Cold nights call for beef stew! This hot, home-style, healthy meal is a favorite in my house for so many reasons. Here are a few: All three of my kids eat it without complaining (#1 REASON!) It makes the entire house smell delicious It is super simple and uses minimal ingredients It incorporates fiber-rich carbohydrates, protein, […]
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Lately, there’s a lot of talk about protein and its impact on health. While one group blames animal protein for increases in cancer, type II diabetes and inflammation, another group claims we were born to eat meat. As with all things nutrition related, nothing seems simple. Popular opinion often wins over science, even if it’s not […]
To make nourishing meals, you have to have nourishing foods on-hand. That’s why it’s important to choose a few items that you really enjoy eating, and make sure they are always in your refrigerator or pantry. That way, busy or not, you have what you need to build a balanced meal. The ingredients in this […]