Apple Pie (Grain-free, Dairy-free, Soy-free, Egg-free, Nut-free, Paleo)

I am excited about this one, especially with Thanksgiving so quickly approaching! For many people with various food allergies, sometimes the holidays can be quite challenging, especially when having to avoid so many of the treats they used to enjoy. Wait no longer. 🙂 Here is one that is sure to please your guests! It is free of the common allergens, but it certainly is not “taste-free”. This recipe is...

Homemade Elderberry Syrup

Oh elderberry! How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. Full of antioxidants and nutrients beneficial for immune, gut, and overall health, this berry can’t be ignored. 🙂 Herbwisdom.com explains some of the benefits in the following excerpts: ” Elderberry is used for its antioxidant activity, to lower cholesterol, to improve vision, to boost the immune system, to improve heart health and for coughs, colds, flu, bacterial and...

Post 2 of 5 in “Tidbits for Birth, Baby, and Growing Child”: Why Chiropractic Care for Children?

I am very excited to feature this guest post from Dr. Kelsey Metz, a wonderful chiropractor with a passion for children. As someone who has chosen to have my children seen by the chiropractor since they were a week old, I can definitely attest to the benefits! I’d encourage you to consider seeking out a chiropractor after reading this post. 🙂 Enjoy! 🙂 ********************************************************************************************************* Hi Guys! My name is Dr....

Homemade Plantain Crackers

Okay…I am addicted to these. Seriously! I love them. I discovered this recipe from The Paleo Mom about six months ago, and I have made them several times. I will admit that my early batches did not turn out as well, and it took some time to play with the mixing times, the oil amount, the baking times, etc. Here are some things I have discovered: 1) Take time to...

Homemade, Nutrient Rich Bone Broth

I wish I could take credit for this amazing recipe, but it is quickly becoming a more popular recipe amongst health circles. Known for its amazing health benefits, homemade bone broth is full of calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, and collagen. It is extremely beneficial for a strong immune and digestive system, as well as excellent for the joints, skin, nails, and hair. It is great for both children and adults, can...

Post 1 of 5 in “Tidbits for Birth, Baby, and Growing Child”: Why a Birth Plan?

It is hard to believe that a year ago, I was approaching the birth of our second son. I have been doing a lot of reflecting the last few weeks on a series of posts that I could write in honor of his birthday. 🙂 I have decided to spend a little time sharing what I feel to be some great resources for moms or moms-to-be of a little one....

Mom’s Chocolate Chip Cookie (Made Gluten-Free)

Today, I am letting you in on my mom’s (passed down from my grandma/Oma) no-fail chocolate chip cookie recipe! Keep reading, because it is not too often people share those secret family recipes, right?! I think you will be quite pleased. Since going gluten free several years ago, I have had quite a bit of fun taking recipes and transforming them into dishes or treats without the added allergen. 🙂...