Monthly Archives: November 2010

Whole Wheat Buttermilk Flax Pancakes

Ahh, pancakes.  The long standing breakfast staple.  There is no substitute for warm, fluffy pancakes to start a Saturday morning, at least not at my house.  My son and husband are nuts about pancakes, but I was less than thrilled with the recipes I had tried.  Not that every single thing we eat has to be […]

Peanut Butter Balls

Healthy candy??  Does such a thing truly exist?  I am always on the lookout for healthy snacks and treats that my whole family can enjoy.  I still find it hard to believe some of the junk I see kids eating these days.  There is such a wealth of information available today about the importance of nutrition, especially […]

Pure Pursuit: Shampoo Recipes

Pure Pursuit: Shampoo Recipes: “Making your own completely natural shampoo couldn’t be easier or more fun. There are many benefits to making shampoo yourself, it costs l…”

Homemade Shampoo Journey

Parabens, phthalates, sodium laryl sulfate, animal by-products, dyes, and perfumes.  The majority of beauty products that litter the shelves today have unrecognizable ingredients most of which I can’t even pronounce.  As the years have went by, the products we put on our skin and hair have become more commercialized and less pure.  We have strayed away from what Mother Nature has provided […]

Pumpkin Pie Playdough

I’m sure some of you are wondering, what does a playdough craft have to do with clean living?  Depends on how you look at it.  First and foremost, I am a mother.  It is the single most important job I will hold in my lifetime. I dedicate my days to making sure my son’s days are […]

White Bean, Kale, and Sausage Soup

I love this time of year, the festivities, the weather, and of course all the delicious food.  There’s something about a brisk, chilly day that just has me begging for a big bowl of comforting soup.  Nothing is quite as satisfying, and when it’s as hearty and nourishing as this soup is, you can’t […]

Green Smoothie Revolution

It has been said that “nature needs no help- just no interference”.  There are plenty of things in today’s crazy world that interfere with our health; water that’s not pure, air that’s not clean, lack of exercise, not enough rest, poor diets- the list goes on.  I have found that the best way to […]