The beauty industry had me duped for a long time, making me think I needed strong chemicals to heal acne. Those chemicals actually did more harm than good. Ever since, I’m leery when it comes to “medicated” anything, even the simple tube of medicated lip balm to heal chapped lips.
Archives for September 2016
Before you think I’m crazy for suggesting you make a salad in the fall, let me remind you that delicata squash salad with apples and cranberries REQUIRES cool weather. And the main ingredient in panzanella bread salad is BREAD. What kind of crazy person doesn’t like bread?!
My first experience with kombucha tea was a lot like my experience with dairy kefir: unpleasant. It was too tart, too fizzy and too expensive. But I’ve been tinkering with brewing a kombucha recipe at home and now I look forward to drinking a glass of kombucha every day! For those who have never heard ofClick to Continue »
Buying in bulk is one of the fail-proof grocery tips that works time and time again. The biggest counter to the buying in bulk theory though is not being able to use it all up before it goes bad. So then I started to wonder, what are the best healthy foods to buy in bulk? WhatClick to Continue »
I am notorious for waiting until the very last second to start dinner. That’s one reason why I started making slow cooker chicken in the first place – I knew the chicken would be ready in time for dinner! When we want to eat a whole chicken – and not just eat shredded chicken –Click to Continue »
One of the very first natural living baby steps I ever took was making homemade toothpaste. The only reason I did it was because we had switched from over-the-counter toothpastes (filled with fluoride and harmful foaming agents) to bentonite clay-based Earthpaste and we had ran out. I was so bent on using a natural toothpaste,Click to Continue »
School’s back in session and, if you’re like me, you could always use a few more ideas for quick breakfasts, healthy school lunches, and simple snacks to keep the kids satisfied until dinner time. I love the convenience of packaged snack foods but, even the more expensive “healthy” versions of packaged snacks often contain flavors and additives IClick to Continue »
If your trash can contained one less bag each week – or even half a bag less – how would that impact your grocery bill? On average, Americans waste 40% of the food they buy. Finding creative ways to use food scraps is one way to save money, and finding even more simple ways to avoid food waste inClick to Continue »