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A Smoothie a Day…

Are smoothies Paleo? This is actually a question I got asked a lot when being the “Paleo expert” at a local restaurant that specialized in smoothies.  If you are familiar with the Whole30 program, you know that they generally encourage you to eat your food, not drink it. So smoothies are not Whole30 approved.  But smoothies can be made with …

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Summer Allergies and Self Care

Elliot and I were just having a little fun with Photo Booth while his sister finished up guitar lessons, but it is pretty representative of how I feel right now.  So, it is summer vacation at our house and this Mama is majorly under the weather.  It is just “allergies” that resulted in some bronchitis that was leaving me really …

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Chocolate Chip & Pomegranate Seed SunFlour Cookies

A few months ago my friend Dr. Emily Hecker with Thrive for Life Chiropractic was showing off some delicious looking brownies on Facebook, made from a mix from a local company.   I realized that a random bag of sunflower seed flour I had picked up in our local St. Louis Schnucks gluten free section, was the same brand. Think. …

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Back to Work & GreenBEAN Delivery

This post will be informative for St. Louis area followers, but Green BEAN delivery is also available in: Indiana – Ft. Wayne & Indianapolis Ohio – Cincinatti & Columbus Kentucky – Louisville & Lexington Nashville, TN If you follow me on any social media at all, you probably know my love for The Hot Pot, a small family owned restaurant …

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Signs of change in 2015

It had been kind of a rough week around here and I wanted to write a positive post.  When you are family that is trying to do the right thing nutritionally, it can really be an uphill battle.  Like, it NEVER stops.  So, let’s talk about some things I have notieced in the past couple of months that are making …

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Happy 2015!

Hey there blog readers, old and new. (If you are new, I will link to some of my more popular and helpful posts at the end!) So, let’s talk about 2014.  It was personally very challenging.  There was not a lot of activity on my blog.  I started a few projects that I didn’t finish.  I turned 35 which wasn’t …

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A Few of My Favorite Things – Summer 2014 Edition

This summer has been CRAZY.  We moved.  I started working again, after nearly a decade of staying home with the kids.  We remodeled a kitchen.  I still don’t have a completely functional space there.  I haven’t been blogging much, but I miss and love it.  I wanted to share a few things that have made my summer enjoyable and made …

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My first Stitchfix!

April 2015 Note: I originally wrote this post on my Stitchfix experience because I was pleasantly surprised on how much I loved it.  I wasn’t contacted by Stitchfix in any way.  Originally, I used the same referral code that is available to any customer.  I now am a part of the StitchFix Influencer program.  After 4 years of blogging for …

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Reflections on My First Gluten Free Event

Over the weekend I attended (with my daughter, Harper) my first Gluten Free expo or event.  (We certainly don’t get Paleo events in St. Louis & I haven’t traveled to one yet, but I hope to make it to PaleoFx next year. ) I didn’t know what to expect, but it was a good opportunity to meet some gluten free …

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2014 St. Louis – Gluten & Allergen Free Wellness Event

Hello my loyal Paleo followers. I <3 those of you that are willing to stick around for my randomness.   I haven’t been blogging. Or Facebooking. Or Tweeting. Or Instagramming.  Or emailing.  Life hit me hard recently, but I am back up and running. I am excited to share this event with you that we are lucky to have in …