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doTERRA vs Young Living…

People often ask me, "Why dōTERRA?" Honestly, I think much of the time, they're hoping that I'll get all snooty and involved in the doTERRA vs Young Living "war." Maybe they're hoping for a little … [Read More...]

Grain Free Lasagna!

Grain Free Lasagna (Gluten Free)…

Lasagna. Oh, dear lasagna. How I have missed you! You were once my favorite food, but going {mostly} grain-free put a distance between you and me. I've missed your melted, gooey cheese. I've missed … [Read More...]

Just Dang Good Artichokes!

Just Dang Good Artichokes…

   Artichokes have so many health benefits and are an excellent addition to any meal. Using a little secret ingredient makes this recipe unique and delicious! This is an example of how just a little … [Read More...]

Roasted Honey Lemon Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Honey Lemon Brussels Sprouts…

I hated Brussels sprouts as a kid. They tasted bitter to me, and just...icky. Once I grew up though, I gained an appreciation for these little mini veggies.  The key to avoiding bitterness is not to … [Read More...]

Honeyed Sweet Potato "Nachos" -- so amazing!

Honeyed Sweet Potato Nachos…

I was at Costco a few weeks ago and came across this:   I was so excited! Raw, unfiltered honey?! I snatched it up right away, and shared the pic on Instagram. Soon after, Nature Nate's contacted me … [Read More...]

Thai Grilled Chicken (Gluten Free)

Thai Grilled Chicken Recipe (Gluten Free)…

The other day the weather was beautiful, and the grill was calling my name. I had some chicken thighs, but didn't want to just have plain ol' chicken. I was craving something with a little flavor, … [Read More...]

Five Ways to Get Rid of Seasonal Allergies Naturally!

5 Ways to Get Rid of Seasonal Allergies Naturally…

  It's the time of year, when allergies plague many of us. Tired of using over-the-counter or prescription meds to solve your problems? Here are 5 ways to get rid of seasonal allergies … [Read More...]

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How to Use a Neti Pot (with embarrassing how-to video!)…

Have you ever wondered how to use a Neti Pot? Superman is a big fan of the Neti Pot. He uses it every year in the springtime when blossoms start coming out, and he swears by it. This year, for the … [Read More...]

Grain Free Lemon Blueberry Cake (Gluten Free, Paleo-Friendly!)

Grain Free Lemon Blueberry Cake (Gluten Free, Paleo friendly!)…

Um, I don't even know what to say, except why has it taken me so long to come up with this?? This grain free lemon blueberry cake disappeared in about 5 minutes after it came out of the oven!  Couple … [Read More...]

Superher Salmon Skewers - SO simple and fast!

Superhero Salmon Skewers (Gluten Free, Paleo)…

One reason I love using skewers so much is that you can stretch out your volume a bit, serving more folks with less meat.  This recipe is a personal favorite, and dipped in the seasoned butter it will … [Read More...]

Honey Balsamic Chicken Rolls

Honey Balsamic Chicken Rolls (Paleo, Gluten Free)…

The other day it was lunch time and I didn't know what to make the kids. I had a package of chicken tenderloins in the fridge, and I thought it would be fun to come up with something new I could share … [Read More...]

30 Gluten Free Breakfast Ideas!

30 Gluten Free Breakfast Recipes (12 are egg-free!)…

On a gluten free diet? Breakfast is one of the hardest meals to come up with when you're eating gluten free. Here's a collection of 30 gluten free breakfast recipes all in one place to help make your … [Read More...]

Dairy Free Banana Pudding!

Dairy Free Banana Pudding Recipe (with Paleo option!)…

One of Superman's favorite desserts is banana cream pie. I'd been working on a dairy free banana pudding recipe for quite awhile now, but hadn't perfected it. Until now! My original recipe does use … [Read More...]

Why We Need Dessert

Why We Need Dessert…

  I heard on the radio today that only 12 percent of dinners at home include dessert. That's half the amount of people that ate dessert back in 1986. Initially, I thought … [Read More...]

The Ring

The Ring…

About ten years ago, Superman and I were living in Sacramento, California. We had a great house on a 1/2 an acre, with an awesome kitchen, a pool, and plenty of room to grow. We had two boys, both … [Read More...]

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Paleo Chicken Nuggets Recipe…

I used to love McDonald's chicken nuggets when I was a kid. Whether it was their marketing or the flavor that made me love them, I'm not sure. All I know is that their breading was unique and yummy. … [Read More...]

doTERRA Essential Oils

How to Buy doTERRA Essential Oils…

  **Scroll Down to See My Gift to You!**   Headaches Were My Kryptonite I have had headaches off and on for years, but over the past year, they increased in frequency and severity. I … [Read More...]

Honey Shrimp and Broccoli Pilaf

Honey Shrimp with Broccoli Pilaf (Paleo, GF)…

  This recipe tasted even better than I expected, and it's SO SIMPLE.  The combination of sweet and savory is the perfect match!  When cooking with honey, make sure you cook it for at least a minute, … [Read More...]

The BEST Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe...EVER!

The BEST Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe…EVER! (They’re…

Last week, I was supposed to bring gluten-free cookies to an adoption event. I was going to bring my "To Die For" Chocolate Chip Cookies, but thought I would try using organic sugar instead to make … [Read More...]

Why I'm Not Giving Anything Up for Lent

Why I’m Not Giving Anything Up for Lent…

I've participated in Lent for the last 3-4 years. Last year, I gave up the comfort of sleeping in a bit and woke up every morning at 4:30 to pray specifically for our children. This year, as I prayed … [Read More...]