Reach Your Goals in 2016

Happy New Year! Oh boy, 2016 is upon us and that means many of us are setting Resolutions. I love a blank slate and a new goal but there is a lot of information “noise” out there this time of year with regards to improving your health, losing ten pounds…

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4 Tips for a High Quality Before School Breakfast

A recent study, conducted by Cardiff University in Great Britain, revealed a positive link between consumption of a quality breakfast and improved educational outcomes. What does that mean? Children who ate high quality breakfasts did better in school than those who ate poor quality breakfasts. Why does is have to…

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What to do with all that Halloween Candy?

It’s over. The costumes are put away. The kids’ make-up is (mostly) off and they are in bed. They may or may not have brushed their teeth. We’ll go with, “may.” Now the real battle begins . . . there’s candy in that there pumpkin. Lots. If you don’t have…

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Christmas Candies for Special Diets (Dye Free, GF, CF, etc.)

I am in the middle of writing four articles; one is a food dye article requiring extensive research. While researching items to help families trying to eliminate food dyes from their diets I came across some really interesting finds. I tend to check Amazon first for things I want or…

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Non-Sweetened Pumpkin Spice Latte

I tried out my own recipe for Pumpkin Spice Latter (hereafter known as PSL) last fall and had marginal success. After another year of thinking about it, I’ve come up with a recipe that is much better, does not have sludge at the bottom and can be modified for different…

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