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6 Steps To Break The Cycle Of Hypoglycemia

Do you experience carb and sugar cravings, dizziness, shakiness, irritability, or feeling “hangry”? These (& more!) are signs of hypoglycemia — a precursor to insulin resistance and diabetes. Learn how to break the cycle of hypoglycemia and nourish your way out of imbalanced blood sugar TODAY!

The Fastest Way To Render Animal Fat (*hint* it’s in your Instant Pot!)

How did I render over 20 pounds of grass-fed beef fat into 13 quarts of tallow in an hour? THIS METHOD! I’ll never render our pastured animal fats another way! Here’s the fastest way to render animal fat in the Instant Pot! (By the way, rendered animal fat is nothing to be afraid of! This nourishing traditional food won’t make you fat or clog your arteries… those are 1980s health myths!)

How Do You Afford Fair Trade? 7 Tips For Affording Ethically Produced Foods

You’re aware of the unethical practices of child labor and forced labor in various food industries. You want to make a change and buy Fair Trade foods for your family… but, it’s so dang expensive! How do you afford Fair Trade?! Here are my 7 tips for affording ethically produced foods, like cocoa, coffee, tea, bananas, and sugar.

The Dark & Bitter Truth About Your Halloween Chocolate (+19 ethical chocolate options!)

Are you buying chocolate for Halloween? You may change your mind after you discover the dark and bitter truth about your Halloween chocolate. As consumers, we make the most important, ethical, and sustainable choices with our dollars. If you choose to have an ethical Halloween, here are 19 Fair Trade chocolate options, too!

Conversations, Preparation, & Ideas For Celebrating Your Daughter’s First Cycle

I made up my mind years ago… My daughter was NOT going to dread her period. In this post, you’ll learn all the open conversations about menarche (the first period) that I’ve had with my daughter, plus practical, fun, and special ideas to celebrate this rite of passage in every girls’ life!

Blood Sugar Imbalance: 11 Signs Your Body Is Crying For Help

Is your blood sugar balanced? Are you on your way to developing insulin resistance or even diabetes? Our bodies are wonderful about letting us know when something is wrong. Here are the 11 signs your body is crying for help! (And all of these red flags are 100% fixable!)

When You Shouldn’t Use Sugar Alcohols

How do you know if you should or shouldn’t use sugar alcohols? How do you know if they’re right for you? Here are 5 instances when you shouldn’t use sugar alcohols like xylitol, erythritol, and sorbitol.

15 Ways To Practice Self-Care

A woman who does any of these things is the furthest thing from selfish. Rather, she is sure enough of herself to know that her world comes crumbling down because of her own self-neglect. It is a confident momma — not a selfish momma — who can ask for help, insist on time to herself, expect her family to pitch in, or admit that she doesn’t have it all together.

4 Effective & Natural Ways To Relieve An Upset Stomach This Holiday Season

Just in case the holiday buffet table + pie overload + your favorite relatives = indigestion, heartburn, gas, bloating, or a stomachache, here are 4 effective ways to get relief quickly and naturally! These include peppermint essential oil (topically and/or internally), raw apple cider vinegar, digestive enzymes, and activated charcoal in case of food poisoning.

Dietzville.TV #007: Losing Weight When Your Daughter Is Watching

I am on a weight loss journey… in front of my kids who hear every word I say and watch every thing I do. I have a pre-teen age daughter, so I have to be very careful of the things I say, especially about myself and my weight. Here’s how I’m treading carefully and losing weight while my daughter is watching…