My family's health is one of my most important priorities. And if I’m being honest, the most direct way to positively impact my family’s health is through food.
If I continually allow my children to eat processed foods with harmful ingredients such as artificial flavorings, food dyes, and high fructose corn syrup, they will experience trouble with their health. On the other hand, if I intentionally provide my family with real food, that’s going to make their bodies happy, and I’ll know that I’ve done my best to take care of them.
This oat free granola is sweet, crunchy, and oh so nourishing, even more so when doused in homemade tiger nut milk.
My favorite drink at the local juice bar is called Roots Remedy. It’s a lovely juice made of beets, apple, lemon, and ginger. I enjoy the way that it’s both refreshing and warming at the same time. The bright pink color the juice takes on from the beets is sensationally satisfying. If I close my eyes now, I can just see myself: the sun shining, a nice walk along the river, with a beet juice in hand.
Plan to beat the heat this summer with chocolate banana nice cream. (It's “nice” because it's free from animal products.) This creamy vegan ice cream will keep you cool and satisfied. It's free from added and refined sugars, dairy, eggs, and preservatives. With three basic ingredients this chocolate banana delight is pure and simple.
ALDI has made enormous strides over the past few years in upping the quality of their products while keeping them affordable. In fact, two years ago when we switched from our regular grocer to ALDI, our grocery bill was cut in half (literally; no exaggeration).
Time after time, I find that diet plays a much bigger role in body physique than exercise does. Sure, both are vital when it comes to living healthfully. But if you're wanting to look leaner without spending hours in the gym lifting weights or doing cardio, start paying attention to what type of food you are putting into your mouth.
Muffins are one of those recipes that many people think is a healthy option, but more often than not, they are actually packed with empty calories. Most bakeries, cafes, and grocery stores use low quality all-purpose flour, unhealthy fats, and a day's worth of sugar. In today’s recipe, we are going to use only high quality ingredients to create a super moist muffin full of fiber and delicious citrus flavor perfect for the warm weather months ahead.
Rutabaga fries are my absolute favorite kind of fry! Not only are they GAPS Diet friendly, but rutabagas are high in vitamin C, zinc, potassium, and support digestive health as they are high in fiber and also stimulate bile production.
A raw food cleanse allows you to gain back energy, vibrancy, and happiness. Raw food can release you from addictive foods, reduce the burden on your internal environment, and give you better focus. You may be wondering, just how does raw food do all that? It comes down to two simple things: oxygen and water.
Easily adaptable high protein chocolate muffins with bananas and walnuts. These healthy breakfast paleo muffins are gluten free, grain free, and refined sugar free too!
Here are five ingredients to cut out of your child’s diet NOW, which will not only begin the path to healing, but will likely result in improved behavior almost immediately.
Do you struggle to find a treat you can indulge in without worrying about the consequences? Are you on a healing protocol such as AIP? Treats in moderation, when made from real food and careful ingredients, can help you enjoy the small things in life. This sweet potato fudge recipe is paleo and autoimmune protocol friendly.
A few months ago, my mom made kielbasa and cabbage for a gathering at her house. I thought it was out of this world. Shortly after, I was out for a run and because it was rainy and cold, by the time I got back to my parent’s house, I felt a chill in my bones. I heated up the kielbasa and cabbage and not only did it warm me up, but it made me feel so healthy and satisfied.
It’s easy think about your diet and wonder if you’re doing it “right.” In this article, you'll find how how to know.
Fennel has a very distinct flavor, when eaten raw it is crunchy like an apple yet tastes like black licorice. When roasted, fennel becomes soft and a bit sweeter. Fennel and apple are an excellent flavor combination and tastes incredible when combined with the smokiness of the bacon.
When you're on the go, it makes a huge difference to have healthy snacks with you. Keeping fresh fruits, veggies, and homemade snacks will keep you from diving into the snack machine or greasy fast food. Making your own real food snacks can help you stay away from hidden preservatives and chemicals and lots of times it will save you money too!
One month after eating vegan, I decided to go fully raw for enhanced benefits. My life began to change immediately. My sugar cravings went away, my brain fog dispersed, and I was able to think more clearly and rationalize, I began to reprioritize my entire life.
Repeat after me: Fat does not make you fat! Did you know good quality fat is actually the preferred source of energy for the body? Think of your body’s energy as a fire and carbohydrates are the quick burning sticks and grass you use to start the fire and the logs are what maintain the fire for a long period of time. This is exactly how our bodies work!
Vegan pancakes are the perfect weekend brunch or breakfast! Nothing like waking up to a kitchen filled with the smell of fresh pancakes and sharing them with your family.
During the winter, citrus becomes widely available, which coincides with cold and flu season. Eating citrus in the peak of its season is a perfect way to boost your immune system with Vitamin C.