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Summer Veggies!

Summer Veggies!

This is my favorite time of year. My garden has been exploding with vegetables this summer, and I can’t get enough of the fresh cucumbers, tomatoes, peppers, squash, and other veggies that are taking over my kitchen!  Look at this!           Our Clean Eating Challenge showed us hard evidence that fad diets don’t … Continue reading

Weekly Meal Prepping

Weekly Meal Prepping

One of the easiest ways to maintain healthy eating habits is to dedicate time each week to prepping your food, meals, and snacks for the week ahead. Remember that saying, “fail to plan, plan to fail?”  In the case of sticking to a clean eating plan, this definitely holds true.  Having healthy snacks on hand … Continue reading

Sugar and Your Health

Sugar and Your Health

Let’s talk about sugar, in all its forms, and how it affects the body. You might be saying to yourself, “well, I don’t eat a lot of sweets, so that doesn’t apply to me.” Keep reading. Sugar exists naturally in many foods.  By itself, it contains no nutrients, no protein, no healthy fats, and no … Continue reading

Healthy vs. Unhealthy Fats

Healthy vs. Unhealthy Fats

Not all fats are created equal. Today’s modern eating habits are based on a lot of conventional wisdom, which, unfortunately, is wrong. Take a minute to read the below article and note how it contradicts quite a few things that all of us have accepted as truth at one point or another in regards to … Continue reading

Clean Eating and Eliminating Processed Foods

Clean Eating and Eliminating Processed Foods

What is “clean eating?” The basis of clean eating is eating things that are real food, in their natural state, without chemicals or preservatives. The focus is on lots of vegetables, fruits, meat, healthy oils and fats, etc. When eating clean, you want to eat locally raised and/or organic as much as possible, especially when … Continue reading