15 Ways to Use a Dehydrator

I love using my dehydrator, it’s a super easy way to make healthy snack preserving their nutrients since no high temperatures are used. It’s so easy, cut and seasoned if desired, place in dehydrator and forget about it! I am still using my old dehydrator but I have my eye set on this one. These […]

Homemade Apple-Pomegranate Soda

This is what soda is supposed to be like; fizzy, sweet, refreshing, nourishing, and all naturally. On my last post I told you about the wonders or water kefir, and now you know this fermented drink is a good ally for our gut health. You can see the quick tutorial how to brew it at […]

How to Make Water Kefir (a quick tutorial)

Kefir (pronounced KEH-feer) conjures the image of a creamy drink, known for its probiotics powers. Water kefir is milk kefir’s less popular cousin. Water kefir is a fermented beverage made form water, sugar, and kefir grains. Although these are not actually grains, but are called grains due to their gran-like appearance. Kefir grains are a […]

Easy Homemade Fermented ketchup

When I was little I was obsessed with ketchup. Eventually I grew out if, only adding it to socially accepted ketchup-worthy foods. Later in life when I started learning about ingredients, I swore it off…until I discovered homemade ketchup! I mean, have you seen the ingredient list on some of those commercial ketchup bottles? High […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]