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Kylie Walker / Posts tagged "real food"

3 Reasons Why Processed Foods Are Bad For You

Processed foods have been around in America now for quite a while. First introduced in the 1800s, it wasn’t until the turn of the twentieth century that the processed food industry started booming. Ironically enough, it was right around that same time when major health issues started to arise. This is no coincidence. Research indicates the gastrointestinal, cardiovascular and musculoskeletal problems that started to occur around this time were a direct result of inadequate nutrition from processed foods. As the processed food industry gained momentum over the last century, these health issues have turned into chronic diseases. Perhaps the most damaging of processed foods are those that have been chemically processed. Chemical processes like hydrogenation gained popularity in the 1950s, and people started dropping like flies...

6 Ingredient Guacamole

Tonight was taco night and luckily I had everything on hand to whip up a batch of guacamole. Every time I make guacamole at home, it reminds me that delicious food doesn't have to be complicated. It's amazing how scrumptious this can be with just 6 simple ingredients. Guacamole is such a versatile food, and it's something that never goes to waste if it's in my refrigerator (or freezer!). Tonight we topped our tacos with it (side note: we used these store-bought grain-free tortillas, and they were ah-mazing), but there are so many other ways to use guacamole: Eat it as a snack with a side of vegetables or organic corn chips Use it as a topping on your chicken breast or burger Mix it with leafy greens as a salad dressing ...