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Markwins Beauty Products, Inc. Finally, health-wise…our health insurance sucks. If we were sick all the time we would be screwed, seeing we have a super high deductible. Inflammation in the body from the Standard American Diet can lead to all sorts of conditions and all sorts of medications.
I do not want to go there again. You get the entire cow organ meat and all and it lasts for months and months. It is much more cost effective than buying separate cuts of meat…and grass-fed beef is a priorty to me more on that later.
So I am content with that amount of budgeted money at this time. Sometimes I spend less, sometimes more if I am out of big items. I usually stick to this list when it comes to whether or not I purchase organic produce.
I also clean my produce in a bath of water with a splash of vinegar. I pay that much for like 2 organic apples at Hannaford. Last week I bought a bag of organic apples from Walmart. I give them as a side to lunches throughout the week and the kiddos love to snack on them. The bag lasts all week and sometimes into the next week. Baby Spinach and Greens: I eat these as a base to most meats-seasoned ground beef, sausages, taco salads.
The kids like to eat greens as a side to their meals I always put a little handful. I did not take a pic of it, but I purchased a big head of cabbage. I make sauerkraut with it some weeks which makes an awesome side dish and is loaded with probiotics and live enzymes-major immune system and gut support. Sometimes I thinly slice and saute cabbage as a side with sausages. I go berry picking every summer and load the freezer. I use them to make smoothies made with coconut milk, and popsicles.
My kids love to have berries as a side with lunches. I like that they are lower in sugar than most fruits and have a good nutrient profile. These are NOT organic. I use sweet potatoes to make sweet potato french fries kiddos love them , I bake them for myself on days that I run for the energy and I use them as a base in my frittatas-I usually make a frittata once a week.
I posted some recipes here. However, we are a very active family and I am not a carb-phobic person. I think our bodies do need some extra energy from time to time, especially if we are active. It is a personal decision and we do eat them. I like to throw them in with crockpot roasts or oven roasts.
Raw, Peeled, Whole Clove Garlic: This bag comes with 4 small bags and each bag has like 10 or more cloves in it. There are no other ingredients, just garlic.
I use garlic in my guacamole which I make a couple of times a week. I use it in homemade dressings and sauces, and I use it with all my cooked meat dishes as well.
I do not buy organic. I usually saute it with coconut aminos and some butter. It is one veggie that my younger son really loves. I wash them in water with a little vinegar to get as much of the chemicals off the skin as I can. I use the zest and juice for these in my coconut flour muffin and cookie recipes.
The kids like to eat them and juice them on occasion. I get 2 bags of these. Avocados are rich in omega 3 fatty acids, Vitamin E, folate, and fiber. They are nutrient dense powerhouses. I try to find ones that are not too ripe as I use them throughout the entire week they ripen quickly. If you remove that little stem piece and it is brown underneath do not buy them. If it is green under, then they are still good. I make guacamole, serve avocados as a side with lunches, and eat them on my burgers and in lettuce wraps with meat.
Kimchi is Korean fermented cabbage. It is usually spicy tasting. It makes a great side with all kinds of dishes, and is loaded with live enzymes and probiotics. I do buy these in organic. I get them at Hannaford sometimes as well. They are NOT soaked in chlorine from either place-they are simply tumbled carrots.
I choose to put my time and energy into other things. I spend a ton of time preparing food, and prefer to toss a few of these into lunches with minimal work. I do not buy these in organic. I eat a banana before I go for a run, and the kids like to have one as a bedtime snack. I usually buy 2 bunches of them a week. If they get to brown I freeze them and use them for baking.
Some other produce that I typically purchase include kale for making kale chips and I occasionally juice it , brussel sprouts typically as a side dish roasted in bacon fat onions for roasts and I caramelize them for burgers, cilantro for guacamole, basil for seasoning ground meat, cherry tomatoes kiddos snack on them , mangoes kids LOVE mango , and a coconut kids love to crack them open.
I do not buy a whole lot of squash as no one here likes to eat it. I occasionally roast butternut squash and eat it myself. Spaghetti squash is great to have with meatballs and sauce! Right now they mainly have things like squash and potatoes, but come summer I will get things like zucchini, greens, sprouts etc…as much as I can locally. I also typically buy and use medjool dates.
