5 Ways to Turn Your Child into a Veggie Lover!

By: Leanne Ely It’s easy to get kids to eat fruit. Fruit is sweet and it comes in pretty colors. Getting kids to eat vegetables, though? Well that’s a whole other story. If your children are good little veggie eaters, there’s a good chance you’ve exposed them to veggies from a young age so that […]

Crockpot soup: Basic tips for a great pot

Dinner Diva Crockpot soup: Basic tips for a great pot By: Leanne Ely We are big on crockpot cooking over here. Many of our most popular menu mailer recipes and ebooks are based around this “Queen of Convenience” in the world of kitchen appliances. We’re into the fall of the year, which means it is […]

40 healthy snacks for kids

Food For Thought 40 healthy snacks for kids By: Leanne Ely I can’t tell you how much I detest those 100-calorie snack packs you find in grocery stores nowadays. Those packages are full of highly processed foods—heavy on sugar and chemicals. I know you would rather feed your child something nutritious, so I’m going to […]

Packaged Foods Must Haves

Food For Thought Packaged Foods Must Haves by Leanne Ely, CNC I am about to say something that many you of may be shocked by. Some of you may even utter an audible gasp. You ready? Some packaged foods aren’t all bad. There, I said it! Believe me, the standard will always be food in […]

MOOve over Milk

Healthy Foods MOOve over Milk by: Leanne Ely, CNC   Milk is good food, or so we’ve been told. But for many, there’s this issue of lactose intolerance that is prevalent across the board. Lactose intolerance shows up as tummy aches, skin issues and excessive mucus being the top symptoms. Both of my children were […]


Dinner Diva Broccoli By Leanne Ely, C.N.C. I have been going through Broccoli Block. You know, when you forget to turn on the veggies and you have your dinner ready to go but the veggies are sitting on the stovetop, cold, raw and just waiting for someone to turn them on and get them cooked? […]