Packing better lunches for the offspring

Try to forget about  PB&J for your kids lunch. I am sure they are as tired eating as you are making it. You can have them help make wraps for their lunches with frozen grapes for dessert! I have found out through trial and error, it is not so … [Read more...]

I wish I could eat these everyday!

I think Mother's Day should be celebrated more than once a year. I am not after gifts, as if I'd gotten them, I am talking about a day when I am not the one to cater to everyone else. I am a little cautious when it comes to eating 'their' cooking, … [Read more...]

Kale salad that I LOVE!

Kale is the almighty veggie, at least it is getting all of the hype right now. I have loved it for years, before it became miss popular and all. It is one of the healthiest things you can put into your body. It goes well in smoothies, juices, as a … [Read more...]

Easy frozen yogurt flashback..

I was just reminded that this is a holiday weekend for us Americans. If you are like me, holiday's are not a "holiday", meaning I have to work extra hard to entertain and feed people. I do get enjoyment after the fact when I am in a comatose state … [Read more...]

Chicken/Asparagus/Cheddar=YUM

There are so many ways to stuff a chicken, why not with two yummy things like cheddar cheese and asparagus! This is easy to make and everyone loves it, come on it is cheesy who can resist?! Even if your kiddos aren't fans of asparagus they might just … [Read more...]

Ways to make your kids smarter!

It is time for school again! We all hope our kid is the smartest kid in the class, right? Genetics do play a pretty big role in how your kids will turn out. That goes for not only their physical inheritance, but their brains as well. There is the … [Read more...]

Throw back Thursday!

Here is a delish treat you can make for yourself, and maybe share with the family too.. if they're nice :) You do not have to sacrifice taste just because you are living the low carb … [Read more...]

Fear.. go away!

Not all fear is bad. It is a good thing when a child that cannot swim,  fears getting into a pool without an adult. In life we need to task risk, reasonable ones at least. Some people's fear can alter their lives in a not so good way though. How can … [Read more...]

I like raccoons, but I do not like looking like one…

I have fair skin and dark circles under my eyes. In the morning I have to do a double take at the ghost faced raccoon staring back and me. It is not only me, I was lucky enough to pick this feature up from my family. We are a raccoon tribe you could … [Read more...]

Coconut milk

Coconut milk is a staple in my kitchen. It has many uses and I can add it into any meal. It is loaded with vitamin C, E, B1,3,5, and B6! All of those B vitamins means a lot of natural energy, and I need every ounce of energy I can get, naturally. … [Read more...]

Grilled Onion Salad

It is not a secret, if it can give you bad breath, I LOVE it! Strong flavors that are certain to give you nasty breath hold a special place in my heart. Garlic. Onions. Anchovies. Stinky cheese.. YUM! This dish is yummy and you can keep it totally … [Read more...]

Kiddos & smart food choices

When I was growing up there was about one child per class that would be classified as overweight. Now it is almost the complete opposite in certain parts of our country, only one child per class that is NOT overweight. Kids are not as active now days … [Read more...]

Beauty really does come from within.. promise

Tired of having little left of your paycheck after shopping at costly makeup stores?  If all those late-night summer celebrations and hours in the sun have left your skin looking.. not so sexy, tired, and dry, it’s time to get proactive about your … [Read more...]

Turnip Latkes

If you are starting to really increase the amount of exercise you are doing, you will need to give your body more fuel to burn! I Let myself have a nice big "lower" carb breakfast on Saturday mornings when I know I will be riding my bike for a couple … [Read more...]

Tips to detox

*Reduce your exposure to toxins- Every day we are exposed to harmful toxins. They can be found in everything from beauty products, cleaning supplies, to cookware and even the air we breath! We are also getting these toxins from processed foods, … [Read more...]