Countrywide Farmers Markets ~ A Peak Into Florida {We Have More Than Just Oranges} ~ WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

Known as the “Sunshine State”, Florida is full of sun, sand, and palm trees. I live in Northwest Florida, otherwise known as the “Panhandle.” We do not experience the warmth year-round as many seem to believe. In fact, temperatures from time to time reach below freezing. However, this doesn’t stop the farmer’s markets from thriving.   Tallahassee Farmer’s Markets One of the benefits to living in a warmer climate is having several options of farmer’s markets to choose from. Here…

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Winter Fruit Salad with Lemon Poppyseed Dressing | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

I have a new obsession with winter fruits!  I usually wait until summer fruits are in season, but this year I decided to embrace winter fruits.  Oh my goodness, what have I been missing out on?  These winter fruits are sweet and amazing! The other day I was doing a photography post on How To Apply The Rule of Thirds To Your Photography, and I needed a good example for this post.  So I pulled out my fruit and whipped…

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Guest Posting At A Little Bit of Spain in Iowa   I just LOVE fudge! What I don’t love is all of the refined sugars that most fudge recipes have. So I set out to make a delicious, healthier fudge and oh my…this fudge taste amazing! Today I am guest blogging over at A Little Bit of Spain in Iowa. Diana Bauman has a wonderful website that focuses on discovering simplicity through food, faith and family! If you haven’t visited…

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Chocolate Soufflé

Did I say Chocolate??? Oh yeah I did, and look at this ooey, gooey little treasure that I am about to share with you!!!  So for years now I have been wanting to make a soufflé and I have never attempted to make one because I have always heard that they were so hard to make!  I  have always seen such beautiful recipes but the directions were always so detailed and have always scared me away if I am being…

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A Family Friendly Challenge So my girls have been asking me for jello for quite some time now.  I will not buy the junk at the grocery stores because it is made from gelatin that is clearly not from a grass fed source and it has a ton of sugar and artificial flavors and coloring in them.   So this week when I asked my girls what they wanted to do for Family Friendly Fridays, they all said jello mama!…

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   Welcome to another edition of Family Friendly Fridays!  The other day my girls asked, “Mom, when are we going to do another Family Friendly Friday post?”   We had a little break from Family Friendly Fridays over the summer but we are back in full swing now!  For those of you who are new to Family Friendly Fridays, this is a place where my girls and I share family friendly, kid approved healthy recipes! We have had some wonderful…

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Caramel Apples

   Wow…that is the first word that comes to mind when I describe these delicious caramel apples.  Earlier this week I did a post on a healthier caramel corn that is made with GMO free corn and is made without corn syrup, refined sugars or unhealthy fats.  Sound interesting?  Head on over HERE to check out this great recipe!   When I was making this homemade caramel for the caramel corn, I immediately knew that I was going to tackle…

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Caramel Corn

  There is a cool crispness in the air and the weather and leaves are quickly changing.  I just love fall time here in Wisconsin.  There are so many beautiful colors with all the leaves, pumpkins, and apples.  Soup season is here and if you haven’t noticed from all the soup recipes I have been posting, I am ready to embrace this turn of the season.  So what better way to celebrate the fall season then to make some delicious…

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Eggs In A Basket

I am always looking for quick and delicious breakfast ideas.  Bacon and eggs go hand and hand so I decided to put them together to create a quick grab and go breakfast that you can eat throughout the week.  Theses little egg cups are full of protein and go nicely with some fresh fruit.  I make up a dozen and eat two with some fresh berries (I like the egg cups cold, but you could easily heat them up in…

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Sun Dried Tomatoes

There is nothing that I love more than heading out to my garden and picking these super sweet cherry tomatoes!  I have really never been a fan of them until I started to grow them myself.  Oh my goodness there is no comparison to store bought.  I grow sweet 100’s and they produce these beautiful miniature tomatoes that are so sweet it taste like I am having some candy (well maybe not that sweet  :lol:).  This year I grew yellow…

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