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Wellness Wednesday: 5 Recipes for Your Sugar Detox (with links to dozens more!)

One of the hardest parts of detoxing from sugar is figuring out what to eat. Especially when you have to eliminate so many convenience foods, processed foods and refined foods. Here is a list of 5 recipes, from muffins and breakfast to dinner and…

Southwest Quinoa Salad – lifethroughmonica

Over the past week we’ve been talking about healthy carbohydrates. I wanted to share this super healthy and flavorful recipe from Life Through Monica. The recipe uses super healthy quinoa, black beans and avocado, among other great foods. It does call for corn, so,…

Wellness Wednesday: Five Butternut Squash Recipes

Yesterday, I wrote about complex carbohydrates in my series Ultimate Guide to Nutrients. In that article, I listed 10 whole food sources of complex carbohydrates, and squash was one of them. One of my all time favorite types of squash is Butternut Squash. I…

Wellness Wednesday: Healthy Whole Food Meals in 30 Minutes or Less

Earlier today, we talked about how to stay healthy at work. What happens after a long stressful day? Many people feel too tired to cook and end up ordering take out or stopping for fast food. ‘They don’t realize just how quickly you can…

Allergy-Free Friday: Slow-Cooker Irish Stew with Traditional Irish Soda Bread (GF)-(Updated- 4/29/17)

UPDATE: (4/29/17) This bread recipe does contain millet. The proteins in millet are very similar to corn. If you have a corn allergy, you will want to substitute the millet with something else. I did a bit of research and found that Quinoa Flour…

Press-It Thursday: Orange-Sesame Salmon with Quinoa | RD in the Midwest

Today’s PRESS-IT Thursday recipe is from Kara of RD in the MIDWEST. Kara, a Registered Dietician from a small town in Iowa, has a Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics and a Master’s degree in Nutrition Science. She says she’s passionate about “cooking delicious food that is…

Wellness Wednesday: 6 Super Healthy Diabetic Friendly Recipes

Earlier today, I posted a list of foods to include to help control diabetes. Here, I include some recipes using those foods, to give you ideas on how to make them a part of your daily diet. I’ve tried to combine them together, when possible….

Wake-up Wednesday: 10 diabetic friendly recipes with yogurt

Do you eat fruit flavored yogurt? When we here the word YOGURT, we often think of health food. However, that isn’t always the case. Would it surprise you that regular, fruit flavored yogurt is equivalent to 2.7 Krispy Kreme doughnuts?  

5 St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

    Corned Beef and Cabbage Lamb Stew Shepherd’s Pie Rosemary Roasted Lamb Bangers and Mash    

Grandma Weisbeck’s Summer Sausage

During the celebrations for my Grandmother’s 100th birthday, I published a blog which discussed my favorite meal: fried potatoes, german sausage and pickles. I had a follower ask if I had the recipe for german sausage. While the small town grocery store in Herreid, South…