Healing Adrenal Cocktail ~ My Version of the “Singing Canary”

Have you heard of the Singing Canary?No?  Well, it's not a bird--you'll see what I mean.Many of you know that I have battled adrenal fatigue for many years. And with our stressed-out and hurried lifestyles, the adrenals of many are on the fritz.I'm doing worlds better now than years ago, but I still want to do more and continue to support my body using different means.  I will be ...Read The Full Post

Is Your Probiotic Making You Sick?

Today we'll be touching on a fairly uncommon topic--low histamine probiotics.  So what does that mean?Probiotics are something that's commonly accepted as being something that is good for everyone. Gut health is crucial for overall health and probiotics are beneficial bacteria that help to recolonize the gut to restore balance.  So one would think that taking probiotics would always be a good ...Read The Full Post

Low-Carb Almond Crescent Cookies – dairy-free option

Today I have the sincere pleasure of sharing with you one of my favorite recipes of all time -- Low-Carb Almond Crescent Cookies. This is a recipe that I have been working on for a long time, and it's finally perfected.Yes, sharing great recipes is something that brings me a lot of joy.  Isn't it fun to share something that you love whether it be a recipe, a movie, a place to go, a blog, or a ...Read The Full Post

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 egg rolls 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