Elaine Shtein

About Elaine Shtein

Hi I'm Elaine, a mother of two. My my passion for health, nutrition and wellness escalated after my son was diagnosed with Autism at 18 months. Today I am all about helping others live a healthier and more fruitful life.

Vaccines 101: Where To Start

Vaccines 101:  Where To Start I just want to take a moment and give you massive props and congratulate you for even being here, open to taking a look at a controversial topic and taking the time to read and research for yourself.  I applaud you, and am so proud to stand with other open minded

2-Ingredient Cranberry Sauce: Video and Recipe

2-Ingredient Cranberry Sauce If you didn't see my delicious Cranberry-Orange Relish video and recipe, check it out, it's my all-time favorite Thanksgiving side dish! Now that I know how easy it is to make my own Cranberry Sauce, there's no way I'm going back to the canned stuff...it's beyond simple to make: cranberries and maple

Thanksgiving Cranberry-Orange Relish: Video and Recipe

Thanksgiving Cranberry-Orange Relish Step aside canned-jellied cranberry sauce, this recipe will not disappoint!  I'm talking so amazing, it's a MUST ADD to your Thanksgiving menu!  I love it so much, I buy cranberries in season and freeze them to make this other times of the year.  Enjoy! Recipe: 1 cup walnuts, toasted 1 package (8oz)

Pumpkin Week Day 5: Pumpkin Nut Butter Cups

Pumpkin Nut Butter Cups I love a good peanut butter cup, but know Reeses are full of sugar, GMOs, and toxic ingredients I can't pronounce.  I'm combining two of my favorites...peanut butter cups and pumpkin, with all organic ingredients I can feel good about putting in my body. I'm calling these Nut Butter Cups because

Pumpkin Week Day 4: Pumpkin Pie Muffins

Pumpkin Week Day 4: Pumpkin Pie Muffins Who doesn't like a good pumpkin muffin?  These are just as tasty, without the junk! Pumpkin Pie Muffin Recipe: 1 1/2 cup almond flour 2 Tbsp palm shortening 1/2 cup honey 1/2 cup coconut oil 1 Tbsp pumpkin pie spice 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp

Pumpkin Week Day 3: Pumpkin Granola

Pumpkin Week Day 3: Pumpkin Granola I went to Target the other day, and was looking in the Granola section and $6.99 for a little bag of Organic, Gluten Free granola seemed like a little much...and no sign of Pumpkin flavor!!! This turned out delicious, crunchy, and perfect to eat on it's own or mixed

Pumpkin Week Day 2: Pumpkin Chili

Pumpkin Week Day 2: Pumpkin Chili Chili is always a good idea, especially on an overcast day, especially adding the sweetness of Pumpkin!  This recipe makes a big batch, so expect leftovers, or it freezes well for dinner another night!   Everything in a crockpot: 15 oz can black beans 15 oz can pinto beans

Pumpkin Week Day 1: (Step aside Starbucks) Pumpkin Scones: Video & Recipe

Gluten Free/Dairy Free (step aside Starbucks) Pumpkin Scones I'm a sucker for all things Pumpkin, so each day this week, I'll be posting a favorite pumpkin recipe/video.  Like I mention in the video below, I was slightly addicted to Starbucks' Pumpkin scones.  But, I care about what I put into my body and don't appreciate added

Paleo Cake Pops: Video & Recipe

Paleo Cake Pops I remember making cake pops for Sophie's 4th birthday (5 years ago), using the cheap-o 99 cent cake and frosting mixes.  They turned out great, when Sophie asked me this morning if we could make cake pops, I couldn't bring myself to use GMO fake food.  Funny thing, I actually had  every

Rapid Prompting Method

Rapid Prompting Method ((If you are totally new, click here to learn more about Jackson's Story.)) What a whirlwind of a few days!  It's amazing how everything can change in the blink of an eye.  I always knew Jackson was smart and listens to everything we say, but I didn't know the extent of his brainpower and