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Good Reads & Good Eats 1/31

Good Reads Need one more reason to ditch sugary drinks for your kids? Here it is: Sugary drinks linked to earlier onset of menstrual periods “Girls who frequently consume sugary drinks tend to start their menstrual periods earlier than girls who do not, according to new research. The findings are important not only because of the… 

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Seaweed can add so much flavor and depth to dishes, plus it is a great source of iodine and other nutrients! Learn 4 reasons why you should eat seaweed here.

4 Reasons You Should Eat Seaweed

Eating seaweed was something I heard a lot of jokes about in high school. It was viewed as kind of the ultimate dorky health food that “no one” could ever like. That’s changed in recent days because people have finally realized how delicious and beautiful Asian food is, and many traditional Asian dishes contain seaweed…. 

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Pennywise Platter Thursday 1/29/15

It’s time to share your frugal and nourishing tips and recipes! Where do you shop for quality food at a lower price? What recipe saves a penny? How do you balance a budget with nourishing food? Share here. Please read through the three simple rules for those participating. This helps keep the quality of our… 

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Follow this simple method to make your own freezer meatballs! You can take out as many as you like at a time. You can use your favorite recipe, or you can use this grain-free, egg-free Italian Meatball recipe. Yum!

How to Freeze Meatballs

Having frozen meatballs on hand is very convenient. You can easily take out just as many as you need and use them in a variety of recipes. However, I don’t know if I have yet seen meatballs made with the ingredients I’d like, in the store, let alone ones that would mesh well with our… 

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Good Reads Good news for coffee lovers. It could help lower your risk of malignant melanoma.  Many studies on food and health are based on people’s self-reports of their eating habits. The lack of accuracy (or truthfulness) in self reported eating habits may just be messing up science. We waste a tremendous amount of food… 

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Greek Lemon Beef and Rice Lettuce Wraps! These only take 30 minutes to throw together and are made with nutrient dense ingredients. Plus, they are delicious, and the whole family can enjoy them.

Lemony Greek Beef and Rice Lettuce Wraps (or Rice Bowl)

Rich in flavor, this buttered, lemony rice and beef, peppered with parsley, is an old family favorite. I love that it only takes me about 30 minutes to make, so it’s a great easy dinner. Serve with cucumbers and lettuce for lettuce wraps, or a Greek Salad. (like the one from my cookbook, Fresh!). My… 

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Pennywise Platter Thursday 1/22

It’s time to share your frugal and nourishing tips and recipes! Where do you shop for quality food at a lower price? What recipe saves a penny? How do you balance a budget with nourishing food? Share here. Please read through the three simple rules for those participating. This helps keep the quality of our… 

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