Breakfast To Go: Berry Smoothie

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I love my stick blender…no huge machine to take up space and no hard-to-wash, oddly-shaped carafe to bog down my morning routine.

I also love whey protein powder.  One scoop contains over 20 grams of easily-digestible protein and can be used for all kinds of Real Food applications including quick, easy, delicious smoothies.  Our favorite brands are Jay Robb and Central Market whey protein powders because they are sweetened with stevia as opposed to creepy artificial sweeteners and they taste SO good! Read more…

Fattening Us Up

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We are all familiar with the USDA food pyramid, right?  I know it changed to My Plate a few years ago but it’s essentially the same.

Isn’t it nice of them to educate us, out of the goodness of their bureaucratic hearts, about what we should be eating?  After all, I’m sure that our health is their top priority and they have nothing to gain but a nation of happy, well fed citizens. Read more…