Delicious, Healthy Cookies!

Like I promised, here is the recipes for my Dairy free, gluten free, sugar free, melt in your mouth, delicious cookies! These are toddler and husband approved and sure to be a staple in your home. You can change them up by adding different mix-ins and using different nut butters. 1 cup nut butter of…

Healthy Fast Food

Here I am, 39 weeks pregnant, sitting in my husbands recliner at 6 am eating banana bread, scrolling Facebook, and putting the finishing touches on my birth plan (that I have finished 10x. and really can you ‘plan’ these things?!). Trying to begin my day with something productive but getting caught in this easy chair….

My Growing Garden

‘If you look at it the right way, you can see that the entire world is a garden’ Growing a garden is something I have done ever since my beginning. My Mother and Grandmother always had gardens. My Great-grandfather had a huge garden and all my Grandmas neighbors did as well. It was just something…

How to find a healthy meal (almost) anywhere

Eating out 101. How to eat healthy. How to avoid the temptation. How to feel like you splurged without actually ingesting multiple fried foods. My husband and I do not eat out often but when we do I like to try and keep my meals and our daughters fairly healthy. Now don’t get me wrong,…

Tasty July 4th Treats

Part of being a farm wife is helping out whenever the need arises. The past three weeks we have been harvesting wheat and my job is to deliver meals to the field twice a day. All meals must be able to be eaten while driving a combine/semi/tractor.We just finished up on Saturday and needless to…

Spring into Fresh Food

“Real food grows, rots dies. Real food doesn’t need an ingredient label. Real food doesn’t make claims” -Michael Pollan This time of year I am ready for nothing more than swimsuits, garden veggies, and farm stand fruit. WE have had a few very nice ‘teaser’ days here which make the wait for consistent gardening weather…

Steps to Healthy Family #4: Let Grandma Come to Town

This past week, my mom came to visit. We took a trip to Dallas for the American Rodeo and spent the week at our house riding the horses, coloring, playing stickers, and doing anything else our daughter insisted of Grandma. She has Grandma wrapped around her finger. It didn’t take but two minutes of my…

No Bake Cookies (The Healthy way)

“Health is the first form of wealth. Invest in yours by eating whole, real foods” My family may avoid the candy aisle, but our food is never boring! Here is one of our favorites, No bake cookies! (not the best picture) These are refined sugar free, (can be) gluten free, dairy free and absolutely delicious!…

Resisting Temptation

Harvest is in full swing at the farm and that means a lot of cooking for this girl! I bring lunch and dinner out to the field each day during harvest for our crew. Before I go on, I must admit that these meals are not always the healthiest. These farmers need substance, something to…

Healthy Banana Bread

1/3c. melted coconut oil 1/3c. honey or maple syrup 1 egg and 2.5 bananas OR 2 eggs and 2 bananas 1/3c. milk (you can use any kind, I use unsweetened almond) 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. vanilla 1/2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. cinnamon 1.5 cups flour (I use organic, unbleached, unenriched, pure flour) Beat…

Easy granola

2c. Oats 1/4c. ground flax seed 1/4c. chia seeds 1/2c. Peanut butter (any kind that doesn’t contain sugar) drizzle of honey Optional: chocolate chips, raisens, coconut flakes Mix all the ingredients together and spread out on a baking sheet. Bake at 325 for 20-30 mins. Stir 2-3 times. It will get a little crispier as…

What is good nutrition?

Excited to announce that I will be giving a series of Nutritional Seminars starting May 5th at my local gym! But, the really exciting part is that I have decided to share each and EVERY seminar with you all! I will be posting all of my notes, discussion, and lecture after each seminar!! To give…