• “There is treasure to be desired and oil in the house of the wise.” – Proverbs 21:20

Bone Broth- A Powerful Healing Tool

Bone broth, a highly beneficial, nutrient dense superfood has been used since ancient times and is considered to be one of the most remarkable foods on the planet that is made from simmering animal or fish bones. Its a powerful healing tool, often referred to as “the elixir of life.” Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, said over 2,000 years ago… “All disease begins in the gut.” Modern day science is finally coming around and confirming this ancient wisdom. Sadly, most people remain unaware of how incredibly beneficial bone broth is and miss out on the opportunity to transform their health and life. When you were sick as a child, did your mom ever make a pot of chicken soup and insist that you eat it, telling you that it would make you feel better? Have you ever wondered why? Homemade bone broth has amazing health benefits and can be … Continue reading

Time to Cleanse, Rebuild, & Support

Would you like to combat all the garbage you’ve exposed your body to over the years and help it function at optimal levels? The average American diet includes highly processed foods, laden with high fructose corn syrup, sugar or artificial sweeteners, dyes, pesticides, and ingredients whose names most people can’t even pronounce. Hippocrates, known as the father of medicine, is well known for this quote which you’ve probably heard a thousand times, right? “Let thy food by thy medicine, and let thy medicine be thy food.” The modern day version of this is… “garbage in, garbage out” or “You are what you eat!”   The consumption of dead, chemical laden, highly processed foods and exposing ourselves to toxic, hormone disrupting chemicals, multiple times on a daily basis is wreaking havoc on on bodies and literally making us sick. Is it any wonder that so many people experience so many health … Continue reading

Homemade Ginger Ale with a KICK!

One of the best things that you can do is to for your health is to ditch all the sugar laden drinks and sodas, and replace them with healthier options like homemade ginger ale or lemonade. Most of the drinks on the market contain either high-fructose corn syrup, which means your drinking a product made from GMO’s which is a whole other subject in and of itself, or artificial sweeteners. Its getting harder and harder but I try to avoid GMO’s like the plague. In recent years studies have shown that sugar is more addictive as cocaine… yep that’s right, COCAINE. Dr. Mercola, an alternative medicine proponent and osteopathic physician, says it’s “one of the most addictive and harmful substances currently known”. If you’ve ever tried to get off sugar and had a hard time doing so, now you know why! And don’t think for one minute that consuming “diet” … Continue reading

Feed Your Gut, Change Your Life

Our modern lifestyle and fast-paced culture is oftentimes at odds with living a healthy lifestyle. We’ve all heard the saying “You are what you eat!” right? Unfortunately, many of us have sacrificed our health on the alter of convenience because of our busy lifestyles and unhealthy eating habits. I have always preferred to find natural and holistic ways to support my health and wellness goals, however, for far too long I was undermining those efforts by making unhealthy food choices. Eating healthy is simple, it just isn’t easy sometimes. We have to unlearn poor eating habits and replace them with healthy ones by making healthy choices. When we do this we can begin to live life the way it was meant to be lived. Living a rich, vibrant, healthy life is within our reach when we begin to make healthy lifestyle changes. If you want to change your life then … Continue reading

Supplement with Master Formula and NingXia Red

In order to make sure your body is getting all the vitamins and minerals needed to help it function at optimal levels it’s more important than ever to use supplements… ones that your body can actually absorb. We simply are not getting the needed nutrients from our food any longer without supplementation. According to an article “Dirt Poor: Have Fruits and Vegetables Become Less Nutritious?” our soil no longer contains the same amount of nutrients it once did. Outdated farming practices and the typical American SAD diet is a bad combination and us leading off right off the cliff. “It would be overkill to say that the carrot you eat today has very little nutrition in it—especially compared to some of the other less healthy foods you likely also eat—but it is true that fruits and vegetables grown decades ago were much richer in vitamins and minerals than the varieties … Continue reading

Ultimate Southwestern Chopped Salad with Cilantro Dressing

I love to adapt recipes whenever I can to fit our needs and taste buds. I absolutely LOVE it when I can easily change or adapt one to incorporate the use of Young Living’s essential oils. I recently saw a recipe for a Southwestern Chopped Salad and I knew immediately this recipe was a match made in heaven and that it would easily allow the use of essential oils. Another benefit… this recipe adapts so easily to making mason jar salads, my new favorite for busy schedules. This salad, with its beautiful bursts of color, is not only very nutritious but also very appetizing and sure to make mouths water. The use of mason jar salads is another cool option to help you with your weight management goals as they are healthy, and quick and easy to prepare ahead a time. Adding kefir to this recipe was the icing on … Continue reading

MAKING HEALTHY CHOICES… The Path Towards Health!

The path towards health includes eating real food along with getting plenty of exercise and are probably the two most important things that we can do for our physical and mental health. Sadly, for a lot people that’s not the norm. With our busy lifestyles its easy to let both of these slip towards the back of the priority list isn’t it? I know I struggle with it and bet most of you do too. For those wanting to begin making better, healthier choices for themselves and their family begin first by taking steps to educate yourself on the benefits of eating REAL live food including how to incorporate cultured foods into your diet, and getting plenty of exercise. It may be just the motivation you need to make any necessary changes needed. Eating highly processed foods which may contain harmful additives and chemicals, growth promoters and/or GMO ingredients along … Continue reading

Healthy Immune Systems

As we move into the fall and winter seasons it’s more important than ever to make sure that we are maintaining and supporting strong, healthy immune systems. A strong immune system is our best protection against germs and makes it harder for them to gain a foothold. In today’s environment it’s more important than ever to have a healthy immune system, and just good common sense! There are a few things I feel that are indispensable as we move into the fall and winter seasons…. I refer to them as “winter wellness must’s… as in “MUST HAVES!” or in some cases “MUST DO’s!” Some are common knowledge like being sure to cover our mouth when we sneeze or cough, and simply washing our hands with plain old soap and water more frequently while also avoiding touching our mouth, nose and eyes with our hands, as that is an easy way … Continue reading

Making Healthy Choices… Educational Series

Much about our modern way of living isn’t really about making healthy choices it’s about making convenience choices and in the end we pay the price with our health! Making Healthy Choices is a new educational series which will begin to help educate you on various topics in an effort to encourage you to live a much healthier, happier lifestyle while also teaching you how to incorporate the use of Young Living’s essential oils and oil infused products into your lifestyle hopefully resulting in more positive outcomes for you and your family. Years ago I made a conscience decision to take control of the reins to my family’s healthcare choices. We had a situation arise with my daughter that prompted this. At the time I didn’t have a clue as to what I was going to do… I just KNEW that there was a better way than what was being proposed. … Continue reading

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