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breakfast, recipes

5 Easy On-the-Go Breakfast Ideas for Back to School

I got lots of requests this week for healthy on-the-go breakfast ideas (read: summer's over and it's back to school, schedule, structure...) so today I want to share with you some of my and my littles' current favorites for quick, easy, healthy ways to break the fast. And then... because there's just so much to… Continue reading 5 Easy On-the-Go Breakfast Ideas for Back to School

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What’s Healthier: Turkey or Beef?

This is a question I've gotten a lot lately: What's healthier: turkey or beef? I started going into this one last week when I posted this beef taco recipe that you may have noticed is sorta similar to these turkey tacos. For years turkey's been considered the "healthier" swap in tacos, burgers, spaghetti, you name it.… Continue reading What’s Healthier: Turkey or Beef?

beef tacos
mains, recipes

Beef Tacos + Cilantro Cauliflower Rice

We eat a lot of tacos around here, especially these beef tacos. Right now I'm averaging most days where two meals a day are a taco, in some form or fashion. Some healthier than others, yes. Regardless, most days I'm drawn toward all things roll-able. When I asked you in this survey last week what… Continue reading Beef Tacos + Cilantro Cauliflower Rice

watermelon gazpacho
recipes, soups

Watermelon Gazpacho

You know what the best part about this watermelon gazpacho is? The only thing you have to turn on is the blender. No heat required. Which is becoming my new requirement for summer cooking. If it requires a heat source other than a grill or a slow cooker, it's gonna have to wait till October.… Continue reading Watermelon Gazpacho

health, kids

5 Things I Do (and Don’t) When My Kids are Fighting a Cold

As not fun as it is to have a sick kid, I gotta admit, I do love the couch snuggles... One of us was sick last week (can you tell which one?) with a fever, runny nose and a cough. Thankfully the really "sick" part only lasted about 24 hours, which I credit a lot… Continue reading 5 Things I Do (and Don’t) When My Kids are Fighting a Cold

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Cake
desserts, recipes

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Cake – vegan, gluten-free, refined sugar-free

I made this chocolate chocolate-chip banana bread cake last week and thought it would be just the recipe to follow up the last three posts about my healing story.  I love sharing with you the recipes I’ve adjusted and adapted that make food, cooking and life more enjoyable while healing. Lately though I’ve been thinking...… Continue reading Chocolate Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Cake – vegan, gluten-free, refined sugar-free

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My Healing Story – Part III: OK, God, I Get It.

This is Part III in a series about my healing story of how I started to and continue to take charge of my own health. If you haven’t already, here's where you can catch Part I and Part II.  Have you ever looked back on a time in your life and you can see it… Continue reading My Healing Story – Part III: OK, God, I Get It.

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My Healing Story – Part II: Why You Have To Learn How to Swim Before You Can Dive Deep

This is Part II in a series about my healing story of how I started to and continue to take charge of my own health. If you haven't already, you can catch Part I here.  So I'll tell you right now this isn't one of those incredible healing stories you've seen on Dr. Oz. "Turns… Continue reading My Healing Story – Part II: Why You Have To Learn How to Swim Before You Can Dive Deep

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My Healing Story – Part I: What Do You Mean I Have an Autoimmune Disease?

This is something I've been wanting to write to you about for a long time and I’m ready now. I want to share more of my healing story with you. First though I have to tell you, I started writing it down and it got a little long so this is going to be a… Continue reading My Healing Story – Part I: What Do You Mean I Have an Autoimmune Disease?