Making Sense of Multiple Sclerosis

Making Sense of Multiple Sclerosis

I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2006. Although my life has taken many twists and turns since then, I’ve kept my chin up with my own brand of spectacularly relentless optimism. Recently though, after taking our first family vacation in two years, I was feeling a bit down. Prior to this trip I hadn’tRead More →

How to Make Cranberry Sauce

How To Make Cranberry Sauce

This super easy Thanksgiving Cranberry Sauce recipe has only 4 ingredients. If you’ve been wondering how to make cranberry sauce from scratch, but found yourself feeling a bit intimidated, or short on time, this is the perfect gluten-free Cranberry Sauce recipe for you. To make this easy cranberry sauce recipe all you need is freshRead More →

Chocolate Pumpkin Pie

Chocolate Pumpkin Pie

Chocolate Pumpkin Pie is a healthy Thanksgiving recipe and an all time family favorite that I’ve been making for years. My younger son and I adore pumpkin desserts and all sorts of pumpkin recipes, but my darling husband is more of a chocolate lover. My paleo Chocolate Pumpkin Pie is a healthy holiday dessert thatRead More →

Simple Steps to Reduce EMF’s

Simple Steps to Reduce EMF's

I was diagnosed with MS in 2006 and my symptoms were fairly manageable until 2014. Strangely, that was a few months after we moved into our new house. I tried every alternative treatment I could think of and did not find much relief. Finally, I started wondering, could it be something in this new livingRead More →

Low-Carb Cornbread

Low-Carb Cornbread

I’ve been serving this Low-Carb Cornbread at our Thanksgiving dinner for years and it’s quite a hit. We love it smothered in my Paleo Gravy, or dipped in my incredible 3-Ingredient Cranberry Cherry Relish. The boys enjoy it year round when I melt butter and honey together and drizzle it over the warm cornbread straightRead More →

Nut-Free Pumpkin Crumb Muffins

pumpkin crumb muffins

My Nut-Free Pumpkin Crumb Muffins are the perfect fall treat. Made with coconut flour and healing fall spices, you can serve these paleo muffins at brunch with my world famous caffeine-free Dandelion Coffee, or for dessert on a chilly fall evening. I love all things pumpkin so much that I bake these year round! Nut-FreeRead More →

Is the Keto Diet a High Protein Diet?

Is the Keto Diet a High Protein Diet?

The other day I ran into a reader at the grocery store who thanked me profusely for my recipes. She said they were easy to throw together, used healthy ingredients, and regularly turned out well, pleasing her guests every time! I was beyond humbled as the conversation continued, given my goal to serve others andRead More →

Homemade Deodorant

Homemade Deodorant

When I recently dissected my beauty routine in a post called Natural Makeup, many of you asked about the body care products that I use every day. I’m thrilled to start out by sharing my Homemade Deodorant recipe with you. Why make Homemade Deodorant? Store bought deodorant can be incredibly toxic, containing endocrine disrupting chemicalsRead More →

Homemade Whipped Cream in a Mason Jar

homemade whipped cream

One of my favorite desserts is homemade whipped cream with fresh berries. It’s quick and easy so I often make it at the end of a casual weeknight dinner, but elegant enough that it’s one of my go to’s when we have guests over. My boys absolutely love homemade whipped cream. They were raised onRead More →

Barbecue Kale Chips

Barbecue Kale Chips

Like all of my recipes, these Barbecue Kale Chips are a breeze to make, with only 5 ingredients. To assemble them you’ll need kale, olive oil, macadamia nuts, nutritional yeast, and Primal Palate Barbecue Rub. My boys and I love kale chips. We’ve been making them for quite some time, since around 2008. My youngerRead More →

How to Make Yogurt

How to Make Yogurt

When I started the Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD) in 2001, I knew that I would need to learn how to make yogurt from scratch. I had become friends with Elaine Gottschall, and she emphasized in our chats and her book that this was an important part of the SCD which aims to rebuild the health ofRead More →

Paleo Vanilla Birthday Cake

Paleo Vanilla Birthday Cake

Paleo Vanilla Birthday Cake is made with just 6 ingredients. Yes! You’ve got that right. You can have an amazing paleo dessert for birthday celebrations that turns out perfectly every time. Better yet, mixing the batter for this cake is as easy as using a cake mix. The difference? Homemade Paleo Vanilla Birthday Cake tastesRead More →