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
I was talking to a mom the other day and she said her major barriers to cooking real food were being not knowing what to choose and frustration with the food battling at the table. How fantastic that she was so honest and was able to verbalize that to me. Motherhood is an intensely personal … Continue reading Tricksters, marketing science…Part One!
Where does your motivation come from? Mine comes from my kids, my desire to perform well everyday and the memories of not feeling well. I want my children to have the best possible health they can have and that does not happen by accident. I want them to know and understand how and why it … Continue reading Motivation and why!
This was our most successful beach trip yet! Those of you with children know what I am talking about. Some vacations are more work than they are relaxation. Not this one! We had extra help from my amazing in laws, a beautiful place to stay, great food and happy kids. The girls went three days … Continue reading Real food vacation with two sets of twins!
This was a breakfast this week. Pastured fried eggs in coconut oil, organic fresh blueberries (on sale and a real score at Whole Foods this week!), marinated balsamic beets and a new recipe of vegan carob banana bread with sunflower seeds. I am hosting a real food block party in August for Moms and their … Continue reading Meal Creativity
My family follows a whole food and movement based lifestyle. This means my job as a Mom to two sets of twins is huge! Not only is a lot to care for two 5 year olds and two 1 year olds, but cooking from scratch for them every day is constant demand. I am very … Continue reading I am back! Blog revival!
In addition to growing some of my own vegetables (or continually trying to) I have fabulous next door neighbors who own several chickens and are happy to share the eggs. They have several gorgeous species, each of which lays a different colored egg. Their birds are allowed to run around outside eating plants and insects … Continue reading Eggs! They really ARE all they’re cracked up to be! posted by sallenrd