You are What You Eat


Food, Product Review, Recipes

Book Review: Freezer Cooking Made Simple

Description:  This eBook is filled with all the information necessary to learn how to freeze foods and make those dollars stretch.  With information such as how to get started, what items you need, what foods freeze well and foods that don’t quite cut it when it comes to freezing, this eBook tells it all.  Worksheets, printable labels and even a few quick and easy recipes are included to get you started with healthier meals when living on a tighter budget.

Review:  As a mother, wife and just all around caretaker of my home I needed to find something that would take less time and save me money in the kitchen.  I went looking for ideas and found many that seemed to be the answer.  Most of them I found to be more time consuming than anything. Then, I came upon this eBook.

Freezing foods makes sense in all aspects.  It’s amazing how in just one afternoon you can have a freezer full of healthy foods to feed your family for a month.  This eBook will show you how.  It’s easy to understand, has all the facts you need to know and will give you the answers to any questions you may have.
Freezer Cooking Made Simple is set up so that even the newly married can find what she needs.  It explains why freezing foods can save you money and time.  It talks about what you need in the way of equipment, how to shop for foods and how to cook these foods.

There is a section that explains how to safely store your freezer meals including labels to help you remember exactly what you have and how to reheat it.  Susanne has included a printable shopping list along with a worksheet to help plan your meals on a weekly and monthly basis.   Best of all – there are even a few recipes added to get you started.

If you’re looking for a way to save money and time in the kitchen, I strongly urge you to take a look at Freezer Cooking Made Simple.  Once you read through it, put it into motion immediately. You will see that this is a very simple and easy way to make those hours in the kitchen count.  Shopping, cooking and freezing foods aren’t as hard as many of us believe.  Give it a chance and you will find the answer you’ve been looking for all along.



Recipes, Videos

Raw Food Dessert: Jumble Berry Upside Down Cake – A Delicious Raw Food Recipe – YouTube

Raw Food Dessert: Jumble Berry Upside Down Cake – A Delicious Raw Food Recipe – YouTube.

The weather is hot, berries are in season and we want something cool to

enjoy without having to stay over a hot stove or oven.  This recipe is perfect!

This yummy raw dessert will hit the spot!


Share it with some friends and family!



Food, Ideas, Recipes

GTGF Smoked Potato Salad





12 Small Red Potatoes

Vegenaise by Follow Your Heart

Green bell peppers


2 boiled eggs

Smoked Paprika


Estimate the amounts of the ingredients.

Mix all ingredients according to your taste and texture preference.

Serve cold.




Meatless Monday, Recipes

Grain and Seed Burger Recipe: Saladmaster

Grain and Seed Burger | Saladmaster.

Grain and Seed Burger

This is a recipe for the adventurous carnivore and the vegetarian.

Creating a Grain and Seed burger is pretty simple and the taste

is awesome.  For carnivores, this is a great recipe for Meatless Monday!

Using Butter Lettuce is a great way to delete wheat!

Try it out and come back here and tell me how it went.

Enjoy more fresh fruit and veggies, daily!


Share this recipe with a friend.



A Smoothie Step by Step


2 Tablespoons Almond Butter

3 cups of purified water / alkaline water

1 cup Blueberries

1 Mango (peeled and sliced off the seed)

2 Frozen bananas (peeled and frozen)

2 Hand-fulls Organic Spinach


Blend the water and almond butter until milk is smooth.

Place all the ingredients into the blender.

Blend until all smoothie ingredients are smooth!

Sip and enjoy!

This makes enough for 2.








Ideas, Recipes

Link Love: Avocado Mason Jar Green Salad with Creamy Green Dressing Recipe

Avocado Mason Jar Green Salad with Creamy Green Dressing Recipe :: Hass Avocado Recipes, Fresh Avocado Recipe.

10 1/2 oz. assorted local greens and leaves (baby romaine, watercress, arugula, lolla rossa, purslane)
3/8 cup thinly sliced scallion
12 each mint sprigs
12 each basil sprigs
1/4 cup (144 each) edamame
1 1/2 each Green Zebra tomato, sliced and lightly salted
1 1/8 cups Creamy Green Dressing (recipe follows)
As needed to taste, salt and cracked pepper
1 1/2 each ripe, Fresh Hass Avocado*
As needed, micro herbs for garnish
Creamy Green Dressing – Yield: 3 cups
1/8 cup buttermilk
1/2 lb. sour cream
1/8 cup mayonnaise
1/8 tsp. Sriracha
3/4 tsp. scallion
1 tsp. cilantro leaves
1/2 oz. parsley leaves
3/4 tsp. chives
1/2 oz. garlic, cooked but not caramelized in oil
1/8 tsp. fresh jalapeño
2/3 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
3/4 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. sugar
1/4 tsp. celery seed, toasted and ground
Per Order (one serving)
Toss together 1 3/4 oz. local greens, 1 Tbsp. thinly sliced scallion, 2 mint sprigs, 2 basil sprigs, 12 each edamame, 1/4 each Green Zebra tomato, 3 Tbsp. Creamy Green Dressing and salt and pepper to taste.
Serve in a mason jar and top with 1/4 each sliced Fresh Hass Avocado in a fan shape.
Garnish with micro herbs.
Creamy Green Dressing Preparation
In a blender puree all ingredients until homogenous.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.