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Clean Eating Pumpkin Oatmeal Bars

Y’all! I’ve already told you I’m on the fall train over here! But I may not have told you I’m making it my mission to create as many new, delicious, AND healthy recipes as I can. But I am now!

Fall flavors and foods are part of what I love most about the season, but they aren’t always the most nutritious. I want to change that, so I’ll be sharing some of my favorite clean eating recipes with all of the yummy fall flavors. This breakfast recipe is a perfect way to start off the season!

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Get a Cleaner Clean Using Natural Home Cleaning Products

Healthy AlternativesKeeping with our theme, we’re taking a look at alternative cleaning products today. When I started considering the types of products I was using to “clean” my home, I again decided that there had to better options to get my home cleaner but to still rely on healthy products. As I scoured the internet, I found a variety of different suggestions and used many of them to come up with my current set of natural home cleaning products.

Vinegar: The Key IngredientVinegar

No matter, where I looked it seemed like every recipe had one ingredient in common – vinegar. I’ve never been much of a vinegar fan (couldn’t handle the smell and am certainly not one for the taste), but I decided if it was that common of a suggestion, it must be good.

In the beginning, I was still skeptical, so I wanted to know how it worked before I gave it a whirl. ABC Health and Wellbeing relates that vinegar is an inexpensive, non-toxic, and biodegradable product. According to this source, vinegar works by denaturing or chemically altering the proteins and fats that comprise common household germs, like bacteria and viruses. Vinegar is 5% acetic acid, so it is a relatively powerful cleaner. Continue reading