Happy Healthy Homestead

10 Tips for Reducing Plastic Use

Why reduce plastic? To start off, let’s briefly discuss why we would even want to reduce plastic in the first place… As quoted from one of the studies I linked to below, researchers say: “Plastic,

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

Organizing Photos & Memorabilia

In this digital age organizing photos and memorabilia usually looks a lot different than it did 30 years ago. Since it is so easy to take as many photos you want and save them to

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,

Family Natural Medicine Cabinet

I have boys in this house and not only that but they are active, outdoors loving boys. Which means we need extra bandaids and poison oak salve on hand at all times! In general I

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