I’ve spent a good part of the weekend at a soccer tournament, so cooking was really the last thing I had time for.   This evening, with three very hungry kids, I decided to whip up the eternal favorite for dinner:  pizza made with homemade pizza crust. There really aren’t any decent pizza crusts that …

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The critical importance of sun exposure and Vitamin D to your health is without question, yet the myths associated with sunscreen abound! There is now so much persuasive and concrete data on this subject that it can safely be said that if you are not regularly getting a short (5-30 minutes depending on your skin …

Offering healthy, homemade alternatives to the typical junk fare is the most important step in hosting a healthy birthday party for your child.   Ideas for making a homemade cake, frosting, drinks, and food were discussed in previous posts. There are other considerations besides food, however, when planning a healthy birthday celebration.  The guests won’t …

In this post, I will cover other food items that are typically served at a child’s birthday party and how to have healthy alternatives to all the junk when you are priviledged to host the party yourself.   Please remember that my personal goal for my child’s birthday is not to have them live in …

As I discussed in my previous post, a healthy birthday party for your child starts with making the cake yourself!    We’ve discussed how to make the cake, now let’s talk frosting!   The secret to making a frosting that is delicious and imparts nutrition is BUTTER!   The more butter, the better. And, if …

My big cooking challenge for this week is planning my son’s birthday party and keeping it fun and treat filled and yet still healthy.   Kind of a tall order, don’t you think?   Typical birthday parties for kids include unlimited soda, chips, tasteless Walmart type cake, and lots of candy in the goodie bags. …

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This post details how to make the Master Tonic and why it is so effective as a homemade, totally natural anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-parasitic remedy. Note that the Master Tonic is not to be confused with the Master Cleanse. Who needs Tamiflu with all its dangerous side effects when you have the Master Tonic, …