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Fave Food #24 Onions

Fave Food 24 Onions! Yup, stinky onions are a definite FAVE of mine! I posted a link about the health benefits of eating more sulfur rich foods on my facebook page, and onions are a super easy way to do it! On top of the amazing health benefits that onions have, what about just the […]

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Fave Food #23 Okra

Fave Food 23 Okra. Okra is a staple #in just about any Gumbo you make as it’s a natural thickener. The little “beads” in the okra make just about anything you cook them in thicker – in fact, the modern French word for Okra is gombo (coincidence? I think not…) But besides putting them in […]

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Fave Foods #19,20,21 &22 Broccoli, Cauliflower, Brussels Sprouts & Cabbage

FaveFood #19,20,21&22 (catch up) Staying on the “detox” trend: Broccoli, Cauliflower, BrusselsSprouts & Cabbage! These 4 foods usually strike fear into the heat of veggie-phobes, but you would really be missing out if you leave these out of your meal rotations! These foods are all part of a group of foods called cruciferous vegetables and […]

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Fave Food #17 and #18 Lemon and Lime

Fave Food #17 and #18 Lemon and Lime. These little guys are so often used as just a garnish in a fancy drink, but BOTH lemons and limes can pack a nutritional punch too! These yummy little citrus bombs have anti-oxidant, anti-carcinogenic, anti-biotic and detoxifying properties, and if all that wasn’t enough, they are WONDERUL […]

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Fave Food #15 and #16 Grassfed Beef and Wildgame

FaveFood#15 and #16 GrassfedBeef and Wild Game. Ever heard “you are what you eat”? Well, “you are what you eat EATS too”!  If the crap that we feed to factory farmed animals and the horrible living conditions they are exposed to isn’t enough to turn you off, the health benefits of eating grass-fed beef should […]

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Fave Food#14 Cast Iron Dutch Oven (ok…I know it’s not actually a food…)

FaveFood#6 Lodge Cast Iron Dutch Oven!Ok, it’s not actually a food but it IS used for cooking my favorite foods!! I can’t say enough about this thing, it’s my new favorite kitchen tool. I use it to cook everything and it’s super easy!! Braised ribs? No problem. Gourmet roast chicken? You bet!! Honestly, if you’re […]

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Fave Food #13 Coconut Oil Truffles

Fave Food #25 Organic Truffles by Truffettes de France. I couldn’t keep everything sugar free on this list! These truffles are the BOMB!! I absolutely love them. They are made with all organic ingredients (except for soy lecithin….grrr, damn last ingredient) and I consider them my source of coconut oil and a boost of antioxidants […]

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Fave Food #12 Kale!

FoodFave#7 Kale! Specifically kale chips! Yup,chips! I love Kale #in just about anything. It has great texture, is easy to cook and is one of the most nutritious things you can possibly eat. In fact, Kale has the most nutrition per gram than any other vegetable (that’s a fact I read and haven’t validated, but […]

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Fave Food #11 Frank’s Red Hot

FaveFood#9 Franks Red Hot. I put that s**t on everything! There are tons of health benefits of all different varieties of hot sauce (as there is with just about all spices), but this one makes the list because its just so darn yummy! I could tell you that hot sauce is good for the metabolism, […]

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Fave Food #10 Sauerkraut

Fave Food#14 Sauerkraut. Fermented sauerkraut is an amazing way to get super healthy #probiotics that don’t come from a dairy source. (OK, be honest, how many of you are totally shocked by that?)  The common belief is that dairy is the only source of probiotics, but in reality, just about every culture in the world […]

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