Kitchen Investigations

Your average ‘whole wheat bread’ label vs. Ezekiel Whole Wheat Bread     When I first started this journey of realizing the quality of our food and the nutritionally void, chemically laden, pesticide covered products that are being sold to us in supermarkets and grocery stores in America, the first thing […]

Fill your plate with this Healthy Dinner Trio

  This combination of ingredients was so delicious and the flavors really tied in well together. As pictured above, this amazing dinner trio included my favorite kale salad with my 3 ingredient homemade dressing, roasted seasonal vegetables with toasted pecans and zesty lemon cranberry couscous to tie it all together. The […]

Peanut Kale Salad

Last night’s dinner was inspired by a craving for chinese food and I put a little spin of my own on the ingredients I had available. We enjoyed a Soba Noodle stir-fry (recipe to come) and a kale salad with a homemade peanut based salad dressing. The salad is incredibly simple […]

Breakfast Oats & Berries

First Bring the Following Ingredients to a Boil: (stirring frequently at a light boil for approximately 20 minutes until all water has absorbed)

Green Summer Juice

INSPIRED BY MY LEFTOVER FARMERS MARKET ITEMS I encourage you to experiment with different combinations, celery and cucumber make a great base and can be combine with leafy greens and citrus to sweeten it up! I recommend peeling all citrus (lemons, oranges, limes) as the peel can add a bitter flavor. Also, always […]

Parents Outliving their Kids

Take 2 minutes out of your day to watch this shocking video… Jamie Oliver tests the waters with first graders by seeing how well they know their fruits and vegetables. Sadly, they don’t really know them at all. Although this seems like a simple and somewhat irrelevant way to research this topic… […]

Carcinogen Overload

Here’s my back story… …Working in the ER as a nurse, I see a whole slew of health problems day in and day out that I truly believe could have been prevented long before the patients Primary Doctor started them on 10 different prescription medications to only “control” their symptoms, and […]

The Truth about Frozen Yogurt

So many of us have fallen victim to this newest dessert trend… marketed as a ‘healthier alternative’ to ice cream … and business is booming due to society’s nature to believe the marketing and give in to the hype before they look into the product and ask questions of their own. If […]