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

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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...

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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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How to Close Gaps and Insulate Outlets and Light Switches: Energy Saving On a Budget
check out more home winterizing ideals from Curbly This time a year in MN is all about getting ready for winter. This is the first post in our new series  Energy Saving On a Budget.  In this post we will learn how to seal your electric switches and outlets ...

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Rice Krispy Bars (GF No Bake)
My husband needed to bring a dessert for an office potluck, so I wanted to make something everyone would like (who doesn't like chocolate and peanut butter), uses simple ingredients (uses ingredients in most peoples pantry's), not too unhealthy (I wouldn't ...

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Light Cucumber Lime Vodka Coolers
This Labor day weekend here in Minneapolis has been down right tropical.  Highs in the upper 80s and lower 90s, and humid.    I know this is likely the end of summer here.  In fact it could likely go from 90s to 60s here soon, so I am going to enjoy summer ...

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How to Create an Enchanted Fairy Forest Garden
created by Sebastian Meyer For the movie Snow White and the Huntsman Every year before spring, I start dreaming of my ultimate garden and yard.  I let my landscaping dreams go wild.  The reality is I usually just have enough energy to focus on planting and ...

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Skin Care Products I use: Best Natural Skin Care Products For Acne and Anti-aging Under $35
Here's what's in my medicine cabinet  1: derma e lightening cream  2: Reviva labs 10% glycolic acid cream  3: Andalou Naturals Pumpkin Glycolic Brightening Mask  4: Andalou Naturals Super Polypeptide Lift and Firm Cream 5: My DIY Tea Tree and Jojoba oil Acn...
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