Monthly Archives: February 2013

Home remedies for the cold and flu

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I wish I could say that we made it through the winter without a cough or sniffle, but let’s be real here, we’re human.  Although we all caught the ugly flu bug in my family, it was of pretty short duration and quick turn around, thanks to the things I’ve learned and the tools I use to help in this process.  So with that, I will share with you my favorite things to have on hand when the flu bug bites.

Health Evolution- Better breakfast foods

Yay!  I have to admit I’m really excited, and also a little nervous, for this journey ahead of me.  It’s been a bit of a challenge taking things a step at a time, but I feel things are moving forward nicely.

For our first healthy “improvement” I wanted to change one of our family’s main daily meals, but I didn’t want it to be a huge effort, or be so shocking that it would cause a food strike.  So I looked at our schedule- what time of the day are we home most consistently?  What is going on in our environment during that time?  Is it crazy hectic, or somewhat mild and manageable?  I also looked at what kind of meals we eat during the day- What foods are we eating?  How long does it takes me to prepare the meal?  And how many “helpers” do I have in the process?