Bacon Sweet Potato Tots Recipe

Tamara Mannelly

Bacon Sweet Potato Tots -

One of the things I miss now that we are a Real Food family is tater tots…really crispy, crunch tater tots. I loved those things!! These days we are focusing on eating food that is made with nourishing ingredients and it is possible to make tater tots nourishing by choosing better ingredients! You know what is even better with tater … Read More

Home Remedy for Stinky Shoes

Tamara Mannelly

Home Remedy to Defeat Stinky Shoes! Easy DIY Recipe with a 10% discount code -

Do you ever have an issue with stinky shoes (or gym bags or laundry bins, whatever!)? We do! My husband has many athletic shoes that could use a little refreshing and my daughter seems to have very stinky feet. I love this spray! I keep it in our shoe closet in our mudroom and we spray our shoes regularly. Of … Read More

Malta’s Ftira

Kelly Liston

Malta's Ftira -

My family and I recently returned from an amazing vacation around the Mediterranean.  I had never been to that part of the world before, so I was really looking forward to exploring!  My children have never been outside of the United States and my husband and I were most excited about all of the different cultures they would experience.  And … Read More

Fun with your Diffuser

Kelly Liston

Fun with your Diffuser -

So you just got your brand new Premium Starter Kit and you are ready to start using your diffuser!!  You might start with lavender because you are familiar with that and enjoy all of the benefits.  You may be curious about Thieves and you start with that.  Or you may have heard that Purification is good at getting rid of … Read More

DIY Cool and Refresh Spray

Tamara Mannelly

Cool and Refresh Spray -

Kelly and I have been having fun making DIY items with our Young Living Essential Oils.  Right now, my favorites our Lavender Lotion, Lip Balm, Peppermint Breath Spray and Soothing Bath Salts. This new recipe is one I have been using a lot this spring and summer.  I brought it with me to Honduras and we enjoyed the refreshing spray while … Read More

75+ Delicious Real Food Summer Desserts Recipes

Tamara Mannelly

75+ Summer Dessert Recipes - all real food and nourishing ingredients!

It is that time of year!  Hot summer days and fun summer desserts!  Whether you have a potluck to go to or just want something sweet and refreshing at home.  I have put together a round up of 75 delicious (and nourishing) recipes for summer desserts!   Hope you enjoy!!! Sweet Drinks   Lacto-Fermented Blueberry Soda from Fearless Eating Lacto-Fermented … Read More

Nourishing Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe

Tamara Mannelly

The Best Vanilla Ice Cream - Real Food Style -

Who doesn’t love ice cream on a nice summer day!  My daughter is always begging for some.  Many people always talk about ice cream being a ‘bad’ food.  I disagree.  I do not like to talk about food in terms of ‘good’ and ‘bad’ but rather ‘nourishing’ and ‘not nourishing’ or ‘real’ and ‘fake’.   Ice cream made with nourishing ingredients … Read More

Soothing Bath Salts Recipe

Tamara Mannelly

Soothing Bath Salts -

One of my favorite uses for essential oils is using them in a bath.  Really, what can be more relaxing than a nice soak in the tub with the lovely aroma of essential oils wafting in the air.   Essential oils aren’t just a pretty smell…they have therapeutic benefits as well.  Adding them to epsom salts is a great way … Read More

Are YOU Ready to Detox Your Home?

Kelly Liston

Are YOU ready to detox your home? -

When trying to live a healthy lifestyle by eating right and exercising, sometimes the last areas we may think to change are our cleaning and personal care products. We pay a lot of attention to what we put in our mouths. We read food labels and see how much sugar, fat, and whole grains are in food products. So why … Read More

10 Natural Ways to Boost Energy

Tamara Mannelly

10 Ways to Boost Your Energy Naturally

Tired?  Exhausted?  Dragging? Want to nap?  Sluggish?  Ever have these feelings? Who hasn’t?   I don’t like to perk myself up using extra coffee, caffeinated soda or pills.  Now, don’t get me wrong, I do enjoy my morning cup of joe…I just don’t like to drink it throughout the day.  The caffeine makes me jittery.  You know Oh Lardy is … Read More

Homemade Peppermint Breath Spray

Tamara Mannelly

Homemade Peppermint Breath Spray

I love to have this homemade peppermint breath spray on hand.  It is so refreshing and because I know the ingredients that are in it, I can feel comfortable using it! You know Kelly and I are loving using our Young Living Essential Oils to make a variety of homemade recipes like deodorant, lotion, even lubricant!!  Well this breath spray … Read More

11 Vegetables Anyone Can Grow On Their Own

Kelly Liston

11 vegetables anyone can grow -

By Dr. Mercola One in three US households are now growing food, according to a special report from the National Gardening Association (NGA).1 This equates to about 42 million households with a food garden in 2013, a 17 percent increase from 2008. Keeping a garden can improve your health by providing you with fresher, uncontaminated food, and cutting your grocery … Read More

Traveling with Essential Oils

Kelly Liston

Traveling with Essential Oils -

My family are getting ready to go on an epic family vacation!  All of us are headed to the Mediterranean to go on a cruise.  I have never been to Europe and I am beyond excited.  As soon as the trip was booked, I knew that I would be taking some Essential Oils with me.  But which ones?  Traveling with … Read More

Rhubarb Blueberry Crumble Recipe

Tamara Mannelly

Rhubarb Blueberry Crumble -

I have been seeing more and more gorgeous rhubarb at our local farmer’s markets and grocery stores.  My daughter and I love to snack on the red stalks raw (so sour!!!) but occasionally I like to cook rhubarb too.  My problem is that most rhubarb recipes, be it for jam, pie, whatever contain so much sugar.  I realize the sugar … Read More