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I Think It’s A Bit Crazy…   My husband and I tend to keep Valentine’s Day pretty low maintenance around here.  I think it’s a bit crazy that people spend all this money on just one day. Why should this one day be any different from any other day?  Shouldn’t we always show our love and appreciation for our spouse or loved ones? Now I am not trying to be the Anti-Valentines Day kind of gal, but I do think…

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African Groundnut Stew Recipe | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

The Best of The Best — African Groundnut Stew Coming Your Way!   With cooler temperatures (yes, even in Florida it is cooler), it is time to bring the best of the best out when it comes to your favorite stew or soup recipes. Do you have one? Stews are one of my most favorite comfort foods out there! This recipe is not only different, it is one of my favorites!  Have you ever tried African Groundnut Stew? Ohhhhmyyyygoshhhh, yep,…

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Turnip-Au-Gratin-Recipe

Hello Turnips!   Can you say HELLO to these delicious little gems — yep they are gems!  Have you ever cooked with turnips before? If you haven’t, don’t worry neither had I. To be honest, I never knew what to do with them. Then in this week’s CSA box, there were 3 of them right in front of me and I said, “Looks like it’s time for me to create a delicious turnip au gratin recipe”, so that is just…

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Talking about sustainable fishing!

Teaching Our Girls About Sustainable Fishing   Recently, my husband I bought a fishing boat for our family to enjoy. The other day we took the girls out for a day of fishing. It was a lot of fun! We caught over 30 fish, which I think counts as a success! But more than just being fun, it was a great opportunity to teach the girls about sustainable fishing. We didn’t keep every single fish we caught. In fact, we…

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The Danger of Rhabdomyolysis | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

Exercise is essential for maintaining a healthy body.   Staying physically fit is key to maintaining a healthy weight at all times of the year. It helps your body work more efficiently on all levels, even your metabolism itself. It’s an important part of staying healthy! But as important as exercise is to your health, you need to look out for one big problem that can emerge when people try to get into shape far too quickly. Rhabdomyolysis: An Unspoken…

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2015 Year In Review- Top 10 Blog Posts

It always amazes me which of my blog posts become the most popular ones, and this year is no different. The favorites range a lot: A few recipes, a gardening post, and a ton of natural solutions posts. Who knew? I’ve loved reading through each of these posts and learning what each of you have loved about the blog. So, drumroll please… Here is your 2015 Year in Review, with the Top 10 Blog Posts! 10. How To Season A…

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Healthy Snack Food For The Holidays! | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

When It’s Party Time…   It’s almost the New Year! I’m so excited for all the parties and celebrations that are about to take place. It’s been a great year for me, and I hope it has been for you too! If you’re like me, you probably celebrate a lot of holidays with food. Most of the time I’m the one hosting and busting out all the food, but every so often we go to someone else’s house for a…

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The many health benefits of pomegranates

Ooh THIS color!  That beautiful pop of red! ❤   When’s the last time you ate a pomegranate? I can safely say that they’ve become a staple in my house for this time of year. They’re crisp and light, but so juicy and wholesome. They’re also amazing with chocolate. So delicious! They’re so important to my house’s diet, I made a whole video about opening up pomegranates as quickly as possible. We have to have them! These fruits look like jewels, …

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30+ Cozy and Healthy Holiday Drink Recipes

The holidays are a great time for coming together and celebrating. It’s time to check out new recipes and expand your palate. The easiest way to do it is with drinks! Unfortunately, most drinks aren’t really made with healthy ingredients. It’s all sugar, artificial coloring and chemicals. No thank you! Here’s an assortment of healthy holiday drink recipes that you can make this holiday season. They’re all wholesome recipes, delicious and good for you too. I hope they all lead…

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Holiday

Relax About Food This Holiday Season!   Each of us has had that moment during the holidays. You know the one: “How many calories were in that cookie? How many cups of cocoa have I had? Have I had too many calories?” Let me put your mind at ease: It’s okay to relax about food this holiday season. The stress caused from worrying about putting that cookie into your mouth will do more harm then that cookie itself. Now, I’m not…

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