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    7 Ways to Use Manuka Honey

    This post is in partner with Wedderspoon. If you click through a link on this post and make a purchase, I will receive a small commission at no additional charge to you. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Please read my disclaimer page for more information. When it comes to honey, I’m most definitely a snob.  My dad was a nationally known beekeeper until he passed  away a few years ago and  I’ve always had the highest honey quality available. It makes me sad that I can’t ever have his honey again but I’m thankful for the knowledge he taught me about honey over the years. Honey is something…

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    8 Reasons You Should Eat More Persimmons + My Favorite Persimmon Jelly Recipe

    One of the biggest reasons why I love our new home is because of all the edible landscaping the previous owners did. Amongst them are two persimmon trees that I have loved watching since we moved here. Every day we get a bit closer to having an abundance of orange-colored fruits with sweet, honey-like flavor. Have you ever had a persimmon? They pack a major health punch filled with nutrients like vitamins A, C, E, and K, potassium, manganese and copper, antioxidants that help prevent or slow cell damage by counteracting oxidative stress, reducing inflammation, and rich in fiber… the list is never ending on why these are so good…

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    How to shop for produce at the grocery store

    Would anyone like help shopping healthy at the grocery store? I remember when I first decided to eat better and was walking the aisles of the grocery store. My mind was spinning, I was so confused, and I couldn’t even make choices to put in my cart. I was seriously considering backing out of this health change. Thankfully, I bucked up and made it through… but not without lots and lots of mistakes. Those mistakes helped me learn and gain confidence in my diet. Over time, I’ve learned so much about foods and what they really do in our bodies. While I do always recommend shopping organic, I know that…

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    7 Tips to Healthier Eating After the Holidays

    After the holidays, lots of people start a detox or a cleanse but I’ve got a secret for you… Changing the way you approach the food and drink you put into your body can do way more than a quick fix. Did you know that our bodies naturally detox every 24 hours? So what you do now will naturally detox you instead of a gimmicky week long diet.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Healthy food habits turn into a sustainable way for you to live healthier and are easier to maintain without “falling off the wagon.” Does this mean that my family and myself are on a raw diet? Not at all! Although I do love…

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    Hey Mama, Take the Time to Eat Well

    This post is in partner with Daily Harvest. If you click through a link on this post and make a purchase, I will receive a small commission at no additional charge to you. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Please read my disclaimer page for more information. Acting like I am supermom with my entire life together is not something that is true or that I want to pretend! This pregnancy, I have been so sick with nausea or throwing up, I don’t want to give you the details but it’s been rough. Because of this, I waved a white flag with cooking and pivoted to quick but healthy…