Nothing Left to Say


June 19, 2013 Last Post. I have chosen to stop posting as it has been months since the last. I am holding steady and practicing what I preach. Along with eliminating a majority of processed food from our lives I have recently decreased my sugar intake drastically. This is the last step in my undertaking. … Continue reading

Quick Breakfasts


Brown Sugar or Maple Oatmeal 1/3 cup quick oats 2-3 teaspoons of Brown sugar or real maple syrup (can add more if you have a larger sweet tooth!) cinnamon, fruit, and milk to your liking. Place oats and sugar or syrup in a microwave safe bowl. cover with water. Cook in microwave in 30 second … Continue reading

How to Change Your Lifestyle


January 8, 2013 If you would like to try the unprocessed life I recommend you start off by replacing one meal or snack every day and then doing more. It is very overwhelming to just go cold turkey. When you realize that everything you eat is processed and have to replace everything it is too … Continue reading

Whole Foods Flourless Brownies


Whole Foods Flourless Brownies 1 15 oz. can black beans drained 3 whole eggs 1/2 cup butter melted 1/4 cup cocoa 2 tsp pure vanilla extract 1/2 cup plus 2 tbsp. brown sugar 1 cup dark or semi-sweet chocolate chips Preheat oven 350 degrees In food processor or blender puree beans, eggs, butter, cocoa, vanilla, … Continue reading

Wrapping It Up


January 5, 2013 One year has passed since my undertaking began.  I should probably say I can’t believe a whole year has passed.  I really feel like an entire lifetime has passed.  Everything I thought I knew about nutrition and the food we eat has changed.  The most important thing I have learned is that … Continue reading

Losing Interest


November 17th, 2012 So I have slacked off in keeping readers informed of day to day life in our little kitchen.  I was beginning to bore myself with falling off and getting back on the unprocessed wagon and so naturally assumed kind readers were losing interest as well.  After some taunting about not posting for … Continue reading

The Miracle of Perseverance


September 27, 2012 It happened one Morning.  It was a regular morning full of begging and pleading with my oldest to get out of bed, negotiations on what to wear to school, and asking her if she would like any breakfast.  It took a few minutes for her answer to actually register.  “I want a … Continue reading

I Am Only Human


July 27, 2012 It has been roughly 6 months since the beginning of my undertaking.  My health is slowly but surely improving with what I hope is a correct diagnosis (finally!  After almost 2 years!)  The last appointment to my rheumatologist revealed low levels of vitamin D.  We are hoping with treatment this will explain … Continue reading