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Nutrition, Uncategorized

Protein – How Much Do We Need and What is the Best Source?

How much protein do we need on a plant based, vegan or vegetarian diet/lifestyle? What type of protein is best? Is animal protein healthier than plant protein? All these questions and more are answered here.

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Family, Nutrition, Travel, Uncategorized

10 Healthy Snacks You Can Take on the Go

On the go? Road trip? Busy schedule? Whatever the case may be, here are 10 healthy snacks that are easy to take with you. They're even vegan friendly, and toddler approved!

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Family, Parenting, Social Media

Why I Use Caution Posting Photos of My Family Online

The topic of posting photos of our family, especially our children, online is always under scrutiny. Here are my thoughts on why we should be cautious when exposing our children on the world wide web.

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Current Events, Family, Home, Uncategorized

Fire Devastation Throughout Wine Country, Northern California

The fire may be close to contained, but the devastation in northern California is going to take years to recover from. An unexpected disaster that affected so many lives.

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Family, Nutrition, Oxidative Stress, Pregnancy, Uncategorized

A Pregnancy Regimen for Keeping Mom Healthy

Pregnancy is a sacred time, a time to care for one's body, as it is now nourishing two. Here's a look inside my nutrient regimen while I was pregnant with baby number two.

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Nutrition, Parenting, Travel

Baby Sprinkle in Honor of Expected Baby Number Two

With baby number two on the way, this magical sprinkle was an immeasurable reminder of the genuine people surrounding us. Great people and delicious food - what more could I ask for!?

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Nutrition, Oxidative Stress, Skin

Nutrition and Skin Health

What is affecting how our skin looks, and even how it feels? The food we eat. Some people are blessed with beautiful skin, no matter what they eat. I am not one of those people.

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Nutrition, Parenting

PB Transition – Part 1

Health shouldn't be hard, nor should it take the backseat to all other routines in our lives. Here are a few tips that have helped us along, and I will cover more in my next post. I'll also include a couple new recipes, such as a quick, yet filling salad. It's perfect for summer, and a great dish to bring to a potluck or BBQ.