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...]

Hydro Flask Review

hydro flask review

I usually review books because I am constantly reading and love to share books with you that I enjoy. This week, I'm sharing something I also use constantly: my water bottle. I drink water, … [Read more...]

How to Build a Treehouse for Fun & Exercise

How to build a treehouse for exercise and fun

We can learn so much from children, especially the importance of running, jumping, and climbing. Children do these things naturally and as adults, many of us lose the ability to perform many of these … [Read more...]

Best Natural Toothpaste Options

Best Natural Toothpaste Options

I write about oral health a lot because oral health is so important for the health of the entire body. My quest to improve my own oral health after struggling with loss of enamel after braces and … [Read more...]

Wellness Mama Recipe App

Wellness Mama Recipes App

So... once upon a time, my cell phone contract was up for renewal, my old phone was dying and there was a great deal (aka free) on smart phones, so against my better judgement, I made the jump to an … [Read more...]

DIY Hair Growth Serum Recipe

DIY Hair Growth Serum Recipe

Hormones affect every aspect of health, and lately I've seen the affect of hormones on hair and scalp health. After eight years of pregnancy and nursing, my body was tired and after that many years … [Read more...]

What is Carrageenan?

Carrageenan

If you've ever purchased store-bought almond or coconut milk, you may have noticed an ingredient called Carrageenan on the carton. This hard-to-pronounce little additive is the reason I make my own … [Read more...]

Dairy Free Panna Cotta Recipe

Dairy Free and Refined Sugar Free Panna Cotta Recipe

Panna Cotta (Italian for "Cooked Cream") is a delicious dessert that originated in northern Italy. It is made from simmering a mixture of cream, milk and sugar and then adding gelatin and chilling … [Read more...]