"Where you have a plot of land, however small, plant a garden. Staying close to the soil is good for the soul." - Spencer W. Kimball

Nourish your body and your soul!

If you live in Arizona, you probably own a cowboy hat too...

Our beautiful pomegranate tree in full bloom...

If you don't know how to grow vegetables, start with mustard greens. They are prolific and grow like weeds.

A random wagon wheel that lives in my backyard...

Purple top turnips peeking out of the ground before picking...

The Primal Blueprint Cookbook by Mark Sisson...helped me build a base of primal recipes that our family continues to enjoy...


A Little Surprise in My Garden!

Category Archives: Motivation

10 Cool Things About Being Primal

June 4, 2012 at 11:55

Little Miss Sicky Poo


I thought it would be fun to give you the highlights (in my opinion) of living a primal lifestyle.  People often want to know what the benefits and motivations are behind this choice of lifestyle so here are a few of my favorites. No more afternoon energy crashes Prior to becoming primal, I would typically […]

Saturated Fat: Friend not Foe

May 31, 2012 at 10:21

Little Miss Sicky Poo


Whenever I talk about the Primal diet with friends, coworkers, whoever happens to be listening at the time, we eventually get onto the topic of fat.  It often starts off with this question, “So what do you eat in a typical day?”  Usually I get as far as…”well, I usually start my day with a […]

Bucking Conventional Wisdom Slowly but Surely

May 15, 2012 at 14:37

Little Miss Sicky Poo


Need more evidence that the Standard American Diet is flat out BAD for you?  There’s a new documentary out that takes on 2 million years of evolutionary evidence to prove what humans need for optimal health.  It sheds some pretty unflattering light on the advent of agriculture and the inclusion of grains in the human […]

America’s War on Obesity Continues to Fall Short

May 8, 2012 at 08:36

Little Miss Sicky Poo


Isn’t it funny how America’s long standing war on obesity has brought light to this major health epidemic but our country continues to get fatter and fatter?  I mean, just think about the last decade alone and all of the awareness campaigns, public service announcements, commercials, articles, documentaries, etc., etc. and yet instead of reversing […]

5 Myths About Grains

April 5, 2012 at 17:50

Little Miss Sicky Poo


There is a brilliant marketing campaign that has been going on in this country for quite a while that focuses on “Whole Grains”.   Every time I hear a commercial or read an article with this phrase coupled with “healthy diet” I want to jump out of my skin and scream “liar liar pants on fire!” […]