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Ugh the dreaded flu - during the winter we may feel as if coming down with the flu is inevitable. However, picking up this year’s flu bug doesn’t have to be part of your winter routine, even when your kids are sick. Here are 5 natural health tips to boost your immune system and stay healthy during flu season naturally.
Ingredients such as ginger, cinnamon, chocolate, and cranberries are usually associated with delicious holiday food; and they aren't just tasty, they are REALLY good for you! Here are 5 of the healthiest foods that should be on your shopping list all year long. Get an antioxidant boost, balance hormones, and improve digestion by adding these 5 foods to your diet today.
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, onions are considered warm, acrid, and dispersing — meaning they help to break up phlegm and suppress coughs. According to the same theory, honey is moistening, calming, and tonifying to the Lungs — meaning they relieve dry throat and cough while restoring normal Lung function. Put together, honey and onions make a pretty sweet cough syrup that’s easy to make, super effective, and all natural cough syrup.
Butternut squash is basically nature's multi-vitamin: it contains powerful antioxidants Vitamin A and C - in fact, one serving of butternut squash provides over half your daily recommended dose of Vitamin C. Butternut squash contains more potassium than a banana; and also provides Vitamin B, manganese, magnesium, folate, zinc, and calcium! This sounds really great - but how do you prepare squash in a tasty way that harnesses the power of these nutrients? Enter the squash pancake - it's si
Sugary treats are abundant this month! While the Halloween candy dish may hold tempting treats, sugar can wreak havoc on skin by increasing inflammation. Skip the sugar and give your skin a treat instead. Whip up an easy-to-make DIY skincare mask that will clear impurities, calm inflammation, and give you a sweet rosy glow. Here are two simple recipes that will give you a jump on Halloween - the Monster Mash Charcoal Mask and the Yummy Mummy Soothing Wrap
Usually, when I mention the words cranberry chutney to someone, their face puckers and words like 'gross' or 'ew' start coming out of their mouths. And if you've only ever had canned cranberry sauce, I totally agree with that reaction. Because that squishy gelatin glob that plops out of a can at holiday dinners is gross. But friends, it doesn't have to be like this. Homemade ruby-red cranberry chutney is beautiful and AMAZING; plus, it takes about 20 minutes to make and it goes reall
Holiday recipe ingredients such as ginger, cinnamon, chocolate, and cranberries are usually associated with delicious holiday food; and they aren't just tasty, they are REALLY good for your beauty and health! Here are 5 popular holiday ingredients, how they boost your beauty from the inside out, and why you should have them on your beauty boosting food shopping list all year long.
Are you noticing vertical lines on your chest area? These lines are treatable with Gua Sha! Follow along in the third of a three-part series where I show you how to use Gua Sha to keep your body looking youthful! In this video I show you a Gua Sha tutorial to effectively keep your chest looking yout
When the weather cools off it's time to start thinking about fall soups! Soup is an excellent way to nourish and warm your body, keep your digestive system healthy, and boost your immunity. There are so many amazing soup recipes- This one, for kabocha squash soup, is my favorite soup recipe. Kabocha, also referred to as Japanese pumpkin or kabocha squash, is a seasonal vegetable that peaks in the fall through winter. It is revered for its mild, sweet flavor (similar to a sweet potato) and has a
Follow along as I try the 28-day Japanese Skincare challenge from Wawaza. This is a huge departure from my regular skincare routine. I'll post progress at the halfway point and again at the end. This Japanese Skincare routine promises to smooth and brighten skin, condition hair and nails, and promot
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