STEP 1: Cleaning Your Pantry First things first: if you want to cook more healthily, there has to be something to choose from in those cupboards, right? The point here is to move away from products and foods that are hard for your body to process and digest and move TOWARDS whole, natural, preferably local, […]
Nut Butter Snack Balls: Kid Friendly!
This post is dedicated to my mom, who, for years, provided childcare for my brothers and me, most of my gazillion cousins, a number of kiddos through her in-home daycare, and most-recently, for my son! Needless to say, the woman knows her stuff when it comes to little kids. One of my favorite snacks […]
SFN Meal O’ the Week: Rice and Beans
Something From Nothing Meal of the Week: Rice & Beans -Leftover sweet peppers from last week’s CSA order, chopped -1/2 an onion, diced -2 cloves garlic, minced (I use that stuff that comes in a jar already prepared–sue me.) -pinto beans, previously cooked -brown rice, previously cooked -1 can Muir Glen Fire Roast Diced Tomatoes […]
Tea for Health
Whenever I’m feeling “off” (fatigue, headache, anxiety, tension, constipation, etc.), the first thing I do is drink a large glass of water. Then I drink another one. Generally, the source of all my woes is dehydration. I also tend to reach for one of my trusty herbal teas. In the natural health world, teas are […]