Strawberry Lemonade Fruit Roll Ups

Strawberry Lemonade Fruit Roll Ups

With only two ingredients, Strawberry Lemonade Fruit Roll Ups are a cinch to make and a total hit with my boys. Over the years, feeding my two sons healthy food has been quite a passion for me. So it will come as no surprise that making my boys healthy snacks and lunches is also ofRead More →

Nut-Free Trail Mix

Nut Free Trail Mix

I have two teenage boys, and most days, a house full of their friends. So, I’m constantly on the lookout for healthy snacks for kids. This Nut-Free Trail Mix fits that bill, and then some! My boys love that this Nut-Free Trail Mix is full of plump golden raisins –they seem to consider anything thatRead More →

Paleo Birthday Cake

Paleo Birthday Cake Recipe

If you’re looking for a quick and easy birthday cake recipe look no further. This nut-free Paleo Birthday Cake was devoured by the male folks in my house, and I thought it was amazing too. Who can resist chocolate cake smothered in rich, creamy chocolate frosting? I can’t! Both of my boys are well intoRead More →

Natural Sleep Remedies

Natural Sleep Remedies

I’m a sleep-a-holic. I sleep at least 8 hours every night and on weekends I turn in for around 10. I am a total crank pot when I don’t get a good night of sleep, and I have an absolute fear of insomnia. So you can imagine that finding natural sleep remedies for my familyRead More →

Post Ranch Inn Salad Recipe

Post Ranch Inn Salad Recipe

I don’t often write salad recipes. I view salad as something that is best thrown together, last minute, using whatever I have on hand. The vegetables that I keep in the house tend to be those that call out to me from the farmer’s market, my garden, or the shelves of the health food store.Read More →

Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies

Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies

These Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies are the latest addition to my healthy cookie recipe collection. Yes, it’s true, I have a bazillion gluten-free, grain-free chocolate chip cookie recipes. There are three primary reasons for this. First, I’ve been writing grain-free recipes since my son was diagnosed with celiac disease in 2001, which, lucky for thoseRead More →

Strawberry Lemonade

healthy Strawberry Lemonade recipe

This refreshing sugar-free Strawberry Lemonade is a favorite around my house on a hot summer day. I’ve been making homemade lemonade for the boys since they were wee little ones. In order to cut back on the amount of unnecessary sugar (including natural sweeteners) that my family consumes, I’ve been sweetening my homemade lemonade withRead More →

How to Juice a Lemon

How to Juice a Lemon

I love cooking with fresh ingredients, and one of my favorites is fresh squeezed lemon juice. There is little you could do to convince me to purchase lemon juice at the store. The thought of acidic lemon juice swimming around in (and eating away at) a plastic bottle does not make me do a happyRead More →

The Complete Guide to Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapty Chamber Dog

What is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy? Hyperbaric oxygen therapy, or HBOT, is a medical treatment in which pure oxygen is inhaled, in a total body chamber while atmospheric pressure is increased. The Food and  Drug Administration (FDA) has approved hyperbaric oxygen therapy for treatment of 13 conditions, including stroke, burns, and carbon monoxide poisoning. These usesRead More →

Iced Dandelion Mocha

Iced Dandelion Mocha Recipe

By now you all know that I’m a huge fan of Dandelion Root Coffee. I’ve been consuming this incredibly delicious, detoxifying drink since the 1990’s. Dandelion root coffee is a fantastic coffee replacement for several reasons. First, it’s an amazing herbal tonic that helps to detoxify the liver, second, it does not contain caffeine. For moreRead More →

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 →