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Introduction to Small Steps

21 January 2019
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Intro to a series on small steps to a nourishing diet. In blogs I read big steps. Here are really small steps so your family will not revolt, but move over to a nourishing diet. This is my story, how I struggled and got there in the end.
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Small step #8 - Sweeteners

23 July 2019
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This will be the quick and easy guide to sweeteners. I am also writing a lengthy article as the more I was looking into this, the more I felt I needed to share. Here is the short version, without much detail at all. Just quick guidelines.
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Sweeteners

1 April 2019
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Which sweeteners are bad for you? Are they all bad? Which are okay to use? Which are the best to use?
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Small steps #7 - Replacing

4 February 2019
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Some can afford to get rid of the products they don't want to use anymore. That would be ideal. This is how you can do it.
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Small steps #6 - Butter versus margarine / spreads

4 March 2019
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Butter is much better than margarine. Margarine / spread is made from unhealthy oils, which are hydrogenated and with that become trans fats. We all know trans fats aren't good for us. So why would you eat margarine / spreads?
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Small steps #5 - Salt

29 July 2019
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There are all kinds of colourful very nice tasting salts. They all contain many more minerals than the white table salt in the supermarket.
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Small steps #4 - Dirty Dozen & Clean Fifteen

4 February 2019
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When going fully organic is too expensive for your family, there is a middle ground to be found. When we were on a very tight budget I used the Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen lists.
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Introduction equipment series

29 April 2019
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This is the first of a series that I'm going to write about equipment you can use to create healthy nourishing foods. I'll take you on a tour through my kitchen.
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Knitting: Scourer alternative

8 December 2018
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The most common scourers sold in the supermarket are made from plastic and are really bad for the environment. So I wanted to have a better alternative. I decided to make my own. Here is the pattern.

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