• Nasty Virus? Check out these Essential Oils
  • Super Moon Survival Kit: 5 Essential Oils to Calm Your Kids
  • Quinoa Crumble Marinara Pasta
  • Plantar Fasciitis Essential Oils Rub
  • Quick & Delicious Gluten-Free Pizza!

Nasty Virus? Check out these Essential Oils

Nasty Virus | @VeggieConverter essential oils

Essential oils and other natural treatments can boost your immunity and may keep you and your kids from getting a virus. When it's cold and flu season, we pull out all of the stops to keep from getting sick. We eat healthy, use healthy hygiene techniques and boost our immune systems.  We use a combination of essential oils, elderberry syrup and other natural immune boosters like soup! I know the virus news is in everyone's minds right now, understandably so. So here's what I'll be … [Read More...]

Super Moon Survival Kit: 5 Essential Oils to Calm Your Kids

Super Moon Survival Kit | essential oils calm stress @VeggieConverter

OK, we've got yet ANOTHER Super Moon tonight. I know, I know...haven't we suffered enough this year? My kids are extra crazy during full moons, but Super Moons? I don't even like to talk about it. They are nuts! So, I'm sharing with you today my five essential oils to clam your kids for your Super Moon Survival Kit! Super Moon Survival Kit 1. Lavender: Get those kids to bed on time with lavender essential oil! I either diffuse or rub lavender on the girls’ footsies every … [Read More...]

Quinoa Crumble Marinara Pasta

Quinoa Pasta

I've been a longtime fan of MorningStar Farms products. One of my favorites? The veggie buffalo wings. Drool. I could practically live on those. So when I was asked to craft a 15-minute recipe with one of their new products, a Roasted Garlic and Quinoa Burger, I was excited to try it out. It's pretty versatile since I can cook it up as a burger, crumble it as taco filling or even slice it up for a tortilla wrap. But for tonight's shindig, I cooked up a little slice of deliciousness by … [Read More...]

Plantar Fasciitis Essential Oils Rub

Plantar Fasciitis Essential Oils Rub | @VeggieConverter

  A year or so ago I joked that I was falling apart one piece at a time. Autoimmune conditions seem that way sometimes. So, when I developed plantar fasciitis in my feet, I was bummed but not terribly surprised. I started using PanAway essential oil on my arches whenever the pain gets bad. I also became more vigilant about wearing my Danskos (they have great arch support and I already had them due to a broken big toe a few years back). And, I ordered a pair of arch-support … [Read More...]

Quick & Delicious Gluten-Free Pizza!

Gluten Free Pizza | @VeggieConverter

So, sadly, Goose and I can't eat gluten anymore. So we've been forced to make our own gluten-free version at home. Trouble is, Goose is also allergic to dairy. So we really can't do a cardboard crust. It has to be delicious particularly for Goose since it's not topped with ooey gooey cheesiliciousness. I'm so incredibly happy I stumbled across an absolutely fantastic gluten-free pizza crust recipe from Minimalist Baker.  It's an incredibly simple recipe that I altered just the slightest … [Read More...]