Celery Juice

6 My doctor suggested I start drinking a small glass of celery juice every afternoon a few weeks back. Not being a big fan of celery in general, I was pleasantly surprised by the taste and how immensely refreshing it is! Impressed and curious, I did a little research and found that celery is all […]

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Back to Eden Gardening

I’ve always been a fan of the idea of having a garden, being able to pick fresh veggies and fruit right out of my backyard and getting to play in the dirt. I’m less a fan of the idea of the time and labor investment however, I just don’t have the patience and dedication for […]

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Taking notes from nature

I recently read an article on Medium called Nature: the coolest startup in the world that highlights the innovative and sustainable design of nature. What is brilliant is how she applies this design to business startups. Nature’s design is time-tested and proven, why not take notes from it? “From a systems perspective, mother nature is […]

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Dairy-free Gluten-free banana muffins

These are probably my favorite gluten replacements I’ve found, they consistently turn out so good! I bake them pretty regularly these days, they are easy, filling, and they’re so easy to adapt. I found these searching for banana bread recipes on WellnessMama.com (love her website, and everything there!) Here is the recipe with my own […]

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Adventures in water kefir!

Milk kefir I’ve tried a few times, and enjoyed it but would grow tired of it quickly when I’m the only one consuming it, plus it’s a lot of milk to go through on a daily basis! Then I heard of water kefir. There are actually separate water kefir grains, but you can also convert […]

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Health

There’s been a drastic change in my perspective on health lately. Much thanks to my pregnancy and midwife, and my passionate husband who works in a natural health and supplement store. I grew up actively avoiding learning much about nutrition and how much of what kind of food I should or shouldn’t eat. A large […]

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Raw Liver and V8

Yes, that’s what this is, raw liver and V8 smoothie… and yes, I drank it. Every day for a week, actually. And about every other day the second week of my post partum recovery. The concoction is an infamous recommendation of my midwife Carol Gautschi’s. I knew liver was a power food, and that if […]

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My favorite natural diy cleaner

Let me state upfront that I found this recipe at notsomodern.com …and I’ve dubbed it the Soda Salt mix. I came across her post on a whim of a search for diy dry laundry soap that didn’t use borax. What first struck me about this recipe in particular was how simple it is. What impressed […]

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Homemade coconut egg bread

This is a recipe I found on pinterest that immediately snagged my attention for it’s absurd simplicity: 6 eggs 1/2 cup gee/melted butter 3/4 cup coconut flour 2 tbsp honey 1/4 tsp salt Mix it all together, bake in greased pan at 350 for 40 minutes. Waahh!! I had to try this. No way was […]

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The root cause of Ryan’s autoimmune crisis

Preface: We got married in November. Since January, Ryan hasn’t been able to sleep in our home with me due to extreme sinus pressure, fatigue, headaches, and insomnia. For months we didn’t know what was wrong. In March we moved into a new home, hoping we were leaving behind the mold, dust mites, chemicals, or […]

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