To Your Health!!

Long-term Health!!So I've recently been thinking about how to help people get healthier and for them to actually stick to doing it. I haven't come up with the solution yet, but what I'm coming to realize is that we all have to invest in it. That's right, we have to invest in our health the same way we would invest in our retirement accounts....more

Eating Healthfully When Gluten-Free

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Bury Me in Whole Foods

When I die, bury me in Whole Foods,that I might look upon the glistening bundles of organic parsley(gluten free)the tidy bars of paper-encased soaps(dairy free)the hooded samples of all-corn tortilla chips(dye free)the blue-capped nut butters(paraben free)the ribbed pats of salmon resting on their skins(fat free)the lines of parked Subarus(oil free)the college hipsters, arms full of Annie's, cracking sugar free and drinking Kombucha at checkout.(nut free)....more
Denise We don't have a Fresh Market nearby, sadly.  Or maybe that's a good thing; no temptation ...more

Hello and Welcome to Food: Clean & Simple!

Hello! Welcome to my new blog, Food: Clean & Simple. I’m thrilled that you’ve found yourself here and I hope that the blog posts I write over the next many weeks, months, and (maybe, hopefully?!) years will be entertaining, interesting, and informative to you. I’m quite excited to be starting this blog, as it’s something that has been gnawing at me in the back of my mind for years (…You love many things food and health related! You’re best at expressing your thoughts and ideas in writing!...more
@TheTable Thanks for the encouragement! I'm planning on posting my first recipe this week so I ...more

15 Things to do with overly ripe bananas

15 Things To Do With Overly Ripe Bananas I despise looking at brown bananas. They look pathetic really, but rather than tossing them there are some great recipes for their use....more

Chunky Marinara

Chunky Marinara Sauce I have always wanted to try ground turkey, because I am not a huge red meat eater. But, I could never convince my husband to give up his beef and replace with a healthier alternative. So I decided to just do it. First, we tried Turkey burgers; lucky for me little Miss will eat anything....more

Chocolate Zucchini Bread

I had a dream about chocolate zucchini bread; I had to make it! My chocolate cravings are even finding me in my sleep! This is an adapted recipe from Living healthy with chocolate, the orignal recipe is here. This was exactly what I was looking for; whole ingredients, natural, gluten free!Ingredients:...more

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Power Bites

My chocolate cravings have kicked up since srtarting this clean eating plan. I needed something quick, but still sticking with whole foods.This recipe is adapted from My whole Food Life. I changed it up a bit; the orginal recipe is here. Ingredients:...more

Greener Than Thou

My interest in eating organic-whole foods, finding natural ways to cure common ailments, and using less chemicals when cleaning has  increased over the past few years as I've discovered a passion for homesteading and doing things the "old-fashioned" way. ...more

Whole Foods: They Have You at the Front Door.

They've got you the minute you cross the Whole Foods threshold.That whooshing sound you hear is not the gentle glide of the automatic doors. It's the sound of reason and willpower flying out of your head....more