As part of my effort to make a switch in not only what I put IN my body, but what I put ON my body, I am exploring options for natural, organic, and more earth-friendly cosmetic options. I had a chance to review some of the LUSH makeup in their Color Supplement and Emotional Brilliance […]
Apple cider vinegar is a valuable ingredient for good health, and it’s easy to make at home. I don’t enjoy peeling and coring apple after apple to make a pie or a cobbler, but I do love being able to make something valuable out of the scraps. Apple cider vinegar helps to fight inflammation and […]
Healthy snacks can be a mom’s best friend, and these high-protein cookie dough bars will help energize your kids through their busy days. Adapted from this recipe for peanut butter cookie dough bites, these bars are nothing more than dates, nuts, and a little chocolate. They’re perfectly healthy, but they taste like dessert. When my […]
Nothing represents the height of summer deliciousness like peaches. Their fresh, sweet flavor comes into season in the middle of the summer where I live in Massachusetts, and I like to celebrate peach season with many different types of recipes. They’re wonderful in salads, salsa, and muffins, but my favorite way to enjoy peaches is […]
A perfectly moist and fluffy oatmeal cookie made with whole wheat flour, no sugars, and hardly any butter. Makes a wonderful healthy snack cookie.
This recipe will not only give you a full tummy, but it will give you a burst of energy as well. This Chocolate Banana Peanut Butter Smoothie is chock full of nutrition, so you will feel great whether you choose to eat it morning, noon, or night. And, both of my sometimes picky children […]