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...]

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...]

What’s on My Nightstand

What I keep on my nightstand from Wellness Mama

Last week, I posted a picture on Instagram of my nightstand. I posted it because I think that the things a person has on their nightstand say a lot about that person. Nightstands usually have … [Read more...]

Is White Rice Healthy?

Is White Rice Healthy

White rice. It is a controversial food in nutrition circles. On the one hand, some nutritionists call it an empty source of calories and recommend avoiding it. Others consider it a safe starch and say … [Read more...]

Sweet and Sour Chicken

Real food sweet and sour chicken recipe

In my college days, I loved eating Chinese food. Once I switched to a wellness lifestyle and realized what was in most restaurant foods, I stopped eating regular Chinese food, but wanted to recreate … [Read more...]

Natural Remedies for Sunburn

Natural Remedies for Sunburn Relief

I write a lot about the benefits of the sun and how it is important for Vitamin D production, hormone balance, getting enough blue light and many other functions in the body. A recent study reported … [Read more...]