Good Eats

How to Buy Healthy & Quality Meats

October 25, 2012

When it comes to meat, there are 3 choices: conventional, organic, and pastured or grass-fed. In most cases, they are not all available at the same store and can sometimes be difficult to find, depending on where you live. The prices between these options are drastically different, but so are the way they are raised […]

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Meals Fit for a Toddler

August 29, 2012
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I am excited to share a guest post today by Katie of Moore From Katie During your pregnancy; you probably worked hard to be sure you ate healthy and exercised properly to nourish the baby in your womb. You probably tried more than ever to be as healthy as possible, wary of the fact everything […]

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“Smart Sweets”: A Better Option

November 21, 2011

When it comes right down to it, most of us like to have dessert once in a while (or more often than that!). The biggest problem I have is finding recipes that taste delicious, are simple to follow, and even if they don’t have huge nutritional value, they are at least not downright terrible for […]

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Homemade Baby Food: Butternut Squash

November 7, 2011
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Last night I decided to make my first baby food for the freezer with some wonderful butternut squash from my mom’s garden. It was so bright orange and flavorful, I couldn’t help but eat a few scoops myself after it was cooked! I’m a little over 31 weeks now with our first baby (a girl!), […]

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Go “Green” With Food

September 15, 2011
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I’m excited to be participating in the Go Green & Save Green Series with several other green bloggers this week!  We’ll be talking about different areas of green and natural living, showing you how to go green while saving money at the same time!  Be sure to check out the great links at the end […]

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Canning is Easy!

August 30, 2011
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A few years ago, if someone mentioned home canning to me I would never have thought that it was something I could do. Especially not something I could do easily. I’ve since realized (thanks to my mom and the huge amounts of summer food that beg to be preserved) that canning processes are simple, straight-forward, […]

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Preserving Food

June 29, 2011
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I’ve had a running list going since the winter of the fruits and vegetables that I want to preserve most this summer. So far, I’ve frozen a good amount of fresh-picked strawberries and made a slew of homemade freezer strawberry jam as a gift for father’s day. There will be plenty more to preserve this […]

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Dandelions Not Just Weeds

June 15, 2011
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So you may have a few of these yellow beauties (yes, hear me out! :) ) popping up in your lawn or field so I thought I’d share a few things that you might not know about dandelions. First, and foremost, my grandmother used to make an amazing dandelion jelly. Who would have thought, right? […]

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Tiny Produce Labels Actually Meaningful

June 10, 2011
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So I was amazed to find out from this super informative post that those tiny, sticky little produce labels actually contain surprisingly valuable information. Normally, all they do is annoy me because sometimes they are hard to peel off, not to mention I don’t really want to eat any remaining adhesive, but now I have […]

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Healthy Beach Snacks

June 1, 2011
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My favorite thing to do in the summer is pack up my beach bag, drive to Lake Michigan, and plant myself on a beach towel for the day. I bring books, magazines, and plenty of sunscreen, but what ends up being the most important are the snacks which help to keep me hydrated, full, and […]

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