Learning how to Garden with Podcasts, Youtube Channels and Groups

If you don’t now how to garden, but you’d like to learn, there are some amazing online resources available in the form of podcasts, YouTube channels and social media groups.  The best part?  You can up your gardening game while commuting to work, washing the dishes or relaxing in front of the TV.  Here are a few of my favorites right now, and they are all FREE!

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A Smoothie without Fruit?

The eternal breakfast struggle continues.  My husband says he doesn’t like smoothies because they are too sweet and hurt his stomach.  As a family with gluten, dairy and egg intolerances, kicking smoothies off the menu leaves us with leaves us with frustratingly few options for breakfast.

Thankfully, I’ve crafted a Facebook newsfeed that includes some of the best wellness bloggers around.  On any random day, I am inspired by a new recipe or idea that gets us through the week, which I often share on our Facebook feed.  (Follow us HERE.)

This week’s miracle was inspired by Dr. Mark Hyman’s Green Breakfast Smoothie.  A smoothie without fruit.

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Square Foot Gardening

If you are interested in gardening but feel overwhelmed by the idea, the book Square Foot Gardening will give you the courage to dive in.

A couple of years ago I wanted to start an organic garden, but I was sleep deprived with two young kids. My husband was exhausted and overworked as well. This book was the turning point. It helped us to do what once felt impossible.

The Square Foot Gardening method is simple, efficient, and best of all–NO WEEDING!

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What’s for Breakfast?


If your family has food allergies or other dietary restrictions, or if you just want to eat as clean as possible, it can be a challenge to create a nourishing breakfast that satisfies everyone.

My husband claims he married me for my sandwich making skills, and my perfectly cooked eggs were a close second.  The rug was pulled out from under him when I developed adult onset food allergies.  I was always dairy intolerant, but eventually I had to kick eggs, nuts, peanut, soy, gluten and more from my kitchen.  Breakfast hasn’t been the same since.

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