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Do you work at a desk? Read this!

Me, too. I work at a computer most of the time, sometimes for 12 hours a day. This is on my mind, because I spent all of August at home. I scheduled a 7-week hiatus from my usual travel schedule, in fact. I almost went crazy. I actually love to write, don’t get me wrong. […]

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Raw Nutella

Do you love crepes with Nutella? I’d never had Nutella until I took my children to Paris 5 years ago, and we had crepes with banana slices and the stuff smeared all over. My children, who were never fed sugar at home, were rather smitten. We’d tell them that they got a crepe at the […]

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Subject: Dr. Jorgenson shares her tips on raising kids to be healthy eaters, Part 2 of 2

These are recipes Dr. Jorgenson shared, from the last blog post. Enjoy! Thank you, Michelle! Peanut Miso Sauce 2/3 C water 2/3 C peanut butter 3T miso 1/4 C lime juice 2 T nama shoyu or Bragg’s 2 T olive oil 1 T garlic, minced 1 T ginger, grated   Blend all together and serve […]

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Dr. Jorgenson shares her tips on raising kids to be healthy eaters, part 1 of 2

Dr. Michelle Jorgenson, a dentist in Highland, Utah, is one of our three winners of the “How to Teach Kids to Eat Right” contest. Her comments here, and the recipes in my next blog, will be featured in my upcoming book, How to Eat Right In the Real World. I’ll share the inspirational story later, […]

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Shanda Blake raises 7 kids to be healthy eaters, Part 2 of 2

Last time I shared the thoughts of Shanda Blake, as she’s in the trenches raising a very large family eating whole foods. These are some of Shanda’s children’s favorite recipes she wanted to share with you. APPLE BUTTER 15 small apples (a mixture of varieties) 2 cups raw coconut sugar 2 t. cinnamon 1/2 t. […]

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Shanda Blake raises 7 kids to be healthy eaters, Part 1 of 2

Another of our three winners in the “How do You Raise Healthy Eaters?” contest, this is from Shanda Blake of  Saratoga Springs, Utah, a busy mom of 7 kids, ages 1 to 15! Breakfast I started with breakfast: how can I make breakfast healthier? I bought a grain grinder and started making my own flours. […]

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Three Winners Tell Us How They Raise Healthy Kids!

I’ve gone through 50 single-spaced pages of contest entries, parents telling us their best stuff for how they raise kids to be healthy eaters. And I’m excited to announce I’m running the three winners here on the blog. They, and many others with great ideas, will be in my upcoming book, How to Eat Right […]

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Lose 2 lbs. in one day! And, can 3 blondes change a lightbulb?

Actually, this blog entry has nothing to do with the blonde joke. (That’s such a cheap way to get attention for this blog. We go for good CONTENT around here, not lowbrow jokes.) And anyway, I can change a lightbulb all by myself. I just chose not to. Rachel and Adrianne, here, tried to help […]

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Thanks for feeding me spinach, Mom.

I’m having a rough month emotionally. Completely coincidentally, my three oldest kids left home within a few weeks of each other. (This photo is the morning my daughter moved into the dorms.) I find tears welling up in my eyes for no real reason, lately, missing my kids and feeling nostalgic. We also sold our […]

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Yummy anti-allergy recipe to share

Summer is over, and fall is coming! Do you get hay fever? I don’t–but I used to. RAW local honey was how I got rid of allergies, as the local pollens act as a homeopathic against pollen allergens. This recipe is a delicious, healthy way to get your raw honey in. Don’t wait till it […]

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