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August 28th, 2014 at 6:06 am · Post a comment · 3 Comments
Primal Pit Paste

Welcome back! I’m busy preparing for a few weeks of traveling starting tomorrow, so Food & Fitness Friday is coming a little early to you this week. I’ve decided to commit myself fully to enjoying my trips over the next few weeks, so this will be the last post for a bit until I return […]

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Low-Glycemic Breakfast Ideas

August 19th, 2014 at 5:05 am · Post a comment · 6 Comments
Low Sugar Breakfast Ideas from Daily Bites

Before I say a word about breakfast, I first have to tell you how grateful I am for all of your comments on last week’s two posts: Introducing Food & Fitness Fridays and My 14-Day Jumpstart to Wellness. I’m a pretty private person. If you look up “introvert” in the dictionary, it probably says my […]

Filed under: Breakfast & Brunch, Family-Friendly, Grain-Free, Links, Nutrition, Recipes

For Your Summer Weekend

July 4th, 2014 at 5:05 am · Post a comment · 1 Comment
Peas

First things first: Happy 4th of July! And second things second: Are these not the most gorgeous peas? They’re from my friends’ organic garden. I polished off the entire bag faster than I’d care to admit, but oh how I relished every sweet and snappy morsel. On this holiday weekend, I hope you’ll have a […]

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Tongue Scraping, Clay Toothpaste & Natural Dental Care

June 24th, 2014 at 5:05 am · Post a comment · 9 Comments
Oils for Fresher Mouth

Did you know that digestion actually begins before you put one bite of food into your mouth? Chances are you’ve longingly gazed at a delicious meal (or beautiful fruit crisp!) a time or two and noticed an immediate increase in the saliva production in your mouth. After all, it’s where the description “mouthwatering” comes from. […]

Filed under: Food for Thought, How To's, Links, This & That

Why I Don’t Use a Microwave

May 27th, 2014 at 10:10 am · Post a comment · 32 Comments
Say No to the Microwave!

When I tell people that I haven’t used a microwave in over a decade, the reaction is usually one of these two: “You what?” [followed by a look of complete shock and a dropped jaw] “Oh, you’re one of those people.” [paired with an eye roll] – Often their initial response is followed up by […]

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Carrot Cake Bites

May 20th, 2014 at 9:09 am · Post a comment · 17 Comments
Carrot Cake Bites | www.DailyBitesBlog.com

One of the first recipes I shared here in the early days of Daily Bites was for my Carrot Cake Bites. I’ve been making them ever since, so I thought it was time to resurrect the recipe from the archives, tweak a few things, snap some (way better) new photos and share with you Carrot […]

Filed under: Breakfast & Brunch, Desserts, Egg-free, Family-Friendly, Grain-Free, Links, Recipes, Snacks, vegan, Vegetables

Mismatched Monday

May 19th, 2014 at 9:09 am · Post a comment · 12 Comments

Mondays are for tackling to-do lists and getting into the swing of the week, right? For most of us, a case of The Weekend Is Over Syndrome sets in around 9 am on Monday mornings…and we end up kicking off the week in a rather sour spirit. Well I say we turn that Monday frown […]

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4 Books That Made Me a Better Cook

April 22nd, 2014 at 6:06 am · Post a comment · 5 Comments

If I had to choose one hobby that has changed my life the most, I’d say reading. Hands down. My mom taught me how to read in our small Chicago kitchen, plastering index cards that read “CAT” and “THE” on our refrigerator with jumbo magnets. While she would cook, I would read. After I mastered […]

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12 Green Recipes That Will Have You Glowing!

March 17th, 2014 at 6:06 am · Post a comment · 4 Comments
Light & Easy Avocado Dip (Daily Bites)

It’s St. Patrick’s Day! To be honest, next to Halloween this is about my least favorite “holiday.” It seems like just an excuse to binge on beer and heavy, salty foods. There will be none of that for this kale-munching water drinker. Instead, I’ve rounded up 12 of my favorite naturally green—and therefore nutrient packed—recipes […]

Filed under: Egg-free, Family-Friendly, Grain-Free, Holidays, Links, Recipes

Must-Have Resources for Going Gluten-Free

March 6th, 2014 at 6:06 am · Post a comment · 13 Comments
Must-Have Resources for Gluten-Free Living

In the past week, I’ve lost count of how many people I’ve met or heard of who’ve just started going gluten-free. And they’re seeing amazing results. Because I’ve been living this lifestyle for so long, it’s easy for me to forget about that initial transformation phase when you start to see symptoms disappear and health […]

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