The Power of Home Cooked Food for Dogs

Home cooked food for dogs is easier than you might think, and the health benefits are totally amazing!  My family has experienced huge health benefits since we all started eating cleaner, and that includes the dogs. The most amazing change is seen in Dixie, our 15 year old rescue mutt. She has literally changed from … Read more

Basic Veggie Soup for Dogs

Feeding your furry companion only dog food (even the high quality stuff) will sustain him, but it won’t help him thrive.  Just like with us humans, dogs were not designed to eat processed food either.  Although there are some great quality dog foods on the market, nothing compares to the nutrition of healthy whole foods.  … Read more

Lacto Fermented Cranberry Relish

Fall is here, which means it’s cranberry season! I used to love canned cranberry sauce with Thanksgiving turkey, but since I started eating clean I never touch the stuff anymore. It contains high fructose corn syrup, which is made by means of a chemical process that turns genetically modified corn into a cheap unnatural sweetener … Read more

Cleaning Up Negative Thought Patterns

Today I want to focus on cleaning up negative thought patterns.  Just as physical health is improved by eating a cleaner diet and exercising, mental health is improved by thinking “cleaner”,  more positive thoughts and thereby developing new thought patterns.   When I made the decision to clean up my diet, one of the first … Read more

Make Your Own Healthy Nut Milk or Seed Milk

I always thought the store-bought nut milks were healthy “clean” choices, until I looked really carefully at the ingredients list. The almond milk I was buying contained added vitamins and minerals, locust bean gum and gellan gum (what the heck is that?), just to name a few strange items. The coconut milk I was buying … Read more

Becoming Clean – The Starting Point

Three years ago I had high blood pressure, asthma, chronic urticaria (hives), eczema, regular bouts with muscle spasms in my back, and I was three sizes larger than I am today. Oh yes, I also had high cholesterol. I smoked cigarettes, drank a lot of beer and my diet centered around processed food, junk food, … Read more