Friday’s Food for Thought: Is a Cocktail of Chemicals Hiding in Your Milk Cup?

(Image courtesy of Ranveig) Happy Friday! Our “Food for Thought” today is about milk- conventional milk to be exact. Did you know that a cup of conventional, non organic milk from the grocery store contains a cocktail of 20 different chemicals? Translation: Conventional, pasteurized, homogenized milk does NOT do the body good, no matter what the commercials say! Check out this article by Dr. Mercola to find out more about the dangers of conventional milk, and why you and your family should avoid it like the plague: http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2011/07/26/who-knew-this-cocktail-of-up-to-20-chemicals-was-in-your-glass-of-milk.aspx Have a great weekend everyone!

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Friday’s Food for Thought: Organic on A Budget

In light of our series on how to meal plan in order to save time and money, I thought I’d share this great article from Dr. Mercola discussing some tips on how to shop for organic food in the most cost effective way. These tips will help you as you’re planning your “go to” meals for your family! I’ll be making my grocery list later this afternoon. If it would help you, I’ll post my menu plan for next week on Monday’s blog. If this would help, leave a comment and let me know! Enjoy this article by Dr. Mercola,…

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Meal Planning for Success: How to Save Money and Eat Better with A Plan: Part 2

“I spent the first twenty years of my life wondering who I would marry. I spent the next twenty years wondering what I should fix for dinner.” Deniece Schofield Ah, dinner time. It requires more work than any other meal, and it must be eaten, 365 days a year, night in and night out. It can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be terrible with a plan! Here are some tips that have worked really well for our family. Let these ideas get your creative juices flowing, and then next week I’ll show you exactly how I make our…

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Meal Planning for Success: How to Save Money and Eat Better with A Plan: Part 2

“I spent the first twenty years of my life wondering who I would marry. I spent the next twenty years wondering what I should fix for dinner.” Deniece Schofield Ah, dinner time. It requires more work than any other meal, and it must be eaten, 365 days a year, night in and night out. It can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be terrible with a plan! Here are some tips that have worked really well for our family. Let these ideas get your creative juices flowing, and then next week I’ll show you exactly how I make our…

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Meal Planning for Success: How to Save Money and Eat Better with A Plan: Part 1

Does the word “plan” make you go weak in the knees? Make you feel boxed in? Or even overwhelmed? I know, I’ve been there too. It seems so much easier to fly by the seat of your pants, so to speak. But is it really easier? To get right down to it, the answer is no. It’s not easier to try and get by without a plan. In fact, it makes life so much harder! Here’s why: Without a plan, you will inevitably find yourself in the following situation 5-7 days per week: – It’s 5 p.m. and you have…

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