Monthly Archives: June 2012

Sun Safety

The hot summer months have many of us thinking of safe sun protection.  Recent years have exposed many concerns about several of the conventional sunscreen products on the market.  Whether it be concerns over toxic ingredients, or a lack of … Continue reading

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Chewy Granola Bars (Gluten-, Dairy-, Egg- & Nut-Free)

Here’s a recipe of a favorite snack in our family.  The version below is nut-free.  You can add nuts and use a nut butter if allergies are not a concern in your family. Ingredients: 1 3/4 cups quick rolled oats … Continue reading

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Sweat it out!

Sweat is the body’s natural way of cooling itself.  Most of us sweat during intense physical activity, high-stress situations, and even at rest on hot summer days. Sweating is a tightly regulated process.  The body aims to maintain temperature within … Continue reading

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Healthy Summer Grilling

The glorious summer weather is here, bringing with it luxuriously long sunny days.   Summer also means barbeque season for many of us.  BBQ can be great for a quick, easy and tasty meal. However, there are a few drawbacks to … Continue reading

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