2 Natural Sweeteners You’ll Love

textgram_1502232859[1]It’s hard to find a natural sweetener that taste good, dissolves easily, healthy and doesn’t have a horrible after taste. There are so many so called alternative ‘sweeteners’ on the market that promise they are the best. Yeah right! I’m here to tell you about 2 natural sweeteners that doesn’t need help to be delicious! They are safe to use as much as you like, naturally created by Mother nature itself and can be used in countless ways! How do I know this? I’ve been using these 2 ingredients since I’ve started my meatless journey close to a year ago! I use them for like everything sweet!

What’s the first natural sweetener that has nothing to do with the addictive sugar cane or its deadly alternatives?



Agave Nectar is the best of the best of the best when it comes to a sugar substitute! In my home, we substitute it for everything! We use it on…

Pancakes and waffles, steel oats & grits, tea, coffee, sweet sauces, lemonade, etc. We use Agave in everything! I no longer by syrup, sugar or anything that isn’t going to benefit our heath.

The 2nd natural sweetener is ORGANIC DRIED DATES!


Dates are so delicious and are great to add sweetness to desserts, smoothies, ice cream, oatmeal or whatever else you like sweet! Unlike Agave Nectar, dates look similar to prunes. They also have a huge seed right in the center that can’t be chewed or swallowed. After removing the seeds from this fruit, it can be chopped up and added to whatever you like! It can also be shredded in a blender. I love to add this to our home made banana ice cream, and home made smoothies! This fruit is so sweet and actually has a nutty flavor. If you haven’t tried this natural fruit, you must give it a try!

So why would I recommend these two foods over everything for sweetness? These two are still natural! Most of our foods aren’t food. They cause harm our temples unlike foods that are grown and prepared in their natural state.



Crystals & The Beauty of The Journey!


How do you know you’re on the right path in life? The Universe will send signs! This is beyond amazing and here’s why!

Last night, I introduced my sons to Crystals through a Spirit Science series on YouTube (you can watch it here). An acquaintance told me about Crystals a while back and I watched these same videos. After looking at these informative animations, I just knew this would number 1, catch my sons attention and 2, really spark their interest in Crystals! I was right! We began looking into Crystal stores in our area immediately.

Today, My youngest had a field trip to the Hoover Dam where he received this special gift! He received a Quartz Crystal which is very powerful and holds significant value! He was so excited, because we were just talking about this last night. Yes, this manifested very quickly!  It was definitely a sign from our creator.

If you’re unfamiliar with Crystals, they are a part of earth and holds a frequency that gives off energy through priceless acts of love and positivity. They are also used as a guide to help us find our true path in life. There are multiple kinds of crystals in all different shapes and colors. They all have different meanings that can help us at some point in our lives. There are natural ways to recharge them as well. Plus a Crystal can come in your life at the perfect time of need. These elements have been here since the beginning of time.

If you’re curious about Crystals and how they work, make sure to check out the video link in this posts. Wishing you an abundance of blessings!

Growing Together (Mother & Sons)

With my schedule, it’s not always easy spending quality time with my sons. I get caught in front of the lap top, in my phone, running errands, doing chores around our home, etc. It’s easy to forget to actually stop and spend real time with them. I’ve been working hard at closing the lap top, going on walks, taking trips to both the park & pool to watch them have a great time. It’s helping us grow closer together.

We spent the early afternoon at the Springs Reserve to an Open House for their online school. It was awesome, because I was able to get questions answered and met their teachers!

After having a great time with the staff at their new school, we went to the mall and did a little shopping! After the mall, no one was ready to go home, so we went to M&M world on the strip! I’ve lived in Vegas for years and never been to this 4 level superstore. It was quite an amazing experience for us! We spent a lot of time laughing, burned lots of calories walking and created awesome memories together!

Becoming a parent is a true gift from God! As parents, we’re never too old or too advanced to still learn and grow with our children.

Do You Want To Have Your Little Ones Close in Age? Read this (According To a Single Mother)

I’ll start by saying my sons mean the world to me. Every sacrifice I’ve made in motherhood was and still is to create a life I never had, but also positioning myself to raise conscious children. My goal has been to be in their lives more and I’m grateful that I’ve been able to accomplish this. I became a single mother when my oldest son, Jordan was 2 and my youngest, Jt was about 8 months. It was tough, but it’s either you sink or swim in the real world kids or not.  I just knew I never wanted my children to be raised with me barely ever being in their lives. At the time, I was only 23 and didn’t have a clue of how I would survive. Nevertheless, I worked hard, succeeded, failed, got back up and succeeded again. It’s a part of the journey. Some people are afraid to fail and hinder themselves. It’s about understanding who we are and making sacrifices to become stronger. To never give up on the life we deserve.

If I could go back and change one thing as a mother, I would take back having my children so close in age. My boys are 2 years and 3 months and some days apart. To some this might be a good age, but as a single parent, it wasn’t the best decision. I love the relationship my sons have and always have, but when they are so close in age, I’ve learned that one tends to grow up a little faster than the other. When a child is born, they should enjoy being a child. They should be able to get their parents’ love and affection whenever they need it or when they want it. When babies are born so close in age, the oldest baby has no choice but to be a little stronger, a little more mature and understanding. When I think back, it was unfair, because when children are brought into this world, they didn’t ask for it. It’s a decision the parent made. So is it fair to the child? Of course not.

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Left Jordan @3 years old, Right Jt @1 year old @Millennium Park, Chicago, IL

When this happens, the oldest child is left out. It doesn’t mean that this baby is loved less. It just means that it’s challenging trying to balance between a toddler and infant. We know infants are more needy, and toddlers are a little more independent. But when they are in these stages, no matter the age, I realized they need all of their parents love, affection, shared moments and happiness. No child likes feeling as if they aren’t as important as their sibling.

How was I able to overcome this downfall and fix it? I began spending time with my oldest when his little brother was napping. I spent quality time with my son. We laughed, played with his toys, tucked him in more often, and did exactly what I needed to do to get to know him better. I also created a life around my sons. I knew I needed to make a living, so I worked opportunities into our lives. To this day, my youngest is very bold and have no problem sitting in my lap, crawling in my bed and shows the world that he adores his mother. Every sacrifice I’ve made was to create the life we have today. Today, I can spend time with my sons. If I needed to work, I can take them with me. If I couldn’t take them, I’ll be away for a few hours versus the 8-12 hour work days.

Whether you are single mother or not, the first 7 years of a child’s life are the most important. It will determine who they will be for the rest of their lives. Position yourself cherish life with the ones you love.