7 Medicinal Uses For Mushrooms

New and Fascinating Medicinal Uses for Mushrooms Growing up in Iowa, one of our favorite things to do was to go mushroom hunting.  Walking through the woods in our back 40 acres to find and bag morel mushrooms (non-toxic) to take home, cook and eat.  Now my husband...

Pumpkin Pie Energy Bites Recipe

These delicious pumpkin treats are a must-try! Meet my friend and fellow blogger Kathryn Mercurio of Kathryn's Kitchen Blog.  She has a passion for food and a fantastic website.  Check out her yummy energy bites recipe for fall. Click Here to Get a Complimentary...

7 Reasons to Give Your Family Probiotics

2,000 years ago Hippocrates, an ancient Greek physician, said "All disease begins in the gut". Do you - or someone you love - have stomach issues? You would know within an hour or two after you eat a certain item, if your stomach just feels blech. For me, it's dairy...

Do Your Genes Determine Your Fate?

Do you think your genes rule your fate?   Have your ever heard someone say something similar to this: "I have a family history of heart disease, so there is nothing I can do about my high cholesterol." You may be surprised to find out your genes do not play that large...

4 Dangerous Ingredients in Children’s Vitamins

In order to be the best parent you can, you want to make sure your children are healthy.   One way to do that is by making sure they get the correct amount of vitamins and minerals that they need. Often this means serving our little ones a multivitamin with their...

6 Reasons To NOT Give Your Kids Cow’s Milk

Watch any episode of The Brady Bunch or Leave it to Beaver and you'll see the kids drinking a glass of milk with their meals and snacks. And chances are your own parents stressed the importance of drinking milk to strengthen your bones and get the proper amount of...

Are Your Herbal Supplements Safe?

Herbal supplements are over a $30 billion per year industry. And while it would be nice if you knew exactly what you are popping in your mouth, the fact of the matter is that herbal supplements are not regulated in the U.S. In fact, according to the Food and Drug...

10 Reasons Why You Should Eat Quinoa

If you follow the food trends, then you probably know about quinoa (pronounce KEEN-WAH).  Here are some things you many not know: Quinoa is a seed that is prepared like a whole grain. It is originally from South America and is harvested by removing the seed from its...

Clean Eating, Gluten Free – Creamy Fruit Pudding Recipe

My kids LOVE sweets.....sound familiar?   So I am constantly looking for ways to satisfy their sweet tooth, but feel good that I'm secretly giving them something healthy.   Here is one way I give them the sweet treat they crave while also providing a yummy, EASY,...

How Food Additives Ruin Your Family’s Health

Are you eating Frankenfood? Whole foods processed and “enhanced” with food additives are so now ubiquitous it’s as if this Frankenfood is the new normal. In other countries throughout Europe and beyond, the harmful effects of chemical additives have been recognized...

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