I use them to make snacks with in the food processor, and for energy before or after I go for a run. We consume a ton of grass-fed ground beef. Literally like pounds a week sometimes even 4. It sounds like a lot of beef when you have most likely been led to believe that beef is bad. It is what I use the most of, so I always make sure it is grass-fed and grass finished.
However, when buying larger cuts for roasts I usually buy organic conventional fed grain fed cuts. The majority of the beef we eat is ground and grass-fed. According to Diane Sanfilippo, blogger at www. Did you know that red meat from animals that have grazed on grass pasture for the entirety of their lives is a rich source of bioavailable easily digested and absorbed by your body protein, vitamin A, vitamin E, iron, zinc, omega 3 fatty acids, and conjugated linoleic acid CLA?
First of all chickens are not vegetarians. Chickens eat bugs, and that makes for nutritious chicken with the right fat profile. This makes the fatty acid profile less than desirable. Would I recommend some consumption of bacon that originates from pastured pigs fed an omnivorous diet that does not contain grain. My definition of a good diet is one that is comprised of meat from grass-fed or pastured animals, vegetables, roots, tubers, and bulbs with limited fruit, nut, seed, and fermented dairy consumption and no grain, legume or milk consumption.
I do so only when I have the extra money in the budget. I usually marinade and grill the salmon. My kids love salmon, but do not like white fish…go figure. You can also remove the meat from the skin and make salmon burgers! Applegate Farms Organic Hotdogs: These little devils are great for lunches…I have a love hate relationship with them. However, when feeding 2 hungry kids and running low on ideas I am thrilled to have found them! They make my life easier for mama.
I fry them with a little grass-fed butter, cut them up on a plate and serve them with veggies and fruits on the side. Applegate Farms Deli Ham: Same idea as the hotdogs above-still a processed meat-but humane methods and no junk in it.
I personally have never been a ham fan, lol. THIS is an interesting post on processed meats and cold cuts. The taste is good-again, not fishy at all. They are one of the most concentrated sources of the omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA, which have been found to lower triglycerides; one serving 3.
Vitamin B12 promotes cardiovascular well-being since it is intricately tied to keeping levels of homocysteine in balance; homocysteine can damage artery walls, with elevated levels being a risk factor for atherosclerosis. They make for good weekend lunches served with sauerkraut and a veggie. We literally go through 3 dozen eggs a week. I also make a frittata once a week. Because we consume so many eggs I make sure they a re pasture raised eggs.
Occasionally I purchase kerrygold brand grassfed cheeses from Ireland. Again, the fat profile is completely different than butter from grain and soy fed cows. You can also make ghee with it by heating it and separating the fat from the protein. Ghee is the butter fat left after all the proteins have been removed. It is very gentle on the gut. I go through a jar a week. I bake and cook with it.
I also use it as a nighttime eye moisturizer! HERE is a link to some of the amazing benefits of this super healthy saturated fat. Coconut oil is high in short and medium chain fatty acids, which are easily digested and sent right to the liver for energy production.
Because MCFAs are sent right to the liver for digestion no bile or pancreatic enzymes are needed for digestion, making coconut oil a healthy food even for those with diabetes or those who have gallbladder problems.
MCFAs can help increase metabolism since they are sent directly to the liver and give the body an instant source of energy. Dark Chocolate Covered Almonds: I bake coconut flour muffins and cookies and sometimes add enjoy-life chocolate chips. We avoid legumes in our house for a variety of reasons, and my older son is allergic to peanut butter regardless. So we have always just used almond butter. We dip apples in it, and sometimes I eat it on a spoon with some honey for energy.
I also bake with it. It is inexpensive and very tasty! I bake a few times a week with coconut flour. Coconut flour is very high in fiber, rich in minerals, and low in carbohydrates. I make pumpkin pancakes with it, muffins, and chocolate chip cookies all sweetened with raw honey. I order it in bulk from amazon.
They do not carry it at any of the local grocery stores. They last a long time as you use way less coconut flour than you would with other flours. I avoid soy for many reasons but mainly because of the effect it has on my thyroid. Most soy sauces also contain wheat and gluten. Coconut aminos is an awesome alternative to soy sauce! I order it from amazon. It is great for the immune system! If not they carry it at most grocery stores. There are times when my kids eat less than desirable foods.
However, they are getting the foundations for a healthy future at home, and that is very important to me.