Healthy, Simple & Satisfying! Simple Beef and Vegetable Stew is an easy to follow recipe that cooks nicely in your slow cooker, or crock pot. When preparing a meal, taking into consideration preparation time AND the nutrient density is very important. Chose Your Ingredients When choosing your ingredients for the Simple Beef and Vegetable Stew, you’ll want decide if you desire to purchase organic or conventional meat and produce. Check with your local health food store for quality meat sources. In central Michigan area we have two sources, our local grocery store, Kroger and Graham’s Organics. Kroger stores sell their… Read More
Granola that has just the right amount of flavor & crunch! Amazing Gluten-free Granola lives up to it’s name! It has a wonderful crunch with just the right amount of sweetness. Granola offers a nutritious alternative to traditional cold cereal. It can served for breakfast or later in the day as a snack. Granola truly is fun to make, fun to eat, and leaves your kitchen smelling very heavenly.
Incredible news! Improve your health and take a vacation. We all know that consuming our vegetables and walking improves our overall health. However, what about taking a vacation? I recently heard a startling statistic that only 50% of Americans used their paid vacation time in 2015 & 2016! Vacation Defined: A vacation can be defined as “a period of suspension from work, study or other activity, usually used for rest, recreation, or travel.” And other definition is “an extended period of recreation, especially spent away from home or in travel.” What is the connection between our health and taking a vacation? Vacations… Read More
Chicken broth is incredibly nutrient dense! Chicken broth, sometimes referred to as bone broth, is a traditional food that routes back several hundreds of years. It is also a great way to get the most out of your chicken bones. The time it takes to make this nutritious tonic is worth every minute! Chicken broth has many uses; you can have it as a warm drink, a base for soup or a base for other nutritious dishes.
Great decision! You bought a beautiful bunch of kale, now you need to figure out how to serve it to your family. Kale chips is certainly one option. Warning: Once you get hooked on kale chips, the whole batch will disappear quickly!!! Just thinking about baking kale chips makes me smile! I really do get excited when I see a fresh bunch of organic kale at the local grocery or local co-op! I can hardly wait to get home and add some to my salad, through a little in a soup AND bake a batch of kale chips. The best part is kale… Read More
Essential Oils ~ Part 1 The world of essential oils is so fascinating! People have been living with essential oils for thousands of years. It really is in the last twenty years that they began gaining popularity in America.
Fermented Probiotic Tea = Kombucha♥ What if a carbonated probiotic drink could change your health?! The word probiotic got my attention. Six years ago I bought my first bottle of Kombucha. It was love at first sip!!!
Brewing made Simple!! Brewing your own kombucha with simplicity is very fulfilling! Have you already fallen in love with this effervescent probiotic drink? Great decision to save money and brew your own right from your home!
The Bomb Paleo Chili I welcome a guest post from The Pioneer Chicks. The Pioneer Chicks share information about raising chickens, crafting tutorials and incredible food!! Visit them at www.thepioneerchicks.com
Grain-Free Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies will melt in your mouth! Fresh squeezed lemon juice & freshly grated lemon zest make these cookies an excellent alternative to traditional cookies. These cookies have the perfect blend of flavor without being overly sweet. Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies have great flavor and they are a healthful cookie choice.