Summer Cleanse Program & Cookies-n-Cream Green Smoothie Recipe (Vegan, DF, GF)

A cleanse by any name is still a cleanse.

Whew! It feels like the last couple months have been a whirlwind, and it’s finally letting up!

You haven’t heard from me much lately as I’ve been extremely busy keeping up with my personal life. In the last six weeks I’ve had seemingly endless celebrations for birthdays of three children (including two with monumental birthdays) […]

A Taste of Spring Smoothie Cleanse + Peach-Mango-Mint Smoothie Recipe

A Taste of Spring Smoothie Cleanse http://bit.ly/Taste-Of-Spring

The signs of spring are all around. Buds are appearing on branches, spring-blooming flowers are making their debut, and the air has that fresh hint of newness.

Spring is a time of growth and new beginnings ~ Forgetting the old and pressing on to the new.

 

It’s a time to throw off the […]

Healthier for the Holidays – Clean Eating & Health Habits Challenge

Join me for a free healthy eating challenge as we finish the year strong.

THIS IS FOR THE LADIES. Instead of waiting for January 1, how about cleaning up your diet and starting those healthy changes NOW? I’m starting a FREE clean eating challenge between now and Christmas and would love for you to join me. This will be a private Facebook group with other women (sorry, guys!) who […]

Fire Cider Tonic (Recipe) for Staying Healthy This Winter

Try this Fire Cider recipe for an immune boosting tonic that will rev up your system to keep it healthy. An easy recipe made with garlic, ginger, horseradish, peppers, onions, and apple cider vinegar.

The face my 11-year old made when she tried it says it all. “It’s . . . flavorful . . .” haha This is not for the faint of heart, but it may strengthen that constitution of yours enough to help you stay healthy and hearty this winter. After all, there’s not many germs that […]

Elderberry Rose Hip Syrup Recipe

Elderberry Rose Hip Syrup - Try this healthy twist on a traditional cold and flu natural herbal remedy. This delicious recipe contains elderberries, rose hips, and cinnamon for extra flavor and benefits.

 

Along with the cooler weather seems to come the inevitable sniffles and sneezes. I push lots of hydrating and nourishing liquids, healthy whole foods, and adequate rest around here, but we can still use all the help we can get. One of my tools is Elderberry Syrup which is traditionally revered as a […]

Tamari Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Try this recipe for savory and slightly spicy Tamari Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

 

I have to admit that Halloween is my least favorite holiday; I’m totally NOT into the scary part of the holiday. However, there are some things I like about it. I love watching my kids have fun dressing up and being silly. I like getting together with friends to trick or treat. I […]

All Natural Aromatic Facial Cleansing Wipes (DIY)

DIY Natural Facial Cleansing Wipes

 

These aromatic natural facial cleansing wipes have made my life more beautiful and less stressful.

There are four females in my home who wear makeup, especially mascara, most of the time. We go through a lot of cotton balls and Q-tips. And wash cloths. The wash cloths were driving me crazy. Gradually I […]

Roasted Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

I love seeing the tall, unusual stalks of fresh Brussels sprouts in the store in the autumn. It’s one of those signs of the season like orange pumpkins, crispy leaves, and cozy sweaters! I love the long days of summer, but I also love the changes each season brings. (See more about that here.) I’m […]

Basic Go To Mango Green Smoothie

Perfect basic green smoothie recipe

I hope you have experienced green smoothies, but just in case you haven’t I want to introduce you to my favorite Go To Mango Green Smoothie. I’m not sure why this is my go-to smoothie. Maybe it’s because I almost usually have all the ingredients on hand. Maybe it’s because it tastes so yummy. Or […]

Naturally Fermented Cucumber Pickles Recipe

Naturally fermented pickles - probiotic rich, raw

 

First of all, I should say that while naturally fermented cucumber pickles are delicious, they can be a little fickle. HOWEVER, they are SO worth it. Don’t give up if they don’t work out the first time. There are many factors that impact the results including the freshness of your cucumbers, any blemishes on […]