Wash Your Hands, But With What?

Most of us know to avoid parabens, fragrances, sulfates, formaldehyde, phthalates, and propylene glycol in our personal products, but has anyone heard of triclosan? Triclosan was patented in 1964 and by the 1970s was widely used as an anti- microbial in soap. In fact, dial soap used triclosan and marketed their products as a way... Continue Reading →

No caffeine Pumpkin Cinnamon Goodness

Okay, so occasionally I miss going through the Dutch Bros. drive through. For those of you reading this who do not live in Oregon and are not familiar with Dutch Bros., it's one of the many drive-through coffee shops on street corners throughout Oregon that fuels Oregonians's rampant coffee addiction. Really what I sometimes miss... Continue Reading →

Changing With The Season

So I went off the radar for a bit, but I'm not gone. With school starting also comes dance, music lessons, and Bible studies. As I'm planning the best ways to manage it all, I'm deciding to add some cooked food back into the diet to simplify a little. So I'm adding lightly steamed veggies... Continue Reading →

Raw Granola

Granola makes a quick breakfast or snack, especially when traveling. Here is basic granola recipe. Try other variations to get a granola that just right for you. 4 cups raw buckwheat groats 1 cup whole flax seeds 1 cup un-hulled sesame seeds 1 cup raw sunflower seeds 1 cup raw pumpkin seeds 1 cup raw... Continue Reading →

ABC’s of Greens: A is for Arugula

Arugula is bitter and a bit spicy. It certainly requires an acquired taste to actually like it, especially compared to the types of food most of us are used to consuming. But it’s been a staple for thousands of years in the Mediterranean, and it’s commonly used in Italian and French cuisine. Arugula originates from... Continue Reading →

The Kids’ Favorite Raw Meal

Oaky, so spring-roll wrappers are not technically raw. But unless someone is  following a 100 percent raw diet, many raw foodist still consume them. A high-raw diet is 50-99 percent raw. Personally, I’m about 95 percent raw. These wraps can be found in the Asian section of most larger grocery stores. Wet them with warm... Continue Reading →

Have You Met Barney?

No I don't mean Barney Fife, although I love the Addy Griffith show. This is Barney our Barn Owl. I know...the name is quite original. He lives farther back in top of the barn, but at sundown he sits at the door or flys to the walnut tree and sits there to look for something... Continue Reading →

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