10 Ways You Can Help A Grieving Solo Parent This Holiday Season

I became a solo parent in the blink of an eye on a cool October morning. I woke up as a family of four and went to bed that night, a mother of two, very young children who had a dead Dad.   The shift in personal reality is beyond startling; it’s life-altering, dark, all consuming, and throws your body into …

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Banana Bites: Dessert That Mom and the Kids Both Love

Want to give your kids a wonderful tasting dessert without all the added sugar and colorings?  This is whole food goodness at its absolute best!   Your kids will love this quick, easy, and delicious recipe! Ingredients Banana Organic Peanut Butter or Almond Butter Cacao Chocolate Chips Slice the Bananas and spread on a thin layer of peanut butter.  Top …

7 Ingredient Potato Leek Soup Made in Minutes – Vegan Optional!

I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE, soup!!! I especially love soup when it’s fast, easy, cheap, healthy and delicious! Potato Leek Soup is one of my personal favorites, but as someone who can’t do cream or milk, I struggle to find good comfort soup recipes that still taste great! I’ve played around a lot with this recipe, and it’s finally to a …

Recent Parkland and Sandy Hook Suicides Prove: There is No Timeline for Grief

By Guest Contributor – Mary Kate Tischler https://badasswidow.wordpress.com When I’m not playing the role of the Badass Widow, I am a lawyer for network news. That means I read more than my fair share about death. So much so that I’m largely desensitized to it at this point, as I’m sure many of you are, too. Even working on reports about …

Amazing, Delicious, Soft, Chewy and HEALTHY – My Favorite Avocado Cookies

Who doesn’t love cookies? I mean, my kiddos could LIVE on them…literally. What’s not to love? They are so soft, yummy, and if you are like me, just the right amount of sweet. Even though we love cookies they aren’t the pinnacle of health food so here is my favorite recipe that takes a twist on an old favorite and …

Warm and Toasty Chicken Tortilla Soup

I LOVE chicken tortilla soup! It’s one of my favorites because it’s quick, it’s super easy and it’s chalked full of goodness. All in one neat little soup you get protein, good fats, lots of veggies, and warm tasty goodness. This recipe can be thrown together in about ten minutes and left to simmer for the day in your slow …

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Veggies For Breakfast FAST? Yes, Please! Delish Zucchini Pancakes!

Quick, easy, delicious and HEALTHY. Oh heck, YES! As my clients know, coming from a long history of disliking cooked vegetables, I have problems getting them in my mouth before my 10 am smoothie time. I found a cure! I love this little beast. 1 to 3 cups of grated zucchini (I grate it in my food processor, about 5 …

10 Reasons Why You Should Eat Avocado Toast and My Top 10 Ways to Make it

One of my all-time FAVORITE breakfasts (or lunch or dinners) is Avocado Toast!!! I love it from the bottom of my heart. There are literally hundreds of ways to make it AND they all taste new, fresh and amazing. You can shape your avocado toast by the season and add all the great nutrients you want. There is no limit …