The Case For Organic Coconut Oil: Why You Should Eat It (Daily!)

Over the years, coconut oil has gotten a pretty bad reputation. However, this reputation may have more to do with a mass smearing campaign by the manufacturers of processed vegetable oils than true reality. In fact, some of the world’s healthiest populations subsist on large amounts of coconut and coconut based products on a daily basis! And their levels of heart disease and many other degenerative diseases are extremely low! Coconut oil is amazing for your heart, for your skin, and for your metabolism. Read on to find out why you should be incorporating this superfood into your diet too!…

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Recipe for Cold & Flu Season Apple Cider (Made With Organic Raw Apple Cider Vinegar)

  This drink is perfect for the cold weather months. It’s very simple to make, and very economical as well!  You can have it every day, even if you’re not sick. It combines the alkalizing benefits of apple cider vinegar, (when you are sick your body is searching to regain its PH balance) the antibacterial and antimicrobial properties of raw honey, and the immune system boosting power of cinnamon. It is also highly effective at draining out mucus from your sinuses, so if you have sinus issues or a sinus infection, it’s really good for that!  For the same reason it is very…

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Easy Organic Sprouted Flour Pancakes (For the Oven)

Our family loves eating pancakes, but I (don’t really enjoy) standing over the stove flipping pancakes in the morning. So I love making these pancakes that you pop right in the oven! They’re so easy to make and my kids call them “brownie pancakes” even though they’re the same as pancakes you would make on the stovetop. I often make a double batch and the kids eat them for snacks later in the day, or I just mix together the dry ingredients and store in a freezer bag to use for another time. I got this recipe here, but adapted…

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How To Make Your Own Organic Bone Broth

There’s a South American proverb that goes like this, “Good broth can raise the dead.” Now, I’ve never raised any dead people back to life with the stock that I make, but I do know how much my entire family loves it! I wanted to share with you a super easy recipe for homemade chicken stock, which goes a LONG way toward health year round, but especially during cold & flu season!  I make my broth in my Instant Pot on the slow cooker setting. I typically let it simmer for at least 20-24 hours. I use a whole chicken…

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How To Make An Organic Apple Cider Vinegar Mask For Gorgeous Hair

Sometimes you just need a little pampering, and you don’t need to look further than your own pantry to find it. I’ve been loving a simple, easy to prepare hair mask that you can make in less than 5 minutes and leaves your hair shiny, soft, and full of body. Apple cider vinegar naturally rinses hair, and gets rid of excess grime, buildup, and excessive oils. The oil counteracts any drying effect apple cider vinegar could have, and nourishes the hair along with the honey. Geranium is a natural hair strengthener and helps your hair achieve the proper pH. Put…

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Review of Seventh Generation Natural Dishwashing Detergent

Ah, the dishes….. Are they your never ending, constant friend (and foe) like they are mine? Do they multiply like rabbits, come from every corner of the house looking for you…and never leave your side like the most loyal of companions? I know. They are the unconquerable dishes. But there’s good news. Even in the natural and organic world there are products that can clean just as well as any chemical- laden, toxic alternative. Leaving dishes sparkly, clean, and without chemical residues. I’ve used so so many over the years, but my most recent favorite is Seventh Generation’s Power Packs,…

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