Raw Energy Balls

  I am on vacation! It feels good! But I don’t want to forget about you wonderful readers while I am away. For the next few days my friends, and fellow bloggers, have stepped up to help me; you will see some great posts from bloggers you may already know, and if you don’t, I […]

How to Make Butter

If you had told me two years ago that now I’d be making my own butter, I would’ve laughed at you. I make my own butter! This girl has come a long way from her I can’t believe it’s not Butter! days. It’s called “not butter” for a reason. It’s mostly artificial ingredients produced in […]

Smoothies & Juices: Health Benefits, Tips, and Recipes

Smoothies and juices are like the healthy milkshake cousins. Now, before you you get mad at me, I’m not saying milkshakes aren’t healthy, with the right ingredients milkshakes can be a superfood, but smoothies and juices have a different appeal, they are light, crisp, and fresh and full of goodness! Health Benefits of Smoothies and […]

Homemade Elderberry Gummies: Vitamin C Treats

Have you ever noticed the ingredients on gummy fruit snacks? They are mostly high fructose corn syrup, artificial dyes and flavors, and gelatin. Gummy fruit snacks don’t have to be just empty calories packed with harmful chemicals, these homemade elderberry gummies are healthy in that there is no junk in them but they are actually […]

From Scratch: Easy Recipes for Traditionally Prepared Whole-Food Dishes

Exciting news folks! The much anticipated Traditional Food cookbook is finally here! From Scratch by Shaye Elliot, author of The Elliot Homestead, has been expected by Traditional Foodies everywhere. From Scratch From Scratch is a thorough cookbook for unprocessed, traditionally prepared, whole-foods. With beautifully shot images of the recipes and created with love by Shaye […]

8 Simple Ways to Become a Healthier Eater

As I have mentioned before (in “What’s happened to our food system?), we live in a society that encourages all but healthy eating. This happens thanks to the monstrous business of food and both internal and external pressures to maximize profits.   A majority of the artificially modified foods and beverages we habitually ingest, have […]

My Guest Post at Primally Inspired

Today I am a guest blogger at Primally Inspired. If you are not a fan of Primally Inspired yet, you need to be. I Found Kelly and her blog just about a month ago but it has quickly become one of most favorite blogs. There you will find great real food recipes and fitness, but […]

Guest Post: The Perfect Pico Formula

Friends, do I have a treat for you! Corah Webber, owner and author of The Home Spun Rabble Rouser, is our guest blogger today, and she has brought us not just a recipe but a recipe formula for endless creations, and it comes just in time for barbeque season! We love pico in this house […]

The Perfect Grain-Free Pancakes

        A few weeks ago I turned to an elimination diet–eliminating grains–for my son’s diet. In order to go grain-free I started to look into alternatives our our favorite staples and that includes my son’s favorite breakfast meal, pancakes.   If you Google “no grains pancakes”, “Paleo pancakes”, or “gluten free pancakes”, […]

What’s Happened to Our Food System?

I’m so excited to finally welcome our new Nutrition & Dietetics expert, Alma Simmons. Alma is a Registered Dietician, wife, mom, and my friend. She and I share so many interests and have dreams the size of Texas for future projects and I am so happy we have finally started to collaborate together.  Alma will […]