Stay Healthy with Honey

I live in Wisconsin and let's face it, brandy cures everything!...more

SALAD OF THE DAY #3 - MAI THAI SALAD

This is a favorite salad in our house, and my husband is a big fan of Thai food, but the thought of preparing it make's me feel so lazy, so I thought of a quick & easy way to get him his fix of Thai & in a healthy, guilt free way too ;-)Raw papaya-...more

12 Tips for Getting the Best Out of the Farmers' Market

My fear of the farmers' market isn't the market itself, but rather the fact that I have no idea how to navigate it. There is a skill to purchasing those fruits and veggies just like there is a skill to shopping a flea market or a consignment shop. So I did a little research, and I've come up with some tips that will assist in making your farmers' market experience enjoyable and fruitful (oh, how I love a good food pun). ...more
sunburntsaver that was probably the BEST piece of advice for me as well! Thank you for reading.more

Gratitude Linkup - Week of 9/14/14

One of the best ways to have perspective, for me, is to remember the things I'm grateful for. There have been times when I've gotten stuck in negativity that I've done a quick gratitude list (in my head or with another) and started on the path of releasing that negativity. Gratitude lists help me to remember what's beautiful and to remain present in my life.Each week, Laurel Regan's Gratitude linkup over at Alphabet Salad is a way for me to share a few of the things I'm grateful for with others....more

Healthy After-School Snack Ideas for Kids!!!!

Healthy After-School Snack Ideas for Kids!!!!...more

Homemade Marinara Tomato Sauce

FRESH TOMATOES - GARLIC - LEMON JUICE - HERBS - SEA SALTIt taste amazing and BLOWS bottled jar tomato sauce out of the water.  It is incredibly healthy and only a few ingredients...you might call this old school cooking or a clean eating recipe but with only a few fresh ingredients, whatever you call it,  It's delicious and You can feel really good about eating it.....more

Homemade Black Beans

Most people tend to purchase canned beans out of convenience but do you realize how easy it is to make them yourself? Seriously folks, this method of purchasing canned beans needs to stop. Making your own is more flavorful, healthier and honestly too easy not to partake in--let the crock pot do all the work.This may be the shortest post of your life, all because making homemade beans are too simple, there really isn't much to say. So lets get started......more

Spicy Black Bean Burgers

Music in the park tonight, yup that was music not movies. As we continually have this discussion all throughout summer about our movie dates we officially ended the movie phase last week and now have transitioned to music nights.We decided we would continue our Thursday Date Night Park Night (boy was that a mouthful) with whatever decides to land itself in the park and tonight happens to be music....more

Breakfast Cookies: Gluten Free, Vegan, Healthy and Delicious!

We have had a crazy couple weekends. I feel like I've been feeding the kids out of a cooler for days now! ...more