Detox

 

Nettle, a Food Based Multivitamin

When these little beauties pop up out of the ground, you know spring has truly arrived. They’re one of the first wild edibles to surface after winter, and for very good reason. When the weather warms up, it’s a signal to the body to do a bit of spring cleaning. Spring after all, marks the Continue Reading

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Fire Cider

Overview This stuff is powerful. All that’s required is 1 tsp / day to give immunity a boost, and add a natural anti-fungal, and anti-bacterial to your diet. I suggest taking a break from doing anything every, single day – switch up this cider, with thyme or holy basil tea!  I’ve adapted the original “Fire Continue Reading

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Green Thai Curry Soup

This is the yummiest green thai curry soup. Warms your belly right up on a cold, rainy night. Ingredients  1 Tbsp virgin coconut oil 1 onion, halved then sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 small red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped 2 Tbsp Thai green curry paste 2 cups fresh spinach, roughly chopped 1 cup Continue Reading

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Oh, Sugar. How It’s Just Clogging Your Arteries

Wave goodbye to the fat-free era. I think it really might be put to rest. This is good news in my books, because increasing our dietary fat can actually help us loose the taste and cravings for all those tempting processed, non-foods (which seems to be what’s clogging our arteries in the first place).   Continue Reading

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Apple Cider Tonic

 

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Less is More: The Toxins in Beauty Products

Fact: Many cosmetic substances are also used in industrial manufacturing processes to clean industrial equipment, stabilize pesticides and grease gears. I’m sure we can all agree that an ingredient that effectively scours a garage floor may not be the best choice for a facial cleanser. The cosmetic industry uses thousands of synthetic chemicals in it’s products, Continue Reading

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Avoiding the Wild Things

Modern-day life has it’s luxuries. It also has set backs. As far as food goes, there are some wild things out there. Here’s a few to watch out for:   Sugar Substitutes Just to name a few: Aspartame, Splenda, Sweet & Low, Equal, Zero. These sugar impostors can most certainly be even worse for us Continue Reading

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Sexy Sleeping Rules

“Let your skin breathe,” my mom used to say. I wanted nothing to do with it. I loved sleeping all covered up – in flannels, a bath robe, and sadly – sometimes even my swim suit. Little did I know the effect it might be having on my body, in particular my lovely lady parts. Continue Reading

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The Wild Pharmacy

Another weed that just might be going unnoticed (just like dandelions!) is nettle.  Nothing short of a health-boosting herb. Nettle has — since ancient times — been an important source of food, fiber, and pharmaceuticals. Wild nettles contain an array of vital nutrients including: tannic acid, lecithin, chlorophyll, iron, silicic acid, lime, potassium, phosphorus, sulfur, sodium, Continue Reading

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Detox From Bed: The Miraculous Castor Oil Pack

Castor oil packs have been said to help improve liver detoxification naturally, support uterine and ovarian health, improve lymphatic circulation and reduce inflammation. The idea is to keep castor oil on a piece of cloth on the skin for at least an hour with a heat source to stimulate lymph and liver function. Unlike some Continue Reading

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Spring Eating

Spring brings with it lots of growth and changing energy. The wind carries scents of melting snow, warming soil, and emerging plants. Ayurveda In Ayurveda, the traditional medicine of India, this idea is related to the principle of ‘vata’, pronounced with a ‘w’ sound. Vata encompasses the wind, which is also present in the autumn. Continue Reading

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Lemon + Lavender Detox Bath

Epsom salt baths are a great way to get rid of those harmful, unnatural substances, you don’t want in your system. Imagine you’re at a party with lots of people — both those who were invited and those who weren’t. When the party’s over, usually at least some of those uninvited partygoers are still sticking Continue Reading

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