Coconut oil is delicious, versatile and good for you! Coconuts are a good fruit/nut to turn to when looking for organic foods since the hard shell of the coconut protects it and eliminates the need for GMOs or harsh pesticides. Here are 10 ways to use the awesome oil. Continue reading
The weather’s getting warmer and it’s time for camping season! In preparation for spending nights outside in nature, make some of these natural bug repellant lotion bars and forgo store bought bug repellants that contain deet and other unwanted chemicals. Plus, the lotion will hydrate your skin! Continue reading
I just received a shipment of Yerba Mate loose leaf tea from His Healing Herbs tea marketplace. Yerba Mate is one of my favorite types of tea. In addition to being high in caffeine, it has an earthy and grassy flavor that mixes well with citrus and floral flavors. It’s also delicious on its own. Yerba Mate is a special plant from the Earth, with lots of medicinal qualities. Continue reading
I love sugar scrubs. I use one daily as a soap alternative with coconut oil to replenish skin moisture in the dry Eastern Washington winter. This sugar scrub is nicely themed for St. Patrick’s day. It’s optional to add the food coloring and I don’t to avoid color substitutes and fake dyes. The minty flavor is enough to remind you of Shamrock shakes and green clovers. Continue reading
Taking a walk in the woods, sometimes called forest bathing, is one of the best things you can do for your health. After spending the past few sunny days basking in the breath of the trees, I thought of all the benefits of taking a nice, refreshing walk in the woods. Sitting in the forest can be more energizing and uplifting than a morning cup of coffee and I always underestimate what a great mood the trees and bushes can put you in. Here are 7 benefits of a walk in the woods. Continue reading
This 1-day detoxifying juice is ideal for once a week. It is cleansing and pairs wonderfully with light and easy daily yoga. This makes a whole pitcher which is a good amount to drink in one day and gives you some good nutrition to get through the day. I personally do half day cleanses or use the juice as a nutrient/hydration boost, but it is safe to do as a 1-day stand alone juice cleanse.
This is better than lots of juice cleanses that are sour, taste bad and leave you hungry. The wheatgrass and juice in this drink are a delicious mix! I’d bottle it and sell it on the street. =] Continue reading
This nourishing and conditioning hair balm with help restore life to limp and damaged hair. Make and rubs all over your hair, especially the ends. Wait a few hours, then rinse away. Here’s the recipe for an herb-y and nourishing homemade hair balm. Continue reading
Turmeric has many health benefits. It’s good for digestion and joint pain. This juice may not be your favorite and won’t taste like a milkshake, but it works wonders on balancing your internal organs and reducing pain throughout the body. If possible, use all organic ingredients.
Pain-Relieving Turmeric Juice
4 stalks of celery
1 peeled and chopped cucumber
1 inch of ginger root Continue reading