Fermented – Blueberry-Basil Fizz


Fermented foods have become quite the star in recent years – the rise of kombucha availability alone has proven that the fermented food movement is here to stay.  Jill Ciciarelli, author of First Comes Health & certified life coach, is the fermented-food maven – just look at her baby, the go-to manual for all things […]

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

  If you could only see my face right now, it is really SAD.  I had a huge post typed on this post and it got corrupted somehow and decided to break.  I tried restoring it and it only gave me the option to have the one with no writing.  Oh well life goes on. […]

Gourmet Hot Chocolate – 2 ways

Hot Chocolate

Todays post is brought to you by Cat Morrow from Neo-homesteading. I stumbled upon her website one day, saw her photos and knew I had to have her guest post. She hit a home run with this one. Hot Chocolate and alcohol, SERIOUSLY, Woot woot. Well go check out her site and you can follow […]

Spiced Apple Wassail


Fall is coming, fall is coming and I am stoked.  Today was the first day in like 1,192 days I did not have to use the air conditioning after I got home from my 90 minute commute the day gas went up to $4.78 a gallon.  Awesome southern California, cool off to save me money […]

Pumpkin Spice Latte


Pumpkin Spice Latte Prep time 5 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 15 mins   Serves: 1 Ingredients 1 cup coconut milk 1 1/2 tbsp pureed pumpkin 1 tbsp organic vanilla extract 2-3 tbsp raw organic honey (optional) 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon pinch of nutmeg or allspice 1/2 cup strong coffee or espresso pinch […]