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Day 3 – Jeff’s SNAP Challenge

Day 3 – Jeff’s SNAP Challenge

Day 3 This weekend was both relaxing and chaotic. To stay within my food budget, I cut out coffee which took a toll on me Saturday morning. Although I slept in, I was feeling really tired and not quite like myself. My day started with a four […]

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Jeff’s SNAP Challenge – A Week at a Glance

Jeff’s SNAP Challenge – A Week at a Glance

Tonight we go shopping for groceries for the next week as part of our SNAP Challenge!We’re choosing Jon’s Marketplace in Valley Village because it’s a lot cheaper than most other places and has a great selection of fresh meat and produce.

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SNAP Challenge November 9-16

SNAP Challenge November 9-16

Linell and I will take on the SNAP Challenge this next week and will be posting about our experience on a daily basis!

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Childhood Obesity Causes Surge in Risk of Adulthood Blood Pressure Issues

Childhood Obesity Causes Surge in Risk of Adulthood Blood Pressure Issues

Obese children quadruple their risk and overweight children double their risk of developing hypertension in adulthood, according to a study.

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Panera CEO: “On food stamps, I can’t eat in my own restaurant”

Panera CEO: “On food stamps, I can’t eat in my own restaurant”

Panera CEO: “On food stamps, I can’t eat in my own restaurant”

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Junk Food is More Expensive Than Healthy Food

Junk Food is More Expensive Than Healthy Food

Most fruits, vegetables and other healthy foods cost less than foods high in fat, sugar and salt, per an Agriculture Department study

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Peeking into a Chef’s Pantry Staples

Peeking into a Chef’s Pantry Staples

Everyone has that friend who can reach into the depths of their kitchen and whip up a wonderfully tasty meal in a moment’s notice. Here’s the secret: a well-stocked pantry.

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Cooking Healthy Family Meals

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Four “One Pot Wonder” Recipes

Four “One Pot Wonder” Recipes

Simplicity is always the best when it comes to quick meals. However, just because it’s simple doesn’t make it unhealthy! Here are four recipes that use only one pot to make – leaving you with less to clean and more to enjoy!

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The Reasons Poor People Might Not Eat Healthy

The Reasons Poor People Might Not Eat Healthy

I see  a lot of discussions regarding the topic of people living on food stamps/ poor people and “Why can’t they just eat right?” and talks about not letting people buy “junk food” with SNAP.

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