Banana Pecan Bread

What do you do when the high for the day is a whopping 22 degrees, the roads are covered in ice and you have been told by the local authorities to just stay home? Why you bake, of course! As we were getting moving this morning, my husband saw me grabbing the three very ripe […]

Simple Frittata (mix and match!)

As we prepare for our New Year, New You, Naturally cleanse, I am doing my best to get back in the habit of making high-protein, vegetable rich breakfasts. I find that my week flows a lot easier when I plan ahead, and I stick to my plan much more effectively when I make one or […]

A Purely Paleo Thanksgiving Menu and Tips for Hosting a Successful Thanksgiving Feast

  Can you believe that Thanksgiving is simply two days away? At this point, many of you have done your menu planning and already have the wheels in motion for your fantastic feast. But many of you, like me, have found yourself swamped up until this very minute and haven’t really had the opportunity to […]

Healthy Lunchbox 2014: Bloggiversary and Caramel Apple Cupcakes

I can scarcely believe it has been four years since I first began this blogging journey. And while my journey here has had a few ups and downs, so many of you have stuck by me no matter what. For that, I owe you more than you know. Thank you just isn’t enough. As it […]

Healthy Lunchbox 2014: Dr. Weinberg from Jennifer Weinberg, MD

Jennifer Weinberg MD.com is an impressive site where its author, Jennifer Weinberg, MD, MPH, MBE teaches about a lifestyle many of us strive for, one where our lifestyle, environment and nutritional goals all fall in sync with each other. So when Dr. Weinberg said she was interested in participating as a guest blogger in this […]

Healthy Lunchbox 2014: Trish from Kinda Real Gluten Free Food

When Trish from Kinda Real Gluten Free Food  came to me with her post, she knew it was a little different than what we normally share here on the Healthy Lunchbox series. Even so, she covers a very vital topic of understanding the rules and regulations your schools must follow in regard to dealing with allergies […]

Healthy Lunchbox 2014: Phoebe from Feed me Phoebe

Phoebe from Feed me Phoebe and I have had the opportunity to work together in varying capacities from blogging with the Food Network to her fantastic Israeli Chickpea Salad shared in the 2012 Healthy Lunchbox series. From cooking classes to being able to hire Phoebe as your own personal chef, should you ever have the chance…this is a […]

Healthy Lunchbox 2014: Susan from Real Kids Eat Spinach

Susan from Real Kids Eat Spinach has been participating in the Healthy Lunchbox Series since it began, back in 2011. I am thrilled to be working with her once again. Susan is always filled with great advice and delicious recipes, and her Paleo Zucchini-Banana Bread looks to be no exception. Enjoy! ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ My kids “get” it when […]

Healthy Lunchbox 2014: Kim from Thriving Gluten-Free

Kim from Thriving Gluten-Free is a certified health coach who specializes in gluten-free living. Today she is not only sharing her special story and many, many tips to keep your child’s lunch allergy friendly and kid friendly at the same time, she has also given us 3 recipes to add to our repertoire! This is […]

Healthy Lunchbox 2014: Janet from The Taste Space

Last year, Janet from The Taste Space shared with us a luscious Salad in a Jar. Her Topaz Dragon Ginger Dressing is one of my all-time favorite salad dressing solutions. As an opening recipe to this year’s Healthy Lunchbox series, this Quinoa Protein Bowl is an excellent choice for those who is meat-free or simply enjoys an […]