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Good Reads and Good Eats 3/28

Thanks for stopping by! If you’re interested in healthy eating, check out my free gift, “10 Easy Hacks to a Healthy Diet” and subscribe to get regular email updates. Good Reads Students eat more healthy food when recess is before lunch: This simple change increased the fraction of children eating at least 1 serving of… 

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This dairy free Pina Colada is made with only 3 ingredients, and is so refreshing! It's also nonalcoholic, though you could certainly add some rum to it, if you wanted. -- The Nourishing Gourmet

Dairy Free Pina Colada (nonalcoholic)

This dairy free smoothie is a creamy blend of pineapple, coconut, and banana. That’s right. Only 3 ingredients! It is so refreshing and delightful we’ve made it several times this last week. The other great thing about it is that it’s completely sweetened with fruit. My eight-year-old wants to make a batch to make some… 

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Egyptian Red Lentil Soup with Caramelized Onions - This gentle, cumin-scented soup is topped with sweet caramelized onions, a drizzle of high-quality olive oil, and a blast of fresh lemon juice. It’s incredibly easy and surprisingly delicious considering how inexpensive it is to make.

Egyptian Red Lentil Soup with Caramelized Onions

Savory lentils are gently spiced and blended into a creamy base, and then topped with caramelized onions and generous amounts of fresh lemon juice and a drizzle of olive oil for a delightful simple soup. We make and enjoy this soup on an almost weekly basis (which is very often for us!). Our kids love… 

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Good Reads and Good Eats 3/21

Good Reads When Gluten Free is Not a Fad: What research is really telling us. Drinking diet soda linked to a widening waistline with age: Another reason to make your own beverages Salt Water Fish Extinction Seen by 2048? Our seas are in trouble, but we still have time to turn things around. Kraft Singles… 

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Healthy Pregnancies: Looking at Epigenetics and a Healthy Lifestyle . Our choices can make a difference!

Healthy Pregnancies: Looking at Epigenetics and the Difference a Healthy Lifestyle Makes

Friends, fellow blogger Lee from the website, Well Fed Family, is sharing an important message with us today about how the study of epigenetics is showing that our lifestyle choices can indeed make a difference in the health of our pregnancies and the future of our children. This is great news!  As someone who has… 

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Steamed Artichokes with Three Dipping Sauces

By April Swiger, Contributing Writer Ring in spring with this seasonal delicacy! These savory dips, rich in healthy fats and bursting with flavor, are the perfect addition to the lovely spring artichoke. They are a cinch to whip up, and an easy way to jazz up the standard side of melted lemon butter, or mayonniase,… 

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Good Reads and Good Eats 3/13

Good Reads Scientists figure out why Indian food tastes so good.We are real fans of Indian food. Science tells us one reason it tastes so amazing. Nutrition Panel recommends that dietary cholesterol be taken off the bad guy list. It’s about time! Should pregnant women eat more tuna? The debate continues as we try to… 

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