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My Unexpected Journey

My Unexpected Journey

I had scheduled my annual visit with my doctor to check my cholesterol and other blood work.  I feel it’s so important to check in with your doctor annually even if you aren’t sick. Not to mention my HSA gives me $150 back for my […]

Wise Acres Organic Farm

Wise Acres Organic Farm

I love Wise Acres! One trip to Wise Acres and you’ll be wanting to come back year after year. Wise Acres is living proof that if you have a big dream, and work hard to achieve it, you can make it happen.  Wise Acres is […]

Peach and Wildberry Crumble

Peach and Wildberry Crumble

Do you struggle to find something healthy to eat for breakfast? Or maybe you are looking for a healthy dessert to take to a pitch in. This is it! It is SO simple to make. This is also a perfect recipe to get your kids […]

Stop Chewing Gum

Stop Chewing Gum

I have NEVER been a fan of chewing gum. The thought of someone chewing something all day long, probably with food particles in it, makes me gag. I do not like when I see a sweet picture of a couple and you can see one […]

Healthy Chicken Soup with Kale

Healthy Chicken Soup with Kale

I love this soup. This soup is a great to make when you aren’t feeling yourself. I’ve also made it for friends and family when they are recovering from a sickness or surgery. Bone broth is great to boost the immune system and helps heal […]

Dairy-Free Magic Shell Chocolate Topping

Dairy-Free Magic Shell Chocolate Topping

This is beyond simple to make and will impress your kids (if you don’t have kids, impress yourself)! Print Dairy-Free Magic Shell Chocolate Topping Dairy Free + Gluten Free + Refined Sugar Free Course Dessert Ingredients 1/2 Cup coconut oil I recommend Barlean’s 1/2 Cup […]

Dairy Free & Gluten Free Brownies

Dairy Free & Gluten Free Brownies

This is a great recipe to use to replace refined sugar brownies.  I used a mini square mold for this recipe and they turned out great! These are also a great size for the Planetbox lunch system. Enjoy! Print Dairy Free & Gluten Free Brownies […]

Homemade Chick-fil-a Chicken Sandwich

Homemade Chick-fil-a Chicken Sandwich

Chick-fil-A chicken sandwiches are very good. I’ve had a few over the past years even after knowing what’s in them.  Sometimes a girl can’t help herself. Anyway, on to the point, the recipe. This recipe is from Food Babe and we love it! You’ll need an oven […]

Chicken Mariachi Pizza

Chicken Mariachi Pizza

I have always loved the flavor in Donato’s Chicken Mariachi Pizza. That should come as no surprise to any of you that know my love affair with Mexican food.  Here is my cleaned up version of this pizza. Since moving South I haven’t had Donato’s….BUT…I […]