Natural Living… Chemicals in our Cosmetics

I’m all for DIY these days.  I make my own deodorant, body butter, diaper paste (recipe coming soon!), shaving cream.  It started with deodorant when I was tired of wasting money on natural deodorant that didn’t work for me.  Soon after, my son turned 12 months old and had a diaper rash that just would … Continue reading

Naturally Made Toasted Walnut Kale Pesto

One of my newest favorite foods is Kale!  I don’t know about you, but growing up I only new of Kale to be a garnish on a plate to make it pretty… but to EAT it!?  That was a different story.  I absolutely love it now and we literally eat it almost daily, if not daily. … Continue reading

Naturally Made Twice Baked Turkey Stuffed Potatoes

Russet Potatoes have had a bad rap for some time now.  They are considered “starchy,” or high in carbohydrates. And although that is true, they are full of nutrients and fiber (which slows digestion and blood sugar spikes)! The skins of the potato carry the most nutrients since they are grown in the ground and … Continue reading

Naturally Made Raw Almond Milk

Okay, I couldn’t do a post on Chocolate Chip COOKIES without one on MILK!  Don’t those go hand in hand!?  I think so. Almond milk is so delicious and so good for you!  It has roughly only  30-40 calories per cup and is full of nutrients, such as calcium (bones, teeth), manganese (activating enzymes in … Continue reading

Naturally Made “Smart Butter”

There is such a misconception out there that fat makes you fat.  I used to be one of those believers!  I remember being in college and not wanting to each cheese unless it was the low-fat/fat-free kind (yuck!). Or only using reduced fat margarine or sour cream.  I read labels and I thought I was … Continue reading