How to Make an Easy No Bake Vegan Protein Ball

So, what’s the big deal with protein? I know you see it mentioned in a lot of recipes but, why? Not only is this no bake vegan protein ball recipe amazingly delicious, it will help keep you from feeling hungry while providing a healthy snack and a source of energy. This post is sponsored by […]

Tips for Serving Gluten Free Pasta

These tips for serving gluten free pasta will entice even the pickiest eaters. We found out my daughter was gluten intolerant when she was about thirteen. It required an enormous change in how I prepared meals and what we ate. Sarah was used to eating traditional foods that contained gluten and refused to eat many […]

14 Healthy Drinks Worth Pampering Yourself With

A 16-ounce soft drink has about 280 calories. A tall latte has 240 calories. If you’re not careful, you can easily drink away half your allowed calories for the day. There are healthy drinks worth pampering yourself with and now that I have a bit more me time, I can enjoy them when I unwind […]

Paleo Clam Chowder Recipe in 30 Minutes

This paleo clam chowder recipe can be on your table in less than 30 minutes! I love hearty soups and chowders as the weather gets colder. There is nothing that warms you up better than a hot bowl of soup. This paleo clam chowder recipe is hearty, healthy and delicious! Plus, you can have it […]

Family Favorite Easy Chili in the Crock Pot

Did you know that the heat from chili peppers helps combat nasal congestion and even has antibacterial properties? I kid you not. Somehow after my recent trip to San Francisco, I managed to come down with an awful cold and the congestion is driving me crazy. When that happens, nothing works better than a huge […]

Horror Movies, Teenagers and Popcorn Seasoning

Did you ever look back at your life and realize how many opportunities you’ve lost? The kids are 18 and 22 now. My youngest (my son), recently moved out and in with his girlfriend. I don’t imagine it will be long before my daughter, and her boyfriend leave the nest to start their lives. As […]

Homemade Fresh Cranberry Juice in 20 Minutes!

I love starting the day with a glass of homemade fresh cranberry juice because it’s such a healthy juice. They can help prevent urinary tract infections and some people even use it for type 2 diabetes, chronic fatigue, to prevent blood clots. Cranberries are loaded with antioxidants, vitamin C and salicylic acid. You can see […]

Savory Paleo Pumpkin Soup

I always end up having a few pumpkins at Halloween time. Sometimes I pick them up at the farmer’s market. Sometimes neighbors drop off their extras. While I like to keep one for the front porch, I love to cook with them too. I am seeing so many sweet pumpkin recipes online that I decided […]

Pumpkin Overnight Steel Cut Oats

One of the reasons that I love Halloween is because it means we have pumpkins again. I love pumpkin everything: pumpkin bread, pumpkin pie, pumpkin lattes. If it has pumpkin in it, I want some! Pumpkin Overnight Steel Cut Oats Sometimes, it can be really tempting with all of the Halloween sweets that are available […]

Healthy Meal Plans for the Week

One of the most challenging times of the day in my house is dinner time. I’m trying to finish up work for the day. My husband wants my attention. The kids are coming home from work and school. Everyone seems to be in the kitchen wondering what’s for dinner. Sometimes I have no idea. Healthy […]