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In Sickness and In Health.


It’s time to take my power back. It’s time to give myself permission to move forward. Enough of feeling powerless and hopeless. I wake up frustrated and feeling defeated. Also, I have been jealous of everyone’s everything lately, a sure sign that I’m feeling stuck and need to change things- drastically, if possible. Josh agreed to be with me in sickness and in health. Right now, it’s sickness but I want to go back to health. 

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Easy Fixes to Common Cooking Mistakes


Cooking
and baking with your kids can be a fun way to bond with your kid and teach them an important
life skill. There are a lot of kid-friendly recipes out there that your kids can help you with, but kids (like us adults!) can sometimes make a mistake here and there. They might grab for the sour cream instead of the whipping cream or they might add a little
too much of a specific ingredient. Instead of tossing out the entire dish and unfortunately tossing away some food, you can instead use these moments as a way to fix the dish and teach your kids!

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Surviving Gluten-Free Life (Not a Love Story)


Let’s be honest. Being gluten-free is hard. Being gluten-free, dairy-free, and gut-friendly is harder! I know it’s easier than 10 years ago, but I still have little tantrums about it.  I’m sick of buying “all” produce, not being able to have a burger on a gluten-filled bun, and ALWAYS PAYING MORE. Not fair that I have to pay extra for…

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