Potato Chips

Super Easy and much more healthy potato chips.
This is what I did:
Mince Garlic put in Olive Oil
Pour that on bottom of pan
Slice your potato as evenly as possible
Set the oven somewhere between 350-400
Bake 10 min
Flip potato's
Bake 10 min
Take baking sheet out and Season
I used No Salt Organic Seasoning & Fresh Rosemary
(my husband likes to add salt to his)
Put back in the oven and continue checking until they are done to your preference
They can be a little soft or really crunchy it's up to you!!

They are good with Ketchup OR Seasoned sour cream

"Juice Me"

This smoothie consisted of: Juiced Beets & Carrots, Celery, Banana and Blueberries. Not the most amazing tasting in the world, but really good for you and very filling.

(Sorry the vita-mixer picture was from a previous smoothie, not the same stuff as the Beet smoothie)

One whole juiced pineapple, coconut milk, 2 bananas. Pretty good, it was a little frothy but once that settled down it was good =)

Pulp Cookies

I have been on a juice fast for 5 days now and I have a ton of left over pulp. I have a Waring Pro juicer which I thought was going to be a good one, but it leaves me with a TON of pulp after. I don't like that, but I have found some creative recipes to use that valuable fiber. Here is one that I just tried out today:

Recipe for Banana-Carrot Pulp-Cranberry Gluten-free Muffin Tops (and Vegan Too)


3 C. organic Carrot Pulp
3 C. organic Quick Oats/Oat Flour Mix (I just throw the Oatmeal in the Vitamix) (I have also used part Quinoa flour-- also whirred up in my Vitamix)
1 T. Arrowroot Powder
2 tsp. Celtic Sea Salt
1 1/2 C. organic Cane Sugar (or similar sweetener)
2 tsp. Baking Soda
2 T. Cinnamon
1 C. organic Thompson Raisins
3 C. Mashed Banana AND oil to top up (such as Olive Oil)
6 T. Flaxseed Egg-Replacer (*See recipe below)
Drops of Young Living Thieves and Ginger Essential Oils (optional)
1/2 Bag fresh Cranberries

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. I use a silicone mat on a cookie sheet (no greasing of pan required) but grease up a pan otherwise. Make up Flaxseed Egg Replacer if you haven't done so already:

The Recipe: Flaxseed Egg-Substitute

  • 1/2 cup flaxseed
  • 1 1/2 cup water


  1. Grind flaxseed to a fine powder in an electric coffee grinder.
  2. Mix flaxseed and water in blender and blend on high for 2 minutes.
  3. Chill for 1 hour to set up. It can be used now, but it has a more egg-like consistency if allowed to chill.
  4. Keep refrigerated up to 3 days

2. Use a wooden spoon to combine the Carrot Pulp, Oats/Oat Flour Mix, Arrowroot powder, Sugar, Celtic Sea Salt, Baking Soda and Cinnamon in a large mixing bowl.
3. Add in Thompson Raisins and stir until consistent texture
4. Mash about 5 ripe bananas and add in oil until the combo makes 3 Cups (or whirr the bananas in the Vitamix and then add in oil)
5. Make a hole in the dry ingredients and add in the banana-oil and flaxseed egg replacer. Add in other spices (including a couple of drops of essential oils, if using). Stir.
6. Add in fresh cranberries.
7. Mound in cookie shapes on the pan. Bake for about 10-20 minutes Take out just before they look ready. Cool on racks.

This recipe is from:

This site is full of really amazing recipes that I am excited to try, I just stumbled on this site today. Plus it's great to see that the recipes have Young Living Essential Oils in them, I love this because I am a big believer in using the oils as often as possible.

I am so excited to learn about the flaxseed egg replacement! It works perfect =)

I made a few slight modifications you can always try too. I used coconut oil instead of olive oil (only because we didn't have any) Then I realized most of my bananas were too green to even pull open! So I grabbed a buncha leftovers in the fridge to make that "3 cups of mashed banana" I ended up with 2 bananas, about a cup of leftover pumpkin I had previously purred for a soup, and less than a cup of leftover pineapple from my juicing, and lastly...applesauce. Also I only put in 1 cup of sugar and 1/2 cup agave.

