Our Week of Paleo Meals by Freshly (& GIVEAWAY!)

Paleo Freshly

You guys! I cook soooooo much. And more importantly, I do SO MANY DISHES . Some days it feels like all I did was dishes. Those of you without a dishwasher know what I am talking about. So, when Freshly asked me if we wanted to try a week's worth of Paleo meals (and giveaway 12 meals to one of my readers!!!), it was a no-brainer! We tried the "Freshly Flex 12" which includes 12 Meals Per Week. We … [Continue Reading...]

Paleo Creamy Artichoke Dip

Creamy Artichoke Dip

This recipe for Paleo Creamy Artichoke Dip is from Rachael Bryant's brand new cookbook, Nourish: The Paleo Healing Cookbook: Easy Yet Flavorful Recipes that Fight Autoimmune Illnesses. The Autoimmune Paleo Protocol never looked this good! I've toyed with the idea of trying this stricter approach to Paleo, as I am allergic to tomatoes, so I've always wondered if some of the other nightshades … [Continue Reading...]

Sleep Promoting Paleo “Gummies”

Sleepy Time Gummies FB

  These sleep promoting Paleo "gummies" were inspired by a post I came across on Mama Natural's website, How Tart Cherry Juice Can Help Kids Sleep Better (Adults Too!). I had read her post months ago and filed it away in my brain for natural tips and tricks to try, if my toddler started … [Continue Reading...]

GIVEAWAY: NON-TOXIC MAKE-UP!

Dew Skin

  As many of you know, my journey into health started with changes in my diet. Once I started eating a healthy, nutrient-dense diet, low in toxins, I started to notice all the other places toxins enter our lives day to day. I began making my own household cleaning products and seeking out … [Continue Reading...]

Natural Bug Repellent

Natural Bug Repellent

  This natural bug repellent is tried and true. I just used it for an entire week, while on vacation in Mexico, where bugs are plentiful. I escaped the trip with only 2 or 3 bites, when I am usually the person that is eaten alive! Several studies show that essential oils can effectively … [Continue Reading...]

Homemade Facial Cleanser

Homemade Facial Cleanser

I've been using this homemade facial cleanser for a few weeks now. It's really moisturizing and gentle on the skin. My face feels so soft and clean after washing it. Just like we were told to avoid oils and fats in food, many of us had the same misconception about our skincare products. When … [Continue Reading...]

Paleo Superfood Sardine Spread

Paleo Superfood Sardine Spread

  I rarely use canned products but fresh sardines are hard to come by. Sardines are loaded with nutrients, so it is worth the trade-off! They are a great source of omega-3 fats, vitamin D, vitamin B12 and selenium. If you do find fresh sardines, they taste delicious grilled! If eating … [Continue Reading...]

5 Easy Ways to Go Green (+ GIVEAWAY!)

Chemex 2

  Let me start off by saying that I am not perfectly green or anything. But, this is something I've been working on over the last few years. As things run out or break in our house, I swap them out for a healthier and more environmentally-friendly option. Just recently my coffeemaker started … [Continue Reading...]