This is my happy place where I share plant-filled, GLUTEN-FREE, {refined} sugar-free, vegetarian recipes for the entire family. It's a kid-friendly place where families can explore all things green and healthy at their own pace without pressure, judgement or criticize. Come on in and join us in sharing everything plant-based, eco-friendly, tasty and beautiful. 

Yes, this blog is filled with CLEAN, organic, REAL food recipes. But we also talk natural beauty products/regimes, modern decor, pregnancy, babies, kids and healthy eating for the whole family. Homemade is always better than canned or packaged. Kids' snacks in particular are filled with toxic food dyes, corn syrup, chemicals, refined sugar, gluten and all sorts of other weird flavorings and preservatives that hinder their growth, learning and sportsmanship. Kids often can't concentrate as well in class when they eat sugar, gluten and/or food colorings or dyes {these ingredients I just listed are in most packaged kids snacks}. It's so important to encourage children to reach for fresh fruits and vegetables. And if that's not an option then at least make wise choices when choosing their snacks.  

But don't worry, we will never judge you on this site. Feel free to ask questions and share your thoughts. This site doesn't believe in using FEAR, coercion, or pressure when it comes to a clean diet and we don't like the idea of pushing health opinions upon anybody. We are just information sharers and obsessed with clean eating. We know that everybody has their own health journey. And we wish you the happiest healthiest life. 

Our recipes are vegetarian but all the dishes on our site can be enjoyed as sides to your steak or fish. Paleo friends are welcome. 

Best of health and happiness to you! If you are interested in ANYTHING Marketing related or Advertising on the blog, please contact puremamas @ gmail . com

Juli's Quick Bio

In highschool...Juli was the head pastry chef at a popular pastry and coffee shop near her house. 

By age 24...A few years after she graduated from UCLA, she started a vegan health food company,  Kookie Karma, in Santa Monica, CA. She also studied to get her masters in holistic nutrition while simultaneously running her business. 

Now 33...Juli lives in San Diego as a full-time mom of two little rascal boys: Pierce and Roman - just 12 months apart! She and her family spend their days at the pool, at the beach, at the park or helping mom cook in the kitchen {which she then blogs about}.

CHECK OUT ALL JULI'S PERSONAL INSTAGRAM HAPPINESS  for more recipes, food, family and friend pics. 


C H R I S T I N E dionese is an integrative heatlh care specialist, medical journalist, food writer and business development consultant. Popularized by health care professionals and patients alike, her blog, Reaching Beyond Now features a socially conscious take on integrative medicine and the future of lifestyle design. Christine loves teaching people and families how to sustainably design health through food. When she's not with patients you can catch her sprouting organic goodness in the garden, crafting new recipes in her kitchen and working on her upcoming medicinal culinary therapy cooking book. Check out her latest endeavor, Garden Eats to learn more about seasonal kitchen gardening and medicinal culinary therapy.

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