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Beef & Broccoli Stir Fry

Beef & Broccoli Stir Fry

Ingredients 1 lb steak, thinly sliced (flank, sirloin, or NY strip) 2 teaspoons tapioca starch or tapioca flour 2 teaspoons rice wine vinegar 4 tablespoons tamari, divided 4 teaspoons toasted sesame oil, divided 2-3 cups broccoli florets 1 clove garlic, minced 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, […]

Restaurant Review: Republica (Berkley)

Restaurant Review: Republica (Berkley)

Welcome to the first of a series of “Restaurant Review” blog posts, where I will tell you about a local restaurant in Southeast Michigan. I wanted to have these adventures in dining out with my Healthy Healthy Mastermind peeps because learning to eat in REAL […]

Eating for Acne-Free Skin

Eating for Acne-Free Skin

Eating to Prevent Acne It seems almost a rite of passage in America that your tween or teen will get some acne.  And maybe you STILL have acne! But did you know that it’s not a given? And did you know that your options include […]

Cauliflower is the New Kale!

Cauliflower is the New Kale!

Are you tired of kale? Try cauliflower! See below some of my favorite recipes for this really versatile food. What’s YOUR favorite cauliflower recipe? Let me know in the “Comments” section below…

Fabulous Five Ways to Eat MORE Fat Today

Fabulous Five Ways to Eat MORE Fat Today

Quick, what are the 3 macronutrients (or “macro’s”)?  Answer:  Protein, Fat, and Carbohydrates.  I’m asking because I want to underline that fat is a macroNUTRIENT.  That means that we all need fat to survive, along with protein and carbs.   Unfortunately, most of us have […]

Pistachio Peppermint Bark

Pistachio Peppermint Bark

    Who doesn’t love peppermint during the holidays?  Here’s a very yummy REAL food peppermint bark that can be made Low Carb/Keto, AI, and RESTART/21-DSD/Whole30 friendly! (Courtesy of Cassy Joy @ FedAndFit.com) Prep Time:  10 Minutes + 4 hours to set Yield:  12 servings Ingredients: […]

A BETTER GREEN BEAN CASSEROLE

A BETTER GREEN BEAN CASSEROLE

  I don’t know why more people don’t love Green Bean Casserole.  Maybe it’s just that the ingredients in the traditional recipe just aren’t that fresh.  Here is a recipe for a BETTER green bean casserole, made with REAL food! Ingredients: 1 medium yellow onion, cut […]

Guest Post:  “Can Paleo Eating Work for Kids?” by Judy Converse

Guest Post: “Can Paleo Eating Work for Kids?” by Judy Converse

As a friend of this blog, you know that I advocate an anti-inflammatory, nutrient-dense, and ancestral approach to diet and health. This includes a “Paleo” template as a starting point.  But is this approach safe for children?  My short answer is YES!  For a longer […]

HAVE HEALTHY FOOD AVAILABLE WHEN YOU NEED IT

HAVE HEALTHY FOOD AVAILABLE WHEN YOU NEED IT

  You want better health, and you want to eat better. You don’t want the extra calories, fast food and junk food anymore. And you DO want to save time and money.  You’re in luck, because I have a simple strategy for helping you save […]

Sour Cream-Topped Yogurt with Fresh Berries

Sour Cream-Topped Yogurt with Fresh Berries

  My favorite dessert of all time is berries and cream.  So simple and so delicious and nutritious.  Yes, cream is nutritious!  Especially if you eat with berries. Here’s a recipe from “How to Cook Without a Book” by Pam Anderson using sour cream and yogurt, […]



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