Eat Nuts

How to Eat Nuts and Soak Nuts!

Don’t Eat Those Nuts! Wait until you soak them for at least 7 hours. After years of opening a bag of nuts (pecans, walnuts, blanched almonds) and just eating these tasty treats, I learned in Nutrition school that there are phytates. As our family went gluten and dairy free to recovery, eating nuts was an […]

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Why Should I Foster and Adopt?

Why Should I Foster and Adopt?

Why Should I Foster and Adopt? Foster families are amazing! Fostering provides a wonderful family and home for a child who needs both! The strange thing is that there are so many families who want to adopt for various reasons. The reasons are numerous; some are compelled by passion (like our family), some are not […]

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#1 Way to Have Well Behaved Children; Blanket Time

#1 Way to Have Well Behaved Children; Blanket Time

This is “Hands-Down” the best parenting tip we ever got from a dear, sweet, amazing parent on how to have… Well Behaved Children. We took this class on Child-Training from an amazing couple who have become our mentors. Every one of their now-married children avoided terrible 2’s, 3’s and teenage years. So no matter what […]

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Incredibly Succulent Sweet Potato Pie

Incredibly Succulent Sweet Potato Pie

The Very Best Sweet Potato Pie! In my delivery box of organic produce from a locally gathered source, we always get a few special goodies. This time we get some beautiful purple sweet potatoes. Immediately, visions of sweet potato pie fill my head. It is actually purple meat inside and of course, my weird-Mama-cook-to-get-the-family-excited-about-eating-healthy-self decides […]

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The Secret to Faster Health with Supplements?

The Secret to Faster Health with Supplements?

Want to know the secret to faster health with Supplements? It’s the Timing! Somehow it really works. Planting a garden is based on the moon! So it only makes sense that a lot more is based on the time of day, the moon, and probably many other factors too extensive for this article. My family […]

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What about the Epidemic Diseases in Children?!

What about the Epidemic Diseases in Children?!

The picture at the bottom haunts me. I post it because it reminds me how smart a 2 year old is and how very REAL this problem of epidemic diseases are infecting our children. On this day, my little foster son tells me…”Mommy, I do not want to go inside and do this again” as I take […]

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No Aluminum potatoes

No Aluminum Baked Potatoes

Aluminum-Free Baked Potatoes Soaking in oil and salt are good for potatoes too! Recently we went to the Salt Sea (also known as the Dead Sea) and soaked in one of the world’s saltiest bodies of water. We walked up on the beach, rubbed this black mineral “mud-crunch” all over, let it dry, then went […]

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Healthy Family 6 steps

Healthy Family in 6 Easy Steps

Healthy Family in 6 Easy Steps Want a fast way to get healthy?! Eat foods that strengthen you and prevent disease.  With a lot of hard experiences, I realize that this is the purpose of food; good taste and good health. The current philosophy seems to be, “eat any food you like, and take a pill […]

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