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Daily Bread: Someone’s in the Kitchen With Renata Trying to Save Money

By: | 0 Comments | On: May 11, 2015 | Category: Bite Sized Blog, Meal Management, Our Daily Bread, Your Daily Bread, Your Daily Bread

Rapido-Rapido Crock Pot Organic Chicken

Planning a Budget? That’s a Crock! My husband and I are trying to create a family budget so we can live within our means and save for the future.  It’s going great and we agree on everything! I mean, it’s pistols at dawn.   Well, it’s somewhere in between these... more

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DAILY BREAD: Mother’s Day $25 Grab Bag Gift Ideas

By: | 0 Comments | On: May 8, 2015 | Category: Bite Sized Blog, Family Preserves, Food and Holiday Gift Ideas, Our Daily Bread, Your Daily Bread

Oh, Mamma Mia,  What to Get for Mother’s Day! Wholefoods to the Rescue for  “La Bella Mamma” (All gifts under $25)   Panicking about what to get the special woman in your life for Mother’s Day? Fear not!  Renata’s Mothers Day Grab Bag List should help you put the happy glow... more

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Daily Bread: Dial Your Gut to 11 with Protein Powder?

By: | 0 Comments | On: May 7, 2015 | Category: Bite Sized Blog, Nutrition News, Our Daily Bread, Uncategorized, Your Daily Bread

That's my Sophie, the Vegan Goddess, blending vegan pesto. Does that count as a protein smoothie?

Dial Your Gut to 11   I have a friend who I have been trying to wean off crack, I mean protein powder. The protein powder industry spreads across a wide spectrum of supplements.   Some protein powders are inexpensive, full of genetically modified soy, sugar, and dairy. Some protein powders are... more

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Daily Bread: May 6, 2015–Success or Excess?

By: | 2 Comments | On: May 6, 2015 | Category: Bite Sized Blog, Our Daily Bread, Your Daily Bread, Your Daily Bread

The Elmhurst Farmers Market Haul is a feast for the senses!

 Are we seeking success or excess?  “Excess generally causes reaction, and produces a change in the opposite direction, whether it be in the seasons, or in individuals, or in governments.” -Plato There are a lot of excesses in the food world right now.  Some people choose excessive protein intake. Some... more

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Daily Bread: May 5, 2015–Cinco de Mayo!

By: | 0 Comments | On: May 5, 2015 | Category: Bite Sized Blog, Food and Holiday Gift Ideas, Holiday Meals, Our Daily Bread, Wall of Fame, Your Daily Bread, Your Daily Bread

Registered Nurse Sara Ambroz knows how to take care of her patients!

Cinco de Mayo, Bye-Bye-O?!!!   If anyone out there is a Seinfeld fan, they will recognize that reference!  For those of you who don’t know the line that Elaine says, and don’t even know what Cinco de Mayo is, worry not. Cinco de Mayo translates to “fifth day of May”.... more

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Daily Bread: May 4, 2015

By: | 0 Comments | On: May 4, 2015 | Category: Our Daily Bread, Your Daily Bread

When life gives you lemons, wipe them on your forehead.

When Life Gives You Lemons…   “There is more than one way to skin a cat,” my mom used to always say to me when I was growing up.   When I repeat this phrase to my family now, nobody understands.  “Why would you wanna skin a cat, anyway?!” I... more

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Daily Bread: May 1, 2015 (Yes, May! Woot, Woot!)

By: | 0 Comments | On: May 1, 2015 | Category: Bite Sized Blog, Our Daily Bread, weekend, Your Daily Bread, Your Daily Bread

One-Dish-Wonder Oven Baked Pasta (No Boiling the Pasta!)

Come for the story, stay for the meal. Introducing the Fabulous Unwanting  by guest writer Carol Pavlik   This is the God’s honest truth.   Every morning I thank God for what I have.  Sometimes I thank God for the obvious stuff: my family, a roof over my head, my able body.... more

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Our Daily Bread: April 29, 2015

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 29, 2015 | Category: Bite Sized Blog, Our Daily Bread

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies (that nobody else cares are vegan.)

Today’s quote is dedicated to my son Lucas Gough whose innate sense of pure ethical reasoning reminds me of who I was before I got all twisted and turned around in this crazy, wonderful, crinkled up ball of a life.  Last night we discussed politics, and the way people think about women... more

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Our Daily Bread: April 28, 2015

By: | 2 Comments | On: April 28, 2015 | Category: Bite Sized Blog, Our Daily Bread, Your Daily Bread

Dinny Knuepfer, my 95-year-old BFF. We share the same cross in our hearts!

  When I grow up I wanna be…   My dear friend Dinny died a couple of months ago.  She was 95 years old. The last time I saw Dinny, she and I laughed so hard I was worried that she was going to pass out.  She was sitting in... more

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