Avocados are one of my favorite foods when I’m embracing a healthier way of eating that focuses on whole foods instead of highly processed foods.
Stevia is all the rage right now. Just walk down any grocery store baking aisle and you will likely find several sweeteners that have stevia in them. They go by names like Truvia, Stevia in the Raw, Sweet Leaf, Nustevia and many other names. I’ve always wondered about the processing of these sweeteners because, well, […]
Chocolate Coconut Popcorn
As a mom who wants to feed her children a healthy, whole foods diet, I always make sure to have popcorn on hand. If we have an unexpected play date or there’s “nothing to eat” according to my children, I can always pop some popcorn and nobody will go hungry. I buy organic popcorn kernels […]
Fruit and Greens Salad With Dijon Wine Vinaigrette
With early summer fruits like strawberries and the earliest blueberries starting to become available, it’s easy to create delicious salads. Go beyond just the common greens by adding some delicious fruit pieces and be sure to check out this amazing white wine and Dijon vinaigrette. It’s a savory and tasteful but light way to dress […]
Eating Garden Fresh – A Summer of Whole Foods
Growing your own garden can be a huge undertaking, and at the end of it you have delicious food. But if you are new to raising your own food, you may not know all the amazing and savory ways to enjoy fresh foods. We’ve scoured the internet and taken submissions of some of the best […]
Eating Garden Fresh Recipe Submissions
So many times, I get the question, “OK I grew it, now what?” or “Can anyone tell me what this item in my CSA box is and what I’m supposed to do with it?” My goal with Untrained Housewife, as you know, is to gather all the lost little tidbits of wisdom from times past. […]
Erica’s Healthy Oatmeal Cookies – A Perfect Snack Cookie
A perfectly moist and fluffy oatmeal cookie made with whole wheat flour, no sugars, and hardly any butter. Makes a wonderful healthy snack cookie.
Buying Organic Whole Foods and Grass-Fed Meats: A Worthwhile Investment
While talking with a friend recently, the conversation turned to meal planning. She shared with me something I found surprising: when she planned her menus, she spent more money than when she didn’t plan. She explained that by thinking ahead and preparing healthy sides for her family dinners, it increased her grocery bill. They were […]