Healthy Easter Ideas

We left this morning and headed down south about an hour to Mapleton, Ut.  There is a lot of farm land in this area and it is absolutely beautiful.  The views of the mountains were breathtaking.  Too bad my husband works in North Salt Lake or this would be perfect place to have a little farm.  Guess I am still looking.

There was a small gathering of […]

By |March 30th, 2013|Nutrition|0 Comments

Real Food Ideas for pre-school pick up.

Pickup is around noon for both boys.  The school is about 30 minutes from my home and they are super hungry when they get in the car (maybe because they are fed goldfish, cookies, and juice for snacks :( not healthy or filling) and I am trying to come up with real food ideas for the car.  I don’t want to make a big mess, […]

By |September 25th, 2012|Nutrition|0 Comments

Traditional Cooking made simple.

Can Traditional Cooking be Simple? Yes it can! There are a few ways it can be easier on us (some of us are busy you know):).

Why cook traditionally in the first place?  The answer: health benefits.  People are becoming more educated on digestive health and understand its vast importance.  Children need nutritious meals for growth and optimal learning.  Adults need food that is real and […]

Cold & Flu Remedies

Since cold & flu season is upon us and it’s time to stock up on my natural remedies.

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I have already used this one with great success, just a few weeks ago.  This combination remedy works great for colds and flus going around.  There was a very nasty sinus infection/ congestion going around and it seemed to linger longer (some of my friends still have it). […]

By |September 12th, 2012|Babies and Children, Herbs, Home Remedies, Homeopathy, Nutrition|0 Comments

Quinoa Chocolate/Peanut Butter Cookies

I found a great cookie recipe with Quinoa as the main ingredient (from pinterest).  I was a little surprised at first, but so excited to try.  These cookies turned out great.  These cookies are not too sweet, but have more of a granola bar type flavor.  I still really enjoyed them and my boys liked them too.  Just the perfect amount of sweetness and good […]

By |September 6th, 2012|Nutrition, Recipes, Uncategorized|3 Comments

Benefits of Sauerkraut

What are the benefits of sauerkraut?  There are so many health benefits.  I have been eating a lot of sauerkraut this summer.  I am not sure why I am craving so much sauerkraut, but health experts believe that as your body (and gut) heals itself…even your cravings become healthier.  This must be the case with me.  My “bad” (unhealthy) cravings have almost disappeared these last […]

Magnesium rich foods

Magnesium is a very important mineral.  I notice a big difference in my mood when I am not getting enough magnesium in my diet.  I am usually cranky, tired, and little on edge.  Sometimes I will even get headaches when I don’t get enough magnesium.  Here is a great list of ways Magnesium helps your health.

11 Miraculous Ways Magnesium Heals Your Mind & Body

1. Better sleep- […]

By |July 24th, 2012|Home Remedies, Nutrition, Pregnancy, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to make Water Kefir

Do you want to learn how to make Water Kefir? First, what is Water Kefir?  It is a bubbly natural soda packed with probiotics.  Water kefir contains over 40 strains of beneficial bacteria and yeast~probiotics.  A full list can be found here.  There are countless sites that discuss the benefits of probiotics, but one thing that stands out about water kefir is that these strains […]

3 Natural Remedies for Warts

Warts are becoming more and more common. If you have never seen a wart consider yourself lucky, most of us have had one or know someone that has. They are hard rough lumps growing on the skin, caused by infection with certain viruses and occurring typically on the hands or feet. If you have one, you want it GONE as quickly as possible.

By |May 9th, 2012|Green Living, Herbs, Home Remedies, Homeopathy, Nutrition|0 Comments

Calcium in Eggshells

As frugal family farmers, we are always looking for ways to save on the costs of raising money.  We love eating our chickens’ eggs, but I found myself throwing away so many eggshells everyday.  I did a little research, and I discovered that with a little preparation, you can feed your eggshells back to your chickens—and it will actually improve their health.

Turns out egg shells […]

By |May 9th, 2012|Chickens, Farm Life, Nutrition|7 Comments