Juicing and Carrot Juice Pancakes for Our 3 Year Old

My wife wants to start having fresh juice as a way to supplement meals from time to time when she doesn’t want to eat anything heavy, so we bought the fairly inexpensive Hamilton Beach HealthSmart Juice Extractor. We bought a bunch of organic fruits and vegetables and started making juices out of pineapples, apples, oranges, strawberries, carrots and beets.  We also figured it would be a fantastic way to get our 3 year old...

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Christmas Dinner Lasagna without Dairy

It’s been a tradition in my family that I make lasagna for Christmas dinner for many years. Some years I make a veggy lasagna, some years I make one with turkey sausage and sometimes I even make an alfredo lasagna with chicken. This year I had the new challenge of making a lasagna for my wife with no dairy. I still made a dairy lasagna for everyone else. This year I made it with organic chicken sausage from New Season’s,...

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Natural Thanksgiving

While striving to eat more natural as well as eliminating dairy for my wife who is intolerant, I found some new and delicious ways to make Thanksgiving dinner. The easiest things to change was simply using the dairy free margarine to prepare the onions and celery in the stuffing, but the most challenging substitution was the evaporated milk used in the pumpkin pie. Here is what I made: Organic, Free Range Turkey from New Seasons...

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Natural Pest Control

We have lately seen some small black ants here and there in our house and would rather not call an exterminator (with a 3 year old and 3 pets) or buy something expensive, so I started researching natural pest control options. I am going to try these ideas and post later the results. 1. Cinnamon – Ants are repelled by cinnamon. I have heard that you can sprinkle some in areas where ants are found and they will not go there...

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Thank Goodness for Burgerville!

Burgerville uses 100% antibiotic and hormone free natural beef.

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