Homemade Medicine Ball Tea Recipe

Homemade Medicine Ball Tea Recipe

Feeling under the weather? Brew a cup of this deliciously soothing Medicine Ball Tea Recipe. It’s cheaper than the coffee shop and so much better for you. Sore throat? Cough? Sniffles? The cold and flu season can really wreak havoc on your body. And really mess with your appetite. A cup of coffee no longer […]

Naturally Sweet Treats

Enjoy a treat without all the added sugar or high-fructose corn syrup. These goodies are sweetened naturally. I’ll admit it, my kids aren’t super thrilled that I haven’t gone back to all our pre-sugar fast ways. But, they also aren’t complaining too much. They know that we ate really well during the six weeks we […]

Best 100 Juices for Kids, You Know, That Book I Wrote

I’ve been contemplating for weeks how to do this whole book launch thing. You know when my first book (Not Your Mother’s Make-Ahead and Freeze Cookbook) came out it was kinda anti-climactic. I didn’t go on any book tours. Leno and Letterman didn’t call. And my local bookstore didn’t even have the book in stock […]

Favorite Juices & Smoothies

If one of your food goals this year is to add more fruits and veggies to your diet, smoothies and fresh juices are a tasty way to do it! Check out these great recipes. While there is all kinds of conflicting information out there about health and nutrition, I have found a few commonalities in […]

Homemade Cranberry Soda

I used to be a soda pop junkie. A few years ago, I decided to give it up. I don’t really remember why. But, I think a handful of cavities had something to do with it. And maybe empty calories, too. Regardless, I kicked my cola habit. But, that doesn’t mean I don’t sometimes like […]

Honey Syrup

Years and years ago I bought Sweet ‘n’ Low. In fact, those pink little packets of artificial sweetener were staples in our tea and coffee cupboard, not because we liked the taste, but because we liked sweet tea. Here in California, tea is not usually served already sweetened. You have to sweeten it yourself. But […]

Strawberry Mango Smoothie with Banana

Make your own smoothies to save money, eat more healthfully, and bring convenience to your own home. Ever since I was in college, the siren song of the smoothie bar has been strong for me. Even after we bought a pretty heavy-duty blender, I found myself tempted to go get a smoothie rather than make […]

Lemon-Lime Sports Ade

Lemon Lime Sports Ade

Forget bottled ades. Make your own sports drinks to save money and avoid icky stuff. Today I have the opportunity of guest posting for the October Unprocessed series, hosted by Eating Rules and sponsored by Bob’s Red Mill.  I’m sharing my story on falling in love with homemade as well as Big News 🙂 and […]