Category Archives for Wellness

Oriental Beef Recipe – Family Favorite

Since it’s fun to see the recipes other families are using, I thought I would share my Oriental Beef recipe with all of you. This is another one of those recipes that when my family asks, “What’s for dinner?” and I tell them it’s this, they smile. You have to love when your family members […]

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Posted by Heidi
March 25, 2016

Spanish Rice – Family Friendly Recipe

It’s always fun to see what other families like to eat. Here is our favorite Spanish Rice dish. It’s great to use in the summer when vegetables are in good supply, but since I dry and freeze some of our produce, this dish is pretty easy in the winter too. I can just throw in […]

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Posted by Heidi
March 22, 2016

How to Get Kids to Eat Healthy

Many parents that learn about how to eat healthy and want their kids to join them on this journey find a ton of opposition in this area. Some kids just naturally enjoy good food and make the transition easily, but others really like certain comfort foods and just don’t want to give them up. Tips […]

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Posted by Heidi
March 11, 2016

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

Easy Natural Lip Scrub using Essential Oils

I was looking for a lip scrub to make using essential oils. I wanted something easy that didn’t contain chemicals or would cause me harm. Below is the recipe I used. Lip scrub basically takes the layer of dead skin from the top layer of the lip and helps to smooth things out. I’m guessing […]

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Posted by Heidi
February 23, 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

Best Soothing Lotion Recipe with Essential Oils

There are so many chemicals in our personal care products these days that making your own soothing lotion with essential oils and natural ingredients is the best way to go. These recipes only take a few minutes and are actually good for your skin! Wonderful Soothing Lotion 1/4 c coconut oil (preferably organic) 1/4 c […]

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Posted by Heidi
February 1, 2016