Essential Oils and Special Needs {and how we’re grasping at straws}

Thank you!

I’ve fairly stubbornly avoided most of the recent essential oil trend. I feel like they are over recommended, people are pressured  to buy what they don’t need, can’t afford, and something less concentrated and expensive would work as well. I didn’t want to get caught up in the hype, and the absolute last thing I […]

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Smoothies as an Easy Complete Meal, Delicious too!

Easy Healthy Smoothies

My kids call these milkshakes, and I don’t correct them. Sweetened only with banana, these smoothies are a fast breakfast, lunch, or nutritious snack (though we don’t snack) that keep you going for hours!  The topping is just plain yogurt and fresh raspberries. We love raspberries, and purchase small baskets of them instead of candy […]

How to Quickly Fill Your Fridge with Probiotic-Rich Cultured Veggies

How To Have a Veggie Fermention Day (1)

Cultured vegetables add not only probiotics, but also vitamin-rich vegetables, sour-salty flavor, and intense color to every meal. I don’t consider a meal complete unless it contains some sort of fermented food with live cultures, whether that’s milk kefir, high quality yogurt, kombucha, or fermented vegetables like those shown here. When I make cultured vegetables, […]

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