November 10, 2019

Some people call chocolate the food of the gods. Well, I'd say those people are right, ha! Not only is chocolate delicious, it can also be a nutritious element to a balanced diet. But is it everything it's cracked up to be? I explain below.

The nutrients in cocoa as wel...

April 19, 2019

For over 5,000 years tea has been enjoyed across the globe…even before science and technology could prove tea was beneficial! One thing is for sure… high tea consumption leads to a healthier body and heart! Heart disease is the leading cause of death worldwide - in oth...

January 28, 2019

This may sound a little dramatic, ok a lot dramatic, but... this may just be THE BEST soup you will ever put in your mouth. Like... you will steal everyone else's helping and hope they don't notice.

I promise it's worth you stopping everything you are doing right now to...

November 19, 2017

Just in time for Thanksgiving! Introducing the yummiest, fluffiest, healthiest, most wholesome cornbread recipe you'll ever eat! It pales in comparison to any of the other dairy, wheat and egg-filled cornbreads I've tried. I even converted my non-cornbread loving husba...

September 16, 2017

As fall and cooler temperatures slowly start to descend upon us (even for those of us in Texas - yay!), warm, comforting soup starts sounding very appealing. >>> Enter creamy tomato basil soup. I wasn't a fan of this soup as a child, but it was my sister's favorite. My...

August 10, 2017

Tart foods call my name... like we go way, way back. Giant dill pickles, sourdough bread and strawberry rhubarb pies are fond food memories synonymous with my childhood. To this day, strawberry rhubarb pie is still one of my most favorite desserts - it's the perfect bl...

June 30, 2017

I'm always on the lookout for a healthy restaurant because sometimes mama needs a cooking break! Problem is, I'm not just looking for healthy - but also for gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free and nut-free so my son (who has Eosinophilic Esophagitis) can enjoy it too. Ye...

April 8, 2017

Dewberry picking is my kind of fun! Chock full of vitamin C, fiber, antioxidants, and an abundant sweet tart flavor, this may just become your new favorite fruit! Check out the Texas Wild Plant and Food Foragers for a meet up near you!

Since I am keenly aware of how det...

June 22, 2016

When I planted my first garden in my current home, I researched a hardy winter green for my local area (Central Texas). I decided upon Swiss chard and it is hardy indeed! I nearly ignored it and it just kept showing me love. In fact, after a full growing season, it die...

April 1, 2016

I love most vegetables and asparagus is no exception. When I had my first child, a friend brought over a delicious, creamy (read: lots of dairy, cheese and fat) asparagus soup. Fast forward to when we bought our first house...I found asparagus growing in the backyard w...

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