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Just trying to live a healthier life with good food!
Just trying to live a healthier life with good food!

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How to Make Cold Brewed Coffee
Enjoying my coldbrew coffee while knitting mittens on repeat I just learned how to cold brew coffee and now I'm wondering why it's taken me so long to try it.  It's so easy to make and tastes so much better!  I got the idea to try to cold brew my coffee whi...
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How to Freeze an Avacado
Years ago I use to buy avacados on sale and freeze them, only to find them months later in my freezer brown with freezer burn. Whoops in an effort to save money I spent time and precious freezer space and actually lost money. Of course I threw them away and...
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I've Gained 20 Pounds Since Hitting My Goal Weight 5 Years Ago.
My weight today: a great ex. of how unacurate the scale can be, just a few hrs before I was 2 lbs less About 5 years ago I knew it was time to focus on losing weight when I started to not fit into my clothes anymore.  I am not overweight, but I just want to...
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Best Trick to Get Your Cat to Drink More Water
Mr Cat's first drink from our new faucet When we first got our flufster we gave him a standard water dish by his food and would drink it.  But eventually he stopped wanting to drink from it and started to drink water from food in the sink.  I still gave him...
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Why I No Longer Plan to Grow Cantaloupe: Thieves, Bugs, and Disease
Our garden Sept 2016: Our only cantaloupe that survived was stolen before I could harvest it. The only time I h ad grown cantalopue before was when I accidentally g r ew a cantaloupe years ago when one self seeded from our compost in our garden.  The cantal...
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Overnight Crock Pot Healthy Blueberry Muffin Oatmeal Recipe (vegan, dairy free)
Ever sense I created my first crock pot overnight oatmeal recipe about 5 years ago, my husband has been having oatmeal for breakfast and making it in the crock pot the night before.  It's like magic.  Just add steel cut oats, the proper amount of liquid to ...
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20 Foods Under 40 Calories: Stock Your Fridge With Ultra Low Calorie Foods To Lose Weight
After Thanksgiving I hit my highest weight ever.  If you follow this blog you know that I don't obsess about calorie counting or my weight, just eating whole real food, until.....I hit close to my highest weight or over or I don't fit into my clothes any mo...
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10 Stocking Stuffer Ideals for Men Under $10
Can you believe Christmas is in a week!  I can't.  Especially since it's been so warm her in MN.  It feels like fall and I'm loving it.  It's only once in a while that we have a really warm fall/winter season.  I'm hoping this trend continues through winter...
10 Stocking Stuffer Ideals for Men Under $10
10 Stocking Stuffer Ideals for Men Under $10
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Skinny Pumpkin Pie Protein Smoothie (no added sugar, Dairy free) Recipe
I hosted Thanksgiving again this year which means I had access to all the leftovers.  Which resulted in me gaining about 3 pounds.  Not good when were just starting the holiday season!  This might not sound like alot but it was just enough to put me into wh...
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Wake up to Breakfast Already Made: Overnight Crockpot Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal Recipe
A few years ago I created an over night crock pot apple pie oatmeal recipe that was truly life changing for my husband and I.  Simply put steel cut oats in a crockpot on warm the night before you go to bed and you will wake up to perfectly cooked healthy oa...
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