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Showing posts from April, 2014

Earth Day 2014

Earth Day is today and it's time to celebrate the wonderful planet we call HOME.  Get out there and show your planet some love.  Whether it's going to local parks in your area and picking up, riding your bike instead of your car this week, or something small as turning the lights off when you leave a room!  Here's a look a  40 Tips to go greener at home  from the blog site " The Art of Simple", she offers up some quick and easy ways to help our  planet on a daily basis!   When trying to "go green" there's a few things to be aware of when attempting to live a "greener" lifestyle, check out down below for some more helpful tips: Know Your Labels: - 100% Organic is truly organic and the most sustainable choice when going organic. This means that no harmful chemicals are used, that animals are raised according to strict standards and that farmland is managed sustainably. There are no hormones used, there’s no irradiation, and ge

Oil Pulling 101!

Have you tried "oil pulling" yet? It's the trendy new way to help get rid of bacteria and whiten your smile all at the same time! All you have to do is swish coconut or sunflower oil around your mouth for 20 minutes and...VOILA! Both of our products have gotten rave reviews! Oil Pulling 101: • Buy cold-pressed, unrefined coconut oil • Pull in the morning on an empty stomach. This is also when there’s the most bacteria in your mouth. • Don’t spit in your sink: And if you do, have Drano nearby. The oil can cause major clogs when it solidifies. • Have two separate toothbrushes: one for right after swishing and a separate for your daily morning and night brushing routine. • Swish with hot salt water immediately after oil pulling this will help rem ove the oil from your mouth.
The ground is beginning to thaw, buds make their way up through the soil and the ground comes alive again…Yay for SPRING!  Of course, with Spring here we have Easter coming right around the corner. Since Easter is in two weeks, I selected two of my favorite spring recipes for you, using fresh, seasonal ingredients such as  parsley , to create a delicious, healthy, gluten free dishes.    I’m kind of obsessed with these deviled eggs, and given that Easter is near, what could be more appropriate? They’re easy to make, full of protein and   naturally gluten free !   Deviled Eggs are perfectly simple and elegant for a party, and make a great casual everyday gluten free snack for all to enjoy!   Deviled Eggs ·          5 large hard boiled eggs, cooled and shelled ·          1-2 tablespoons mayonnaise or grapeseed oil ·          1 tablespoon Dijon mustard ·          ¼ cup minced parsley ·          ¼ cup (very finely) diced celery ·          1 teaspoon minced shallots