Cherries

Cherries

Cherries are one of my favorite fruits! Growing up in Davis, California, we had a tree in our backyard. I used to sit in that tree each summer and devour homegrown ripe cherries by the handful. Now I live in Colorado and cherries are only in season for a few weeks a year –usually fromRead More →

Red White and Blueberry Popsicles

Red White and Blueberry Popsicles recipe bomb pops paleo

Cool and refreshing, Red White and Blueberry Popsicles hit the spot on a hot summer’s day. The base of these homemade popsicles is coconut milk, berries, and a touch of honey. They’re a fabulously healthy, yet festive dessert for the Fourth of July! I’ve made these Red White and Blueberry Popsicles using stevia in placeRead More →

Probiotics Contain Gluten?

Probiotics Contain Gluten?

Probiotics are a great thing. Right? In some cases, maybe not. I’ve tried taking probiotics several times since the 1990’s. One would think they are a helpful supplement given the latest research on the gut microbiome. One would also believe that they are imperative for someone such as myself, working to heal a leaky gutRead More →

How to Relieve Stress Before your Wedding

bride

A young person in my life (she’s under 30) is getting married this month, and from what I can gather, planning a wedding these days is a rewarding, yet stressful process, full of non-stop surprises. It’s been quite some time since I was in those bride-to-be shoes, as my husband and I tied the knotRead More →

Chocolate Chia Pudding

Chocolate Chia Pudding paleo dessert recipe

A couple of years ago my mother-in-law (MIL) asked my to make her a healthy chocolate chia pudding recipe. Although it took some time, I now have one. My MIL loves that my recipes are the easiest out there, and this Chocolate Chia Pudding has only six ingredients –chia seeds, cacao powder, coconut milk, vanillaRead More →

Guacamole Deviled Eggs

Guacamole Deviled Eggs paleo recipe

Guacamole Deviled Eggs are a huge hit in our house. The boys (now teenagers if you can believe it!) and their friends love this healthy after school snack. I love that it’s high protein and full of healthy fat. If you’re looking for healthy St. Patrick’s day recipes, I’ve got you covered with this one!Read More →

Thrive Market

thrive market paleo products

One of the biggest “barriers to entry” when it comes to healthy living is cost. The most frequent complaint I get on this website is about the prices of the ingredients that I use in my recipes, and I could not agree more. It’s frustrating that living well is so expensive. Thankfully, my friend JohnRead More →

How to Boil Eggs

How to hard Boil Eggs recipe

My boys love hard boiled eggs, and so do I. Since eggs are a healthy, high-protein, real food snack we’re in luck. I’ve been teaching my boys basic cooking skills since they were in kindergarten. I think knowing how to boil eggs, i.e., how to make a hard boiled egg, or a soft boiled eggRead More →

Cinnamon Coffee Cake

Cinnamon Coffee Cake paleo recipe

Homemade coffee cake is one of my favorite comfort foods. Growing up my mother used to buy an incredibly tasty frozen coffee cake at the grocery store. It was a special treat, albeit processed and full of preservatives and chemicals. My healthy version is made with only six ingredients –almond flour, salt, baking soda, coconutRead More →

Goldfish Crackers

Paleo Goldfish Crackers recipe

Homemade goldfish crackers are surprisingly easy to make. With just six healthy ingredients –almond flour, salt, baking soda, cheddar cheese, olive oil, and egg, they make a fantastic gluten-free snack for kids. If you are wondering if these are Paleo goldfish crackers, the answer is, I don’t know. It depends on what your definition ofRead More →

Chocolate Donuts

Chocolate Donuts paleo recipe

I’m a little late to the cake doughnut party. In fact, this Chocolate Donuts recipe is my first doughnut recipe on the site. Thankfully, this is another easy recipe, with only seven ingredients –coconut flour, cacao powder, salt, baking soda, eggs, coconut oil, and maple syrup. To make it simply dump the ingredients into aRead More →

Top 10 Natural Cold and Flu Remedies

10 natural ways to cure cold flu

I’m often asked how I stay healthy. My long term healing plan keeps me well on a day-in-day-out basis. I also have tips and tricks for acute situations, like beating a cold or the flu. I use the healing strategies below when anyone in my family begins to feel under the weather. In fact, oftenRead More →