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Do You Drink Milk? What Kind?

Rarely do I ever drink cows milk. I’d be more apt to if I could get raw, organic milk, but I cannot. So I bet I drink about a gallon a year… mostly because I like the occasional milkshake. I do drink other organic milks, and am planning to learn to make Paleo ‘milk’ shakes […]

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What do You use Instead of Grains?

If I don’t use grains, what do I use? I don’t have an all-the-time substitute. I simply don’t make the same types of foods I used to. However, I do have a few things on hand about 1/3 of the year. Usually for a few month period after the tax returns show up in my […]

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Photograph by Shannon L. Buck, copyright February 25, 2017. http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/shannonbuck

Why not Grains?

I followed the Whole30 program, then switched to a Paleo lifestyle. This aided me in eliminating specific foods from my diet for a several months. And I have spent time attempting to reintroduce items. Not always successfully. Why did I do this? This is how I’m learning what I can and cannot eat for ultimate […]

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Photograph by Shannon L. Buck copyright 2015.

What Type of Chocolate do You Use?

The second in a continuing series of posts asking readers’ questions, this one deals with one of my favorite foods. Chocolate! Yes, I do love chocolate. And I do eat it sometimes. Otherwise, I would feel deprived and would not stick to any healthy eating plan at all. I know this is true, because I […]

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What Fruits do You Use?

Every so often, a reader will email me or comment here on the blog with a question. I decided it was about time I added a category here for answering these questions. One question people have asked recently is what fruits I use when preparing foods, beverages, and just for eating as are. Usually this […]

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Photograph by Shannon L. Buck, copyright December 29, 2016.

Can You Eat Healthy When Utilizing Dollar Day Sales?

Whether or not you can eat healthy while utilizing dollar day sales depends on what the store is offering up. It is always worth it to check the sales out, because you never know what they might include. Examples of Healthier Dollar Day Foods canned peas (2 for $1) Canned carrots (2 for $1) cucumbers […]

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