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The Need for Routine (If You Want to Eat Well)

Thanks for stopping by! If you’re interested in healthy eating check out my free gifts! and subscribe to get regular email updates.I didn’t think I was a particularly organized person – and I still don’t. But after surviving my third move of the year, I realized that while daydreaming/creative thinking is still my natural bent,… 

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This toaster oven is amazing - bakes well, toasts well, is sturdy, easy to clean, and is large and spacious. Plus, the interior does NOT have nonstick. Great for those who avoid it. -- The Nourishing Gourmet

6 Reasons I Love Owning a Toaster Oven

In my last post, I shared how I was able to find a toaster oven that was free of nonstick, large, and had great reviews on Amazon (I also love it!). So today, I wanted to share why I bothered to buy one, and why I love owning one. I use mine almost every day,… 

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Vanilla Bean Creme Fauxccino

By Katie Mae Stanley of Nourishing Simplicity This drink is sure to hit the spot on a hot day. It is creamy, slightly sweet, and bursting with vanilla. Few things are better than drinking a cold icy drink out of a mason jar with a fun straw in the summer. This vanilla bean creme fauxccino… 

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This toaster oven is amazing - bakes well, toasts well, is sturdy, easy to clean, and is large and spacious. Plus, the interior does NOT have nonstick. Great for those who avoid it. -- The Nourishing Gourmet

Finding a Toaster Oven Without Nonstick

How bad is nonstick for you really? There are a lot of opinions on that. I personally choose to avoid it considering that some studies show that the chemical, PFCs, found in nonstick, has been linked to lower birth weights (1), abnormal thyroid hormones, inflamed liver, and a weakened immune system (2). If you breathe… 

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Gluten-Free Goat Cheddar Mac and Cheese - Kid friendly, and NO cow dairy! -Creamy and delicious. - The Nourishing Gourmet

Stove Top Goat Cheddar Mac and Cheese (Gluten Free)

Gluten-free noodles topped with an ultra creamy and mild cheese sauce that is free of any cow dairy, but rich and creamy with goat cheddar and chicken broth. Yum! This dish is gluten-free and cow dairy-free, but still has that lovely creamy flavor and perfect noodles that I loved as a child. I’m glad that… 

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5 Things I’m Loving

With three little people in very different stages, with a husband doing multiple part-time jobs while in seminary, and with me keeping up with the family (as best I can) while dealing with some health issues, life can slip by just like that. So this week I’ve continued to concentrate on the many things that… 

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This grain free fried rice is full of flavor from ginger, garlic and green onions, and is filling enough to serve as a main dish with the bacon and chicken. Yum! -- The Nourishing Gourmet

Cauliflower Fried Rice with Bacon and Chicken (Grain–free. AIP)

This fun dish is full of flavor from ginger, garlic, green onions. And, because it’s made with cauliflower “rice”, it’s also Grain Free and AIP-friendly! The bacon adds depth of flavor that can’t be beaten. Plus, with the addition of the chicken, this is a main dish! As I mentioned in this post about saving… 

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