Autumn Beef Stew with Pumpkin

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Autumn Beef Stew with Pumpkin. A nourishing, deliciously hearty real food meal that will warm you from the inside out.

We love beef stew in the fall, especially on a cool, rainy autumn night.  There is something hearty, nourishing and warming about a nice, steaming mug of stew. It took me awhile to find a ‘go to’ recipe for stew.  I tried so many different recipes out there but never really loved any of them. Then, I stumbled upon a … Read More

Chocolate: Health Food for the Soul – 40 Real Food Chocolate Recipes

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Chocolate - Health Food for the Soul -

Chocolate is the only ingredient that is its very own food group. Well not really—but it seems as if it should be. Powerfully comforting, creamy, delicious—many people eat chocolate at least several times a week. Which begs the question… Is Chocolate Good for You? The answer is both yes and no. There are many health benefits of chocolate.  Chocolate has … Read More

Tips on How to Handle Holiday Stress

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12 Tips for How to Handle Holiday Stress -

The holidays are supposed to be a magical time…a time for friends, family, good food, laughter. I always sit and stare at my elaborate Christmas Village (yes I have one) and wish I was living there…on the fluffy snow, with the warm glow of a fire behind leaded glass windows, dressed in holiday clothes singing carols.  I feel like I … Read More