~~healthy holiday giving~~

~~healthy holiday giving~~

Each Christmas I try to have a ‘theme’ for giving to family and friends~~last year, for my three grown adult boys, it was the creation of ‘Legacy Boxes’~~each got three, really attractive hip looking {you know the Pottery Barn or IKEA look} boxes that I had lovingly spent time filling with parts of each of their lives.  This was no easy task as I sifted through piles of boxes, photos, and ‘stuff’ in the attic deciding what they would like to have~~from congratulatory cards when each was born, college graduation programs, and lifelong photos to copies of their great grandparents’ immigration passports, pictures of their Dad and I when we were young, special school plaques, certificates, trophies and more.

This Christmas my focus is on ‘healthy holiday giving’~~I mean none of us is getting any younger~~we all have our remaining sets of teeth, eyes, organs, limbs and health that must take us through to our sunset years.  With my boys’ DNA line and their genetics on both sides, there’s a real good chance each could live to 100 or more!  Same goes for friends~~they’re getting gifts of health that are good for their spirit, soul and body.  So here are some of the things I’m stashing now~~

Healthy (unusual) Spice Combinations ~~ Even Dr. Oz loves!

healthy holiday gifting

Healthy Homemade Snacks ~~ packaged in re-cycled saved egg cartons

~~healthy holiday giving~~

Healthy Herbs from my Garden~~wrapped in coffee filters & scrap junk costume jewelry 

~~healthy holiday giving~~

Dried Beans with Fresh Herb Infusion~~with one of my boholicious bean recipes included!

~~healthy holiday giving~~

Gourmet Pastas because we all need a touch of decadence in our lives~~

http://www.allyskitchen.com/2013/11/30/spiced-granola/

Soup Artistry from my Kitchen~~all fresh ingredients & guaranteed healthy~~

http://www.allyskitchen.com/2013/11/30/spiced-granola/

Vitamins for Eyes~~yep, we all get the dreaded prebyopia sooner than later~~

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Fresh Herb-Infused Oils & Vinegar~~herbs from my garden~~

http://www.allyskitchen.com/2013/11/30/spiced-granola/

Healthy Snacks like my ‘Dead Sea Spiced Granola’

~~healthy holiday giving~~

State of the Art Teeth Cleaning~~plus some dental floss!

~~healthy holiday giving~~

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