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

Salty Foot Soak

I saw this on Pinterest.  Just about everyone loves a foot bath.  I certainly do, so I had to try this one. I linked it but apparently, the recipe isn’t there anymore.  So here it is: 1/2 cup Epsom salt 1/2 cup baking soda 1/8 cup hydrogen peroxide 3% 10 drops of essential oil (I … Continue reading

Natural Ant Killer

A couple of months ago, ants invaded my kitchen.  I found this ant killing recipe & tried it immediately!  It’s made with water, sugar & borax.  I think the author called it “ant bait” but I’m calling it “ant killer” because that’s what it does, in the end.  Or does it? Mine turned out thicker … Continue reading

Refrigerator Oatmeal

I’ve been making this for about 3 weeks for Shabbat morning.  I wasn’t sure I’d like cold oatmeal so I put off trying this.  ALL the reviews I read were great, so I finally gave in & tried it.  Even my girls thought “refrigerator oatmeal” sounded kinda gross.  I used this recipe, which I found … Continue reading