Hello! Welcome to Thrive for Real

Where we get real about holistic living in our busy and confusing world.

26 March 2018 ~ 0 Comments

Make Your Own Health Food Bars


This post is dedicated to my past, current and future detox groups who are actively taking part in regaining their birthright…radiant health, through traditional ways.  One of those ways is by making our own snack bars. I call them LisaBars…kind of a play on the ready made LaraBars that are my go to if I’m […]

25 January 2018 ~ 0 Comments

Protecting Ourselves from Radiation


The significant problem of (CONSTANT) cell phone use among our young people has come to the forefront of my life as of late.  When I first learned just how dangerous cell phones and cordless phones were years ago, I thought use of these handy but dangerous devices would be curbed as more information came out.  […]

13 August 2016 ~ 0 Comments



It’s been 7 years since I began to study the dangers of vaccines. Their effect on our most vulnerable is both sad and maddening. Thank goodness there are now reliable sources for all to find the truth. A special thank you to Dr. Andy Wakefield, Polly Tommey, Del Bigtree and the team at VAXXED, whose […]

22 June 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Who is this Weston Price People Are Talking About?

wap n and p degen

Very simply he was a modern day hero whose work is only now getting the exposure it (and the world) deserves. Dr. Weston A Price was a dentist who practiced in Cleveland, Ohio beginning in the 1920’s.  He was well known and respected in his day and was widely published in journals reviewed by his […]

26 April 2016 ~ 0 Comments


gaps book image

Because we can heal.  Because medications squelch symptoms which are warning signs that something isn’t working right.  Because we don’t have to live with IBS, colitis and Crohns, ulcers and digestive problems, joint pain and skin problems, depression and anxiety, constipation and diarrhea.  We can heal and seal our guts, rebalance our microbiome, and live […]

18 January 2016 ~ 2 Comments

Kvass – Super Easy Wellness Tonic

Beet kvass is an amazing liquid for digestion (and so much more). And beet kvass can literally be made in less than 10 minutes, minus the time it sits on your counter fermenting. From Nourishing Traditions we learn: “One 4-ounce glass, morning and night, is an excellent blood tonic, promotes regularity, aids digestion, alkalizes the […]

07 September 2015 ~ 0 Comments

How Vaccines Make Humans GMOs

This is a copy of my letter to the Weston A Price Foundation which was published in their Fall 2015 Wise Traditions Journal.  A main focus of the Foundation is the promotion of therapies that do not cause harm.  The fall issue of 2015 was devoted solely to information regarding vaccinations because “vaccination as practiced […]

30 July 2015 ~ 0 Comments

How’s Your Thyroid?

Dr. Dan Gleason and I recently shared a presentation at Nourishing the Lakeshore, our local chapter of the Weston A. Price Foundation. This post is based on our presentation.   What is the thyroid? A butterfly shaped gland at the front of the base of the neck that produces about a teaspoon of hormone per […]

29 March 2015 ~ Comments Off on Best Liver Pate Ever

Best Liver Pate Ever

I never thought I could consume liver in anything but dessicated form, encapsulated. Then I became a regular at the Weston A Price Foundation conferences and at least ate liver during the meals where the gourmet chefs were preparing it for all the attendees. After 8 years of reading over and over again about the […]

16 February 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Easy Crockpot Chicken for Detoxing

As the New Year progresses, more and more people are jumping on the opportunity to detoxify their bodies. Here’s a simple recipe that helps support the liver’s detoxification pathways. 1 head cauliflower, clean and in 1” pieces 1/2 tsp. organic seasoned salt. 1-2 onions coarsely chopped (organic if possible) 1 whole grass-fed chicken 1-2 T […]

Skip to toolbar