Dr. LoRang’s Sugar-Free Quick Pickle & Paella-Inspired Harvest Quinoa Salad Recipes

Abbie Sawyer Recipes, Your Best Life

Summer time is often filled with pickles (and pickled things of all kinds!), and we love them. However, most often, quick-pickle recipes call for added sugar. Dr. LoRang tries to avoid added sugars in nearly all forms, so he developed his own quick pickle recipe without added sugars. Find that recipe, along with a recipe for a paella-inspired harvest quinoa …

Our Health Community: 99 Counties

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We are beyond excited to feature 99 Counties on the Our Health Community blog series! They’re working hard to bring local, pasture-raised meat to all of Iowa’s 99 counties. They’re also passionate about regenerative agriculture and supporting small farms throughout our state. Check it out! Tell us a bit about 99 Counties. Why did you start this business? How has …

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Our Health Community: Beth Jackson of Nourished

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Tell us a bit about you and Nourished. What has your path been leading to starting Nourished? When and why did you start this business? What is the business? Where are you located? Hi! I’m Beth, Owner of Nourished, LLC. I began Nourished to create healthy food for Des Moines and surrounding communities. Before Nourished, I was a Doula in …

Tips for Avoiding the Holiday Sugar Bug (Paleo Dessert Recipe Included)

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Everyday life provides plenty of sugary temptations – from the ones that are easy to spot, like sodas and candy bars, to the more insidious kinds of hidden sugar, like in flavored yogurts, spaghetti sauce, crackers, and salad dressings. But once we hit Halloween, followed by Thanksgiving, holiday parties, and New Year’s celebrations, it can be  one long descent into …