I looked at both pregnancies as 9 months of training for the most athletic event of my life. Exercise and proper daily movement inputs are massively important to functioning well during pregnancy and after. This is not the time to start training for a marathon. It is the time when you need to move consistently, … Continue reading Staying connected to your pelvic floor
I have been using a lot of plantains lately instead of bananas. I use them primarily as a dense source of energy for the kids. When they are in a growth spurt....I literally could spend all day feeding them. As soon as one meal is over, they are ready for the next one. I want … Continue reading Plantain banana muffins (grain and sweetener free)
All of you awesome moms of toddlers out there know that our day is spent reaching down and forward. Often times we are chasing after a little one. You reach them just in time for them to make themselves into a dead weight or quickly change direction. Motherhood is the ultimate agility challenge! Creating resiliency … Continue reading Navigating the wiggly toddler
These brownies are my absolute finest creation!! My photography skills do not at all give these fabulous little gems credit. I cannot believe how well they turned out! First, because I had four helpers in the kitchen and second because I came up with this idea on a whim! I had plantains to use up … Continue reading Beet root, Plantain and Sweet Potato Brownies with Carob and Pumpkin Flour (Grain free and Vegan)
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