Category Archives for Healthy Living

Favorite Oven Baked Fries Recipe

Here is one of our family’s favorite recipes. They tell me they taste better than any restaurant fries. If you have an old Veg-O-Matic or Salad Shooter, this recipe is much easier. You just cut the potatoes and throw them in a bag that has oil and spices in it. Then you lay them in […]

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Posted by Heidi
March 9, 2016

Natural Body Scrub Recipe

Although you can find a body scrub in spas and department stores, you can also make them at home for practically nothing. This is a fun way to have a spa experience at home with ingredients you have on hand that will moisturize and exfoliate your skin and make it feel awesome. This simple sugar […]

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Posted by Heidi
March 9, 2016

Gluten Free Breakfast Ideas

Since so many people seem to not tolerate gluten anymore, I thought I would share some gluten free breakfast ideas to help. Breakfast is a very important meal, so make sure you start your day right! Gluten Free Breakfast Ideas 2 Ingredient Pancakes – Here is an easy 2 ingredient gluten free pancake recipe that […]

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Posted by Heidi
March 1, 2016

Top Ways to Avoid Laundry Toxins

Even though we think laundry is clean if it smells perfumey, we don’t realize how many harmful chemicals are in detergents and softeners. We breathe these chemicals all day because they are on our clothes and then we breathe them all night because they are in our sheets. Too much of a good thing is too […]

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Posted by Heidi
February 19, 2016

Keys to Healthy Eating Habits

Developing healthy eating habits is important. Food affects many areas of our lives; how we feel, how we react to stress, how much we can exercise, etc. There are thousands of diet books out there, each with their own premise and secret to maintaining a healthy weight. I have tried many of these and have […]

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Posted by Heidi
February 19, 2016

How to Use Essential Oils for Homeschooling Success

Essential oils are used by many homeschooling parents. There are countless health benefits, but they can also help with memory, focus, mood, and much more. Many homeschool families use essential oils each day with great success. What are Essential Oils? Basically, essential oils are the life blood of the plant. They flow from the roots […]

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Posted by Heidi
February 16, 2016

How to Keep the Air in Your Home Toxin Free

We’ve talked about toxins in food and personal care products in previous posts. Now it’s time to talk about the toxins in our air and how to keep them out of our homes. Although air fresheners, room sprays, and candles have nice scents and seem like they are good for us, the truth is that […]

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Posted by Heidi
February 15, 2016

Food Toxins and How to Deal With Them

When we purchase fruits and vegetables in the store, we don’t realize how many chemicals have been used on them to make them look so good. It is important to understand food toxins and to buy organic produce whenever possible. Organic produce is becoming more popular and should become even more affordable as more people […]

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Posted by Heidi
February 8, 2016