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Nutrition

Easy Red Lentil Kale Soup

This is one of my go-to recipes for a quick easy winter lunch, especially this winter. It has been so cold that almost the entire family (excluding my eight-year-old who hates soup) looks forward to no matter how many times…
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Breastfeeding a Toddler: Fighting Social Norms

Those who know me, know that I am a big proponent of breastfeeding. They also know that I breastfed both of my kids past the one year mark. I know that sounds strange to many or and it may even sound disgusting to…
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Teaching Nutrition in Pueblo Nuevo

This past weekend I had the pleasure of teaching a course on basic nutrition. Now, I am not a nutritionist.  I am just a mom who is concerned about health and writes about it on her blog.  It was therefore…
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Save the bees!!!

I don’t like bees.  I am actually petrified of them.  I got stung a couple times when I was younger and frankly, it hurt like crazy.  I am that lunatic that will jump and run and scream when a bee…
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Cupcakes Healthy Enough for My One-Year-Old

My little angel just turned one and I wanted her to enjoy her first cupcake on her birthday.  As crazy as I am about health, there are some things that are just fun.  And watching your one-year-old try cake for…
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How to Teach Kids About Food

Me at nine years old. With child obesity becoming such a growing problem, it is no wonder that there is a current push to teach children about food.  I think teaching kids how to eat healthier is all well and…
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