OnGuard Apples

  So, I have this really great, Halloween type recipe to share with you… But a really important component of this recipe is these OnGuard apples.  And I thought I had already shared these on here, but it turns out I have shared them on Facebook, but not here! Time to remedy that, obviously!  First, […]

Non-Alcoholic Mint Mojito

  For those of you who have followed me for any period of time, it probably comes as no surprise that I don’t drink alcohol.  But that doesn’t mean I don’t enjoy adult type non-alcoholic cocktails.  There is something really refreshing about the combination of lime and mint that makes these Non-Alcoholic Mint Mojito’s ideal. […]

Elimination Diets…What Are They, and Why Should You Care?

As a full-time wellness advocate who is certified in personal and children’s nutrition, works regularly with essential oils and various holistic means to wellness, I am often asked all kinds of questions about every health goal you could imagine.     I love this because it helps me stay on top of vital information and […]

Paleo Citrus and Fruit Muffins For March Muffin Madness

A few years ago, my friend Shirley from gfe-gluten free easily, began a series called March Muffin Madness.  Just as I was honored to be able to participate in this event during its inception, I am thrilled to be a part of it again today!    Just as it is with most things, March Muffin […]

What We Eat: Mexican Coleslaw with Cilantro-Lime Vinaigrette

There is just something about the combination of cilantro and lime that makes me happy. My cilantro-lime ranch vegetable dip is made and enjoyed weekly in our home. I love the combination of cilantro and lime in cauliflower rice, on my paleo tacos and more… So when I had several heads of cabbage needing to […]

The Ultimate Bath Soak

With 5 kids in 4 different schools, two of whom start their day at one school and finish at two totally different campuses on opposite ends of the town; my mornings and afternoons are hectic to say the least. Between juggling children from location to location, transporting my boys from early morning tutorials on their primary campuses […]

Salted Chili Lime Watermelon Popsicles

Having spent a vast majority of my life split between Southern California and Texas, there is no doubt that my food is heavily influenced by the Mexican culture. When I was pregnant with my oldest biological son, I craved Mexican candy and chili spiced fruits most. These popsicles are a healthy throw back to those […]

Homemade Laundry Detergent

As I explain in my “About” section, a large incentive for me to share recipes in this format is to give friends and family a single, easy to find reference where they can learn how to make foods which are safe for their family. In line with eliminating processed foods from my household, essential oils […]

Cilantro and Lime Ranch Vegetable Dip (Dairy-free, Paleo, Vegan alternatives noted)

This dip is a twist on my Easy Vegan Ranch Dressing. A little less coconut cream and a few drops of essential oil make a world of difference in flavor and texture. This mix goes together quickly and has fast become our favorite dipping sauce for veggies, topping for taco salads and more. To keep […]

Spiced Fruit Dip (Vegan, Paleo, Refined Sugar-Free)

Just a few days ago, I talked about how my family has honed in on one essential oil brand that we trust. With this, I promised to share some of my favorite oils and different ways that we use them.   This recipe is made with our protective blend. Filled with essential oils of: cinnamon, […]