Healthy

Creating a Healthy, Non-Toxic Nursery and Home for a New Baby

March 30, 2014
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There are so many things to learn when you’re a new parent. Beyond all of the baby-care basics, there’s the whole world of figuring out what products you need, what items you want in your nursery, how to avoid getting too much “stuff”, and how to ensure that everything you buy is safe and non-toxic […]

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The Difference Between Added Sugar and Natural Sugar

March 13, 2014
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Sugar is an ingredient we all know that we should be eating sparingly — too much sugar is never good for you. But there are actually two very different types of “sugar”: naturally occurring sugars and added sugar. So what’s the difference between the two? And is one healthier for you than the other? Added sugar includes any sugars or sweeteners that are added to foods during […]

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A Healthy Snack Giveaway from KIND Bar!

March 5, 2014
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Since Layla has been born, I’ve been doing a lot of snacking. Sometimes it’s just way too much work to get into the kitchen and whip up a meal — and sometimes I physically can’t do it if Layla wants to feed all the time! KIND Bars have been one of my go-to healthy snacks […]

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Light and Creamy Tomato Soup

February 4, 2014
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These days I’m in the mood for recipes that are super fast to make, but are still light and delicious. Because with a newborn, who has time to spend hours in the kitchen? Enter this easy, creamy, healthy tomato soup, which is my first post-baby recipe to share with all of you! Smoked paprika and […]

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Healthy Black Bean Chilaquiles

January 7, 2014
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Chilaquiles is a classic Mexican casserole dish. It’s traditionally made with fried tortilla chips topped with a spicy tomato sauce, tons of cheese, and eggs. Delicious? Yes. Great for your waistline? Not so much. I figured there had to be a way to lighten up this traditional recipe, while still keeping all the flavor of […]

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Apple and Pear Crisp

January 4, 2014
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I’ve been eating a lot of cookies and ice cream lately. For some reason, it’s been the only dessert that tastes good to me! Maybe it’s an end of the pregnancy thing, or a winter-comfort-food thing, but nothing really compares to the warm, freshly baked, gooey cookie with ice cream on top. In an effort […]

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