How to have an all natural Halloween 2013

Can you still enjoy Halloween and stick to an all natural diet? Yes, you absolutely can! In our case artificial colors and flavors are out because of the havoc they wreak on behavior. We’ve been doing this so long that it’s second nature, but if you’re new to the ADHD Diet you may be feeling […]

How to Have an All Natural Halloween

Halloween Candy

Can you still enjoy Halloween and stick to an all natural diet?  Yes, you absolutely can!   In our case artificial colors and flavors are out because of the havoc they wreak on behavior.  We’ve been doing this so long that it’s second nature, but if you’re new to the ADHD Diet you may be […]

How to Stock Your Pantry with Real Food

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People ask me all the time how I manage to make most of our meals at home. The answer is in two parts and both are essential to living a healthy lifestyle. Number one is maintaining a well stocked kitchen and number two is a menu plan. There is no getting around these two things […]

How to Freeze Fresh Berries

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Who doesn’t love fresh berries in the summer time?  I look for every way imaginable to use berries when they’re in season.  These Blueberry Muffins are one of my very favorite ways to use the plump little jewels.  But I love adding berries of all kinds to pancakes, scones, and of course smoothies. Berries are […]

Ten Simple Ways to Boost Your Immunity

chicken noodle soup

With all of the coming and going of the holiday season, along with having two young children in school and two parents who travel on business frequently, our house can quickly become a breeding ground for all sorts of illnesses.  Most children’s vitamins are made using artificial colors and flavors along with synthetic ingredients, so […]

Homemade Cream of Chicken Soup

homemade cream of soup

Homemade Cream of Chicken Soup Is anyone else as startled as I am to find out that Thanksgiving is only 19 days away?  I did not see that coming.  It’s not that I don’t want Thanksgiving to come – I’m excited about it more this year than in most years past.  But it comes so […]

Homemade Chicken Stock

Homemade Chicken Stock

This time of year I become obsessed with making chicken stock.  It’s one of the simplest and most inexpensive ways there is to boost immunity, add nutrition, and improve the flavor of many of the dishes I make every day. The health benefits of making your own chicken stock are impressive.  Homemade stock is full […]