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Healthy Eating Starts before Birth

Did you know that your preference for some foods could very well have started before you were even born? According to various studies over the years, babies develop the senses of taste and smell during the second trimester of their mother’s pregnancy. It’s also been shown that babies have a distinct preference for sweet things […]

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Polyface Farm

Since starting my quest to buy local, organic foods I have been purchasing meat from my local organic grocer here in Virginia Beach. They get most of their meat products from Polyface Farms, which you can check out here. I’d love to actually tour the farm someday.  His farms tours book up rapidly which I […]

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How To Freeze Fruits and Vegetables

I thought I’d share some information on how to freeze some of those wonderful summer fruits and veggies so you can enjoy a bit of summer when the weather gets cold. Strawberries – Freeze hulled, unwashed berries in a single layer on a tray, then seal in freezer bags Melons – Peel melon, slice in […]

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Larabars

    I just discovered these! Larabars are an awesome eat clean snack bar. I didn’t even know they made snack/meal replacement bars that didn’t have about 500 ingredients!  They have 210 calories, 11 g. fat, 18 g. sugar, and 5 g. protein. There is nothing artificial in these at all. The cashew cookie ones […]

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Alcohol

    Giving up alcohol works! I lost 3 lbs. last week by simply cutting out drinking during the week. I drink in moderation, only one drink a day usually. But doing just this small thing made a huge difference! Instead, I’m drinking tonic water with lime, just to make me feel like I’m drinking […]

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