BE CREATIVE with your baking, you never know what you might come up with!

Carrot & Orange Sorbet

Fresh Carrot & Orange Juice, 2 Bananas, and a lot of ice....will make you a very healthy bowl of yummy sorbet.

Apple Cranberry Tarts

Chop up your organic apples & get some fresh or frozen organic cranberries

Throw them all in a pot with a desired amount of cinnamon & brown sugar.
Add either butter or coconut oil to the mixture, cook until apples begin to soften a bit.

Lay out the Pie Crust cut them in circles and fill them with your apples & cranberries
Close up the pies and sprinkle some cinnamon on the top!

Cook until pie crusts are finished and there you go! Homemade tarts, so easy.
You can even put them in the freezer and pull them out for a treat when ever you want!


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Make Your own Toothpaste

1/4 cup baking soda
1/4 of a cup vegetable glycerine
5 tbsp coconut oil
20-30 drops of Essential Oil- I only use Young Living
I switch between using: Orange, peppermint, spearmint, wintergreen or Thieves
dash of xylitol or stevia

The Green Smoothie

3 Freshly Juiced Oranges and 1 Grapefruit
1 Banana

Acorn Squash Smoothie

Add THIS to YOUR Blender for a treat!

Freshly Juiced Carrots
Baked Acorn Squash
1 Banana
3 Sticks of Celery
Handful of Ice
You could add a little honey or agave for extra sweetness

Banana Chips!

Slice up your Banana's, Place them on Dehydrator Trays, add Cinnamon...and your good to go!

Carob Cookies

Dairy Free, Sugar Free & Chocolate Free Cookies

1/2 cup coconut oil
1/4 cup honey
2 tsp. vanilla
1 c. whole wheat pastry flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 cup carob chips
add a little salt too

You can probably use coconut flour instead of the whole wheat to make it Gluten Free, I haven't had a chance to try that yet.

A Gift

My husband bought me a really nice Mortar & Pestle, I left him a little note the next morning on it =) I have been dehydrating a lot of herbs and excited to be able to ground them up now.

Juice Fast

After watching a recent documentary (Fat Sick & Nearly Dead) about Juicing David & I decided to give it a try. The first day was hard and we both didn't feel very good, now were on day 4 and were feeling a lot better! Our fridge is full of nothing but fruits & veggies and at each meal we never know what color our smoothies will turn out!

In the Kitchen....

Baked Garlic Crackers

Protein Bites

Peanut Butter


Freshly juiced =) Orange, Carrot & Apple

Killer Chickens ate my Feet.

Alpaca Smack Down

Baby Okra

Reading with Daddy

Nebraska to Wyoming

Our New Home Sweet Home~ Cheyenne, Wyoming!

We didn't do a whole lot in Nebraska because I unfortunately got pretty sick there but it was our last day of driving and we did stop at a Cabelas, which was really cool!


Iowa was beautiful...blue sky & green fields.


We didn't do a lot in Kansas, but I did find this beautiful sculpture in front of their library. I love this image, I want to recreate it some day.

Cool Bridge we went through.


The Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri. I was so close to it that I couldn't get a full picture of it, but I enjoyed photographing the twists and turns of the interesting structure.


In Indiana all we saw was Corn....LOTS of CORN. We decided to investigate all this corn....I found a good looking man in the maze.

We are so dedicated to our state signs, we even jumped out of the car and put the camera on a timer for this one =)

Then in the midst of all the corn we found something wonderful....

The town called.....Santa Claus (I was so excited!)

EVERYTHING and I mean EVERYTHING was dedicated to Christmas.

The Frosty the Snowman water fountain...this was a first for me.

We discovered and AMAZING holiday decorations store filled with lights and Christmas spirit. They even had a real Santa there that sits in the store everyday-- year around, that is one dedicated Santa-man!

We wrote our letters to Santa, a little early but it can't hurt to get a head start.

Saying Good-bye to this wonderful Santa Land