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Recipes: Foods to Eat During Your Period

Recipes: Foods to Eat During Your Period

My daughter came home the other day and said she wanted pancakes for dinner. She’s normally a very healthy eater and wants vegetables and high fiber foods, so I knew something was up.

GenoPalate: Customized Gene Report Tells Us What we SHOULD Eat!

GenoPalate: Customized Gene Report Tells Us What we SHOULD Eat!

As a super nerd, I’m into genetics testing and all of the secrets that my own DNA have to unlock. From geneology, to cancer risk, I’ve been doing about every test possible. So I was VERY EXCITED to learn that there was a Nutritional DNA…

Daytripping at a San Diego Monastery

Daytripping at a San Diego Monastery

Two weeks ago, my husband and I went to a Monster Truck event – which was fun and I’m enjoying getting out of my bubble as often as possible. This weekend we decided to ventured out to Dulzura, CA (about 30 miles outside of San Diego) to visit the Madre Grande Monastery.  If this Coronavirus thing gets out of control, it would be an excellent place to bug out, man… ️ (more…)

Vegan Scalloped Potatoes

Vegan Scalloped Potatoes

Is it possible to make cheese-free scalloped potatoes? That’s what I set out to discover! Full disclosure: I like cheese, but my daughter is not doing well with lactose lately, so I’m modifying recipes to see what I can cut out.

Simple Zucchini Fritters

Simple Zucchini Fritters

Zucchini Fritters are not only super easy to make, but they get a big *Oohh Ahhh* response.  I’m already seeing zucchini plants starting to sprawl out around my neighborhood, which only means we’ll all be up to our eyeballs in the green vege soon!

Mama, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Cowboys…

Mama, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Cowboys…

Remember this old Western Tune?

Mamas’ don’t let your babies grow up to be cowboys
Don’t let ’em pick guitars or drive them old trucks
Let ’em be doctors and lawyers and such
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Why intergenerational relationships help families

Why intergenerational relationships help families

The older members of our society have often played a huge part in driving our country’s progress over the years and even defended it and its people’s freedom. However, as they age, many often find themselves fighting for veterans benefits, feeling undervalued in society as…

Heart Healthy Vegetarian Tamale Pie

Heart Healthy Vegetarian Tamale Pie

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MazolaHeartHealth  #CollectiveBias​ February is Heart Health Month, so my family and I are enjoying lightened up recipes of traditional classics. Heart disease causes 1 in every 4 deaths in…

Cauliflower Crust Pizza with Spinach, Olive, Feta and Pine Nuts

Cauliflower Crust Pizza with Spinach, Olive, Feta and Pine Nuts

It’s National Pizza Day on February 9th, so what better way to celebrate than with a homemade pizza! I’ve been making pizza from scratch for years, but recently have had to mix up my game plan. We had a pizza party for my daughter as I thought it would be an easy way to feed a bunch of teens, and everyone could customize their toppings. What I did NOT anticipate was the level of food allergies and food preferences! (more…)