Simple Natural Whitening Toothpaste Recipe

Homemade Whitening Toothpast Recipe

I write often about oral health and I'm fascinated how oral health really does affect the health of the entire body! I've been working on finding (or making) natural toothpaste and oral care options … [Read more...]

Herb Infused Compound Butter Recipes

Herb infused compound butter recipes

Butter is a favorite food at our house. It is packed with fat soluble vitamins and beneficial fats that support many aspects of health. I put butter in my coffee (and homemade vanilla lattes) and … [Read more...]

Superfood Vanilla Latte Recipe

Superfood Vanilla Latte Recipe

Coffee is a controversial topic in health circles and I could write equally supported posts about why coffee is great for you and why it is horrible. The bottom line is that when sourced correctly, … [Read more...]

What is Collagen Hydrolysate?

What is collagen hydrolysate and how to use it

I've been a big fan of gelatin since our family did the GAPS diet and it helped my son's body reverse his dairy allergy. I've also seen huge benefits with my autoimmune disease since I started … [Read more...]

Functional Diagnostic Nutrition with Reed Davis – Podcast Episode 16

Functional Diagnostic Nutrition and Hormones

This week, Reed Davis of the Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Program and I talk about practical nutrition for hormone health, weight loss, bone health and much more. Random fact: People with a lot … [Read more...]

Natural Headache Relief Stick

Headache relief roll on stick recipe and DIY

Headaches are often a sign of a deeper problem (like magnesium deficiency, in my case), but sometimes they have a practical cause like five-kids-playing-marching-band-in-the-house-syndrome. I … [Read more...]

The Problem with Olive Oil

The problem with olive oil- it's not what you think

Olive oil is considered a highly nutritious and healthy oil due to its high levels of monounsaturated fatty acids and Vitamins A and K (unlike oils like canola, soybean and vegetable oil, which are … [Read more...]

What is Candida? (and How to Tell if You Have It)

Candida - what is it and how to know if you have it

Note from Katie: I get a lot of questions about Candida, and I only mentioned it briefly in this post about gut bacteria, so I asked Christa Orecchio, who is a clinical nutritionist and holistic … [Read more...]

Spray Deodorant Recipe

Homemade natural spray deodorant recipe

My homemade natural deodorant recipe is several years old and is one of the most popular on my site with almost 800 comments. I still use it and it is really effective, but some people don't react … [Read more...]