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  • Learn about the free way to boost your health. Earthing benefits range from better sleep and much more. Learn how easy it is to start earthing today.

Earthing Benefits: The free way to boost your health.

Let’s talk about earthing. As a modern dancer I’ve always viewed the feet as the foundation for the body, especially for spinal health. I prefer walking barefoot as much as  possible, and when I buy shoes they MUST be comfortable. And as a somatic practitioner I often look at women wearing high heels and feel [...]

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Hemp Oil For the Skin – Why you might want to consider hemp as your next beauty product

If you want to get the softest feeling and looking skin possible, then you might find that the amount of information available online is overwhelming. There are thousands of products available in stores and a lot of mixed reports about how well they all work. Not only that, but there are countless blogs telling you [...]

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  • These avocado fries are so amazing! Seriously, make some today. You won't be sorry.

Recipe: Avocado Fries with Chili Lime Mayonnaise

Avocado fries. If that doesn't sound amazing, I'm not sure what does. But I'm getting ahead of myself. Avocados, in my opinion, are just about the most perfect food. I love to slice them, sprinkle just a hint of sea salt on the slices, and savor them one at a time. I love chopped avocado [...]

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  • Looking for natural remedies for seasonal allergies? Here are 9 effective natural remedies for seasonal allergies that are easy to try.

Nine Natural Remedies for Seasonal Allergies

Natural remedies for seasonal allergies: Allergy sufferers rejoice! I remember growing up watching my mom suffer from seasonal allergies every year. I felt fortunate that I didn’t have any allergies, especially because even as a young child I hated the idea of taking pills. That all changed when I moved a couple of years ago. [...]

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Stop the Confusion – The Different Types of Coconut Oil Explained!

Coconut oil is insanely popular right now (and we all know why - hello! It's amazing!) and wherever you look, it seems that there’s a blog, magazine or health store that’s preaching its benefits. People use this stuff for everything, from cooking, to moisturizing, to shaving… even going as far as to use it as [...]

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  • Have you tried the oil cleansing method? Learn why you should! www.thankyourbody.com

Oil Cleansing Method: What it is and why you should do it.

Oil cleansing method? What does that mean? Is it a cleaning procedure for dealing with oil? Nope. The oil cleansing method (OCM) is a method of cleaning with oil. Stay with me. Some of you who have never heard of the oil cleansing method may be confused. After all, haven't we all been told that oil [...]

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  • Is butter healthy? You may be surprised to learn the butter truth.

Is Butter Healthy? The butter truth.

Is butter healthy? If you would have asked me that while growing up I would have said, “Duh. No.” But I have a confession: I love butter. Real butter. You know, that yellowy goodness that comes from cream. I love it. I’ve even made my own butter. A number of times. For a long time [...]

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My favorite go-to Low-Carb breakfast ideas!

If you’re looking to lose weight, then one of the best types of diet to try is to go low-carb. Carbohydrates are the most readily available forms of sugar in our diet. When you eat a carb such as bread, potato or cake, your body will receive an immediate surge of glucose which will make [...]

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  • Skinny Monkey Cookies are vegan, gluten free, and low in sugar. They'll satisfy your sweet tooth and fuel your body with healthy nutrients at the same time!

Recipe: Skinny Monkey Cookies

Skinny monkey cookies? What? When I saw this recipe floating around the internet, I must admit the name raised my eyebrows a bit. It's probably derived from the fact that the main ingredient in these cookies is banana...but it got me thinking, have you ever seen a fat monkey? Then I realized that yes, I [...]

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  • Make an all natural foaming cleaner using non-toxic baking soda, dish soap, essential oil and vinegar. Gets the job done with no chemicals, and it's easy!

All Natural Foaming Cleaner

Been looking for a homemade foaming cleaner? You've come to the right place. 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? [...]

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  • This natural, flu fighting tea soothes your cough and sore throat with honey, lemon, ginger and other immune-boosting herbs. Effective, and tastes great!

Flu Fighting Tea Recipe: All Natural & Effective

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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The love for Avocado oil is real – here is why!

Avocados are currently massively popular and rightfully so. These have got to be among the tastiest ‘superfoods’ out there, as well as perhaps the most versatile. Avocados are fruits that grow naturally but that are somewhat different from other fruits that you might find in stores. Apart from anything else, these fruits are not sweet [...]

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  • This all natural deep conditioner uses the fatty goodness of coconut to help damage hair. You will love this heavenly experience!

All Natural Deep Conditioner with Coconut Cream

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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  • These rich, chocolaty zucchini brownies will satisfy your deepest craving. Zucchini makes the brownies moist, but you'll never know it's there! So yummy.

Recipe: Chewy Zucchini Brownies

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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How prunes can help you say goodbye to constipation!

There are few feelings that are more uncomfortable than being constipated. Knowing you need to go but not being able to get that relief can prevent you from relaxing or concentrating and can cause rather distracting pain. Not only that but constipation can also leave you worried about what’s going on inside your bowels. It’s [...]

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Natural tips and tricks to say goodbye to gas and bloating!

As embarrassing health complaints go, there are few that are more awkward than gas. Being trapped in an elevator and realizing that you’ve got wind is something that almost all of us will have experienced at some point or other and this is a problem that can be very hard to hide. And while that’s [...]

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  • The problem with romance and a better gift for Valentine's Day.

The problem with romance.

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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Top Ten Health Benefits of Kale Juice

It’s strange to think of food as being ‘on trend’ or otherwise but the reality is that certain foods are definitely more in vogue than others right now. And it’s particularly true that certain healthy foods are all the rage at the moment. Avocado for instance is all anyone can talk about it seems, while [...]

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  • Creamy cauliflower mac and cheese gets its smooth texture and rich flavor from a whole head of cauliflower, rather than fat or flour. So cheesy and good!

Recipe: Creamy Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

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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  • Cinnamon Maple Apple Crisp! Warm cinnamon and a hint of maple with tart apples under a chewy oatmeal crust to give this healthy dessert its character.

Recipe: Cinnamon Maple Apple Crisp

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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