How to eat healthier at your next holiday potluck

Potlucks are a fun and convenient party plan, especially for the host.  Less cooking means more time to relax, let loose and spend time with your guests.  But if you’re making an effort to eat healthier in your day to day life, potlucks–whether you’re hosting or not–can pose a few problems....more

2 weddings... one month- A new view for Christmas. Part 1

2 weddings... one month- A new view for Christmas. Part 1Colossians 2:16-17 (MSG) 16-17 So don’t put up with anyone pressuring you in details of diet, worship services, or holy days. All those things are mere shadows cast before what was to come; the substance is Christ....more

A healthy Thanksgiving: Is it possible to make everyone happy?

Welcome to the first post of Thanksgiving Week 2014!  Every day for the next 7 days I’ll be posting a new Turkey Day recipe that’s easy to make, guaranteed to please your guests and also healthy.  Be sure to stop by for healthy recipe ideas as you plan your Thanksgiving feast....more

Gestational Diabetes Is No Joke, Friends

Big sigh. I just left a super stressful OB appointment that included words like “induction” and “stillbirth.” I’ve cried three times since leaving that office, technically four times if you count the tears at the reception desk while scheduling my next appointments. A cell phone with a dead battery didn’t help the growing suffocating feeling of isolation and dread that spread quickly through my body immediately after my doctor walked out of the room....more

Halloween healthy eating tips (for adults)

This year Halloween falls on a Friday. I can’t think of anything more perfect! There’s time to hand out candy to trick-or-treaters, watch some Treehouse of Horror reruns, get all costumed up, hit a house party and then enjoy some leftover mini chocolate bars back at home before hitting the hay. The icing on the cake: not having to worry about getting up early the next morning!...more

Chia Seeds, Savasana, and Kismet

A Wellness and Writing Retreat was just what the doctor ordered.  Nestled in a secluded valley of southern Idaho, twelve remarkable women gathered for the weekend to breathe in fresh mountain air, eat nutritious food, exercise, share personal stories, and to write.  It was nothing short of a rendezvous with fate.Read more...http://www.theloghomekitchen.com/chia-seeds-savasana-kismet/...more

7 Tips for Healthy Eating When You’re Super Busy!

This is a guest post by Michelle Tirmandi, who is a Toronto-based Holistic Nutritionist and Health Coach. She works with clients individually and runs group coaching programs, focusing on practicality and simplicity in her personalized nutrition plans, using recommendations backed by nutritional science. We asked her to give us her tips for healthy eating on the run!...more

Ecosak Nut Bag Review - Make Your Own Nut Milk

I have been compensated in the form of a gift card/money/coupon and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. All opinions expressed are mine and honest in nature.Well, can you believe that I am trying out a nut bag to make my own almond milk? (I'll pause a moment so that you can let the shock wear off!) I can honestly say that never in my life did I intend on making my own almond milk....more
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