Have a sore throat? Assuming that it’s not predicated by post-nasal drip, give a go at these natural remedies: Sore throat home remedies: 1. Good ol’ honey and lemon. Stir some honey and squirt some lemon juice (fresh is preferred) into tea or just hot water. My favorite is to take a large chunk of […]
SFN Meal O’ the Week: Guests Are Gone Fried Rice
My dad always said my mom’s best meals were the ones she made when, supposedly, there was “nothing to eat in the house.” My mother is the Queen of Something From Nothing. I try to emulate her tactics using wholesome ingredients. I blog each week about whichever meal I’ve created from “nothing.” When it’s the […]
Healthy Alternatives to Common Grocery Items
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 […]
From Veg to Omnivore and back again? Part Uno.
Well, this is the story all about how my little life got flipped, turned upside down. I’d like to take a minute, so just relax a bit more, I’ll tell you how I went from veg to omnivore… I’m not perfect, but gosh, I wish I could be! Hee hee. Alright, much of this blog […]