Mark’s trail mix

My husband works long hours and doesn’t even have time for a lunch break most days.  He tries to stay healthy by eating low carb and especially low sugar but needs snacks to keep him going during his day.  Besides his salad that he has most days, (that will be another post),  he brings a […]

plantain wrap

Grain free plantain wraps/flatbread

Since I eat mostly grain free, I like to find great ideas to substitute grains in bread, wraps and crackers.  This is a great recipe I found and have modified using plantains.  Plantains are in the banana family but are usually not eaten…
5 healthy fats

5 Healthy Fats for your kitchen pantry

Like many of you, I used to be afraid of fat. The anti-saturated fat message was loud and clear. “Eat Fat and you will get fat”. So, I stayed clear! Instead, I ate more carbs and “low fat” foods, which were mostly loaded with sugar and…
easy skillet chicken with fresh herbs

Easy Skillet Chicken and Herbs

What can I make for dinner? That is the question... Chicken is usually the answer! And, if you are anything like me, you want to keep it simple, yet tasty. This is a really easy dish I made that was inspired by the fresh herbs in my…
homemade healthy salad dressings

Easy Homemade Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

We eat salad almost every night in our house and my husband brings one for lunch almost every day too. That translates to quite a bit of salad dressing! I used to buy my dressing at the local market, and didn’t pay much attention to the…
Oatmeal breakfast bake

Breakfast Oatmeal Bake

My husband works long hours everyday, leaving our house by 6:30 or 7 am and returning 12 to 14 hours later. I found this recipe a few years ago when he voiced his frustration at not being able to find a nutrient dense, filling and tasty breakfast…
chicken bone broth recipe

Nourishing Chicken Bone Broth

I learned how to make Bone broth a few years ago when I became involved in the Weston A Price Association. It is an International Foundation that passes on the teachings of Dr. Weston Price, who wrote a book in the 1930’s called Nutrition…