Trim Healthy Mama Sweet Blend

I really wanted to like this sweetener.  I wanted to LOVE it.  In fact, I started to love it before I even got it.  I dreamed of all the very low glycemic index foods & drinks I’d be able to enjoy while getting my health in order.  I was a bit skeptical, though, as every … Continue reading

Update! TRULY Delicious Apple Cider Vinegar Drink (Recipe)

If you’ve been with me here for a while, you know I’ve tried just about every apple cider vinegar drink recipe out there.  They’re all described as “delicious”, “amazing”, “just like lemonade”, “your kids will love it, etc…ALL LIES!  They have all been truly horrible!  Unpalatable.  Completely undrinkable. I started using essential oils in June. … Continue reading

Coconut Oil Deodorant

***Updated on May 12, 2013*** The other day, my hair & scalp were really bothering me. I mixed a few drops of tea tree oil in about a two-thirds cup of coconut oil. After rubbing it into my scalp & hair, there was a lot left over. I remembered seeing this recipe on Pinterest for … Continue reading

Honey & Cinnamon

I started feeling like I was coming down with a cold. A few days before the Adam Ant concert!! I remembered seeing this natural remedy on Pinterest (I can’t find the pin right now, I’ll link it later when I find it) ***Found it! Mix 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon into 1 teaspoon of raw, organic … Continue reading

Scrubby Bathroom Cleaner

I love making my own household cleaners. When I saw this recipe for ”scrubby bathroom cleaner”, I got excited. I’ve been using baking soda, vinegar & salt for years & was ready for something different. I memorised the recipe before I went shopping. I only needed the Dr. Bronner’s soap. I made the cleaner as … Continue reading

Apple Braid

Who can resist apple pie?  Not me.  This recipe is an alternative to apple pie but with all the yumminess of apple pie! It’s super easy to make, bakes quickly & looks lovely.  The person who pinned it said “Easy to make & makes you look like a genius” or something to that effect. The … Continue reading

Apple Cider Vinegar Elixir

We’ve had some illness around here lately.  Pneumonia, sniffles, upset tummies.  Not sure what I’ve got but it’s not terrible.  I’ve been hearing about the benefits of apple cider vinegar for years but was hesitant to to try them because I’m particularly fond of the taste of ACV. But then I found this Sweet Apple … Continue reading