Gluten-Free Christmas Cookies – low carb options

What's better than Christmas Cookies?  Healthy Christmas cookies, that's what - and in our house, that means gluten-free Christmas Cookies.  In fact, most of the cookies in this post are grain free Christmas Cookies so if you're off of grains, or limiting them, you are in luck.And since we're watching carbs, I'm giving low carb options for as many of the cookies as possible and AIP options ...Read The Full Post

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Chia Pudding ~ low carb & dairy free

I'm so excited to share this recipe for Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Pudding with you today.Because--Chocolate and Peanut Butter.There's nothing like it.Since I'm all about healthifying things, how about turning this all time favorite flavor combo into a healthy treat - Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Pudding?You better believe it.I have a real weakness for Reese's ...Read The Full Post

20 Gut Health Tips for Kids with ADHD

ADHD is prevalent these days, wreaking havoc on personal lives, families, and kids in school. There are drugs on the market to deal with it, and lots of different natural remedies for ADHD, but what if there was a way to deal with it from the root -- from the inside out---by considering gut health and ADHD -- or even probiotics and ADHD?Energy, excitement, and bursts of activity are surely ...Read The Full Post

Nigella Seed Oil – True Magic for the Skin!

Today, Lise Andersen, Formulator and Owner of LisaLise Natural Skincare, is sharing with us the magic of Nigella Seed Oil (more commonly known as Black Cumin Seed Oil).Lise has a fabulous website with loads of information on natural skincare ingredients and lovely DIY formulas and how-to's that you can use to make your own skincare products.Lise and I met via a comment she made on my blog ...Read The Full Post

11 Quick Steps to Get Holistic Health Now

You might look healthy on the outside, but are you really healthy?It's important to not have appearance be your goal, but to really learn how to get holistic health -- by that, I mean having not only a healthy body, but also a healthy spirit and a healthy soul.Health is often confused with weight loss. To people, looking slim or athletic means that a person is in good physical ...Read The Full Post

“Shop in Your PJ’s” Black Friday Healthy Living Deals – 2016

I hope that you all had a lovely Thanksgiving (those of you in the US, at least :)).We had a fabulous time with new friends, had a mostly organic meal, loads and loads of food and fellowship, and my kids got to hang out with their children.We talked music, faith, current events, healthy living, and more.....just great.Since we stayed late, I did not go to any stores in the wee hours ...Read The Full Post

Are Old Essential Oils Dangerous? Use Them or Toss Them?

What is the shelf life of essential oils?Do essential oils expire?These are important questions to answer.Essential oils are not cheap.  Well, some of them are very affordable, but some are quite expensive, and of course the bottles are quite small.If you are into DIYing essential oils blends instead of buying blends pre-made, knowing about essential oils expiration and the shelf ...Read The Full Post

Easy Homemade Elderberry Syrup – low carb & AIP

Today I'm sharing with you one of my favorite tools for healthy living -- Homemade Elderberry Syrup -- and I've made it low-carb so even those on low carb diets can enjoy it.When I was young, I got sick a lot.  And I do mean, a lot.It was during that time that antibiotics were all the rage, and I was sadly the victim of that kind of thinking.Every time I got sick, my mother would take ...Read The Full Post