Product Review : Vital Proteins Bone Broth Collagen

Product Review : Vital Proteins Bone Broth Collagen

It’s time I shared with you a product I’ve been using for a while now in a product review : Vital Proteins Bone Broth Collagen.  Embrace it’s multiple benefits as your ticket to effortless immune building throughout a hectic holiday season, just when we need it most.  Crystal like powder dissolves easily and quickly in hot water making it convenient … Read More

Slow Cooker Barbeque Chicken Sandwiches

Slow Cooker Barbeque Chicken Sandwiches with Cole Slaw
It was a big week for our hometown as our favored college basketball team made it to the national finals!  We celebrated by making perfect game day food...Slow Cooker Barbeque Chicken Sandwiches with cole slaw and grain free hamburger buns.  The close game was a nail biter and they lost (sad) but we are proud of their hard work getting ... Read More

Chili Lime Sweet Potato Fried Rice

Chili Lime Sweet Potato Fried Rice
I'm excited to share this recipe for Chili Lime Sweet Potato Fried Rice with you.  But first a little about my health journey and why. My journey to clean eating began 45 years ago at the age of 18 after learning of my mom's breast cancer diagnosis.  Her diagnosis came after my grandmother and aunt's cancer diagnosis and since then ... Read More

Product Review : Collagen Peptides

Produst Review : Collagen Peptides

Here’s a product that I’ve been using for the last 2 months that’s worth sharing with you.  Collagen Peptides from Vital Proteins boasts many health and anti-aging benefits.  Not only is it good for hair, skin and nails, but aids digestion and supports joint and muscle health.  The range of benefits is wide and varied depending on the individual.  For … Read More

Butternut Squash Linguine with Shrimp

Butternut Squash Linguine with Shrimp
The winter squashes that are out in abundance this time of year are so versatile and I've found that my spiralizer gives even more opportunities to make them into vibrant, yummy meals.  If you don't own a spiralizer, consider buying one.  And if you do own one and need more recipes, listen up. A new spiralizer cookbook, appropriately named Inspiralized by ... Read More

Watermelon + Arugula Salad

Watermelon + Arugula Salad
I was fortunate enough to get this cookbook...and a signed copy at that, for Mother's Day from our eldest daughter. It's a treasure as it was written by one of her good friends, Matt Moore, who has become a friend of mine as well.  He loves food and cooking so we had an instant bond.  He has an updated southern ... Read More

Great Tools Any Cook Would Love

Great Tools

Do you appreciate having good tools? With the biggest shopping day fast approaching, you may be anticipating taking advantage of some great deals out there.  If you live in my hometown, a favorite local culinary shop The Kitchen Engine is opening extra early (7 am) for Black Friday with some great door buster deals.  Not only will you get low … Read More

Product Review : The Roo Apron

Roo Apron

This is the coolest, must have new garden accessory I have seen in a long time.  It’s called “The Roo Apron”, created by entrepreneur Tamara Cullen. It’s created for all kinds of gardening and harvesting tasks, made of canvas and waterproof rip-stop nylon.  Click on this link to watch the video demonstration: and for more info on where you can … Read More

The Daniel Plan, 40 Days to a Healthier Life : Book Review

The Daniel Plan

Yes, it’s the new year and many make resolutions.   I gave up making those years ago because the thought of it is overwhelming to me. However, prayerful consideration of where and how change needs to happen, I can do.  It doesn’t necessarily have to take place at the New Year, but it’s as good a time as any.   … Read More

Product Review : The Coolest Salad Lunchbox

The Coolest Salad Lunchbox

Our garden is planted and with the sunny, warm temperatures we’re having, seeds are bursting into sprouted lettuces, kale, chard and lots more.  In a few weeks we will have more lettuce than we know what to do with.  Since we pack a salad for lunch everyday in the summer, I’ve been on the hunt for a handy salad lunchbox.   What … Read More