Egg Roll in a Bowl – low carb, paleo, AIP

Sooooo excited to share a recipe today that has become a fast favorite in our home.  It's my Egg Roll in a Bowl Recipe. "Egg Roll in a Bowl?" you say. "What's that?" To which I respond, "One of the best easy meals you will ever have." Seriously.  You take all of the goodness of an egg roll and remove the outer wrapper and you've got a huge bowl of goodness. Plus you can make it all in ...Read The Full Post

Nutrition and Child Development – What You Need to Know

How does nutrition affect child development? We all come across various parenting goals on various websites. There are goals about achieving athletic goals, reaching academic achievements, and many more thing. But in reality, many parenting goals revolve around children and their eating habits.  And most of the real goals that we have for our kids involved proper development in one way or ...Read The Full Post

3 Things that Almost Stole Christmas – Part 2

  In Part 1 of "3  Things that Almost Stole Christmas", I talked about the unfortunate timing of my Detox and the sad demise of our Christmas Tree--2 of the 3 things that threatened to steal Christmas this past year. So while you're reading the continuation of the story, keep in mind that I still wasn't feeling fabulous and that we had left our home 2 days before Christmas to get a ...Read The Full Post

3 Things that Almost Stole Christmas – Pt 1

Christmas. It came and went like a flash. We typically Do Christmas Slow around here, but well, this Christmas was more than slow. It kind of didn't happen. Basically, our Christmas didn't go as planned.  In many ways. Instead of Visions of Sugarplums, Parties, and Ho Ho Ho, our Christmas was: Detox, a Broken Tree, and the Dinner that Wasn't. I could say that ours was the ...Read The Full Post

Sweet & Savory Balsamic Baked Red Onions – low carb & AIP

Today I have a fun new recipe for you all--Balsamic Baked Red Onions. I actually have never made baked onions before (in fact I have never done much at all with red onions), but well, here's how this recipe came to be. I'm all about saving money, and that means that whenever possible I try to buy everything in bulk. And I do mean just about everything. I sometimes make mistakes and ...Read The Full Post

Gluten-Free Christmas Cookies – low carb options

What's better than Christmas Cookies?  Healthy Christmas cookies, that's what - and in our house, that means gluten-free Christmas Cookies.  In fact, most of the cookies in this post are grain free Christmas Cookies so if you're off of grains, or limiting them, you are in luck. And since we're watching carbs, I'm giving low carb options for as many of the cookies as possible and AIP options ...Read The Full Post

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Chia Pudding ~ low carb & dairy free

I'm so excited to share this recipe for Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Pudding with you today. Because--Chocolate and Peanut Butter. There's nothing like it. Since I'm all about healthifying things, how about turning this all time favorite flavor combo into a healthy treat - Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Pudding? You better believe it. I have a real weakness for Reese's ...Read The Full Post

20 Gut Health Tips for Kids with ADHD

ADHD is prevalent these days, wreaking havoc on personal lives, families, and kids in school. There are drugs on the market to deal with it, and lots of different natural remedies for ADHD, but what if there was a way to deal with it from the root -- from the inside out---by considering gut health and ADHD -- or even probiotics and ADHD? Energy, excitement, and bursts of activity are surely ...Read The Full Post

Nigella Seed Oil – True Magic for the Skin!

Today, Lise Andersen, Formulator and Owner of LisaLise Natural Skincare, is sharing with us the magic of Nigella Seed Oil (more commonly known as Black Cumin Seed Oil). Lise has a fabulous website with loads of information on natural skincare ingredients and lovely DIY formulas and how-to's that you can use to make your own skincare products. Lise and I met via a comment she made on my blog ...Read The Full Post

11 Quick Steps to Get Holistic Health Now

You might look healthy on the outside, but are you really healthy? It's important to not have appearance be your goal, but to really learn how to get holistic health -- by that, I mean having not only a healthy body, but also a healthy spirit and a healthy soul. Health is often confused with weight loss. To people, looking slim or athletic means that a person is in good physical ...Read The Full Post