(Not so) Good Old Pneumonia

“I’ve just been coughing up a little bit of junk … kind of sore in the chest when I do cough. I’ve got a bit of fever too. But overall I’m just really tired the last couple of days and winded when I go up the stairs. You think my smoking is finally catching up with...

Anxiety and Panic

“Did you see I was in the ER last week?  I’d been shopping at Walmart and started getting all short of breath, chest pressure, heart pounding… I was sure I was having a heart attack.  But they did the work-up, drew some blood, did an EKG, even put me on a treadmill…...

Butternut Squash Soup

Cozy up with this delicious winter soup! Butternut Squash Soup Recipe Type: Soup Author: 100 days of real food (adapted from Joy of Cooking) Cook time: 60 mins Total time: 1 hour Serves: 5-6 Ingredients 1 medium to large butternut or other winter squash (between 3 and...

Fruits and Veggies

So I started this challenge  with my family (me, hubby, 2 1st grade girls, 10 month old) this week to cut out processed foods in 14 weeks. Week 1: Eat a minimum of two different fruits or vegetables (preferably organic) with every breakfast, lunch, and dinner meal. We...

Curied-Cashew Cauliflower

  Curied-Cashew Cauliflower Recipe Type: appetizer Author: Recipe credit: www.onceagainnutbutter.com Serves: 6 A tasty treat! Vegan, gluten, and dairy free. Ingredients 1 head cauliflower, cut into large florets 1/2 cup Once Again Organic Cashew Butter 2 tbsp...