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Stephanie Leigh Buck

Growing Healthy Sprouts: Prenatal and pediatric holistic nutrition advice for your growing family

Happy New Year!

  It has been over a year since I have last published. Sometimes, one needs a break to focus on nurturing, healing, and of course just being. 2017 was quite an emotional rollercoaster. The type of pitch black rollercoaster that... Continue Reading →

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Lentil brownies

Lately, I have been using lentils as replacements for flour in some of our favorite recipes... like brownies!! Lentils are an amazing source of protein and fiber without being high in calories. They are also a great source of micronutrients.... Continue Reading →

Grocery Shopping Guide

Is grocery shopping overwhelming? With all the label reading and do's and don'ts... it can get to be too much. Here is a quick guide for you to bring along or just have on your phone. Enjoy!

Are your Sprouts getting enough Sun?

70% of American children are deficient in Vitamin D. Vitamin D deficiencies have been linked to allergies, asthma, and major bone disorders.Are you getting enough? The Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) is 400iu for babies up to a year old and... Continue Reading →

Sweet potato quiche Lorraine

Are you one of the 30% of people with a gluten sensitivity? Here’s a great breakfast go-to. My boys love it for breakfast or lunch. It uses sweet potatoes as a crust. And of course, everything is better with bacon.Ingredients:1... Continue Reading →

Sipping broth

A few people have asked me for a good sipping broth. There are many versions online, but after a few concoctions, this is the best version for my family. It is Rebecca Katz's Magic Mineral broth with added protein. It... Continue Reading →

Why you need to care about GMOs…

While biochemists, scientists and researchers should continue to develop ways of curing third-world country disease and malnutrition through efforts such as genetically modifying foods, consumers in the United States need to think about whether these foods are necessary and should... Continue Reading →

My story…

Two years ago, I didn’t have a proper definition of holistic health and nutrition. If someone had asked me if I was healthy and ate nutritiously, I would have said absolutely and probably would have told them my BMI was in range for my age. It wasn’t until I started getting sick with colds constantly and was bringing my son to an allergist or a bi-monthly trip to the ER for asthma attacks that I realized there was something systemically wrong with our diets. Consequently, after multiple miscarriages and having a stillborn at 28 weeks, I decided enough was enough and needed to do a complete overhaul with our life and our health...

Reducing harmful environmental impacts on growing children.

With so many lists of things not to eat or do while pregnant, it can be quite stressful and confusing. Every day we surround ourselves with multitudes of environmental toxins and cancer-causing factors that could hinder the health of our growing child without knowing it. For this article, we’ll look at three of the known environmental impacts on the womb and growing children; Endocrine Disruptors, Plastics and Pesticides.

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