28 Oct 2014

Celebrating Gavin

11:52 a.m. Thursday, October 28th 1999. Gavin and I finally meet eye to eye! His arrival into this world went smoothly. My mom was by my side to cut his cord. Gavins dad was present in the
26 Oct 2014

Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing

Several years ago when I began eating Paleo, I began making my own salad dressings. Even most dressings on a health food store shelf that appear to be “organic” and “healthy” have all kinds of sugar, soy,
12 Oct 2014

Add Some PLAY to your day!

I have been writing a whole lot of recipes lately and that’s just fine. I always have lots of requests for them but I have never intended my blogging to be recipes only. I have always had
8 Oct 2014

Healthy Whole Food Pie Crust

Gavin loves pies. He often asks me why I don’t make pie more often. I think my main reason has been because pre made gluten free pie crusts are so expensive. Also they have ingredients in them
5 Oct 2014

Maple Glazed Pecans in a Crockpot

GOOD LORD! This recipe was a brainstorm, a great idea, a terrible idea, yes, all of that! So, the inspiration for this recipe came from Gavin and Dans recent trip to Miller Park. Last Sunday Gavin and
28 Sep 2014

Healthy Crockpot Apple Sauce

I love my crock pot! It seems like I use it the most in the fall. It’s quick, easy, reliable, AND whatever you are cooking in it lingers in the house all day long. My latest creation
16 Sep 2014

Paleo Banana Cream Pie in a Pan

A couple weeks ago we were making our family meal plan for the upcoming week and everyone got to pick a dinner and a dessert for that week. Gavin picked Banana Cream Pie and he knows I
31 Aug 2014

The BEST EVER Jalapeno Poppers

These things are the best for several reasons! They are Easy! Delicious! And all whole foods! The inspiration for making these came from having a HUGE overabundance of jalapenos this year. The last two summers I could
24 Aug 2014

Elderberry Jelly

This article is fun for me to write and put out there on many levels. When I was a kid I used to help my Dad forage for elderberries to make jelly. I have not done that
19 Aug 2014

Caveman Coleslaw

At our home, our meals are centered around PROTEIN and PRODUCE. I am always excited to come up with different ways to serve fruits and vegetables. The key to preventing boredom and staying successful with creating healthy