Immune Boosting Elderberry Gummy Snacks

This time of year I like to add herbs and natural supplements into my family's diet to keep them healthy and happy. One of the things I've been using this season is elderberry syrup. Elderberries have been used in traditional folk medicine for generations. Elderberries are high in antioxidants which help stimulate the immune system. [...]

How To Make Calendula Infused Coconut Oil

This healing calendula infused coconut oil can be used as a body lotion, a base to use in your homemade deodorant or face serum and much more! Coconut oil is used year round in my home for both cooking and topical use. It's high in antioxidants which helps to repair free radical damaged skin and [...]

30 Paleo Pumpkin Recipes

Looking for a delicious Paleo Pumpkin Recipes? These paleo-friendly treats will make your taste buds ready for the tastes of fall. Pumpkin is amazing! It's one of my favorite tastes of the season, and it's a delicious addition to any recipe. All the vitamins inside don't hurt, either... If you're like me and have decided [...]

Dairy Free Butternut Squash Soup

Forget about pumpkin and celebrate Autumn with this delicious dairy free butternut squash soup instead! I like to call this Fall in a bowl. :) It's rich and creamy with very good for you too! Enjoy! Makes 8 servings. Ingredients 2 Tablespoons Coconut Oil 1 Onion, Chopped 3 Pounds Butternut Squash, Peeled, Seeded and Cut [...]

Easy 3 Ingredient Coconut Milk Yogurt Recipe

Are you you looking for a easy coconut milk yogurt recipe? In this tutorial, I share how easy it is to make coconut milk yogurt at home with just a few ingredients!  Homemade yogurt is one of the easiest cultured foods you can make in your kitchen. All you need is good quality milk and yogurt [...]

Non-Toxic Soft Scrub Recipe

Ditch the chemicals and clean your sink, toilets and shower with this non-toxic soft scrub recipe! I quit using a lot of cleaners several years ago after I had read about the health hazards of the chemicals in cleaning products and the possible link to cancer and other serious conditions. I was particularly concerned when I read that children [...]

25+ Coconut Oil Recipes

  Unless you live under a rock you may have noticed the craze around coconut oil. Coconut oil is finally getting recognition for its many health benefits and uses. Coconut oil is rich in immune boosting fat lauric acid (aka the super healthy fats found in human breast milk). Coconut oil also supports thyroid health and [...]

Soothing Shower Diffuser Discs

I love taking baths (especially detox baths), but with three kids and a busy schedule I don't get to enjoy them as often as I'd like. I miss relaxing in the bath with epsom salts and essential oils. The combo relaxes me and helps me to sleep better at night. Recently I starting using shower diffuser disks in my shower [...]

Hormone Balancing Maca Powder Smoothie

When it comes to herbs and natural substances, I believe in using as natural of ingredients as possible. Since I'm all about using clean and natural ingredients, it's no surprise that I came upon maca powder. Maca may seem a little mysterious, but this trendy "exotic" supplement is anything but a trendy superfood. It's been around [...]

Are you deficient in ‪‎magnesium‬? This deficiency can trigger up to 22 medical conditions, including anxiety‬, dental problems, liver disease, osteoporosis, and hypertension.

Magnesium is an essential mineral for your body's main function. But according to The Magnesium Miracle, most Americans only consume half of how much total magnesium the need in a day. What does this mean? It means a lot of us are walking around not getting nearly enough magnesium. As a group, Americans are chronically [...]

Double Chocolate Coconut Flour Brownies

These healthy coconut flour brownies are the best gluten free dessert I've made! They're warm, gooey and rich in chocolate goodness! Brownie's are my go-to dessert that I make when I have company over. They're warm, gooey and delicious! My all time favorite brownie recipe was passed down from my mother in law. Her brownies [...]

How To Take The BEST Detox Bath

Baths are amazing. They're an easy way to sink into a state of relaxation, unwind and restore your body after all the stress of the day. With a few added boosts from natural ingredients, a regular bath can become something even better: A detox bath. I know what you're thinking: I barely have time for [...]

As you've seen, I love all things coconut! But not all products made from coconut are the same. Here's a quick guide to coconut for the newbies out there!

Don't know the difference between coconut oil and coconut butter? This coconut product guide will help you sort through all the products on the market today. As you've seen, I love all things coconut! But not all products made from coconut are the same. Here's a quick coconut product guide for the newbies out there: A [...]

How to Choose the Best Coconut Oil

Want to find the best coconut oil? There are so many labels, so little time! Here's your guide to selecting the best coconut oil for your body. In its purest form, coconut oil is incredibly healthy for your body. But not all coconut oils is pure. Some are cut with other oils, or are cosmetically [...]

Magnesium Gummies

Homemade Fruit Snacks - Are you looking for healthy snacks to make for your family? Try these gut-healing homemade fruit snacks! They're delicious and are full of  nutrients and healthy superfoods! Like most kids, my children love fruit snacks! I usually make a batch of homemade fruit snacks once or twice a month so I have healthy snacks [...]

Homemade Slushies Made With Real Fruit

Slushies are my husband's favorite summer drink. I'm not the biggest fan of the long list of ingredients in convenient store slushies so I decided to make our own with real fruit and coconut water. These homemade slushies are wonderful on long hot summer days and have minerals and electrolytes to keep you hydrated! It happens a [...]

Coconut And Almond Candy Cups (Homemade Almond Joy)

Want to enjoy an Almond Joy without all the sugar? This coconut almond candy recipes is made with all natural ingredients and is much more nutritious than any candy bar you'll find in the store.   Almond Joy's are one of my favorite candies from childhood. Since giving up processed food my taste buds have [...]

Coconut Fruit Dip - Paleo & Dairy Free!

This healthy dairy-free coconut fruit dip is made with only 3 ingredients! Serve with fresh organic fruit or coconut flour graham crackers. We've been enjoying an abundance of fruit this summer thanks to our local CSA. My kids have especially enjoyed all the berries! When we were getting  ready to have company for the fourth of [...]

7 Benefits of Hatha Yoga

Ready to increase you're flexibility and boost your immune system? These are just some of the health benefits of hatha yoga. When I first heard about yoga I thought it was a fancy word for stretching, boy was I wrong! Once I finally tried it out I learned there is much more to yoga than [...]

Coconut Oil Sunscreen

This coconut oil sunscreen recipes is made with 3 all natural ingredients. No chemicals needed! I've actually never needed to wear sunscreen since I was blessed with skin that doesn't burn...ever. BUT some of my babies inherited their daddy's skin so sun protection lotion has been needed for my family occasionally. I avoid body care products for [...]