Our Disneyland Favorites

We are settling back in from our Disney vacation and I’m ready to go back already. Like right now. It wouldn’t take much convincing, all I’d really have to do is tell my husband I want to go back and he’d say…

Braised Short Ribs

The first time I ever made short ribs we had rented a cabin up north and had just done a full day of playing in the snow.  I knew we would come home famished and craving something warm and hearty to fill our bellies.  This fit the bill superbly and…

A Walk Down Memory Lane

Found this gem and it’s a perfect glimpse into our life here on the farm back when we first got started.  We have come a long way since then and have grown as a family and as a farm.  Neither my husband nor I came from a farming…

Wild Caught Mahi Mahi Fish Tacos

This was one of my all time favorite Whole30 approved meals. Not only was it delicious and filling, but it was a cinch to whip up.  If you’re not a fan of Mahi Mahi, use whatever fish is your favorite or substitute chicken.  Also, when I make my…

Turning Down The Noise

Sometimes I feel like my life is this runaway train, and I am desperately trying to catch it.  Balancing life’s obligations while also aiming to obtain a purposeful life, on certain days feels like a complete oxymoron.  If your day starts anything like mine you wake up (no…

Organic, Free Range, Cage-free, Pasture-raised? Confused by all the labels? Here’s what you need to know.

What’s in an Egg? Protein is important nutrient that your body needs to build, repair and maintain tissues, bones,  and muscles.  It is also is a major component of your immune system and hormones.  Eggs are a great source of protein because they are a complete protein, which…

Chicken Protein Power Bowl

If you are looking for a healthy, delicious meal that can be ready in 20 minutes, search no more!   This is the perfect post workout meal, but can really be enjoyed anytime! I have even modified this to be breakfast by adding a poached egg.  The great thing about this…

The 411 on Cooking Oils

What you are using to cook your food with is just as important as what you are cooking your food in( see my previous post regarding cookware). You may be contaminating your food before it even hits your plates and wreaking havoc on your health.  So lets talk about the…

Tomato Bisque with Grilled Cheese Bacon Roll Ups 

A childhood classic and a favorite among many.  But none more than my eldest daughter.  Anytime I surprise her with this delicious combo she sings praise of joy and tells me I’m the best mommy ever! Yes, we are family who gets excited over the little things, especially…

Gluten free Pumpkin Chai Cupcakes 

Fall is in the air! And so is love! The love for everything pumpkin, am I right?! These babies have become a Duncan staple in the fall, and are especially popular among the family on Thanksgiving. My aunt Debbie, who is an amazing and creative baker, brought these to Christmas…