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Tips for One-Pot Meals and My Favorite Chili Recipe

Working late or do your kids have after-school activities?  One-pot meals can be your best friend, especially in the colder fall and winter months.  Stews and soups in particular can be as simple as they are flavorful.  They are often made with things you have handy...

Beyond Yogurt: Making Probiotics Part of Your Everyday Meals

When you think of probiotics, you probably think of yogurt. And plain whole-milk yogurt is great! Unfortunately, though, most yogurt is sweetened so much that ounce for ounce, it has more sugar than Coke does. (Six ounces of low-fat vanilla yogurt has about 22 grams...

Meal Planning

4 Healthy Summer Fruits You Probably Thought Were Veggies!

How do you know if you are eating a fruit or a veggie?  In fact, if there are seeds in the middle then they are considered fruits.  I bet you thought you were eating veggies when you were eating peppers, tomatoes, avocado and cucumbers! Summer happens to be the best...

Summertime Snacks!

Summer is here!  That means your kids are outside playing more and are looking for snacks to take to the park or on road trips, bus trips, camping trips or any other trips you might have planned.  Your best options will be full of healthy fats and proteins, not...

Homemade for your Valentine: DIY Extracts

Thinking of making a homemade Valentine gift for someone this year? Extracts are easy and fun to make. Better yet, they’re compact and nonperishable, which means they’ll be welcome in everyone’s kitchen (including yours!). Creating your own extracts is as simple as...

GMO’s

Are you surviving or thriving in today’s toxic world?

Environmental toxins can be found in what you eat, drink, breathe, feel and think. You may not be aware of toxins, but if you want to be healthy, being educated on the latest in toxins is a must! Chronic conditions, like type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and...

Beware of these 12 GMO Foods!

GMO means Genetically Modified Organism.  In the U.S., 75 to 85% of processed foods contain GMO ingredients. How is a GMO plant made? Food scientists take the genetic material (DNA) from one species and transfer it into another in order to obtain a desired trait. ...

Obama supports BioTech and Monsanto!

Our President, Obama, just signed a bill written in part by Monsanto with a provision buried deep within to protect Biotech Corporations.  Previous to this bill the USDA could stop the sale or planting if public health was jeopardized, whereas now they cannot....

Organics

Event: Spring Cleaning and Seasonal Support

Join us for a Health and Wellness Open House!  Spring Cleaning and Seasonal Support    April 26th from 10am - 2pm New Life Natural Health Center725 S. Adams. Ste 185, Birmingham, MI 48009  FREE Food, FREE Samples, FREE Workshops, FREE Learning, FREE Fun!  Come...

Eat It, Don’t Juice It!

Juicing has been popular since the 1990s and doesn’t seem to be slowing down much despite several studies (among them a longitudinal study from Harvard1) pointing out that consuming fruit juice results in a higher risk of Type 2 diabetes. Juicing vegetables is less...

Pastured Meats

Warm Chicken Lemon Rice Soup Recipe

Michigan winter means cold!  So to stay warm we eat a lot of soups in our family.  In fact, my daughter actually eats soup most days for breakfast.  This recipe features lots of eggs and I suggest you opt for free-range, organic eggs if possible from your local...

Making the Most of Leftover Turkey

I can't wait to pick up my fresh pasture raised turkey from RC Organics tomorrow!  Last year Thanksgiving was amazing and my organic turkey was moist and tender and delicious.  However, you could argue that leftover turkey is the best part of a Thanksgiving meal—you...

Even Better Barbecues

The best kind of party is an outdoor party, and that means a BBQ. Time to fire up the grill and get out the lawn chairs! And with these handy tips, you and your guests can enjoy summer favorites that are delicious and healthy. A mix-and-match beverage buffet? Check....

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