Great Food Books For Kids

  Rah, Rah, Radishes! A Vegetable Chant by April Sayre The Vegetables We Eat by Gail Gibbons The ABC’s of fruits and vegetables and beyond : delicious alphabet poems plus food, facts and fun for everyone  by Steve Charney & David Goldbeck Blueberries grow on a bush by Mari Schuh Carrots grow underground by Mari…

DIY Shelving Idea

Recently my husband and I came across a DIY shelving idea that uses industrial pipes and wood. It is really cool! We just love the look of the metal pipes and wood. We can’t wait to give this a try in our own home! You can make a small shelf like this: Or you can…

12 Ways to Cut Back on Processed Foods

Read Your Labels – Read the ingredients before buying anything. The best indicator of how highly processed a food is the list of ingredients. If what you are buying contains refined sugar or flour, more than five ingredients, or a lot of unfamiliar, unpronounceable items, you may want to reconsider purchasing it. Eat More Whole Foods –…

Guide to Herbs and Spices

There is no excuse for bland tasting food. Herbs and spices are a great way to add flavor to recipes without adding unwanted fat.  Plus herbs and spices add much more than just great flavors. They have  some great nutritional benefits as well. Allspice, also known popularly as Jamaican pepper or pimento,  is just what its…