Dump Tomato Soup

I created this insanely easy recipe one day when I was doing a bunch of food prep for the week. I looked over at a bowl full of tomatoes from a local farmers market and realized they were so ripe that were literally starting to burst open. I decided to chop them up and throw them in a …

Pot Pie

Pot pie is one of those comfort foods that reminds me of my childhood. Now, I will be honest when I say that I never had from scratch pot pie until we switched to Real Whole Foods. I grew up on the ones in the freezer section. I thought they were great. When my hubby …

Post-Traumatic Growth

I have been pretty quiet this year on social media, as well as, in "real life". I took some much needed time away from everything and everyone in order to concentrate on healing myself and my soul. In the process of it all, I put myself into what is called "Post Traumatic Growth" or PTG. …

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Every fall I gather a lot of different types of pumpkins for decorating and baking. The seeds are coveted here. They are a great source manganese, phosphorus, magnesium, copper, zinc, protein, and iron plus they just taste amazing!

Taco Seasoning

When we first began to switch to eating cleaner and healthier, I looked at the seasoning packets I was using when I made tacos, chili, ranch dressing, etc for the first time and was in awe! I thought I was using only spices. Yep, I was that naive. I never really saw the other ingredients! …

WE FREAKING DID IT!!!!!!!!!!!!

***UPDATE*** I HAVE BEEN GETTING A LOT OF EMAILS LATELY ABOUT THIS POST. THEY ALL ARE ABOUT ONE THING...WHAT ESSENTIAL OILS DID I USE TO CURE MY DAUGHTER'S IgA? I FEEL I HAVE SOMEHOW NOT BEEN AS SPECIFIC AS I THOUGHT I WAS ABOUT EVERYTHING WE DID TO PUT MY DAUGHTER'S IgA INTO REMISSION. I DECIDED …