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Warm & Hearty – Steel Cut Oats (Cholesterol & Vegan Friendly!)

This is a nice recipe to have on hand for a slow Sunday morning if you're looking for something delicious, hearty and rib-sticking. I like to prepare a double batch and keep it in the fridge to grab for a quick breakfast once I get to work. It's really comforting to have a healthy and… Continue reading Warm & Hearty – Steel Cut Oats (Cholesterol & Vegan Friendly!)

About Me

The History and the Struggle

A bit of background on me, then: I live a small/medium city in the Black Hills of South Dakota. My hobbies include reading, writing, crochet, sewing, sculpture, jewelry-making, drawing/painting, canning, hiking, and scouting farmer's markets. My favorite place to be is out in the forest where it's peaceful and quiet, but I also really enjoy… Continue reading The History and the Struggle


January – National Thyroid Awareness Month

I bet you didn't know that there was an entire month dedicated to your thyroid, did you? But it's true! January is dedicated every year to promoting Thyroid health and encouraging people to get to better know the little gland at the base of their throat. According to the American Thyroid Association, there are up… Continue reading January – National Thyroid Awareness Month

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Texas Breakfast Muffins – Can be Gluten Free!

I don't know about you, but I have found that meal planning has the ability to really save me time and lots of money throughout the week. My husband and I have really buckled down and tightened our budget in an effort to really take control of our finances and start getting smart with our… Continue reading Texas Breakfast Muffins – Can be Gluten Free!


Stopping (Bad) Sugar: A Basic Start for Thyroid Health

On my journey to heal my body and gain control of my Hashimoto's disease, I've really taken to dissecting my food and breaking down what's in it so I know exactly what/how much I'm eating. If you wonder if that little dessert after dinner is going to hurt, check this out: The innocent little dessert… Continue reading Stopping (Bad) Sugar: A Basic Start for Thyroid Health