Healthy Lunchbox 2016, Week 1: Healthy Snacks

Is it just me or does every summer seem to go a little faster?   Maybe it’s the fact that my family effectively made 3 moves this year…two of those MAJOR moves.  Maybe it’s the fact that my two oldest only have two more years before they are off on missions or college, meaning we […]

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 […]

Homemade Yerba Mate Kombucha

There are many claims about the benefits of drinking kombucha tea.  From supporting liver detoxification to pancreas function, improved energy, digestive support, improved mood, supporting positive gut balance, aiding in nutrient assimilation and even metabolic support;  kombucha is touted as the ‘miracle drink’ in many corners of the world.  So as someone who has spent […]

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. […]

Oven Roasted, Herbed Prime Rib of Pork

  It is fairly rare that I come across something I feel I should have known about (food wise) and yet have never tried… Recently I was gifted a nice rack of Prime Rib of Pork.  While I have enjoyed and roasted many Prime Ribs in my day, Prime Rib of Pork was something I […]

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 […]

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 […]

St. Patrick’s Day Deliciousness!

Cead mile failte!  It’s no secret that I love St. Patrick’s day.  Any excuse to wear green, the perfect compliment to my Irish red hair, right? 😉  But what I also love is the food!  St. Patrick’s Day staples in our home include: Irish Soda Bread , which I usually make two loaves of; one the more […]