Shannon Yontz

Why Digestive Enzymes are Crucial for Your Health

What Digestive Enzymes Are and What They Do Digestion doesn’t just take place in your stomach. The pancreas produces a large portion of your digestive enzymes, as do the small intestine, stomach lining, liver, and salivary glands[i] (digestion begins in the mouth, after all). But these enzymes do not digest food -they digest nutrients.   …

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Classic Minestrone Soup

Even though the calendar says that Spring is coming soon, it is still definitely soup weather up here in Washington!  We definitely never thought that we’d say that when the temps get up to 40 degrees that it “feels” warm! While I thoroughly enjoy spending time in the kitchen and cooking wonderful meals for us …

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