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Top 7 Benefits of Chlorella

Chlorella is a type of algae that grows in fresh water, mainly in Taiwan and Japan. When it was first discovered and harvested (after WWII), chlorella was studied as a potential food source because it is high in protein and other essential nutrients and can be […]

Top 6 Reasons to Use Stevia Instead of Sugar

Stevia is a natural sweetener, not lab-created, which originates in South America. It is available in different forms; as a granular powder, dried leaves, or as an extract. Obesity is on the rise in the USA, so more and more people are turning away from […]

DIY Homemade Healthy Hand Spray

DIY-Healthy-Homemade-Hand-SprayThere are so many toxic hand gels and sprays out there claiming to kill all sorts of things, which they probably do but they rarely tell you about the negative side effects of using them. Such as stripping your hands of it’s natural oils, throwing your gut health out of wack, or that they include a really toxic ingredient called triclosan. Why bother with all the garbage when you can make your own moisturizing hand spray that helps clean your hands and may also help boost your immune system? Win-Win!

I carry this in my purse and have one in each vehicle. I love that it doesn’t dry my hands out and that it’s easy and safe to apply on my kids after we’re out in public.

 

DIY Homemeade Health Hand Spray

What you’ll need:

Directions:

Put 10-15 drops Protective Essential Oil Blend into the spray bottle. Fill the rest of the bottle with Fractionated Coconut Oil.

12 Health Benefits Of Garlic

History & Use Garlic is one of the oldest cultivated plants in the wold and has been grown for over 5000 years.1  Garlic is part of the allium family, which includes onions, leeks, and shallots. Garlic is grown all throughout the world and is a popular cooking […]

Antioxidant Turmeric Smoothie

Antioxidant Turmeric Smoothie

Powdered turmeric has been used for centuries to treat a host of illnesses. It is anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, a digestive aid, a blood purifier, a wound healer, a skin tonic and much more!   Turmeric however has a slightly bitter taste on it’s own, but […]

Tropical Green Smoothie

Tropical Green Smoothie

This decadent and incredibly creamy smoothie is loaded with essential fats (which we should all know by now that a high-fat diet is healthier than a low-fat diet). Just throw in your favorite immune regulating leafy greens, and this becomes one nutrient packed, and very filling smoothie.

(And who am I kidding, you can’t really slurp this one through a straw.  You’ll probably want a nice big spoon). 😉

 

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Tuna Cakes

Tuna Cakes

I love to make these tuna cakes for lunch to switch things up a bit. It’s such a simple and great way to get some Omega 3 fatty acids into your diet.    If you are a fish lover, then go try these out, and let […]

Marinated Chicken

Marinated Chicken

Many marinades call for soy sauce, and sugar, but since I avoid both those items, this marinade is perfect, using only Coconut Aminos, and a few other natural ingredients. Coconut Aminos is created when the coconut tree is tapped. It then produces a very nutrient-rich sap that exudes […]

Peach Coconut Smoothie

I honestly can’t get enough of the fresh seasonal peaches right now! And not only are peaches delicious, they also provide a plethora of benefits, including stress relief, cancer prevention and a boost to your cardiovascular system.

I hope you enjoy this healthy and refreshing peach smoothie as much as I do!

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Peach Cobbler

Peach season is here! So that means peaches & cream, peach smoothies, and peach cobbler! Growing up, my mom would make the most divine peach cobbler recipe ever! But since it sadly doesn’t fit my gluten-free, refined-sugar-free criteria, I was determined to create one as close […]