Yep! That's right! All these years I thought I had too MUCH acid in the old tummy! I've been doing some deeper research on this - while learning more about fermented foods - and it seems that our stomach NEEDS acid! Who knew? SYMPTOMS Let's start off with some of the symptoms of low… Continue reading The Lowdown on Stomach Acid!
One of the healthiest, most delicious dishes that my husband prepares! I could eat this every single night! Do you like Curry Chicken too? Who wants the recipe? Here it is! —————————- CURRY CHICKEN Ingredients: 1 to 2 pounds of boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1 stick of butter Cayenne pepper Curry powder 2 to 3… Continue reading Curry Chicken!
This is our first year of a full garden! Full for us anyway. Let me start at the beginning... When we had to rehome our precious hens last year after the hurricane, our first thought was to sell the 2 pens we had put together as our enclosure for the chickens and their coops. But… Continue reading Garden – Year 1
Actually, it's way past time to lose it! For those that don't know, here's the condensed back story... In July of 2004 I had Gastric Bypass Surgery. I weighed in at 308 pounds, had severe sleep apnea, was taking anti-inflammitories daily, and two types of blood pressure medication. I was only 46 years old. My… Continue reading It’s time to LOSE some weight!
Our health is determined by what we put IN our bodies (genetics too...but we have control of what we ingest) As I have gotten older, I soooo wish I had actually CARED about nutrition and natural health when I was raising my girls (please forgive me Melanie, Melissa, and Melinda!!!) Getting older doesn't have to stink. BUT...if… Continue reading “You Are What You Eat”
I have been curious about Intermittent Fasting ("IF" for short) for awhile now. Several of my friends are doing it and have raved about how they feel great, have more energy, and just generally feel better physically and emotionally!! Who doesn't want that? So, I've done some research and was planning to… Continue reading What’s all this about “IF”?
Brewing Kombucha at Home Makes approx. 1 gallon You will need… 3 1/2 quarts water 1 cup of sugar (regular white “table” sugar is fine) 8 bags black tea (or 2 tablespoons loose tea) 2 cups of starter tea from last batch of kombucha or from a friend 1 SCOBY for each jar (a SCOBY is NOT a must – the starter tea IS!) Stovetop… Continue reading How to Brew Kombucha at Home
I truly think that diets are the new craze! There are TONS of diets floating around out there - which one do we choose? Are any of them the "right" diet? I don't think that these "new" diets are really dieting...they are more of an eating habit than a diet, which in itself is a… Continue reading Diets, oh my!!!!
Here are 5 reasons that Plant-based Cleaners are Best for Your Family... Safety Have you read the label on the back of a commercial cleaner? Warning! Flammable! Do not ingest! Keep out of reach of children! Many chemicals used in household cleaners have not been tested for safety. Household cleaning supplies are one of… Continue reading Why are Plant-based Cleaners the Best?
I don't "advertise" much here on the blog...but I am sooo excited that Young Living has put two new oils AND is now offering the Desert Mist Diffuser in the Premium Starter Kit!!! Yep, that's right!!! The much loved Desert Mist !!!! But first, let me tell you about my additional Thank You Gift this… Continue reading Dump The Chemicals!