There are so many wonderful benefits to adding herbs to your regimen whether it is for a specific action, temporary help or just to give the body general support. Herbs have so many different actions and benefits and because they are natural their nutrients are typically very bio-available to the body, meaning that your body… Continue reading Making Herbal Capsules
When I was a teenager, we came across a recipe for chocolate truffles in a magazine. I really wanted to try them so we whipped them up for Christmas. They weren’t exactly what I had hoped as the middles were rather hard compared to the luscious soft truffle filling I was wanting. Then we started… Continue reading Chocolate Orange Truffles
Finding mediums for introducing herbal remedies to kiddos can be a challenge. Making sure that it tastes yummy and is fun to take makes herbal care all the more appealing to little ones. Adding in something that is typically a treat just increases the appeal and having something that they can help make just puts… Continue reading Tummy Gummies
Earlier this week I found myself staring at a beautiful bag of organic pecans I got on sale thinking about how I haven’t had candied pecans in ages. They sounded so good. The only problem was that I was trying really hard to eat less sugar and knowing how many of these sweet crunchy… Continue reading Spiced Candied Pecans
Fruit snacks and gummy bears seem like an iconic childhood snack. As a special treat we have occasionally gotten the ones made with real fruit juice and my kiddos love them. They are a fun treat, but we definitely don’t get them often as I like to try and give my kiddos snacks that have… Continue reading Fruity Vitamin C Gummy Bears
This apple dip is a favorite food at our house year round. I love to take it to picnics because it is so easy to put together and when my family finds out that apple dip is on the menu they can hardly wait for the meal! I enjoy typical apple dips with the caramel but… Continue reading Cinnamon Maple Apple Dip
When our youngest was born she was just as beautiful and perfect as our other two and we couldn’t have been happier. However, we were rather shocked when a few weeks after she was born she started crying one night…and wouldn’t stop. We did everything. Rocking, walking, burping, nursing, check diaper and nothing seemed to… Continue reading When Baby Keeps Crying..