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Julie’s Gluten, Dairy, Soy Free Chocolate Granola Recipe


Are you ready for this? Once again we have a great recipe from Healthier by the Minute’s Julie Vaden. Today she shares how to make your own Chocolate Granola! INGREDIENTS 3 cups Gluten Free oats (See note below for alternatives) ¼ tsp salt ¼ cup cocoa powder ¼ cup coconut oil (melted) ¼ cup coconut […]

Watermelon Refresh”mint” Juicing Recipe


This week our JUICING DIVA- Julie Vaden shares another great summer recipe with us for Watermelon Refresh”mint”.

Rubies and Radishes brings you Curried Chicken via Julie Vaden


  Ingredients 2 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves – cooked & diced. I poached mine in chicken broth to make sure they were tender. 1/2 cup homemade mayonnaise (recipe below) or you can use a store bought paleo-friendly one. 1/4 cup dried apricots, finely diced 1/8 cup dried cranberries, finely diced 1/2 a small gala […]

Deliciously Organic Via Julie Vaden brings you Crock Pot Chicken


    This is from the Deliciously Organic Facebook Page directly:   Tonight it’s “Chicken in a Crock Pot” for dinner. I place a whole chicken and red/yellow onion wedges in the crock pot and generously season with Herbamare (an all-purpose, organic seasoning). I cook it on low for about 8-9 hours until cooked through […]

Soy, Not as healthy as You Think by Claudia Pache


Since soy is everywhere in our food supply, I believe it’s necessary to understand the effects of soy on our bodies and where it’s found in the foods we are eating. Yet, in doing this what makes label reading difficult is that soy is found in many forms, such as soy protein isolate, hydrolyzed soy […]

Tasty Thursday Brings You Thin Crust Pizza


Hope everyone’s summer is off to a great start! For Tasty Thursday I will be cooking up some thin crust pizza. I use the term “cooking up” loosely because all I am doing is heating this in the oven or if you are feeling adventurous, grill them!  Tonight’s dinner is the super easy garlic basil […]

Gluten-Free Ocala

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So you’ve decided to go gluten-free, now what? Going gluten-free sounds like a daunting prospect and in many ways it is, but hopefully the information below will give you a starting point for gluten-free eating in Ocala. And just to clarify, we’re not going for perfect here…we’re doing baby steps, so this still includes processed […]

Get Moving! with Mike Griggs


We have all heard the wonderful benefits of exercise on our bodies (managing weight, increased energy, etc) however new research continues to show the direct correlation of improvements in the brain that are impressive.  Simplifying the clinical research from the book Spark by John Ratey, basically moving your muscles produces hormones that help regulate mood […]

Tasty Thursday Recommended by Julie Vaden


This was taken from Civilized Cavemen      

Tasty Thursday with a Healthy Twist by Julie Vaden


    Being that summer is right around the corner, try making one of these Skinny Summer Blender drinks for something refreshing and light. Here is the Watermelon Breeze Recipe. Follow the link to Skirt.com for additional type of recipes. Enjoy!–Julie Watermelon Breeze 3 cups cubed chilled watermelon 1 cup coconut water squeeze of fresh […]