Breakfast · Dessert · Drinks · recipes

Homemade Coffee Creamer… For Your Perfect Holiday!

Oh how I loved my Coffee-Mate (or Starbucks!)… french vanilla, cinnamon,  Pumpkin Spice, Peppermint Mocha! Oh my!  They tasted so delicious and I felt that they got me into the Fall, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Spirit!  They were special drinks offered only during this special time of the year, and it IS my FAVORITE time of…… Continue reading Homemade Coffee Creamer… For Your Perfect Holiday!

recipes · Side Dish

Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash Recipe

I love Fall. I don’t know about you, but when October comes, all I crave warm foods that make me feel cozy.  I love hot tea and warm socks and scarfs (although we haven’t needed those just yet in California!).  Roasted vegetables, squashes, and everything pumpkin (yes pumpkin is a squash!).  Is it a coincidence…… Continue reading Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash Recipe

body care · natural living · recipes

DIY Homemade Lip Balm… with the perfect tingle!

There is something really cool about making your own products.  Actually, I find it empowering.  I am not bound to consumerism.  I am not bound to do what is recommended.  I am in charge of what I put in my products and put onto my body…  And making homemade lip balm, was probably the most…… Continue reading DIY Homemade Lip Balm… with the perfect tingle!

For the Kiddo's · Health · recipes

Make Your Own Baby Food… How To Eat Real Food From The Beginning! (Part 1)

(SKIP TO PART TWO OF FEEDING YOUR BABY REAL FOOD HERE!) If you asked my now three-year-old-twins what puffs were, they would not have a clue what you were talking about.  They never ate puffs.  Gerber didn’t step foot into our home and neither did any other type of pre-packaged food (organic or not!).  My…… Continue reading Make Your Own Baby Food… How To Eat Real Food From The Beginning! (Part 1)

Dessert · recipes

Best Ever PALEO Chocolate Chip Cookies…Deceptively Nutritious!

You know when you found THE ONE, you can’t get enough!  There is no more searching, no more recipes to try.  And guess what!? I found THE ONE, thanks to the PRIMAL PALATE and NOM NOM PALEO!  There are so many chocolate chip cookie recipes out there, so many Paleo and grain free cookies, but with…… Continue reading Best Ever PALEO Chocolate Chip Cookies…Deceptively Nutritious!

Breakfast · recipes

Grain-Free Healthy Green Pancakes… For the Whole Family!

Just today I was having a conversation with a friend about teaching our children the importance of real food, eating vegetables and whole foods and whether or not we should be hiding vegetables in food?  That is the question. Why is it that so many of us have trouble getting our toddlers or kids to…… Continue reading Grain-Free Healthy Green Pancakes… For the Whole Family!