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You don’t know what you have ’til it’s gone

By Jessica Domel I love milk. I love ice cream and, quite possibly more than anything, I love cheese. The kicker is, they don't love me. You see, I'm lactose intolerant, and some days it's one of the most frustrating things about me. I see other people who voluntarily give up these things and think, [...]

September 9, 2014|Categories: Healthy Eating|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Back-to-school and back-to-family

By Jessica Domel This time of year, I have the tendency to look back on my varying educational experiences. I think it's prompted by the smell of new crayons as I walk through local stores. Or maybe it's the pictures of kids headed back to school in my social media timelines. Either way, one thing [...]

August 26, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

A conversation about food

By Julie Vrazel Let’s talk food, Texas. We’re overwhelmed with buzzwords, marketing ploys and labels, not to mention the vast array of choices. How do we know the truth and what’s really best for us? Organic, conventional, local, natural, GMO-free—we read the labels, but what do they really mean? As consumers, your decisions—and mine—shape our [...]

Food fights: First World problems

By Jessica Domel Sometimes I wonder what all the food fusses are about. I tell you that because sometimes I too get discouraged. I see Facebook arguments, which can get pretty intense about organics versus natural, or grass fed versus grain fed and a whole host of other food issues. I see the passion in [...]

August 12, 2014|Categories: Featured, Healthy Eating|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

Celebrate National Farmers Market Week

By Julie Vrazel Tangy, yet sweet, aromas fill the air. Bustling customers chat with each other while buying their fruits and vegetables. It’s a social event across the nation that marks the 15th annual National Farmers Market Week. Wondering how to celebrate? Look no further! I’ve pulled together a few ways we can all participate [...]