Sprouted Lentils with bone broth and veggies: lunchbox

Every once in a while I incorporate beans into our family meal plan/menu. Properly prepared beans have a lot of great health benefits, including fiber. FOLATE AND POTASSIUM IN SPROUTED LENTILS According to Livestrong.com, sprouted lentils contain the following health benefits: A 1 cup serving of sprouted lentils contains 77 g of folate, a B … Continue reading Sprouted Lentils with bone broth and veggies: lunchbox


Butternut Squash Lasagna (gluten and dairy free)

I love to find ways to incorporate mineral rich bone broth into our meals. Cameron will drink mugs of broth easily. But, William and the girls are a more difficult sell. Properly made bone broth, has many healing benefits, including gut health, bone, skin and connective tissue nourishment. Chris Kresser does an amazing job detailing … Continue reading Butternut Squash Lasagna (gluten and dairy free)

An event-filled weekend and a recipe boost

This Saturday, the girls and I went shopping...that was fun! Somehow the cart is just wide enough to fit between the racks of clothing. The girls have an amazing reach and cat like reflexes to grab and pull down anything within their grasp! Once we arrived at the checkout, my cart was full unwanted items. … Continue reading An event-filled weekend and a recipe boost

Meal planning AND Bone Broth Soup

As you know, I have four children, two sets of twins. The girls are almost 2 1/2 and the boys are 6 1/2. The boys can disassemble a room faster than I can clean it up. It is amazing that immediately after I clean the bathroom, they have an "accident" and completely miss the toilet … Continue reading Meal planning AND Bone Broth Soup

Real Food…Everyday

The girls have now turned two and the boys are six! Everyday is an adventure that is filled with funny moments, stressful "events" and memories that I hope never fade. The questions that my six year olds ask are priceless and some conversations are a comedy that could be produced! William expressed concern to me … Continue reading Real Food…Everyday

Real Food Vacation Wrap Up

We are on our way back from an awesome three days in the mountains. What a treat to move, breathe and energize. I was just telling my husband how different it feels to move in the mountains. I felt so strong, free and clear thinking on our hikes and trail runs. The key difference=no stress! … Continue reading Real Food Vacation Wrap Up

Dinner Planning and preparation

August 25, 2014 Today was a work day for me. So tonight's dinner preparation started two days ago. I defrosted and marinated about a pound of each: beef liver, chip steak and round steak. My marinade is simple: extra virgin olive oil, a splash of fish sauce and coconut aminos, one naval orange sliced and … Continue reading Dinner Planning and preparation