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Vegan pulled pork? Meet Jackfruit! Why this unique fruit may be the latest and greatest meat replacement

The ongoing evolution of the North American diet means that many of us are eating much less meat than ever before. For many, it may not even be a premeditated move. Perhaps without even planning it, we are eating a meatless meal once or even twice a week because of high prices or healthier decisions. […]

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Eating bugs – 10 reasons you should try insect protein

Bugs?  Yes! Bugs! While we’ve always been game for sampling non-traditional sources of protein, including powders from seeds and grains, peas, nuts and even algae… we must admit we did slightly hesitate at the mention of… bugs. Patricia and I have been eager to learn more about this daring protein source and do some first-hand […]

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Top 10 Health Tips for 2017

Here are our favorite, powerful recommendations for healthy living in 2017. These quick hits are fairly inexpensive and easy to incorporate into busy schedules. Make sure you always consult with your health care provider before making changes to your diet or starting a new regime. Want more? Let us know and we’ll try and include […]

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What the halal?

What is the difference between halal and conventional meat? “I want real meat!” I recently witnessed a man express anger that the restaurant served 100 per cent halal meat. He was troubled. Halal? What was it? He demanded regular, conventional beef. These days, with so many distinctions, requirements and labels on foods and how they’re […]

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I have an expensive addiction

I have an expensive addiction. Grapefruit. Yes grapefruit. At two dollars per piece it quickly gets expensive if I’m eating more than one a day. And it’s not the only expensive produce I’m eating these days. Apples are almost a dollar each. I did recently get a deal on a 10-pound bag of beets at […]

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Sink your teeth in!

Welcome to our healthy, spirited and adventurous lifestyle blog! This is our personal blog of inspiring information related to achieving and maintaining a healthy lifestyle! This miscellany of topics might include recipes, cooking, wellness, fitness, diet, detox, parenting and family fun, positive living and all sorts of random adventure – and maybe even some quinoa […]

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