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100 Days of Real Food

Yes, I know…. Easter is only one day a year so “let kids be kids!” Well, guess what? I think kids can still be kids with sidewalk chalk and new games and bubbles and water balloons and craft supplies and even their very own gardening tools! There are way too many holidays and “special” occasions centered around junk food these days (which, frankly, isn’t so great for our kids’ health). So how about shifting the focus when you’re the one in control?

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Crockpot chicken - How one family broke its junk food addiction on Shine Photo by: Lisa Leake/100daysofrealfood.comGranola Cereal Bars-Lisa stocks up on these on-the-go breakfast bars which also make great lunchbox fillers. Ingredients 3 1/2 cups rolled oats (if you want... more 3 1/2 cups rolled oats (if you want bars use steel cut oats so it will stick together better) 1 cup raw sliced almonds 1 cup raw cashew pieces 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut (I could only find unsweetened at Earth Fare, which is similar to Whole Foods) 1/2 cup raw sunflower seeds 1/2 cup raw pumpkin seeds 1/2 cup raw hulled sesame seeds (optional) 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon grated or ground nutmeg 6 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/2 cup honey 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt 2 teaspoons vanilla extract Also need - parchment paper Directions

Osteopenia exercises: coordination exercises, balance exercise Osteopenia exercises: balance exercise, coordination exercise Your Osteopenia exercises should include: Balance exercise Coordination exercise and Bone density exercises. The Kitchn's Best Pie Bakeoff 2008 Previous image Next image Well, the pies have been rolling in, but there's still room for yours. And tonight is the deadline! You have until 11:59 pm EST tonight to submit your own pie. 85 Snack Ideas By Lisa, on July 31st, 2012 If you’re in a rut here are some snack ideas for inspiration. Please leave any additional suggestions in the comments below… Tzatziki - Recipe for Greek Cucumber Yogurt Dip - Tzatziki Cool and creamy, this tangy cucumber dip flavored with garlic is the perfect compliment to grilled meats and vegetables. It's served on the side with warm pita bread triangles for dipping, and is also used as a condiment for souvlaki. For an updated (different) version, click: Tzatziki Recipe | Greek Cucumber Yogurt Dip Prep Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes

Alkaline Diet « Alkaline Foods & Alkaline Diet And The Best Part?… You Can Be Buzzing With Health In Just Days Jasey's Crazy Daisy: Snickers Brownies 1 box of brownie mix, I prefer Betty Crocker's Fudge or Dark Chocolate mixes Ingredients called for on box 1/4 cup hot fudge topping, unheated, straight from the jar Nougat Layer: {Adapted from How Sweet It Is} 1/4 cup unsalted butter 1 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup evaporated milk 2 (7 oz.) jars marshmallow creme (@1 1/2 cups) 1/4 cup peanut butter 1 1/2 cups salted peanuts, roughly chopped 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 (17 oz.) jar of caramel, preferably Mrs. Richardson's Butterscotch Caramel 1 1/4 cups chocolate chips 1/4 cup peanut butter. Prepare brownie batter according to package directions for a 9x13-inch pan, adding 1/4 cup hot fudge ice cream topping, unheated and straight from the jar to the batter. Make sure to follow the high altitude directions if you live at high altitude.

Recyclebank Locally grown food are picked at their peak, get to your table fresher and chock full of vitamins and minerals, and don’t waste a lot of the crop and fossil fuels getting from the field to your fork. Think Globally, Act Locally. Nowhere is that 1970’s saying more relevant than with food. Locally grown food are picked at their peak, get to your table fresher and chock full of vitamins and minerals, and don’t waste a lot of the crop and fossil fuels getting from the field to your fork. Plus farmer’s markets are a great fun gathering place. That’s one reason they’ve been flourishing since the mid-1990s. 30 Amazing Uses and Healing Powers of Apple Cider Vinegar Apple Cider Vinegar is one of the most incredible healing tonics you will find anywhere, period. I’m not even exaggerating, I don’t have to. The results that you experience as you put it to use will demonstrate enough that you don’t need a “peer reviewed journal” to tell you that it’s a miracle juice. The proof is in the pudding. Here’s a graphic with 20 uses for Apple Cider Vinegar, but to be honest with you, they’re not even the cream of the crop.

Strawberry Meyer Lemonade Spritzer—Kids Friendly Just a quick post to show you another refreshing summery drink that I’ve been enjoying. I know it’s only Spring in Southern California but the temperature is definitely not Spring. 80+ degree F in the mid-afternoon? I need something to cool myself down before I catch on fire!