Category: Health

Eggplant Garlic Pull-Apart by Abbey

Cheesy Eggplant “Garlic Bread” With all these “Pineapple doesn’t go on Pizza” memes floating around, I thought a good ol’ Italian recipe would be “amore” for this week’s Abbey Eats. Italian food is my favorite. Pizza, bread, pasta, more pizza… basically all the carbs. Who’s with me? Everyone can be Italian if they talk enough with their […]

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The Death of Bubbles

Grab your rubber ducky, and hold him close for this read. We’re talking the dirty truth about the cleanest part of your day – Bath Time. A traditionally fun, froth-filled, lather laden event partaking in the bath tub, shower or sink for those new little humans. Unfortunately, it’s come to our attention that the general population may have been blindsided for some time regarding what they’re really using to get clean.

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Liquid Gold – The Story of the Boob

Mums are never alone. Programs and mentorships by Medela and others are available everywhere!Often coined as ‘breast is best’, we feel fed is best! However, for those that proudly feed their boobie babes the liquid gold, whether from the source or pumping.. This is for you. Cows have nothing on ya!

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Stuff’d Acorn Squash by Abbey

Abbey Eats: Recipe #1
Acorn Squash stuffed with Southwestern Quinoa

This week has been crazy. Sleep regressions and terrible twos have me like “where is my wine?!”… But instead, I’m sticking to creating yummy recipes for y’all. Because I’m nice like that! And maybe I like to eat. Probably more of the latter, but we’re going to go with the first choice…
So, without further ado, let me tell you about my amazing acorn squash stuffed with a southwestern quinoa blend.

 

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Don’t Kale My Vibe: The Real Benefits of Kale

Kale is like so trendy right now! But, why? What is it about this leafy green that all the hipsters are raving about? We take an inside look and give you the whole perspective as we explore the true benefits of Kale; along with a few favorite recipes, tips for picking, and more!

Low in calories, high in fiber, zero fat content, and so much more, Kale is probably the most nutritious vegetable you can find today. Let’s look at some of the nutritional facts, shall we! (more…)

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Are You Living Healthy?


What is Healthy Living?

Healthy living, by definition, is just that – “health” and “living.”

 

Healthy living encompasses much more than just food and exercise. It embodies everything else in your life; your home, your work environment and even your relationships with others. I mean sure, it is great that you are eating organic, grass-fed and even Non-GMO foods, but what else?

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Eating Organic, on a Budget

You’re at the grocer and get in line to check out with your three items. You glance up at the guest in front of you to get an idea of how much longer you will be waiting in line, all the while tempted by the woeful wall of candies and chocolate. It’s a couponer. Not just a one or two coupons (snagged off the pasta box while in line) either. But a bonafide binder-in-hand, ten of each item, total is going to go from $762.89 to $33 with gift cards after coupons – Couponer. All the while, you’re thinking to yourself, “ain’t nobody got time for that” or “why must you pick today of all days for your haul, when I just needed milk, coffee and goldfish crackers.”

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What’s an Organic?

 

The O word. Nope, not the one you’re thinking about, the other one; organic. What exactly does organic mean? That seems to be the question of the hour nowadays with the world of health and wellness going head-to-head with the food and Franken-food industry. Yep, frankenfood, it’s a word – look it up.

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How to Make a Mean Meal Plan

Meal planning. You may have overheard the soccer mom mafia talk about it or maybe come across a mouth watering photo montage of meat and veggies on Pinterest. Either way, meal planning is a thing, and it’s a nifty game changer at that, once you’ve mastered it.

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OMG is That a GMO?

Genetically Modified Organisms. Also known as GMOs, with a silent and unmistakeable taboo that surrounds them. But why? What exactly are they, and why are they all of a sudden the “bees knees” in the news, the grocery store and your box of Frosted Flakes in the cupboard?

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