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Simple Foods

10 Quick and Simple Slow Cooker Recipes

October 12, 2022
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Let’s be honest. Even if you are living a simple life, you don’t always want to spend a lot of time in the kitchen, right? Luckily there are some handy small appliances that can make it easy to make simple, delicious, healthy meals. One of my favorite tools is the slow cooker. The slow cooker has been replaced in popularity by the pressure cooker and air fryer. But…

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10 Health Benefits of Olive Oil

September 11, 2022
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Oils and fats have had a bad reputation for decades. But now, research shows that consuming high-quality fats is good for your health. One of the healthiest fats out there is extra virgin olive oil. And most medical experts would agree. Olive oil is a type of vegetable oil extracted from olives, the fruits of the olive tree. It is a staple in many Mediterranean diets and has…

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What Is the Best Diet for Empaths?

June 7, 2022
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Navigating the world as someone who is energy sensitive (an empath or highly sensitive person), can be challenging at times. Sensitives face a world that isn’t built for their level of sensitivity. So understanding your sensitivity and what works best for you as a sensitive can really take some of the stress away. One area where I see sensitives struggle is diet. We struggle with fatigue…a lot. So…

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Switching To A High-Energy Diet

March 23, 2022
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Did you know that the food you eat can actually impact your energy levels? Food is energy! So what you eat can absolutely affect you! And those who are energy sensitive can be impacted even more than those who are not. For empaths and sensitives, it is important to eat a high-energy diet. Most people don’t think about the energy of food. If you are eating a lot…

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The Energy of Food

January 17, 2022
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Did you know that there is energy in food? It has an energy that is unique according to what food you are consuming. And it may be impacting you more than you know! We all know that some foods are healthier for our bodies and some that aren’t. We’ve been taught for years that we should avoid consuming too much junk food. They just aren’t so great for…

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Health Benefits of Local Raw Honey

September 12, 2021
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I love raw honey! It is one of my preferred sweeteners, especially since I opt for natural ways to sweeten the foods and beverages I drink. Most people are familiar with what honey is. The wonderful, rich, golden, sticky nectar made by hardworking bees has been used for thousands of years as food. But it is far more than just a food sweetener. Ancient cultures knew of the…

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Health Benefits of Leafy Greens

February 27, 2020

Do you regularly eat dark, leafy greens? For many, this food isn’t often included in their diet, apart from an occasional salad. But by adding more leafy greens, you can boost your nutrient levels and that can help your body heal and thrive. There are plenty of different types of leafy green vegetables to try. So try several until you find the ones that you like best. There…

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Switching to a Mediterranean Diet

February 5, 2020

This is my story about what prompted me to start eating a more Mediterranean diet way of eating. My family faced some scary days early in 2020. In January I received a text message from my step-mother informing us that they were taking my father to the hospital because they suspected that he was having a heart attack. And he was. It was his second. There were definitely…