I'm a natural skin care product addict.In college, my bathroom was filled with dozens of hair products, skin products and make-up that were likely filled with hundreds of chemicals. Natural … [Read more...] about Shea Butter Lotion Bar Stick
Archives for September 2014
This recipe has quickly become a family favorite at our house, but I can't claim it.My kids have been helping their grandparents harvest and preserve vegetables from their garden, and the okra are … [Read more...] about Roasted Okra Recipe
Once upon a time, I made a few huge batches of my regular sea salt bath fizzies and postpartum bath fizzies as gifts for friends who were expecting babies.I kept a few of the ones that broke when … [Read more...] about Natural Toilet Cleaning Fizzies
Like many things in health and nutrition, when it comes to coffee, the answer to "is coffee healthy or not?" is: it depends.I could easily write an entire blog post about all of the problems with … [Read more...] about Is Coffee Healthy?
I've mentioned before my love of Italian food that started when I married my husband (his family is originally from Sicily) and I started learning to make his favorite dishes.Our transition to a … [Read more...] about Homemade Italian Seasoning Recipe
Ever since I wrote a review of the book Gut and Psychology Syndrome and mentioned that we used it to help reverse our son's dairy allergy and behavior issues, I've gotten a lot of questions about what … [Read more...] about Leaky Gut Diet – My Experience with GAPS & SCD
I know, I know, by definition, mayonnaise is an emulsion of egg yolks, oil, and an acid such as lemon juice, but since I don't do well with eggs and they aren't allowed on the 30-Day Autoimmune Reset, … [Read more...] about Avocado Mayo Recipe (Egg-Free)
I love coffee, especially when I make it with healthy fats and collagen, but there are times that I choose not to consume coffee (like during my 30-Day Autoimmune Reset). Why No Coffee? I'm not … [Read more...] about Autoimmuni-Tea Coffee Substitute
When I was pregnant with my first child, I was given literally 11 bottles of baby lotion by friends and relatives. The smell reminded me of my own childhood and I loved that it was a lotion specially … [Read more...] about Homemade Baby Balm Skin Cream Recipe
In college, I loved taking protein powder as a way to add in nutrients and calories without having to take the time to eat a full meal in the morning (spoken like a true type-A). I also loved making … [Read more...] about Is Protein Powder Healthy?