Happy Healthy Homestead

Homemade Applesauce

This past October we went apple picking at a you-pick orchard about an hour from our house near Half Moon Bay. I heard that Fuji, Gala, and Honeycrisp tend to make the best applesauce so

Jambalaya

This is one of those perfect comfort food meals to add to your fall recipe list. You can dial up or down the spice depending on how spicy you like your jambalaya. The way I

Book Review: Paleovedic Diet

This month I read: “The Paleovedic Diet” by Akil Palanisamy MD Favorite Quote: “One of my colleagues…defines health as the ability to live your dreams. My hope is that by sharing some of the knowledge

Cinnamon Apple Apricot Granola

I have been trying various home made granola recipes for awhile now. I used to do mostly nuts and seeds with no oats. However, that made for a pretty chunky granola even when sliced small.

Book Review: Dirty Genes

This month I read: “Dirty Genes” by Dr. Ben Lynch Favorite Quote: “With the right tools, we can transcend our inherited tendencies to disease – including anxiety, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), birth defects, cancer, dementia, depression,

Waffles

These waffles are so delicious! We have them every Saturday as our special weekend breakfast. This is similar to my pancake recipe except I double the portion and have different instructions. They are gluten free

Cookie Balls / Power Balls

If you are a low-sugar, healthy-eater type of person then for you this recipe is called “Cookie Balls”. To you this will feel like a very special treat. If you tend to eat sugar regularly

Chocolate Banana Avocado Mousse

My son and I were both craving something chocolaty and cold so that’s when I decided to experiment with a chocolate mousse in my kitchen with the items I had on hand. It turned out

Paleo FX Health Conference

This year I was able to attend PFX in Austin TX. What is Paleo FX? Paleo FX is a large health conference that consists of: Talks from health experts on a wide array of topics