Growing your own veggie patch

 - by Tanya

Last year we set out to build our on raised beds and start our very own vegetable garden.   For a days worth of work, $250 in materials and some seeds you can grow yourself a garden providing some savings, peace of mind knowing your veggies are organic, sense of pride growing your own, priceless… Read More »

The “Boobie” Journey

 - by Tanya

As I developed into a young lady and my boobs started to ripen the world around me told me they were a sexual object. I remember the amount of time spent in front of the mirror stuffing them with socks to make them look bigger. Low cut shirts and pushup bras for better cleavage. Never… Read More »

Raising “Real Food” Eaters Tip #3- Cook with your kids

 - by Tanya

Involve children in meal preparation I can vividly remember being about three years old and helping my grandmother in the kitchen; she used to sit me on the kitchen counter and allowed me to be part of the meal preparation process. To this day I attribute my love for the kitchen and healthy eating to… Read More »

Raising “Real Food” Eaters Tip#2- Visit your local Farmers Market

 - by Tanya

Visit your local Farmers Markets regularly Consuming locally grown foods allows you to make healthier and more economical choices while supporting your local economy. All of these open air markets not only offer great access to locally grown foods, they also offers access to unique local products like fresh flowers, homemade goods, honey and so… Read More »

Raising “Real Food” Eaters Tip#1-Plant a Garden

 - by Tanya

Plant a Garden Get children interested in the process of growing vegetables and where they come from. They are more likely to eat vegetables if they grow them themselves. This has really worked for me personally, we have involved our toddler in every step of the process and the best part is to see his… Read More »

Raising “Real Food” Eaters Series

 - by Tanya

As parents we are always concerned about our children and whether or not they are eating enough.  We should be more concerned with the quality of the foods they consume rather than the amount.  What steps can we take to to raise real food eater’s vs. fake food eaters.  Most Americans eat a diet of… Read More »