I have had two sets of twins. My first set was born via C-Section and my second set was a vaginal delivery. With both sets I had a very large diastasis following the birth of the babies. After my first set, I did not have my diastasis assessed until the boys were almost three years … Continue reading I have a diastasis and it’s OK!
Keep on trying is our message to you! Honestly, there are days when I don't think I can do one more dish or stand in the kitchen for one more second. There are many moments of true chaos. Moments where I don't even want to think about cooking or washing dishes. But those moments … Continue reading Real Food Kids!! Keep on Trying!
Is there anything more fabulous in the fall than apples and pears? Baking with them is simple and rewarding. Dice them small and add a yummy treat to each bite. This recipe is simple and rewarding. It is free of gut irritating grains, wheat and gluten. Most importantly it does not add any sweetener. Kids … Continue reading Apple, Pear and Banana Muffins/Bread with Teff and Buckwheat (gluten, sweetener free)
Look at this little peanut. Think the 10 billion cells swimming around in her little body. All of the millions of reactions taking place every second to keep her little brain and body running. Her body is making new nerve tissue, bone, connective tissue, blood, and brain matter every day. What type of food do … Continue reading GLYPHOSATE: Why do we need to pay attention to what we eat?
Plantains are a favorite in our house! They are so versatile! You can use ripe plantains to make muffins. Chickpea flour Banana/Plantain Muffins with Ginger. Plantain, Blueberry Muffins with Teff and Buckwheat Flour Use this LINK for an excellent video all about plantains, by The Paleo Mom. She details the properties of plantains, everything from flavor, … Continue reading Plantain Chips
I have to say that in my next life I may be a farmer. Growing a home garden is such a satisfying experience. I decided to raise a garden to grow my own greens. I also wanted to grow herbs, winter squash and bell peppers. Growing your own vegetables is personally rewarding experience. There … Continue reading The Garden Bounty
There is nothing more fabulous in the fall than pumpkins, winter squash and apples. I absolutely love the earthy and naturally sweet taste of fresh pumpkin and butternut squash. Add a little cinnamon and cloves and you are all set! Don't forget the mums! I am a total sucker for mums. The bigger, the better. … Continue reading Pumpkin Bread/Muffins with Cashew Flour (grain free, sweetener free)
Don't let perfect get in the way of better! This is a quote that I have seen used by many. I really like it because it can apply to so many situations. I think it is most fitting when it comes to motherhood. Especially when you are trying to make a lifestyle adjustment for yourself … Continue reading Making it work for you!
My mom bought me a 15 liter fermenting crock for my birthday six years ago. I was just learning how to plan and prepare food for a real food household. I had made a couple batches of kimchi and fermented mixed vegetables in ball jars. My kitchen was much smaller then and I had no space … Continue reading Raw Sauerkraut
This video shows it all...a very simple process that is easy to do with the kiddos. RECIPE for Fermented Carrots 2 pounds of raw, peeled carrots sliced into coins or sticks 1 large head of garlic, peeled 4 whole clean cabbage leaves 8 Tbsp real salt Peel the garlic and separate into cloves. Divide the … Continue reading Fermented Carrots