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  1. Family Life
    Memorial Day is a time to remember the ultimate sacrifices made by those brave men and women of the armed services. Many gather for picnics and barbeques with family and friends, and food is aplenty. Here are some of our favorite healthy dishes to make any holiday honoring fabulous. So often...
  2. Pregnancy & Birth
    My family loves taco night, and ever since we got the Nuni Tortilla Toaster, taco night is not limited to (Taco) Tuesdays! With this healthy recipe, I don't feel guilty eating tacos twice (or three times) a week! This recipe is for two people only, so if you're having a big taco party, remember...
  3. Green Goods
    If you're a gardener, stinging nettle is probably the bane of your existence, spreading and taking over your garden in what seems like overnight. But the next time you start pulling nettle out by its roots and tossing it into the compost bin, consider saving it for a nutritious, pain-free salad...
  4. Family Life
    To kick off National Salad Month, we're introducing you to a simple, vitamin-packed salad recipe that you can whip up within minutes: the Kale Greek Salad. We swapped lettuce for kale because the latter has more fiber and calcium content. Raw kale is a powerful antioxidant and an excellent...
  5. Family Life
    Let's talk about how awesome tacos are. They're delicious, easy, and as healthy (or unhealthy) as you want them to be. With Cinco de Mayo just around the corner, it's the perfect time to make these shrimp tacos and to try out the Nuni Tortilla Toaster. Since taco night is a weekly thing in our...
  6. Family Life
    Miyeok-guk is a traditional Korean seaweed soup, often eaten by Korean women after they have given birth. Rich in iodine and calcium, many Koreans believe the soup helps nursing mothers increase their milk supply. The soup is also traditionally eaten for breakfast on birthdays - by eating it...
  7. Family Life
    When my husband was diagnosed with Celiac disease in 2014, we knew our household should immediately become 100% gluten-free. That meant our whole family would make this change, even though only my husband was allergic to gluten. There are several reasons we decided to commit together, rather...
  8. Family Life
    Any parent who has ever fed their children frozen pizza three nights in a row, (and let's face it, who hasn't?) will love Nurture Life. As a busy mom in a blended family with five children, I'm always on the go. While getting my kids to their various extra-curricular activities ranks high on my...
  9. Green Goods
    If paleo, vegan or ketogenic all seem a little overwhelming, start with one really simple plan: whole foods. If you're like the average American family, you might rely on fast, convenient foods that don't hold much nutritional value. When you finally start trying to decide what food groups to...
  10. Green Goods
    Winter is upon us, and along with her beauty, she brings the dreaded cold and flu season. While your friends and family are dropping like flies, you can keep your immune system robust by consuming this immune-boosting, nutrient-dense bone broth. There are very few things that scream comfort...
  11. Green Goods
    Veganuary changed my life. But don't let that overwhelm you. The very point of Veganuary - dedicating the month of January to eating exclusively plant-based (and if you're really gung-ho, living completely cruelty free) - is to offer a low-commitment way to try out veganism, without the...
  12. Pregnancy & Birth
    Vegan or not, you should introduce your family to some delicious meat and dairy-free meals. These delicious recipes are packed with nutrients, are easy to make, and will get your family excited about healthy eating. Check them out: 1. Vegan Grape-Stuffed Acorn Squash Ingredients: 2 acorn...
  13. Pregnancy & Birth
    I always have granola bars on hand - they're great for a quick snack, to crumble into your cereal, or to eat before a morning jog. These vegan pumpkin granola bars are my favorite. Related: Easy Recipe: Vegan Coconut-Pumpkin Soup The perfect combo of chewy and crunchy, this delicious granola...
  14. Toddler & Child
    Growing children require protein, healthy fats and essential nutrients to develop and thrive; that much appears to be agreed upon among medical and nutritional experts. What is not being agreed upon however, is where those nutritional building blocks should come from: animal or plant-based foods...
  15. Pregnancy & Birth
    Halloween is over, but pumpkin season is not! What should you do with that leftover pumpkin puree? Make this delicious (vegan) soup! In my house, nothing goes to waste. After baking a delicious pumpkin pie, I decided to use the leftover pumpkin puree to make a creamy soup. I was surprised at...
  16. Pregnancy & Birth
    Happy World Vegan Day! Whether you're vegan or not, we encourage you to experiment with healthy, colorful vegan meals this month starting with this grape-stuffed acorn squash. As delicious as it is beautiful, this recipe will turn vegan skeptics into believers! Check out the recipe: Related...
  17. Family Life
    I am always on the lookout for quick and healthy dinner solutions. I was pleased when I came across Sarah Waldman's recently published book Feeding a Family - A Year of Simple and Healthy Family Dinners. The book is full of ideas and tips for healthy meals that are easy to prepare with a...
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