Stop Dieting and Nourish Your Metabolism

Stop Dieting and Nourish Your Metabolism

In the last year, I’ve been reading a lot about the harmful effects dieting has on our bodies. And not just your typical, “I’m only eating grapefruit for the next month,” diet. I’m talking about restricting food groups, macronutrients and...
10 Natural Kitchen Essentials for Nourishing Meals

10 Natural Kitchen Essentials for Nourishing Meals

Image by woodleywonderworks Creating a more natural home can seem a bit overwhelming if you’re just starting out. However, it doesn’t have to be that way if you start small and keep it simple. A great place to start is with your kitchen staples. We...
How to Eat Clean on a Budget

How to Eat Clean on a Budget

Image by cgalvin233 Colleen “My biggest question about the crunchy living business is about prioritizing.  My husband and I are trying to get out of debt, but we’re also trying to clean up our eating habits.   We found a raw milk and grass fed meat source,...
5 Natural Sweeteners to Use Instead of Sugar

5 Natural Sweeteners to Use Instead of Sugar

Image by Snestorm A few years ago, I made some dietary changes that made a huge impact on my health. I began cooking from scratch, started buying more natural, whole foods and gave up sugar. Giving up sugar was the hardest task for me. I love sweets. But then I...

Food Rules to Live By

I grew up on white bread and processed American cheese. Candy and pastries were abundant in our home, thanks to my dad’s insatiable sweet tooth (thanks for passing that on Dad). I don’t remember eating many fresh veggies, but it could be that my picky...