ONE + ONE = ?

I really love this article, it has opened my mind to so many possibilities! I can’t wait to cook with synergy combinations! Check it out.

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FOOD SYNERGY

ONE  +  ONE  =  ?

In recent years much scientific evidence points towards the fact that certain components in the foods we eat such as minerals, vitamins and phytochemicals, fiber, and fats interact with each other to give our bodies extra disease protection and a higher level of health. This new nutritional concept is called food synergy. As a result of various research 10 Synergy Super Foods have come to light. The magic 10 have all sorts of synergistic potential going for them.

Before I go further, for those who are not sure exactly what is the meaning of synergy.

SYNERGY: Is the interaction of multiple elements in a system to produce an effect different from or greater than the sum of their individual effects. The term synergy comes from the Greek word synergia συνέργια from synergos, meaning “working together”.

To explain synergy in my own words I…

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Why Having a Clean Home is Biblical

I used to really struggle with having a clean home.

I really was entitled to my excuses there for a while, working a full time job while in college full time, living with my slob husband (his good qualities outweigh the bad for sure), as well as having no vacuum cleaner, dishwasher, washer and dryer, no idea how to clean, and multiple pets.

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Summon Your Inner Multitasker: don’t JUST make dinner

So your going to make dinner…

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Let’s say you’re cooking a wonderful casserole, so your pulling out the carrots and the celery and simultaneously thinking of all the things you need to make with it before it goes bad.

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While you are washing and slicing your veggies instead of just preparing what you need, I find it to be worth an extra few minutes of my time to go ahead and pre-slice everything all at once and to stick it in a baggie for the next time I need it. You don’t have to use every recipe in your cookbook that calls for celery and carrots before it goes bad that way, and it saves time later. Or perhaps you would rather slice up that celery and fill it with cream cheese for a healthy snackIMG_20150928_165351Use a rubber band to separate carrots from dressing. Continue reading