My Tea Collection

Stump tea pot

I grew up watching my parents drink a lot of tea. They are both from England, so it’s in the genes, you know. Tea became a love of mine, too, especially when I lived through a few chilly Colorado winters. I had a nice little tea drawer, full of herbal tea varieties that I’d pull […]

45 Crockpot Meals for Hot Summer Nights

45 Real Food Slow Cooker Recipes

No one wants to turn on the oven in the heat of summer! The extra temperature in the house can make you completely miserable. Not to mention that many of us are spending a lot more time outside, enjoying our family, or working on special projects, leaving little room (or desire) to slave over a […]

How to Make a Chef’s Salad

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One of my favorite healthy meals is a Chef’s salad. It’s so easy to put together and can be tweaked to use whatever ingredients are on hand (including leftovers). A traditional Chef’s salad includes a bed of lettuce topped with meat (such as turkey, ham, or chicken), cheese, tomato and a hard-boiled egg. When making […]

Health Benefits of Strawberries & 45 Strawberry Recipes


Strawberries are the favorite fruit of many. This delightfully sweet berry is not only delicious, it contains a number of health benefits. According to the Encylopedia of Healing Foods, strawberries are an excellent source of vitamins C and K, dietary fiber, and also a good source of manganese, pantothenic acid, vitamin B1, and iodine. Strawberries […]

Best 100 Juices for Kids (& Nourishing Carrot-Pear-Beet Juice Recipe)

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Juice and kids seem to go together. When my children were younger, it seemed every play date and park trip was not complete without a juice box. As I learned more about natural living, I steered away from conventional juices, but still enjoyed a fresh one from time to time (and a boxed one every […]

Berkey Water Filter

Big Berkey

We have used a Berkey water filter in our home for the past 5 years. I love it. Truly. The water tastes great and I can rest assured knowing the bad chemicals and other impurities have been filtered out. The Berkey comes in many sizes, we have the Big Berkey, because that is what fit best […]

Baked Avocado-Eggs Recipe {Plus, 9 Ways to Eat Avocados}


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of the Hass Avocado Board. My husband jokes that if there is a gap in any food, I fill it with avocado! He’s right. I do. And why not? Avocados are not only tasty, but seriously good for you. I love that avocados are nutrient […]

52 DIY Herbal Tea Recipes

52 Herbal Tea Recipes - A Delightful Home

Tea is more than a beverage, it’s an herbal remedy. This quote describes it well: Tea began as a medicine and grew into a beverage. ~Okakura Kakuzō Tea is a perfectly simple way to access the health benefits of herbs. The quiet ritual of preparing and sipping a cup of tea is a wonderfully relaxing […]

Allergy-Friendly Pumpkin Pancakes


Every Fall I start hunting for pumpkin recipes. It started out with my introduction to pumpkin pie; after moving to the United States from Australia, I was amazed to find pumpkin so frequently used as a desert food! Growing up we only ate it roasted or in soup. Pumpkin pie was new and exciting. I […]

Healthy Pumpkin Bread

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Fall is the perfect time to whip up a batch of pumpkin bread. It makes the house smell wonderful and tastes delicious. My kids love this pumpkin bread (and so do I). The recipe is from Wholesome Comfort, (which is one of the 86 eBooks included in the Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle sale) Healthy Pumpkin Bread […]