Kielbasa and Pepper Hash

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Who doesn’t love a one pan meal? Right? Well, technically this is a two pan meal, but it is so super simple and really fast to put together! And completely delicious!

One of the hardest things about eating a whole-foods diet is the amount of time it takes to cook and prep everything. I love to cook, so I like doing it-most of the time. But whether or not I have the time is another story. Planning ahead is key for me, so I always have a few super fast, super healthy meals up my sleeve for crazy days. Read More


Natalie UPDATE!


You are looking at Natalie’s brain. Cool, huh?

More accurately, you are looking at a visual representation, an electroencephalogram or EEG, of a snippet of Natalie’s brain wave activity in one specific area of her brain which was done around the time school started this year in early August. As I talked about in this post, Natalie started doing neurofeedback in late May to help with the mood and behavior problems she was having. This snapshot is of her EEG after twice weekly neurofeedback sessions for a little over 3 months. Read More

How To Heal A Leaky Gut


Our modern lifestyles are really hard on our guts. A quick Google search, and you can come across article after article about how “modern diseases” (cancer, cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndromes,  digestive disorders, autoimmune conditions, and depression, just to name a few) have been steadily on the rise in the last 50 years. Just in the last few years, researchers have really begun to pay attention to how our gut health is connected to our overall health. Basically, if you want to be healthy, you need to have a healthy gut “micro biome.” Read More

Pumpkin Spice Muffins with Streusel Topping (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free)


I absolutely LOVE fall. I love the cooler temperatures, sweaters and boots, warm drinks, mums, pumpkins-all of it! Many of the traditions we have as a family happen in the fall-apple picking, the pumpkin patch, hayrides, and FOOD. But, we are still in the first year of Natalie eating dairy and gluten-free, so this fall I am heading into the season a little off my normal fall planning game. So, it’s time for some experimenting! Read More