Perfect Popcorn Recipe #3 ~ Surprisingly-Good Seasoned Popcorn

We LOVE popcorn.Plain popcorn, nut buttery sweet popcorn..basically every which way including our specialty, Dorito® popcorn.  We LOVE it.But as a whole foodie family, we do not love the icky chemical fake stuff that most popcorn toppings are made of.Well, great things often come as the result of mistakes.   That includes great popcorn seasoning recipes. :-)  Like this one.  It just ...Read The Full Post

How to Make Your Drinking Water Safe

In yesterday's post I gave you a lot of information showing that the drinking water coming out of your tap may not be as safe as you thought.Today I am going to talk about water filtration choices and will share my recommendation for purifying your drinking water and doing so on a budget.Our history with water filtration is a long one.  It started years ago (too long :-)) when my husband ...Read The Full Post

Vegetable Broth Mix Recipe | All-Purpose Seasoning

I love making my own homemade seasonings. By making your own celery salt, curry powder, taco seasoning, and more, you can be in control of the ingredients you use while you save money over buying pre-mixed containers at the store.While I am quite the fan of stock and just made homemade turkey stock a few weeks ago, I am trying to be balanced and I do not always have time to make stock, nor can ...Read The Full Post

Perfect Popcorn Recipe #2 – Herbes de Provence Topping

The first popcorn topping that I would like to share is somewhat of a secret recipe.  I am sort of hesitant to share it as it is always fun to have some secrets, but ah well....in the interest of generosity and sharing the joy, here goes--.  But first, a bit of our popcorn history.I have been eating popcorn forever.  I have memories of visiting my dad and eating huge bowls full of popcorn ...Read The Full Post

Perfect Basic Popcorn Recipe

Looking for a healthy alternative to processed and boxed snacks?Wishing you had something other than butter and salt to top your popcorn?  Or do you need some prodding to give up those artificially colored "cheeze flavored" topping mixes?Well, I have some great solutions for you. ...Read The Full Post

Homemade Popcorn – The Healthy Budget Snack

Did you know that making homemade popcorn can not only be good for your tummy, but also good for your budget?Just think about all of the money that most people spend on snack foods throughout the year.Now, I must admit that I really enjoy eating them, but paying more than $4 for a 6 ounce bag of sweet potato chips?  Well, using my junior high math tells me that those chips cost ...Read The Full Post

Grain-Free No-Bake Protein Bars

I'm always on the lookout for healthy snacks for my family, especially easy recipes since I am pretty busy.  We love my recipes for healthy chocolate truffles, no-bake cookies, and kale chips, but this recipe for homemade protein bars is one of our all time favorites.It's a great grab and go snack and is full of yumminess that you and your family will love.If you've been buying protein ...Read The Full Post

Jojoba and Rose Water Natural Facial Cleanser

Would you like to make your own natural facial cleanser?  Have you heard of using oil to cleanse your face?  Today I'm going to share something that really surprised me -- a Jojoba Oil Cleanser.If you are:Wondering what to use for skin care that does not put harmful chemicals into your skin? Dealing with inflamed skin from rosacea or other conditions? Looking for a low cost ...Read The Full Post