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Restaurant Review: Delicious Nutritious is Open in Fountain Hills!

After months of anticipation of the local eatery to replace our beloved Splendid Foods space next to the Water and Ice Store, we happily dined on GMO-free, local, organic fare by Delicious Nutritious (Denu) Cafe.  Delicious and nutritious indeed!  Co-owner Atom  is a chef previously linked to certified organic, gluten-free restaurants in California. While his partner, Sahar […]

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DIY Mosquito Repellent Recipe

I never thought I would need mosquito repellent in Fountain Hills, but after much rain and stagnant water, our little town has become a mosquito haven for the past several weeks.  Not wanting to use chemical insect repellent containing DEET, especially on my 3 year old son, I decided to make our own mosquito repellent. […]

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How to Pack a Healthy School Lunch

Let’s Do Lunch! Happy 1st week of Back-to-School in Fountain Hills! Summer flew by and the start of a busy school year is upon us.  Today, I have some lunch ideas that will make lunchtime fun and nutritious for your hardworking student(s). I’ve learned over the years that our mornings go a lot easier when […]

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Kale 101 + Easy Recipes

Kale chips, kale salad, kale smoothies. You’ve probably heard and seen it all by now. So what’s the hype with this scary looking leafy green? Did you know that kale has more iron than beef, more calcium than milk (per calorie), and that’s just the beginning! Kale is also high in fiber, antioxidants and vitamins. […]

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