6 Things That Trigger Thyroid Problems

Are you one of the 20 million Americans suffering from thyroid problems? Here are some things you need to know if you suffer with thyroid problems. The thyroid plays a vital roll in regulating our hormones, metabolism and growth of the human body. It's main function is to steadily release hormones into the bloodstream. When your thyroid [...]

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Roasted sweet potatoes are one of my favorite side dishes. They pair well with many of my favorite meals, they're rich in flavor and are high in nutrients. Oven roasted sweet potatoes make for a tasty side dish! They pair well with many meals like baked chicken, roast, pork loin and many other savory meals. Sweet [...]

Pressure Cooker Recipes: 20 Healthy Instant Pot Recipes

Using a pressure cooker has made my life so much easier! I use my instant pot 3-4 times a week for quick and easy dinners. Here are some of my favorite healthy pressure cooker recipes. Never heard of a pressure cooker? It's amazing! It's more than a basic food cooker—it's a machine designed to cook [...]

Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix

There isn't anything better than sipping on hot cocoa on a cold winter night. If you're looking for a healthy hot cocoa recipe made with natural ingredients, I have one for you! This homemade hot chocolate mix is the best I’ve ever tried! You can mix it with warm milk (or your favorite dairy free milk) [...]

How To Find Pure Olive Oil from The Coconut Mama

By now, I’m sure you’re well aware of the important role healthy fats play in your diet. In my home I opt to use high-quality whole traditional foods like coconut oil, extra virgin olive oil, and full-fat dairy. These healthy foods have been consumed by people for thousands of years by cultures around the world. [...]

11 Ways To Use Lime Essential Oil

Lime essential oil has been used more in my home this summer over any other essential oil! I love the smell of it when diffused - I like to diffuse it along with grapefruit for extra zing! A single drop of lime vitality can turn a beverage or dish into something incredible! I add just one [...]

Coconut Oil For Hair: 10 Benefits & Uses

Using coconut oil for hair is easy, but how exactly does it benefit you? Here are 10 benefits and uses (including 3 DIY recipes) that'll leave your hair nourished and soft. Coconut oil is pretty amazing, as I've talked about it many times. But coconut oil is pretty special when it comes to hair. Most of us [...]

Frankincense and Myrrh Beauty Face Cream

Frankincense and Myrrh have been used for centuries to promote both beauty and wellness. This anti-aging face cream uses these oils to promote beautiful & healthy skin! I use essential oils daily in my home. I diffuse essential oils throughout the day and us them topically from head to toe! I love to share my passion [...]

Coconut Flour Tortillas

These gluten free coconut flour tortillas are delicious and perfect for tacos, burritos and wraps! Eating a gluten­free or grain­free diet can be difficult when you are surrounded with culinary dishes that just call to you. Take tortillas for example; fresh, soft and warm tortillas. Who doesn’t want to indulge? The recipe below yields 12 [...]

Leek and Cauliflower Soup with Coconut Cream

Today I’m excited to share this guest post from Louise of Paleo Flourish Magazine.  This simple soup recipe for Leek & Cauliflower Soup is both Paleo and AIP-friendly (Paleo autoimmune protocol).  For more AIP recipes, check out Louise’s Essential AIP Cookbook.   Here’s Louise: Did you know that 100 grams of cauliflower only has 2 [...]