Tag Archives: organic

Your Healthy Thanksgiving Menu: Easy & Delicious Swaps!

  Thanksgiving can be healthy and delicious! Swap your grandma’s butter & sugar laden recipes for these healthier alternatives this year. There’s no reason to sacrifice your weight loss and diet goals!   Check out this video on quick tips & tricks to cut that fat but not the flavor this Thanksgiving!     Sample […]

Healthy & Organic: Greek Pesto Potato Salad

Let’s take a moment to recognize Grandma’s potato salad she faithfully brings to every summer cookout. Creamy and delicious, this ‘salad’ packs on the nostalgia just as quickly as it packs on the pounds.  I mean the two main ingredients are white potatoes and mayonnaise, you couldn’t have really thought it was waist slimming, could […]

Healthy Packaged Goods I Can’t Live Without

Someone recently asked me to do a post on what I typically eat, and it kind of stumped me.  When I am home, I’m always in the kitchen trying new recipes.  I’ll make a big casserole dish of some eggplant concoction ( like Eggplant and Zucchini Rollatinis!) or maybe get fancy with Chicken Piccata that I’ll […]

Healthy Beet & Caramelized Onion Hummus

Why beets in hummus?  Well first, they are absolutely delicious and their sweetness balances the savory flavor of tahini, chickpeas and olive oil perfectly.  Second, the dip looks fun and festive for any gathering!  And third, beets are superfood powerhouses with the ability to detox your liver, fight inflammation and lower your blood pressure. This […]

Your Best Resource for Using Essential Oils: Camp Wander

I have recently become infatuated with essential oils.   Adding some lavender to my homemade coconut oil body lotion, putting a bit of eucalyptus in a diffuser before bedtime, ingesting licorice oil to reduce intestinal inflammation.  And while I am proud of my progress, I am eager to broaden my essential oil collection and use. […]

Why I’m Boycotting Whole Foods

Before we get into why I’m boycotting the supermarket that has been an almost cult-like staple in my life for 2 years, let me start with how I justify spending double (let’s get real, triple) on my groceries just to shop there.

Recipe for Apple Cinnamon Chips

An apple a day keeps your waist whittling away …if you ask me.   But for some reason you can’t replace the crunch of your cape cod salt and vinegar chips with the crunch of a jazz apple.  I get it.  And I’m here to help.

Organic Cheesy Potato Medley 

Not that cheesy potatoes need a special introduction, but this recipe is melt in your mouth comfort food that pairs oh so perfectly with a nice filet or chicken breast.   Double the recipe and you’ve got a Thanksgiving side worthy of center stage.  Triple the recipe, put on pajama pants and pour yourself a […]