Thank Your Body http://www.thankyourbody.com Eat, move, and live naturally. Mon, 22 Feb 2016 04:11:42 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.7 Flu Fighting Tea Recipe: All Natural & Effective http://www.thankyourbody.com/recipe-flu-fighting-tea/ http://www.thankyourbody.com/recipe-flu-fighting-tea/#comments Sun, 21 Feb 2016 08:00:00 +0000 http://www.thankyourbody.com/?p=10151 Flu Fighting Tea is perfect for fever, aches, pains, a wracking cough, or a sore throat. Sounds like the flu to me! It’s never fun to feel under the weather, but so many of the cold and flu remedies available are full of chemicals that you wouldn’t otherwise put in your body. One of my […]

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All Natural Foaming Cleaner http://www.thankyourbody.com/all-natural-foaming-cleaner/ http://www.thankyourbody.com/all-natural-foaming-cleaner/#comments Sun, 21 Feb 2016 08:00:00 +0000 http://www.thankyourbody.com/?p=10667 If you’ve been on the road to natural living long, you’ve probably already read quite a bit about the wonders of baking soda and vinegar when it comes to cleaning the house. Dirty windows? Vinegar! Stinky fridge? Baking soda! Stopped up sink? Vinegar AND baking soda! I came across this recipe for homemade cleaner when I […]

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All Natural Deep Conditioner with Coconut Cream http://www.thankyourbody.com/coconut-cream-all-natural-deep-conditioner/ http://www.thankyourbody.com/coconut-cream-all-natural-deep-conditioner/#comments Wed, 17 Feb 2016 08:00:37 +0000 http://thankyourbody.com/?p=1997 This luxurious deep conditioner with coconut cream is exactly what your hair wants. Why? Because your hair wants to be as soft and shiny as possible. And this coconut cream conditioner will give you that spa-like bounce, naturally. People are really interested in all natural care products. I’ve had a lot of great questions about […]

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Recipe: Chewy Zucchini Brownies http://www.thankyourbody.com/recipe-chocolaty-zucchini-brownies/ http://www.thankyourbody.com/recipe-chocolaty-zucchini-brownies/#comments Sun, 14 Feb 2016 08:00:00 +0000 http://www.thankyourbody.com/?p=12651 What’s even better than a rich, chocolaty, chewy, fudge brownie? A rich, chocolaty, chewy, fudge brownie that’s good for you! These brownies are so full of chocolate flavor, you won’t realize that they’re also full of healthy zucchini. If you happen to be swimming in summer squash (see this post), this is a great way […]

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The problem with romance. http://www.thankyourbody.com/the-problem-with-romance/ http://www.thankyourbody.com/the-problem-with-romance/#comments Sun, 31 Jan 2016 23:00:00 +0000 http://www.thankyourbody.com/?p=16677 Some say romance is dead. I say, “Maybe that’s okay.” Stay with me. I promise I’m not against love. Hardly. I mean, I’ve read “Pride and Prejudice.” I wanted my own Mr. Darcy. My problem with romance started with Valentine’s Day. When I was first married I was relieved to think all my former Valentine’s Day woes […]

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Recipe: Creamy Cauliflower Mac and Cheese http://www.thankyourbody.com/recipe-creamy-cauliflower-mac-and-cheese/ http://www.thankyourbody.com/recipe-creamy-cauliflower-mac-and-cheese/#comments Fri, 15 Jan 2016 08:00:00 +0000 http://www.thankyourbody.com/?p=11302 Nothing says “comfort food” like a big dish of homemade macaroni and cheese. It’s also a universal kid-pleaser. Mac and cheese can lean toward the not-so-healthy side, though…especially if you buy the prepared kind in a box.  This fun recipe (which is from Mark Bittman of the New York Times) for Creamy Cauliflower Mac and […]

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Recipe: Cinnamon Maple Apple Crisp http://www.thankyourbody.com/recipe-cinnamon-maple-apple-crisp/ http://www.thankyourbody.com/recipe-cinnamon-maple-apple-crisp/#comments Thu, 07 Jan 2016 08:00:00 +0000 http://thankyourbody.com/?p=8980 We’ve been having fun with apples at our house this season.  Boxes of organic apples picked from a friend’s tree have been made into applesauce, dehydrated apples, and apple cider.  We’ve eaten plenty of crisp, fresh apples for snacks.  And finally, after almost all of the four boxes of apples had been dried, canned or […]

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Toxic danger: Why you should ditch your fabric softener http://www.thankyourbody.com/toxic-danger-why-you-should-ditch-your-fabric-softener/ http://www.thankyourbody.com/toxic-danger-why-you-should-ditch-your-fabric-softener/#comments Mon, 04 Jan 2016 08:00:07 +0000 http://thankyourbody.com/?p=575 Ditch your fabric softener. Just do it. Need more? Fine. More people are trying to live a more “natural” or “green” life. There is so much information today about the dangers and side affects of the far-too-many chemicals lurching in our piles of products. Nobody wants to put dangerous toxins in their body. And thankfully, […]

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13 Experts share their “one thing” you must do for a healthy life. http://www.thankyourbody.com/one-thing/ http://www.thankyourbody.com/one-thing/#comments Thu, 31 Dec 2015 19:45:40 +0000 http://www.thankyourbody.com/?p=16626 What do you think is the most important thing you can do for your health? What goals are on your to-do list for the new year? For so many years I remember making promises to myself to “eat less junk food” or “run 20 minutes every day” or to follow a “no food after dinner” […]

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Recipe: Savory Brussels Sprouts with Pine Nuts http://www.thankyourbody.com/recipe-savory-brussels-sprouts-pine-nuts/ http://www.thankyourbody.com/recipe-savory-brussels-sprouts-pine-nuts/#comments Tue, 29 Dec 2015 08:00:00 +0000 http://www.thankyourbody.com/?p=9907 My youngest daughter tells me that her friends look at her funny when she tells them her favorite vegetable is Brussels sprouts. Brussels sprouts have a bad rap, most likely because they can be…well…less than tasty when the aren’t cooked right. Many people have only tried sprouts frozen in a bag, steamed in the microwave […]

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