Paleo Sloppy Joe French Fries

Paleo Sloppy Joe French Fries

Healthy, Fun Kid Lunch My son’s daycare serves lunch to the kids, but I always send his lunch to be able to control the quality of ingredients and sugar content of the food. I also want to make sure I send him with a balanced lunch that has protein, carbohydrates and healthy fats. So, what I like to do is to look at the calendar for what they are serving and make him something that is a version of what…

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Calcium and Magnesium – The Calming Minerals

Calcium and Magnesium – The Calming Minerals

Let’s talk CALCIUM and MAGNESIUM! It is very important that everyone gets the right form, especially growing kids. Their nervous systems rely heavily on these two minerals, the calming minerals. They utilize high amounts of these minerals for their growing bodies and bones, and to be honest, our typical diets are deficient in the BIO-AVAILABLE forms of these CRUCIAL minerals. Why Take Calcium and Magnesium? Does you child struggle with sleep? Hyperactivity? Sensitivities to the environment like noise? Constipation? They…

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Paleo Sardine Pumpkin Patties

Paleo Sardine Pumpkin Patties

Not So Basic Sometimes, it is really hard to get nutrient dense food into your family. Sardines are one of the best foods to eat. Sardines are a great source of omega 3s, calcium, and vitamin D. Also, they contain very little toxins because they are a small fish. However, some people don’t like sardines because of how fishy they are. That is why making a meal of the sardines and making them into flavorful patties can be a great…

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Best On-the-Go Baby Food Pouches

Best On-the-Go Baby Food Pouches

What’s the best baby food? I’m a mom that is all about making my baby food from scratch, but even, I don’t have time sometimes and with an on-the-go life it isn’t always practical. And, many families have other priorities, and THAT IS OKAY. Now, there are great options out there, which is such a lifesaver. You Don’t Have to Always Use Homemade Baby Food Last month, we went on a family trip to a wedding. With flying and traveling…

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Cancer

Cancer

Cancer is a four letter word. Getting a cancer diagnosis strikes fear into the hearts of many individuals every year, every day for that matter. It leaves patients feeling hopeless and out of control. Four years ago, my mom was diagnosed with breast cancer, and the thought of losing her was scary. However, there are steps people can take to prevent cancer and to reverse the mess that they have gotten. Where does cancer come from? Cancer can come from several causes….

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Monthly Meal Prep for Our Family of 4-5

Monthly Meal Prep for Our Family of 4-5

How Can I Feed My Family? This is a question I ask myself a lot. It comes with other questions like “What can I feed my family that is healthy?” or “What are the meals my family will actually eat?” or “What do I have time to make that is easy?”. This also comes along with budget and cost of meals too. This question became even more daunting for me as my son Noah turned 2, and we found out…

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Christmas Cookies

Christmas Cookies

Christmas Treats Christmas sugar cookies are my absolute weakness! However, when I discovered that refined sugar was a sensitivity for me, I knew I had to find a good substitute. I love that this recipe is easy to make and has great ingredients. I love that this recipe is gluten-free and refined sugar-free. I don’t feel bad about indulging one bit! The frosting is made with collagen, palm oil, and raw honey. My body loves it and just wants to…

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Thanksgiving Leftovers

Thanksgiving Leftovers

What do you do with all that turkey? Sometimes it is hard to get creative with using up all of your Thanksgiving leftovers, and kids (and adults) don’t always want to eat all that turkey and mashed potatoes in the same way for the next week. Plus, it would be nice to have some lighter options that are easy to throw together, right? That’s what I thought. So, I gathered up two ideas for some gluten-free, refined sugar-free, egg-free sandwiches…

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Thanksgiving Dishes

Thanksgiving Dishes

Happy, Healthy Holidays! The holidays are already stressful enough. So, if you are trying to eat healthy or cater to food sensitivities that can only add to the work. For our Thanksgiving meal I wanted to cook a meal that was gluten-free, refined sugar-free, and egg-free for my family. I loved the recipes I found to make our Thanksgiving a little healthier. The sweet potato casserole, gravy, biscuits, stuffing, and biscuits added elements to the meal that are traditional favorites….

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Paleo Pumpkin Pancakes

Paleo Pumpkin Pancakes

Yes, More Pumpkin… Have I mentioned my family loves pumpkin?!?! On weekends, I love to make fun breakfasts for my family, and this one was a hit. It is a recipe from the Eat This, Not That blog. However, I think it is important to share with parents the “healthy” recipes that kids will actually eat and that actually cook up correctly. Enjoy! Watch Noah and I make the recipe! Find the recipe here.