Organ meat lasagna with veggie sauce

One of the most challenging things about about returning home from travel is coming home to an empty refrigerator and wondering what to make for dinner. I try never to let that happen. We are going to the beach in the next couple weeks so I built some time into my meal prep schedule to

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Banana Apple Muffins with Quinoa and Pumpkin Seed Flour (gluten and nut free)

The girls are two and a half and still taking a long three hour nap everyday. Which is great because I can get a lot done in that three hours. But, it also confines me to the house for three hours everyday. During the girls’ nap time this week Cameron also took a nap which

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Seed Flour Trail Cookies

I make a similar version of this trail cookie as packable energy dense treats for the kids. They hold up well in lunches and when packed in a pocket for a snack while on a hike. They are terrible crumble bombs though! If your children eat like little mice like mine do, you are guaranteed

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Ground Turkey Lasagna with Veggie Sauce (Gluten and Dairy Free, Paleo)

When I meal plan I don’t think about fitting dishes to fit a certain “diet” like Paleo or low carb. I think more in terms of how can I pack the most nutrients into their diet each day. We all want our kids to eat tons of vegetables, but sometimes it is a struggle to

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Fourth of July Dairy, Nut and Grain Free Paleo Fruit Cookie Cake

My July Fourth started out with a great strength workout in my garage. I truly savor the quiet moments of my morning workouts. I then treated myself to a bike ride. It has been a long time since I have ridden on the road. I just don’t feel safe anymore with four little people at

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Creativity and Planning: How to work through the “choosiness” of kids

Creativity and planning are the key when it comes to feeding two sets of twins real food, consistently at every meal and every snack. Subtle changes in how I combine foods, sequence foods throughout the day and present them based on their mood makes a big difference. And, even with all of that some times

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25 Again and Booch

Today is my birthday! Can you believe I am 25 again? It’s amazing how this real food living actually stops time. Seriously, I am stronger and more agile today than I was at the actual age of 25. I have way better blood sugar control, connective tissues resilience and focus. I could ride my bike

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