Don’t Miss This – Huge $1450 Giveaway–Berkey, Sun Oven, Grain Mill & More! – 7 Winners

Big Emergency Preparedness Giveaway - Berkey Filter

Emergencies happen all the time and we really need to make sure that we have clean water, food dehydrated, canned, or frozen, shelter, and fuel so that we aren't taken by surprise. I've always worked on some form of food storage since I buy things in bulk and try to save money by doing things like preserving herbs, storing beans, preserving tomatoes and freezing berries, but I really need to ...Read The Full Post

Free Kindle Books and More Healthy Living Deals – 9/20/14

The Paleo Slow Cooker Cookbook

Hi again, readers!  It's time for more Free Kindle Books and Healthy Living Deals to help you stretch your natural budget. I've had a busy week - trying to keep up on the Hashimoto's Institute talks, dealing with some odd food allergy / sensitivities, and pulling together a special essential oils project. I'll be announcing it very soon - and there's more to come :). I also was asked to ...Read The Full Post

Allergy-Free Ranch Dressing – dairy, egg, and nut free

Homemade Ranch Dressing Recipe - dairy-free

{I've been making my own salad dressings for years--either the Moroccan Vinaigrette, this "5 Way" Salad Dressing, or our 5 Ingredient Salad Dressing are always on our table. However, I haven't perfected a ranch dressing recipe yet - mainly due to our food allergies.  Thanks to Debra Worth from Worth Cooking, I've got a recipe now :).  Plus, her Balsamic Cherry Dressing is calling my name ...Read The Full Post

Cold & Flu Zapper, “Thin Mint” Ice Cream, Cucumber Noodle BLT Salad, Paleo Fruit Pockets & Blueberry Gummies

The Cold & Flu Zapper

Welcome back to another week of Allergy Free Wednesdays! A collection of yumminess that's aimed at making it easier for you to create healthy, allergy-free foods for you and your family. There is no "clear rule" against including processed ingredients in your submission (but we hope you are moving in that direction :-)). So...occasionally you will find some "whole foodie undesirables" in the ...Read The Full Post

“Temaki” – Easy Grain-Free Sushi

Easy Grain-free sushi recipe - Make this temaki sushi - great for a family dinner or for a large party

{Our family loves ethnic foods.  And some of our favorites are on this blog - Pakistani Kima (ground beef curry), Moroccan Carrots, Moroccan Vinaigrette and Chat Masala, my version an Indian spice that goes great with almost anything. I lived in Japan for a year and sushi was one of the foods I was treated to frequently.  I'm thrilled that now to have a grain-free sushi recipe that fits ...Read The Full Post

Guess the MYSTERY FUEL — Kelly Kettle Emergency Stove GIVEAWAY – 2 Winners

Kelly Kettle Giveaway

With all of the storms and droughts going on these days, and the situation with ISIS in the Middle East and Ebola, I've been doing a lot of thinking about emergency preparation. Just think about it - if power goes out or there's an epidemic or other emergency situation, it's crucial to be prepared with shelter, clean water, and food. So today I'm pleased to give you a way to win one of two ...Read The Full Post

I Made a Mistake – Can You Help Please?

G's Sad Face Hashimoto's Institute

Good morning, readers. I made a mistake over the past week regarding The Hashimoto's Institute information that I sent out to you. (If you missed it, you can read some of it here and here.) Not a mistake about - the content - or about how GREAT The Hashimoto's Institute's information is going to be - or what a big deal Hashimoto's is and how it can really do a lot of damage to one's ...Read The Full Post

FREE Kindle Books and More Healthy Living Deals – 9/13/14

Anti-Inflammatory Diet

It's the weekend - time for a post full of money-saving healthy-living deals. I had a full day so forgive me for being late with this post. We met with our financial planner (great guy - I'll have to tell you all about him someday perhaps), then went to a military reenactment for our youngest, and then visited with an old friend. Good day - but busy :). {Please note that there are ...Read The Full Post