Clean your bathroom!…WITH A GRAPEFRUIT!

Why would you expose your family and pets to toxic chemicals?? In 2000, cleaning products were responsible for 10% of all reported toxic exposures in the United States to Poison Control Centers. Out of the 206,636 calls recorded, 120,434 involved children under the age of 6. Not only could your child spill or swallow cleaners in your home, they're bathing in them after you clean your bathtub, drinking them after you clean your sink, and playing in them after you clean your floors and … [Read more...]

Wheat-less Wednesday – Inside out Easter Eggs

Ingredients: 8 large organic eggs, hardboiled and peeled 1 medium beet, cooked, peeled and quartered 1/4 cup mayo or vegenaise 2 tsp. Organic Dijon mustard 1/2 tsp Himalayan pink salt 1/4 tsp. black pepper 10 fresh chives or garlic chives 1 strip cooked nitrate/nitrite free bacon  Instructions: 1. Half eggs lengthwise and spoon out yolks into a food processor. 2. Add beet, mayo, mustard, salt, and pepper to food processor. 3. Blend until smooth, stopping frequently … [Read more...]

Wheat-less Wednesday – Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Ingredients: 2 “muffins” or heaping spoonfuls pumpkin 1/2 cup almond milk (more if needed) 1/2 cup plain yogurt ¼ cup of maple syrup (more if needed) a few dashes of cinnamon a pinch of ground cloves a few dashes of nutmeg Instructions: Well ahead of time, spoon heaping spoonfuls of pumpkin onto a parchment lined baking sheet or into muffin tins. Freeze for a few hours or until frozen solid. To make the smoothie, add all ingredients to a blender and blend until … [Read more...]

What Does “Natural” Mean on a Food Label

Eating processed foods will affect your quality of life AND your wallet.  Inferior food ingredients with chemicals added to preserve and enhance the taste may cost less now, but your quality of life will suffer and it will cost more in the long run when your health is challenged to the point of requiring medical intervention. So, just how do you know what is quality food?  Reading food labels is a must, but the best quality foods don't even have a label.  "Natural" is seen more and more on … [Read more...]