It is a fact that a lot of people are used to eating what they want. Many find it hard to make a healthy change in their diet. Eating healthier foods is easier than you ...
One of the best things about being eco-friendly and saving money is that the two principles go hand-in-hand. Here are some very simple steps you can take to implement both of these ideals. Saving Money ...
You’ve got family coming over and your favorite beef stew recipe serves 4, but you’ve got 7 people coming. What are you going to do? One option is to scale the recipe, so you can ...
Everyone knows the foods to eat that improve health, although how we cook the food can be just as important. With there being so many oils and butter products claiming to be the best, it ...
So many apple desserts involve large amounts of sugar, butter, shortening, or white flour – or all four of these! It’s really too bad, since naturally-sweet apples make excellent, healthy desserts without all of the ...
3 TBS. herbal oil 1 1/2 tsp. coconut oil 1 3/4 tsp. cocoa butter 1/4 tsp. lanolin 1/2 tsp. (.10 ounce) beeswax 2 TBS. distilled water 1 3/4 tsp. rose water 3/4 tsp. glycerin 1 TBS. aloe vera gel 1 drop tea tree essential oil Get your dried, organic herbs, organic essential oils, bulk spices, […]
Are you having a chocolate attack? Try these awesome vegan chocolate chip cookies! What you need: 2 cups of all-purpose flour 1 cup light brown sugar ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup dark chocolate chips (I used Enjoy Life Gluten-Free Semi-Sweet Mini Chocolate Chips) ¼ crushed almonds (optional) […]
Moms are notorious for spending all of their energy and attention on the care of others. Add a full or part time job into the equation and it’s easy to get completely exhausted. Yet when you neglect yourself, you’re unable to give your all to others. You lose energy, motivation and enthusiasm. Self help is […]
Many of us want to do crafts, either on our own or with children. But sometimes the necessary supplies can get expensive, and they are not always eco-friendly. Here are some ideas for craft supplies that are not only eco-friendly; they are inexpensive (even free!) too. Look to Nature Natural materials are wonderful for crafts. […]
(Serves 6) Ingredients: 6 skinless and boneless chicken breasts 1 can chicken broth (low sodium) ¾ cup apricot preserves 1 tbsp light soy sauce 1 tbsp cornstarch 1 tbsp water Instructions: Spray a large frying pan with nonstick cooking spray. Add the chicken and sauté until brown. Add the chicken broth, apricot preserves and soy […]
Vinaigrette is one of those versatile kitchen must haves. Turn lettuce from bland to grand with a little vinaigrette. Take that steak from drab to fab with a little vinaigrette. Take your veggies from bland to bold with a splash of vinaigrette. And it’s such a basic recipe, one really can’t go wrong. A little […]
Many families these days are selecting to go gluten free. It might be daunting, however, to think about abandoning all those wheat-based cereals, crackers, cookies, and breads we so enjoy. But gluten-free cooking can be really flavorful, and there are whole aisles in some natural food stores and grocery stores dedicated to gluten-free foods. Here […]
Just about everyone has eaten something that made them feel bad later. What’s the reason? You might be experiencing sensitivity to a food you are eating. It can be hard to nail down food sensitivity. The onset of symptoms can come one or even two days after you have ingested the food. It all depends […]