Monthly Archives: September 2009

Easy Recipe: Early Girl Tomato & Avocado Salad

Now these are tomatoes! I grew up not enjoying the flavor of tomatoes other than in ketchup or tomato sauce. I had only ever tasted a conventional, large, light-ish red in color tomato. I always thought they were slimy and … Continue reading

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Easy Recipe: Baked Kale Chips

I think I overdosed on kale today. I guess it could be worse, but I FINALLY made baked kale chips for the first time and am SO in love. I can’t believe I waited this long into my love affair … Continue reading

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Guess the Non-Food #3: Play the Game!

Play the game!Below is a list of ingredients from a fairly commonly consumed “Non-Food.” (Meaning it’s eaten by many people, but I don’t consider it food.) I’d love to see your guesses in Comment posts, but if you want to … Continue reading

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Quick Money-Saving Tips: Save Your Fats

You may not know how much I love bacon. If you don’t, well, I love it. A lot. I especially love bacon from my local butcher Prather Ranch Meat Company. Their bacon is thick and tasty. And it happens to … Continue reading

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Going Gluten Free: Getting Over the "Breakfast Foods" Hurdle

When I talk to people about some simple ways to clean up their diets, one of the easiest first steps I will ask people to take is to remove gluten and wheat based products from their plate. To some people, … Continue reading

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