Make Your Own Probiotics – Easy Homemade Sauerkraut

Homemade Sauerkraut Horiz

Though this is health blog, you might have noticed that I don't have fermented foods on my blog, but that is going to be changing. Probiotics are super important for good gut health, but they can be pricey. Fermented foods are a great way to get good bacteria into your gut, and this easy homemade sauerkraut recipe is just the thing to empower you to do this yourself. I've been meaning to make some ...Read The Full Post

Healthy Hot Chocolate, Grain-Free Pie Crust, Pumpkin Bars & Pumpkin Tart

Pumpkin Carob Tart

Welcome back to another week of Allergy Free Wednesdays-- A collection of yumminess that's aimed at making it easier for you to create healthy, allergy-free recipes for you and your family. There is no "clear rule" against including processed ingredients in your submission (but we hope you are moving in that direction :-)). So...occasionally you will find some "whole foodie undesirables" in the ...Read The Full Post

Is Your Deodorant Toxic? – Primal Pit Paste Coupon & Giveaway

Find out why you should switch to a natural deodorant plus enter the Primal Pit Paste Giveaway and get a coupon to boot!

I've been trying for a long time to get our home care and personal care products as natural as possible in order to get toxins out of our home and off of our bodies. I make my own eye makeup remover, window cleaner, shower cleaner, hairspray, body wash, and more. But ridding our home of conventional deodorant has been a little more difficult. When I was a teen, I used those standard store ...Read The Full Post

Free Kindle Books and More Healthy Living Deals – 10/25/14

Homemade Shampoos

Hi Readers, It's another weekend which means more Free Kindle Books and more Healthy Living Deals to help you make ends meet as you strive towards better health. We had a nice day, despite my feeling kind of "off". The weather here is just gorgeous.  It's been really chilly, but we had an Indian Summer Day and ended up picking some apples in the park and playing on a ...Read The Full Post

Surprising Tips for Digestive Health – Heal Your Brain / Heal Your Gut

Surprising Tips for Digestive Health - Have you heard of the Gut Brain Axis? It's apparently the most neglected part of digestive health. Find out more here!

Gut health is crucial to overall health --you can read about some amazing facts about your gut here, and this post talks about a popular gut health myth that I debunked.  But today I am sharing something that might surprise you. Your digestion affects everything. Poor gut health can cause or exacerbate conditions like autism, depression, anxiety, autoimmune disease, thyroid problems, adrenal ...Read The Full Post

Pumpkin Fudge, Grain Free Carrot Cake, No Oats “Oatmeal” & More

Carrot Cake

Welcome back to another week of Allergy Free Wednesdays-- A collection of yumminess that's aimed at making it easier for you to create healthy, allergy-free recipes for you and your family. There is no "clear rule" against including processed ingredients in your submission (but we hope you are moving in that direction :-)). So...occasionally you will find some "whole foodie undesirables" in the ...Read The Full Post

Can’t Stop Eating ‘Em Crispy Green Bean Chips

Crispy Green Bean Chips

I love finding ways to get more veggies into my kids--they can dip veggies into this dairy free pizza dip, dairy free ranch dip, or savory hummus, and they also love these kale chips and easy sun dried tomatoes for snacking on. However, now we have a new favorite in our household, these Crispy Green Bean Crisps. Veggie Chips are all the rage among "healthy snack seekers" but they are pretty ...Read The Full Post

Berkey Water Filter Giveaway

Berkey Water Filter Giveaway

I've talked about the need to filter your water before, in this post called Is Your Water Safe? and in this post on purifying water.  Our family has had a Reverse Osmosis (RO) system for years, but I have been rethinking that kind of water filtration as it takes minerals out of the water. I have a remineralizing cartridge on our RO system, but ideally I would prefer to not filter the natural ...Read The Full Post