Green Banana Bread Smoothie

So my version of the green smoothie is smooth and sweet with no hint of the bitterness of greens. It does really taste like banana bread. No, REALLY! 1 banana (can be frozen) add a few ice cubes if using fresh handful of walnuts sweetener of choice to desired sweetness. I use 5 drops of…

Mini Cheesecakes – Vegan and Gluten Free!

I found this beauty on Pinterest. I am always looking for easy, quick and no refined sugar desserts. This one is going to be a keeper. The original recipe can be found at the Mind Body Green blog. I made one substitution just because I wanted to see what it tasted like. I used two…

Have I said yet how much I love Montessori?

I am crazy about Montessori! My son started at a Montessori school in 5th grade. We had to have an alternative to our local school as he was very stressed at school and all that comes with intense levels of stress. I won’t go into details but we had to find a positive alternative. And…

Young Living Essential Rewards Order

It’s almost like waiting for Santa Claus every month! My Young Living Essential Rewards order is getting shipped out tomorrow. As a member I can choose to enroll in Essential Rewards for an automatic shipment every month. This allows me to get bonus points 10-20% of credit towards future orders and a flat rate shipping…

Brussel Sprout Chips??? Kale Chips Too!

All I can say is YUMMMMM!!!! I am a newly converted (a year ago) fan of brussel sprouts. Roasted ONLY! Lets be clear. There is a reason so many people despise them. Boiled, braised no thank you! I cut up brussel spouts to roast them and when you do that a lot of the outer…

Versatile Hummus

I am actually not a fan of chickpeas. But hummus if made a certain way is fabulous! Chickpeas (also called garbanzo beans) are rich in vitamin B6, folate, manganese and dietary fiber. They also contain all nine essential amino acids and have a good amount of protein. And even though it is on the high…

Changing Direction

“If we don’t change our direction we’re likely to end up where we’re headed.” -Chinese Proverb I just read this and it just hit me! Again! Which I am very glad for the repeat. For change to happen in people’s lives it usually takes repeated exposure to why you are trying to make changes. I…