Veggie Wedgy Burger

This summer barbecue favorite has turned into a staple in our home. Even my husband gives up steak and eats these veggie wedgies. Ingredients: 1 cup chickpeas soaked over night or 1 can 1/2 cup tri-colors quinoa (I haven't tried with plain quinoa 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 to 3 tablespoons water Spices (spice to … Continue reading Veggie Wedgy Burger

Apple Pie to Die For

Just in time for Thanksgiving, I'm making gluten, grain, and egg free apple pie. It's supper simple and tastes great. Start with easy peasy pie crust made in your Ninja or food processor. Pie Crust: 1 1/4 cup almond flour 1 tablespoon coconut flour 4 tablespoons palm oil or ghee, or butter (melted) 1 tablespoon … Continue reading Apple Pie to Die For

Why Give Up French Fries?

One of the things about becoming healthy is all the foods you must give up. I've had a love hate relationship with French fries my entire life. My taste buds love them and my hips hate them. Potatoes are something we try to stay away from and there are several reasons but I think the … Continue reading Why Give Up French Fries?

Growing Herbal Tea in My Garden and Kitchen

I love my garden and spend many hours outside pruning, watering, and fertilizing. I need to feel nature and my plants takes me there. I began growing herbs that can be used to make teas a few years ago. Lemon balm is one of my favorites. I'll actually eat a leaf when walking past the … Continue reading Growing Herbal Tea in My Garden and Kitchen

Stay Healthy and Eat Cake

One of the things I love about healthy eating is guilt-free dessert. On an average day, I drink green juice when I wake up. Have two shots of ginger orange an hour later, and another shot of green juice before heading to the gym. Two hours later I come home and shower then sit down … Continue reading Stay Healthy and Eat Cake

Homemade Soap with Lye Just Like Grandma Made

Soap: Such a wonderful thing but the soap you buy is not so wonderful I was a Dove soap user for years. Here are the ingredients: Sodium Lauroyl Isethionate, Stearic Acid, Sodium Tallowate Or Sodium Palmitate, Lauric Acid, Sodium Isethionate, Water, Sodium Stearate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Sodium Cocoate Or Sodium Palm Kernelate, Fragrance, Sodium Chloride, Tetrasodium … Continue reading Homemade Soap with Lye Just Like Grandma Made

Green Juice Smoothy

We live for these and use them as a meal replacement and also as a treat at night when we fast. Start with my maintenance green juice recipe here to make the smoothie yummy and packed with nurtrients. We freeze old bananas by the quart bag full  and also freeze fruit before it goes bad so … Continue reading Green Juice Smoothy

Grain-free Cereal

Coconut Cereal This is our go-to in the morning and we sprinkle it over fresh fruit. Ingredients: 1- 12 oz package shredded coconut 1- tablespoon cinnamon 1/2 cup slivered almonds or pine nuts (I buy my SALT-FREE organic nuts from nuts.com so I know they're certified gluten free). *There should be NO added oil. If … Continue reading Grain-free Cereal