Homemade Nutrient-Dense Pumpkin Spice Creamer

One thing I love about Fall is pumpkin everything, and I am not embarrassed to say admit to such cliche. Pumpkin spice lattes have always been a nice treat on a crisp morning. Before my healthy days, that meant buying from Starbucks…and get ready…Coffee Mate *gasp* After realizing that one of the main ingredients in […]

How to Make Pumpkin Puree at Home

Sure a can of pumpkin puree seems like the more convenient thing. The problem with that is cans are linned with BPA; which can cause from low sperm count, early puberty, obesity, to even cancer (source). Plus, once you’ve had homemade pure pumpkin puree you will never want to have canned again. And making your […]

Gluten-Free Vegetarian

I am  not one to label myself, especially the diet I follow. Mostly because I think labels are dogmatic and I don’t believe food should come with rules. Then why am I reviewing a book called Gluten-Free Vegetarian? Because we don’t have to have meat in every meal. In fact many meals us omnivores eat […]

Cauliflower Pork Salad

Source: 30 Days of Simple Dinners Have you ever had that moment when it’s almost dinner time and you say “crap! What am I going to make?” You look inside your fridge all you see are random ingredients but nothing to put together a meal with? Oh good, I’m glad I’m not the only one! […]

Nutrient-Dense Mac & Cheese

My son was just over a year old when he tried mac & cheese the first time. We were running errands it was late and he needed lunch. My husband and I decided to stop at Panera because we felt it was less junky than most foods out there. My boy was in haven. I […]

Book Review Monday: The Paleo Slow Cooker

  Welcome to Book Review Monday, where I share with you what is currently on my nightstand, a favorite book, or simply one that has had an impact in my life. These books range from recipes to green living and everything in between; sorry, no torrid romance novels or tear jerkers here!  The Paleo Slow […]

Book Review Mondays: Real Food Survival Guide for Busy Moms

Welcome to Book Review Mondays. On Mondays I will share with you what is currently on my nightstand, a favorite book, or simply one that has had an impact in my life. These books range from recipes to green living and everything in between; sorry, no torrid romance novels or tear jerkers here! Today is […]

French Baked Toast

The following is a post by Joyce Schmals of The Skinny Pear.  Joyce is a busy woman, she is in school to become a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and is a full time photographer, yet she still has time to blog about Real Food, and all her amazing recipes can be found at her blog The […]

Shrimp Linguine with Roasted Tomatoes and Spinach

The Following is a post by Loriel Adams of Healthy Roots, Happy Soul. Loriel and her blog bring out the activist in me, and I have learned a great deal from her. If you visit Healthy Roots, Happy Soul, you can learn everything from all about GMOs to natural homemade beauty products, to Real Food […]

Heirloom Tomato and Avocado Sandwich with Creamy Herb Dressing

The following is a post by Linda Spiker of The Organic Kitchen, my new favorite blog for recipes. Besides a blogger, Linda is an cookbook author and own and runs The Organic Kitchen cooking School. Check out this (and her other recipes!) they are to die for! Hello! My name is Linda Spiker and I […]