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Chickpeas – A Versatile, Family Friendly, Cheap Everything Food

Katryna Jolene

Katryna Jolene

Katryna Jolene is a mother of 4 beautiful, intelligent and playful children and she holds down 3 separate paying jobs. She is living proof that having a family to support doesn't have to come at the cost of healthy living and eating!
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Chickpeas! My family has become addicted to chickpeas! Everyone in my family’s favorite snack? A big bowl of chickpeas and edamame beans. (Edamame is a fun way of saying soy beans). It takes only a  few minutes to prepare this yummy, filling snack! Get a bowl Open a can of chick peas and rinse Microwave […]

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Healthy Kids, Bad Moms, Wrong Choices – Everything is Relative

Katryna Jolene

Katryna Jolene

Katryna Jolene is a mother of 4 beautiful, intelligent and playful children and she holds down 3 separate paying jobs. She is living proof that having a family to support doesn't have to come at the cost of healthy living and eating!
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I recently took a couple hours off life and watched the movie Bad Moms with a friend. After watching that I felt like the worst mom on earth, because those “bad moms” in the movie were freaking super stars. But then I came home, my beautiful kids were sleeping soundly, all adorable and sweet and […]

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Homemade Baby Food – Easy, Quick and Healthy Solutions to Keeping your Babies Fed!

Katryna Jolene

Katryna Jolene

Katryna Jolene is a mother of 4 beautiful, intelligent and playful children and she holds down 3 separate paying jobs. She is living proof that having a family to support doesn't have to come at the cost of healthy living and eating!
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It seems like I have a billion kids running around my house at all times. In reality I have 4, plus I babysit a 5th. My biggest kid is just about 16. Teens have very strange habits and their eating is bizarre at best. She will grab a pack of salted top crackers and disappear […]

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Going Meatless to Save Money

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Nicole Hunt

Nicole Hunt is a copywriter living in Portland, OR with her husband and two pets. She has been a vegetarian for over ten years and loves cooking and trying new recipes. You can learn more about her at her website www.nicolehunteditingandwriting.com.
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There are any number of reasons why you might consider giving up meat. You may decide to go meatless just one day of the week, be a “semi vegetarian,” (going meatless most of the time, but giving in every once in a while), or swear off meat forever. You might decide to go veggie because […]

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Hummus: Spreading the Good Word

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Monique Nelson

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Monique Nelson is the founder, chief organizer and editor at Choose To Cook, and is highly motivated to help people of the world take charge of their health through simple and delicious nutritional changes.
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I come from a small-ish town that is quite often considered “redneck-ish.” I know live in a slightly bigger town that is almost always considered “hippie-ish.” I grew up a picky, picky child and I am now an enthusiastically exploratory Vegan. I knew I was going to go visit my family for the Christmas holidays […]

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Pine Nuts: The Gold Standard of Culinary Accoutrements

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Monique Nelson

Founder at Choose to Cook
Monique Nelson is the founder, chief organizer and editor at Choose To Cook, and is highly motivated to help people of the world take charge of their health through simple and delicious nutritional changes.
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I remember a time, not so long ago, that I thought of Pine Nuts as a Staple. They are so creamy and nutty and delicious that I wanted to put them in every single dish I cooked. There was a time, that they were fairly reasonably priced, and I bought them in bulk regularly. These […]

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Save Your Grocery Money with Thrive Market

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Monique Nelson

Founder at Choose to Cook
Monique Nelson is the founder, chief organizer and editor at Choose To Cook, and is highly motivated to help people of the world take charge of their health through simple and delicious nutritional changes.
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This post contains affiliate links, which mean I will be compensated a small amount if you choose to buy through one of the links included. Your price will not be altered in any way and every single word of the article is truly honest. You may have noticed by now, but I am a Canadian. […]