Better Than Store Bought Ranch Seasoning Mix

A road trip staple of ours is seasoned oyster crackers. I don't think we have taken a road trip in ten years without them! It's simple ... oyster crackers, a little oil and the ranch seasoning packets that you buy at the store. Shake, shake, shake and devour! ...more

The Benefits of Raspberry Leaf Tea; Pregnancy and Beyond

My second pregnancy was a little rough on my back so I started getting prenatal massages to help out with ...more

Thai Quinoa Salad

I am a coleslaw fanatic ... I love the perfect creaminess and dill of a good homemade slaw! But every now and again, I need to change it up and use my cabbage a little different. Thai Quinoa Salad is usually my go-to change up. ...more

Blackberry, Squash & Goat Cheese Salad

 We have had some great salad meals recently. I love salads as a main meal and summer is the perfect time to take advantage of the fresh produce and fill your bowl. It also is a great alternative for dinner since it requires minimal cooking and the less I use the stovetop or oven in the summer the happier I am. Fire up the grill and toss the items on a bed of greens and I am a happy girl....more

4 Reasons To Eat Kiwano Melon


Satisfying Your Sweet Tooth While Avoiding Sugar

So we're doing this 21-Day Eat Clean Challenge, and it's got me thinking about things I do to keep my healthy diet on track. I have been on-and-off the Cleaning Eating wagon for years, though each year I feel like it gets easier and easier and I do better and better. I found the hardest thing for me was getting rid of sugar. I have SUCH a sweet tooth, but the older I get, the more I feel really awful when I eat it....more

Supplements: All my questions answered by a Registered Dietitian!

Ever wonder which supplements you should take? Are they even healthy and safe? Is there a need or benefit for protien powder or crazy cleanses in your life? I sure did! So I was so excited when Elizabeth Somer, a Nutritionist, Editor-in-Chief of Nutrition Alert!, public speaker, and author of a variety of books including The Essential Guide to Vitamins and Minerals and Eat Your Way to Sexy, offered to answer some of my questions!...more

Just 7 Ingredients: Quinoa Crunch Granola

Quinoa and oats are combined to give this granola a lovely crunch you’re sure to enjoy.  Are you ready to make a 7-ingredient granola that has a crunch you can sink your teeth into?  ...more

30 Minute Saucy Ground Beef and Vegetables

A one pot meal made in 30 minutes. I’m in!So I bought some lean ground beef today. Now this is a big deal because I don’t buy it often, maybe once a month or so. Because of this I want to do it justice.One thing I really like is red sauce. I found a lovely recipe for it on ActivewearUSA....more

My Gluten Free Story