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Cold Kicking Essential Oils Of The Month

You hear me talk about essential oils every month, but now is the BEST time of all to start using them! When it comes to kicking colds, nothing works better than essential oils. And here’s why… When your cold is hitting you right in the sinuses, reaching for a oral medicine is really quite silly. You see, […]
By |November 18th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Cold Kicking Essential Oils Of The Month

Essential Oil Of The Month: Thieves

It has been a stunningly beautiful Autumn so far, one of the most beautiful that I personally can remember. Thankfully Mother Nature has been showing off in all her glory, with gorgeous sunshine and brisk days. However, we know that around the bend, cold and flu season is waiting.  When you work in an environment with […]
By |October 25th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Essential Oil Of The Month: Thieves

Healing Rice Porridge

The other day I was contemplating what recipe I would send out for this month. Very often the recipe I send is very reflective of where I am at in my eating habits. Currently, I have been having a rough “belly” month – a variety of factors converged and just had me feeling not-so-great. So […]
By |October 17th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Healing Rice Porridge

Be Green…Because YOU Can Make A Difference

Recently, I was leading a wellness presentation and a woman in the audience brought up an incredibly important question. She asked, “Will all ‘this’ really make a difference?” By “this” she was referring to all the “wellness” stuff, all the “being green” practices out there that are all the rage right now. As I answered her question, […]
By |October 9th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Be Green…Because YOU Can Make A Difference

Essential Oil Of The Month: Valor

Typically at this time of year, we start talking about the “cold and flu” season, and the start of school with all the sharing of germs. So you will often see the “antibacterial” discussion on many blogs, etc. Well, I have decided to take a different route. (No worries – I will address the antibacterial […]
By |September 30th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Essential Oil Of The Month: Valor

Sundried Tomatoes, Quinoa & Greens

This is what I call an inspired recipe. I was up to quinoa in my grain rotation and was at the grocery store thinking of what I wanted to make with it. I try to get mushrooms in my diet regularly because of the nutritional punch they posess. Most recently I have been using shiitake […]
By |September 17th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sundried Tomatoes, Quinoa & Greens

Eat Clean For Focus

It seems as though the reigning belief about WHY we should all eat healthfully is to prevent weight gain and obesity. Sure, heart disease and cancer prevention are making their way into the conversation, but the weight issue still reigns supreme. However, one of the lesser discussed issues is the fact that healthful eating PROMOTES […]
By |September 10th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Eat Clean For Focus

Homemade Essential Oil Sunscreen & Insect Repellent!

This month’s Essential Oil newsletter is going to be a bit different. (Want these posts right to your inbox? Sign up HERE!) While summer time has beautiful weather, long days, warm nights, fun with family and friends, it also comes with some not-so-fun parts. Mainly bugs and sunburn. I feel absolutely terrible when I see […]
By |August 23rd, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Homemade Essential Oil Sunscreen & Insect Repellent!

Homemade Blueberry Jam (In Minutes!)

I am so excited to share this month’s recipe with you! It comes to you courtesy of Bob’s Red Mill – it was listed on the back of his Chia Seed package! Some of the BEST recipes come straight from the package! Have you ever tried to buy jelly or jam that has NO added sugars […]
By |August 15th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Homemade Blueberry Jam (In Minutes!)

It’s Not Easy Being “Green”

I have had quite a few conversations lately about the “ease” with which we strive to live our lives. We are constantly looking for the easy way to accomplish everything, but it seems like in the process we are always making things more complex and difficult, and quite frankly, worse. I feel like this is MOST […]
By |August 12th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on It’s Not Easy Being “Green”