Whole Life Nutrition

A cookbook review of Nourishing Meals… and a giveaway!

A few weeks ago I got an email from Ali Segersten of Whole Life Nutrition asking if I’d be interested in reviewing her and her husband, Tom Malterre’s, new cookbook, “Nourishing Meals.”  Like a giddy school girl I hastily responded with a resounding “YES!” I’ve been an avid fan of Ali and Tom’s since I… 

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Healthy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies (egg, refined sugar, xanthan/guar gum free)

I know… it’s been a while since I’ve posted a recipe!!  Sorry!  We’ve been busy working on the house and enjoying what’s left of summer.  Leaves are already starting to turn colors here in Alaska; fall is quickly approaching! These cookies are a perfect healthy treat for lunch boxes! Healthy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies (egg, refined… 

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The better way to cook quinoa

  photo source For the longest time I had a really hard time eating quinoa.  The smell of it would bother me and the taste of it would make me nauseous, if not sick. The suggested way to cook quinoa, is to rinse it, then cook it like you would rice: simmer quinoa in water… 

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Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin with Apple Chutney Stuffing

  Let me just say this: Bacon + pork tenderloin + homemade apple chutney = juicy, tender, flavorful awesomeness!   Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin with Apple Chutney Stuffing Here’s what you’ll need: 1 pork tenderloin, 2.5 – 3 lbs 1 package Applegate Farms Hardwood Smoked Sunday Bacon 1 Apple Chutney recipe (see below) cooking twine… 

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Thai Panang Curry Chicken Soup

I love me some Thai food!  I just wish I could eat at a Thai restaurant and know without a doubt my joints weren’t going to be completely swollen the next day… This soup is super simple to make and is full of flavor.  It’s easily one of my new favorite recipes. Thai Panang Curry… 

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Green Spinach Smoothie

This morning I signed up for an online calorie counting program, My Fitness Pal.  I’m not horribly overweight, but I could stand to lose 15 lbs.  That Coconut Cake is just a little too yummy if you know what I mean….  So on to healthier recipes: 1- 1 1/2 cups almond milk 2 generous handfuls… 

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