Even though my family doesn’t eat much processed food, I’ve been shocked to learn how many food products we used to buy that contain sugar. That’s not because I didn’t used to read food labels. I do that pretty diligently because I’ve been fooled before. It’s because sugar hides under all kinds of sneaky names. […]
Peppermint is one of my all-time favorite herbal teas. Many of my evenings during the fall and winter are spent relaxing with a book (or TV show) and a mug of comforting peppermint tea. Since I drink it so often, I decided to turn it into an immune boosting tea by mixing in some other […]
My family likes Hamburger Helper but I sure don’t like the ingredients list on the side of the box. We have been trying to make things from scratch as much as possible and I’m trying to stay away from box meals and unnatural products and ingredients. The solution was for me to come up with […]
Whether you raise your own chickens or purchase eggs from a local farm, buying farm fresh free-range eggs can offer a number of benefits for your family and your community.
I often buy my ground beef in bulk because it is so much cheaper this way. I was speaking to a good friend of mine the other day at the grocery store and she said she never buys 5-10 pounds at a time because she didn’t want it to go bad before she could cook […]
Eating organic is NOT a luxury. There, I said it. I have some pretty strong feelings on this subject so please, hear me out. I want to preface by saying that I am not judging or looking down on people who don’t choose to eat organic. I’m a huge proponent of informed decisions and educating […]