Benefits of Mushrooms Edible, Powder and Tea

    I am no expert on mushrooms, but I do consume them a few times a week, and I drink mushroom tea more often now due to easy access. Interesting fact: Mushrooms that have been exposed to the sun will contain Vitamin D, and you can even increase dried mushroom Vitamin D content by […]

Clean Drinking Water for All – CharityWater.org

I am a huge believer of Paying it Forward. I am also a great fan for giving back to others wether it be time or money or products I personally make.  One thing I am not a fan of are non profits like Red Cross who makes millions every year to only find out; a […]

Thankful and Grateful – Food For Thought

  It has been studied and proven that being grateful is good for your heart, mind and soul. Everyone knows that being grateful is a good thing. But did you know… • Gratitude enhances empathy and reduces aggression. Grateful people are more likely to behave in a prosocial manner, even when others behave less kind. People […]

Delicata Squash Veggie French Fries “deli-fries”

  Fall is in full swing and that can only mean one thing…soups, chili’s and stews OH MY! Winter Squash is everywhere right now and WE LOVE IT!! It is truly so much more then just the Halloween and Thanksgiving décor and pie. Butternut squash has been a favorite for over ten plus years before […]

Jack Daniels Boozey Brownie with Burbon Vanilla Caramel

  Aaww a Star is Born! And it is delizioso!!! HAPPY HALLOWEEN! I’m sure I have said this before but I will say it again, my husband always has room for dessert. Unfortunately for him, we eat so late I never really make desserts. Tis’ that time of year when I do want something sweet […]

After Laser Surgery Lanap and What I Really Think Part 3

  Periodontists and dentists will never be able to do anything about periodontitis if they can’t stop gum disease in their own mouths! That alone should tell you that gum disease is so much more than brushing and flossing. I still believe it has everything to do with your DNA, what you eat and how […]

Asian Chopped Salad Two Ways Vegan Friendly

  Soup and Salads are a staple for lunch and dinners. I feel you get the most bang for your buck with either. You can make a large amount and eat on all the chopping you did for a week! They can be super healthy or not, with or WITHOUT meat, travel friendly, easy, quick, […]

Easy Roasted Chicken with Sweet Potatoes and Heirloom Carrots

  Chicky chicky chicken!! I love chicken, it is truly one protein I eat the most. I love it grilled, baked, broiled, BBQed, roasted, marinated, whole, shredded, ground..you get the picture I’m sure. Chicken is the one meat I’m not sure I could ever give up. I have 1000000s of recipes from all over the […]

National Pepperoni Pizza Day MexiCali Style

    September 20th!!!! Today is National Pepperoni Pizza Day, a day to celebrate America’s favorite variety of pizza.. Almost everybody loves pizza. It is so versatile. Pizza is eaten for breakfast (often cold), lunch, dinner and as a late night snack. It is a very popular food for parties and events. I personally love a fully […]

Buttermilk Ranch Dressing Homemade

When I was little my friends mom made everything from scratch, even ranch dressing. I was always in awe of Dee (nana) because I always thought my mom cooked from scratch until I watched nana in the kitchen. She was a full time mom so of course she had the time to do crafts, run […]