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Gluten Free Buns

By staceyalehn | November 15, 2018

Print Recipe Gluten Free Buns Serves: 6-12Update Ingredients 3 1⁄2 C gluten free flour 2 2⁄3 tsp Instant Yeast 2 Tbsp Granulated Sugar 1 tsp salt 1 C warm water 6 TBSP Unsalted Butter room temp 1 large egg room temp 1 egg wash room temp, beaten w/1 Tbsp warm water Directions Preheat your oven to…

🎃Healthy Halloween Menu🎃

By staceyalehn | October 31, 2018

🎃Happy Halloween!🎃 It’s Halloween, which means lots of fun and treats. To help offset all that sugar, plan a healthier meal as your pre- trick or treating routine.  In the past halloween dinner got forgotten which would end up being some sort of fast food like pizza or Chinese (uber unhealthy!!). Now we plan out…

Crispy Oven Baked Chicken with Honey Mustard Sauce

By staceyalehn | October 18, 2018

This has become a family favorite for week night meals as well as leftover lunches! I have also adapted this into chicken strips and nuggets for the kids by cutting the chicken pieces smaller. I hope you enjoy this as much as we do…be sure to leave me a comment on how much your family…

Eat your Veggies!!! Why Greens are so crucial to your health

By staceyalehn | October 16, 2018

Eat your Veggies!! It appears that generations of moms knew what they were talking about. Eating mostly vegetables are proving to be the healthiest form of eating habits that we can establish. Here are some facts about why YOU should be eating your veggies! Fiber Known for its role in digestive and heart health, the…

Green Boost Muffins

By staceyalehn | October 15, 2018

“Moe couldn’t get enough of these!!” Green boost Muffins Ingredients •2 eggs •1/4 cup coconut oil, melted •2 very ripe bananas •1/3 cup honey/maple syrup •1/2 tablespoon pure vanilla extract •2 cups rolled oats, uncooked (for gluten free option, make sure oats are gluten free) •1 teaspoon baking soda •1 1/2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar…

7 Common Causes of Insomnia with Hashimotos & How to Fix it!

By staceyalehn | August 26, 2018

Tired during the day? If you have hypothyroidism, you’re more likely to experience fatigue, but getting better sleep can help boost your energy. For years I went on living “wired & tired” day in and day out with no relief in sight. I would caffeinate myself all day, then crash for 3-5 hours and wake…

Supporting a Healthy Thyroid

By staceyalehn | August 9, 2018

Hypothyroidism has plagued me for many years.  I was borderline before I was pregnant with my 1st baby.  After he was born my thyroid went crazy! This is the WebMD explanation of what Hypothyroid is….. Hypothyroidism means your thyroid is not making enough thyroid hormone. The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in the front of your neck. It…

*DIY* NO Sew Pillow

By staceyalehn | August 8, 2018

  This was such a fun little project that really JAZZED up my front porch! Items you will need: Napkins Iron-on fusing web Iron & ironing board or even a towel on a table top Safety or straight pins I scored big time $6.99 for 6 napkins! (that’s about $2 per pillowcase…yippy!)  First do a…

Top 5 Causes of Hashimotos 

By staceyalehn | August 7, 2018

Top causes of Hashimotos  So you’ve been diagnosed with a thyroid problem. That’s the first step, but a diagnosis is not a cure. The only way to appropriately deal with and correct your thyroid disorder is to understand what caused it in the first place. Chances are you are on thyroid hormone replacement therapy and…

7 tips to stay healthy and happy this summer

By staceyalehn | August 7, 2018

We are hitting a heat wave right now on the East Coast..whew…it’s HOT!!   Stay hydrated in the heat It’s commonly recommended to drink at least 64 ounces of water a day, but in the summer, your body may need more. It’s hot outside, and depending on your activities, you may sweat more than usual.…