This slow cooker beef stew is a hearty meal to please the whole family. The use of cauliflower instead potatoes makes this low-glycemic as well.

Organic Grass Fed Beef Stew on Cauliflower Mash

I love to cook, and I spend my fair amount of time in the kitchen. My son is always close by and intrigued with what I’m cooking, so I’ve started to let him help. This slow cooker Organic Grass Fed Beef Stew on Cauliflower Mash is easy to throw together, and my toddler was delighted to help…

grass fed dairy cheese

Grass Fed Dairy Cheese: The Top 10 Benefits

Cheese is the ultimate snack for your family. Full of calcium and healthy fats, it’s convenient to pack in a lunch box or top a sandwich. But when you’re buying cheese for your family, there are a lot of choices: grass fed, organic and conventional. We tend to think that an organic product is better than its conventional counterpart, but…

A simple swap out for quinoa pasta and organic ingredients makes this a healthier Mac 'n Cheese my kid will actually eat.

Organic Quinoa Macaroni Cheese

I think macaroni cheese is probably the universal kid’s food. No matter what cuisine a restaurant serves, there is usually a mac and cheese on the kid’s menu. The grocery store aisles are lined with an array of brands, flavors, shapes, and even colors of the kid friendly food. It’s even been the subject of petitions…

This kid friendly recipe is a quick and easy breakfast or snack to satisfy even the pickiest eater. It's healthy and organic too!

Organic Fruit Skewers and Honey Yogurt Dip

The local organic grocery store in my area, Jimbo’s, has this wonderful sign hanging in their store. It states their vision of “a piece of organic fruit in every child’s reusable lunch bag.” It’s such a simple goal, but it could really make a difference. The USDA says the average child needs nearly as much fruit in…

bulletproof coffee

Bulletproof Coffee – and Diet: Is It For You?

At last coffee lovers can rejoice: there is a way to have your favorite morning wake up necessity and not feel so guilty about it: Bulletproof CoffeeTM allegedly provides a way for that morning cup of joe to be healthier. But is it all it’s cracked up to be? And what about the Bulletproof Diet?…

Great recipes to feed kids that are organic and affordable. Just what I need!

Organic Kid Friendly Recipes

I really enjoy cooking for my family. My husband always says he will eat whatever I cook for him. Unfortunately, my three year old isn’t quite as willing to try my home cooking. He’s entered that stage where he thinks everything is “yucky”, even if he liked it yesterday. This can make meal times a…

healthy christmas feast

Returning to Christmas Past: Serving a Healthy Feast

Holiday season or christmas is crush time when it comes to cooking. So little time to cook so much – and too much junk that is just unhealthy for your family. As you shop for your holiday meals, you might grow weary from trying to pull together a dinner that can satisfy your family and…

Barley and Organic Caramelized Vegetable Salad

Barley and Organic Caramelized Vegetable Salad

When I was in Mamavation Bootcamp 18, I discovered alternative grains like quinoa, amaranth, and barley. These grains are low-glycemic (which means it they won’t spike your blood sugar) and gluten free. I love to incorporate them into dishes for added whole grains, a unique texture, and a more filling meal. I did just that with…

Organic Green Breakfast Smoothie

Organic Green Breakfast Smoothie

I’m pretty new to the whole “green smoothie” trend. I went into it thinking a green smoothie was just like a fruit smoothie, only you add greens. Well, it’s not quite the same. You can’t just blend together any ingredients and make something that’s tasty, like with a traditional fruit smoothie. Nope. I learned this…