Healthy Lunchbox 2016: Week 4: Healthy Desserts!

  Oh boy oh boy!!    Life likes to take us on journeys sometimes…and goodness knows mine has been full of adventure lately!    So here’s my apology for the delay in our final installment of our Healthy Lunchbox 2016 series, but I hope you’ll find it was worth the wait!!!   You see, I’ve […]

Homemade Sauerkraut

  About a week ago, I shared a very, very simple recipe on Facebook with the promise of getting it up quickly!   Thank you so very much to the many positive responses I got on there, and please forgive me for the delay! I don’t know about you, but summertime days just fly by […]

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. […]

Pan Roasted Peaches

  Maybe you’re avoiding potatoes.  Maybe you’re a peach fanatic.  Or maybe you’re just looking for something a little different to go with dinner tonight.  Whatever it is, you’ll love these pan roasted peaches!  Perfectly paired with your favorite roast, steak or chicken dinner, these sweet with just a little savory peaches are an easy […]

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 […]

Fresh Watermelon, Cucumber and Tomato Salad

  The last couple of months have been crazy…between listing our house for sale, thereby restricting my time in the kitchen because everything has to be perfect for showings; to up and moving my family across the state, it’s been difficult to sit down and recipe develop/write the way I wish to do! My husband […]

Lightly Salted, Cinnamon Broiled Grapefruit

Sometimes my most difficult struggle with keeping this page up to date with fresh ideas isn’t in what I am eating, it’s realizing the value behind the simple things we do eat. Over the last couple of months I have been running a Facebook group dedicated to healthy, whole-food eating.  Over there I am sharing […]

Grain-Free Peanut Butter Dog Biscuits

I know it has been too long since I have posted a recipe. And like I posted last month…life has thrown us a new curve ball, so I cannot promise how often I’ll be posting recipes for now, but with so many great ones at your fingertip, I still pray you’ll stop by often and […]

How to Render Beef Tallow in Your Slow Cooker (and why you would want to)

  First, some of you may be asking, “what is beef tallow?” To put it simply, beef tallow is rendered beef fat. Grass fed beef tallow is rich in niacin, vitamins B6, B12, K2, selenium, iron, phosphorus, potassium and riboflavin. Grass fed beef tallow also contains a high ratio of CLA which is known to […]

AIP Basil Pesto (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Nut-Free)

There are few things more delectable than a rich, savory, creamy sauce like pesto. That is, unless you are allergic to some of the most vital ingredients normally found in this simple sauce. While my family often enjoys my Vegan Pesto with Kale, recently a friend asked me if I had ever attempted to make […]