Coconut Milk Chocolate Mousse – The BEST!

  This recipe is out of this world and has become a favorite of ours and our friends, and we eat it without guilt: PALEO-FRIENDLY CHOCOLATE MOUSSE IN THE BLENDER.  I add some almond pieces and sea salt and YUM! Enjoy! You may recall that we purchase our full-fat coconut milk from Trader Joes because [...]

By | December 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments


Most kids are drinking soda, sports drinks and juice. These drinks promote the obesity epidemic. The Harvard School of Public Health presents some pretty compelling information about how beverage consumption has gotten out of control: Sugary Drinks and Obesity Fact Sheet. So what can you do about it? If you want to get your child [...]

By | November 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top Three Things the Nourishing Traditions Cookbook Misses and Ways to Address Them

The Nourishing Traditions Cookbook was critical to my family’s launch into improving our health. You will see on the Kids Living Longer YouTube channel that we cook out of it regularly. We learned how to: Make bone broth (see The NUMBER ONE FOOD We Added to Our Diet) and use it in as many dishes [...]

By | October 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Crustless, Dairy-free, Really Yummy Pumpkin Pie

This pumpkin pie is an outstanding, low sugar meal. We take it for breakfast when we travel. You can view Colson’s video about it at this link: Another Week of Cooking | Episode 5 - Crustless Pumpkin Pie! Ingredients 3 egg yolks 2 whole eggs 1.5 cups pumpkin puree 1 tsp. ground cinnamon ½ tsp. [...]

By | October 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sugar Season is Upon Us! Top 6 Ways You Can Help Your Kids Avoid Sugar

October 31 officially kicks off Sugar Season! The trifecta of Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas. But let’s face it, Su gar Season lasts longer. It starts earlier due to pre-Halloween celebrations at school, at scouts and at other events, it includes Valentine’s Day and it extends through Easter. The industry research on Sugar Season is worth [...]

By | October 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Do Your Food Expenses Compare to the U.S. and the World?

Those who have the luxury of disposable income (cable television, multiple wireless devices, travel) often question if not outright complain about the cost of eating healthy. Keeping in mind that 70 percent of Americans are sick and medicated and 54 percent of our kids are chronically ill, with these illnesses overwhelmingly caused by the foods [...]

By | October 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Change is Difficult! (And What You Can Do About It!)

This morning I was reflecting on how to reach more people to help them understand that a bunch of small changes can add up to great big good things for their health. At that moment I was making a breakfast smoothie for Ryan, pouring my newly-found and much appreciated Trader Joes coconut milk into the [...]

By | October 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Top Three Reasons Why You Must Do Your Own Research

In eight years of experience recovering our health, my family has learned that we cannot blindly trust most western medicine experts, and we have to be actively involved in improving our health. In this blog post, we share three critical issues that many people overlook. If you are not an active participant in creating your [...]

By | September 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Comfort Zone Can Be the Danger Zone

A bagel for breakfast. Maybe a bowl of cereal, and if I was feeling especially healthy, it would be Cheerio-Os or granola. Lunch – Taco Bell, or maybe some tuna noodle salad if I was motivated. Dinner was a Lean Cuisine. That was my life before marriage. Once I married Ryan, we cooked a bit [...]

By | September 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Number One Rule for Health

We are living in a time when Americans are sicker than ever, and our kids are projected to be sicker than we are and have a shorter lifespan than we do. Industrialized agriculture and industrialized food corporations are telling Americans that the foods that they produce are healthy, but in fact many of those foods [...]

By | September 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments