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Over the last couple of years, I've been more conscious of the foods that I eat and serve to my family. I know that our health is directly correlated with what we eat. Little by little, I've been making changes. Eating more fruits and vegetables, buying more organic and watching out for GMO's and high fructose corn syrup. Sure, we still occasionally eat things that we shouldn't (my husband has a love for donuts and store bought cookies) but change for the better is still change.
Last fall, after a few years of using Wildtree products, I decided to become a Wildtree Representative. Wildtree offers products that free of additives, food coloring, MSG, and preservatives. This is important to me as I strive to feed my family "real" food.

My favorite Wildtree products are:




Guamole Seasoning Blend
Smash an avocado or two, add 2-4 T. of the seasoning blend. BEST GUACAMOLE EVER! I make a lot of seasoning blends but have not been able to reproduce this one.



Italian Dressing Seasoning Mix
Mix with some balsamic vinegar, Wildtree Zesty Lemon Grapeseed Oil and Wildtree Roasted Garlic Grapeseed Oil. AWESOME! I love it not only as a dressing but also as a marinade. I dice up cucumbers and tomatoes, smother with dressing and keep in the refrigerator. Easy to toss on top of a salad. I've also used it to marinate chicken breasts.




Wildtree Lemon Rosemary Blend

Sprinkle on chicken breasts and saute in either Roasted Garlic or Zesty Lemon Grapeseed Oils. Also good in rice.







If you are interested in Wildtree, please checkout my Wildtree website.  mywildtree.com/19419

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