Taste Test Tuesday: Family Cook Off Week 1

Last week I announced that my husband, daughter, and I were going to start a family cook off even each Monday. Yesterday, was our first cook off, and I was the judge. We need to come up with a prize, but we didn’t decide that yet. So, for this week I got to pick the […]

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Get to know oxalates!

Hello, and welcome to Healthy Tips on Tuesday! This week’s tip is really a teaser of topics to come. Get to Know Oxalates! I already knew some about Oxalates, because I have CKD. But, I did not know to the extent that they are toxic, and even poisonous. Oxalates are found in lots of plant […]

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this is a rant so be fore-warned!

So, yes this is a rant and if you don’t like these kinds of topics then don’t read. Rants are healthy and that is why I am doing it. What is this rant about? Plant-based diet, whole food plant-based diet, vegan, vegetarian, Mediterranean, and DASH diet topics. Keep reading if you are interested why I […]

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The zero point food challenge has ended!

Happy Thursday! Today was another super busy and unusual day. Then my internet went out around 2 PM and just came back on. I hate it when that happens, especially when I have not done my internet work yet. Anyway, I have decided to end the Zero Point Food Challenge today, instead of Tuesday. Continue […]

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What is carb cycling?

There are so many diets in the public arena, that I thought I would go over them. It used to be you just exercised and cut calories to lose weight. Now there are so many different types of eating styles that it can be really confusing. Carb Cycling is exactly what it sounds like, you […]

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how to make sweet basil herbed salt

As I continue to learn how deceitful the American Food Industry really is, and how they use clever marketing to woo us into buying their crap, I realize I would rather make my own. There is a lot to learn, and it is time consuming. We have been using Himalayan Pink Salt for some time. […]

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Wellness Wednesday: Canola Oil

I follow some Kidney boards on various websites, and there was a lot of discussion about Canola Oil.  I don’t use Canola Oil, I prefer Olive Oil, but it piqued my interest because a lot of kidney recipes call for using Canola Oil.  So, I thought I would do some searching around to find answers. […]

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Organic Candy and CKD

Updated 9/22/2021 I found the website I am going to share with you quite by accident while researching another topic.  It is not just Organic Candy that they offer either.  They have candy for specific diets, allergies, gluten-free, vegan etc.  What did I like most about this website?  Well for someone with CKD, organic is […]

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