Recipes & DIY

Thanksgiving Made Easy with 16 Paleo Recipes

Thanksgiving is a time for giving thanks and, quite frankly, eating a ton of food. While some people look forward to the holiday season, people like me tend to dread it because of how much delicious...

How to Use Tea Tree Oil: Top 10 Everyday Uses

Affordable, readily available, time-tested, versatile… these are just a few of the many reasons why tea tree oil (also called melaleuca oil) has become one of the most popular essential oils in the...

50 Ways to Use Coconut Oil to Better Your Life

  Scientific research on coconut oil has revealed health benefits that affect your entire body, inside and out. You've heard good things about it and now you have a tub of it sitting in your pantry. So...

7 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do with Turmeric

  It's not just for curry anymore! Yes, Swanson Organic Turmeric Tea is delicious when steeped in warm almond or coconut milk. And yes, you've seen recipes for turmeric smoothies and "Golden Milk"...

Top 15 Smoothie Ingredients

Tired of making the same old smoothies every day? Here is a list of the top 15 smoothie ingredients to inspire you to try something new. This isn't a recipe for a smoothie. It's just a simple list of...

Essential Oils and Aromatherapy: Beginner's Guide to Using Essential Oils

  What is Aromatherapy? According to WebMD.com, "Aromatherapy may promote relaxation and help relieve stress. It has also been used to help treat a wide range of physical and mental conditions,...

DIY Natural Sugar Scrub

How to Use a Sugar Scrub A sugar scrub is used to help smooth out rough skin. Essentially, the sugar granules act as the scrubbing or exfoliating mechanism. To use it, simply massage the sugar scrub in...

DIY Dog Treats: Homemade "Natural Greenies" For Fresh Doggy Breath!

A while back I needed something to do with a ridiculous over-abundance of pumpkin. (We belong to a CSA and went a little overboard at the end-of-season open pick.) One of the uses I found for it was...

20 Green & Gluten Free Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day

  Does St. Patrick’s Day immediately make you think of green beer? That can be a downer when you follow a gluten free diet. But don’t worry – I’ve got you covered. Here’s a roundup of 20 green and...

DIY Whipped Coconut Oil Body Butter and Sugar Scrub

As many have discovered, coconut oil is not only an awesome healthy fat, it’s also extremely versatile. It’s popularly used as an alternative to olive oil or other cooking oils, but it has many uses...

Spirulina Recipes - Chai Smoothie & Date Bars

Smoothies are a popular way to amp up fruit and veggie intake. I mean, it doesn’t get much easier than throwing your favorite produce in a blender with milk, water, or juice and blending it up. Plus,...

16 Tempting Soup Recipes That Keep Us Warm All Winter Long

  Fall is the time people start digging up their soup recipes looking for something warm and hearty to eat. I always hated soup... or so I thought. Turns out I just hated badsoup—you know, tiny, gritty...