Apple Salad ~ A Whole Food Plant Based Recipe

By Lakota

October 2nd, 2018
As you guys know my family recently adapted a whole food plant based diet. I have had a bit of a struggle with finding recipes the kids want to devour, that is until I created this recipe. Now initially this recipe started as apple nachos, think sliced apples, popcorn, chocolate chips, dried fruit, and peanut butter drizzle…I'm drooling just thinking about it. I quickly found that this recipe was tasty, but messy given you eat it with your fingers like nachos. So in my head I thought maybe if I Read more [...]

Cheddars Scratch Kitchen ~ A Review

By Lakota

October 2nd, 2018
Thank you goes to Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen for providing me with a complimentary dinner in exchange for review purposes. All opinions are my own. Nowhere near my house has a restaurant that meets our current daily dietary preference. Unfortunately whole food plant based just hasn't really sprung in the way of take out/dine in around here. So my husband and I know that when it comes to eating out we are going to have to make exceptions. Cheddars Scratch Kitchen is worth the exception for us Read more [...]

5 Unschooling Mantras

By Lakota

September 2nd, 2018
Our schooling journey has come a long ways from where it began, in our local preschool class next to our house. We are now beginning to adapt to an unschooling approach to homeschooling our little ones. Although I know in my heart it is best for our kids, during the school starting season I sometimes worry I should be doing more. In the spirit of quieting those worries here are my top five unschooling mantras.Follow your Child's Lead. This can be the hardest one for me to remember If things Read more [...]

Learning Genetic Risks with Futura Genetics

By Lakota

August 31st, 2018
Thank you goes to Futura Genetics for providing me with product in exchange for review purposes. All opinions belong to me.How cool would it be to know what your specific genetic risks are for certain conditions diseases and ailments? I personally thought it would be very cool! Not only did I think it would be cool but also very useful to see what I could be more at risk for and then make some life changes in order to help my body in preventing those types of conditions.I turned to Futura Read more [...]

Clean Protein While Breastfeeding with Pure Foods

By Lakota

August 21st, 2018
Thank you to Pure Food for providing me with product in exchange for review purposes. All opinions are my own. I mentioned in a previous post that my family has made the dietary switch to eating a whole food plant based vegan diet. My husband expressed a huge concern about protein when we first switched. I had read so much I wasn't much concerned about getting the daily allowance of protein for kids, men and women on this diet. One thing I hadn't considered was the fact that not only was I working Read more [...]