How To Make Your Own Adaptogenic Hot Chocolate

My sister in law was recently in town, and she made me something that my healthy self is just simply geeking out over: ADAPTOGENIC ORGANIC HOT CHOCOLATE. Ok….so what are adaptogens? Let’s just say that the translation is this- they make you feel better. happier. calmer. more sane. lower blood pressure. less screaming at kids, pulling hair out, tears- you know 🙂 The scientific definition of adaptogens is that they help your body cope with stress with less of a withdrawal on your system. But back to the chocolate part. So, my sister in law lives in San Francisco and…

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Review of Door to Door Organics Delivery Service

Do you like having organic, healthy food delivered to your doorstep? I do too. So when I saw a Door to Door Organics delivery truck in my neighborhood, I had to give it a try! Besides being extremely happy, (how can a website be happy? theirs is, somehow) easy to use, and with great customer service, the food is amazing too! And, did I mention I didn’t have to leave my house? My kids love helping to unpack the delicious organic fruits and veggies, and we also get some refrigerated staples like Organic Valley cream cheese & sour cream. I…

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Review of Jackson’s Honest Organic Coconut Oil Tortilla Chips

I have been waiting for these chips for the last ten years. Yes, that is HOW excited I was when I saw these chips at an end cap at my local Whole Foods on a Fourth of July sale. Organic. Non GMO. Made with organic coconut oil, and the Real Salt brand sea salt. Hullo?!!! Now, I’ve already tried their potato chips and we love them! (Especially the heirloom purple ones) But I kept waiting….hoping…praying….if they are gonna make potato chips with coconut oil, SURELY they’ll make tortilla chips with the same! You see, my husband and I have been…

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Organic Hot Chocolate: Make Your Own These Cold Winter Months!

Organic Hot Chocolate: Make Your Own These Cold Winter Months! By Catherine Slezinger I don’t know about you, but one of my favorite things to do when it’s sub-arctic outside (I’m originally from California, so I feel entitled to think that 20 degree weather is sub-Arctic!) is make a nice cup of organic hot chocolate for hubby and me and curl up with a nice blanket and a movie.  We’ve been enjoying this so much the last few weekends that I thought I’d share the recipe with you!  I promise it will be some of the best hot chocolate you’ve…

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Toxin Free Body: Get Your Energy Back!

Yesterday, we talked about the importance of Vitamin B12. In particular, it supports these functions in your body: * Helping to maintain normal energy levels * Promoting healthy neurological activity, including mental alertness * Supporting normal homocysteine levels for healthy heart function * Helping to ease occasional stress and sleeplessness * Maintaining healthy cell growth and repair * Promoting normal immune function * Supporting normal metabolism of carbohydrates and fats Unfortunately, studies show that the majority of us are not getting enough B12 in our diets. Today I wanted to show you some awesome Garden of Life supplements to help…

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