Delicious Cabbage Recipe
Delicious Cabbage Recipe I joined a great company called Greenling that delivers groceries from local farmers to your doorstep twice a week.  It has pushed me to try new things and use seasonal ingredients in our weekly meals.  Our order last week contained beautiful cabbage.  I haven’t made many cabbage meals so I was a little lost for what to make. Some of the health benefits of this cruciferous vegetable are: Relieves Constipation and soreness Boosts Immune System Is a...

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Reduced Sugar Cranberry Sauce Recipe
reduced sugar cranberry sauce recipe
Reduced Sugar Homemade Cranberry Sauce Recipe Are you trying to cut back on sugar but love your cranberry sauce? My girls and I played around with the recipe on the back of the cranberry package and came up with a delicious reduced sugar cranberry sauce recipe. This post contains affiliates which means at no extra cost to you I will make a small commission from items purchased through the links. Thank you for supporting this mama! We wanted to make...

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Menopausal Women: Do This Before You Take the Meds Your Doctor Prescribed
Menopausal Women: Do This Before You Take the Meds Your Doctor Prescribed Listen to what your doctor says AND also to your body.  We both know that what you eat and how you move can make a HUGE improvement in some of the symptoms of menopause.  Not to mention how common it is for ladies to gain weight at this time of life. (Ugh!) And as we both know eating better and moving more can help you stave off other issues...

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Frugal Female Friday – Double “Sipping”
Frugal Friday: Double Sipping
I LOVE me some Earl Gray tea and it's one of the ways I wind down while reading and eating my chunks of dark chocolate. When I'm on the go or meeting my peeps, I order a hot beverage and get to work or "gabbing". I noticed the grande size comes with two tea bags. To me, this particular tea is strong and becomes bitter if left in the cup more than a nanosecond over three minutes. I ordered a...

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It all Started with a Green Smoothie
green smoothie
Green? Ewww! Common response for others when they see me sipping my green drink in a glass container. It may look like blended up grass but it tastes yummy. This is where my unprocessed journey began. After deciding enough is enough with our Standard American Diet (SAD) and processed eating, I did what most other people would do and turned to my search engine to find some sort of reference point. Tons of information was now at my fingertips but...

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1 Crock pot Chicken, 2 Meals
1 Crock Pot Chicken... 2 Meals
Another cold, rainy and dreary day. What to do… What to do? Make Chicken Soup! There’s just something about a chicken soup that warms your bones. This is one of my favorite go to’s when I want something that’s a sure hit and I don’t want to think! Ha! 1 whole chicken 1 small onion (sliced) 1 small bag of carrots (cut in half length-wise) 5 to 7 small potatoes (cut in fours) 1 stalk of celery 1 container chicken...

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Let them have cake…Pancakes!
Ok, so since our family took the plunge into MOSTLY non-GMO land, a lot of our normal menu items have been, well, off the menu for our everyday lives. Pancakes have been on that list. I just haven’t found a healthier alternative that I liked…until now! Imagine my delight when I turned the corner in the store and caught a glimpse of these: Kodiak cakes. Hmmm…sounds wild and full of nature so I decided to give the box a quick...

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