I absolutely love making all my own body care using simple ingredients and essential oils!
¼ cup aluminum free baking soda
¼ cup arrowroot
1/4 cup coconut oil
15 drops desired essential oil
2 – 4-ounce mason jars (I […]
Impress your guests this 4th of July with a deliciously healthy and RAW Peach Cobbler!
8 fresh Organic Peaches, peeled with seeds removed
¼ cup Honey or Maple Syrup
1 tbsp Lemon Juice
½ tsp alcohol-free Vanilla
I made these on the fly yesterday and the kids are in heaven!
Super Easy Strawberry Popsicles!
2 quarts local strawberries with the greens
1 banana for creamy texture
1/4 cup maple syrup (optional)
Blend all the ingredients in your […]
I absolutely love this recipe for an on-the-go breakfast or a healthy snack!
1 cup uncooked oatmeal
1/2 cup dried coconut
1/2 cup peanut butter or almond butter
1/2 cup ground flaxseed
1/2 cup (or less) vegan mini chocolate chips
Pad Thai is one of my favorites!
This recipe doesn’t disappoint!
3 zucchinis or 2 sweet potatoes, spiralized
2 cups bean sprouts
3/4 C. chopped almonds or cashew
1 red or yellow bell pepper, sliced
4 green onions, diced
Place all above […]
2 large portobello mushrooms
chopped orange or red bell pepper
homemade marinara OR raw marinara
Daiya cheese, optional
Top mushroom caps with marinara and toppings.
Enjoy raw, dehydrated at 110°F for a few hours, or bake at […]
Vegan Pumpkin Pie and Whipped Cream
2½ cups pecans
¼ cup well packed chopped dates
pinch sea salt
1. In a food processor, process pecans and salt adding dates slowly until crusts sticks together.
2. Press crust into a 9 […]
Thank you to New Day Cleveland for allowing me to share the power of essential oils!
Here are some things we mentioned on the show!
101 ways to use lemon, lavender, and peppermint, Here
150 Uses for the Family […]
If you are a Sweaty Betty like me then you probably need a little skin refresher after your workouts. We are all quick to run home and wash off after workouts, but what about beforehand? […]
I’m a big fan of all kinds of beans… Garbanzo beans, black beans, kidney beans, and every other kind of bean I can get my hands on. What I’m not a fan of is canned […]
Facial Scrub/Mask that you can Eat!
Recommended for all skin types except those with severe acne, Rosacea, broken capillaries, very
sensitive, thin elderly, sunburned or wind burned skin. For all skin types use only ground oatmeal.
This scrub […]
Two of my most favorite things, peanut butter and bananas!
Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream
1 frozen banana
1 Tbsp homemade peanut butter
Purée in the Vitamix an enjoy!
Make in 4 ounce cups for easy snacks for the week!
Homemade Peanut Butter
2 cups lightly […]
VEGAN RANCH DRESSING
3/4 cup Veganaise
2 Tbsp parsley, finely chopped
2 Tbsp dill, finely chopped
2 Tbsp chives, finely chopped
1 tsp onion powder
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/2 lemon, juiced
Mix all the ingredients.
I use this dressing on […]
One of the challenges in my 90 Day Challenge is to eliminate and/or reduce the use of daily chemical-laden household cleaning products and cosmetic/personal care products and replace them with safer, more natural products.
What is […]
Peppermint oil comprises vitamins A and C, omega-3 fatty acids, and minerals including potassium, manganese, iron, magnesium, calcium, and copper.
There are numerous ways to use peppermint for health:
add a few drops to water to ease […]
Discover the safe and healthful uses that essential oils can provide as you nurture yourself and your body with these Organic Home Spa Recipes. Simple to make and
highly effective, these high-quality natural products will help […]
First and foremost, I would like to thank everyone who participated in the contest. Your responses were incredibly motivating, heart warming and inspirational. This, was the first time I’ve done something like this and, I […]
What is Kombucha? According to Wikipedia…
Kombucha is an effervescent fermentation of sweetened tea that is used as a functional food. Sometimes referred to as a “mushroom” or “mother”, the kombucha culture is actually a symbiotic […]
The Thanksgiving Potluck was great, but the best part of it all was Barbie’s Green Bean Casserole. I had to share this!
EASY RAW VEGAN GREEN BEAN CASSEROLE, www.addictedtoveggies.com
In a mixing bowl combine the following:
This is my absolute favorite Autumn treat! Rich and creamy yet nut free which makes it a lower fat splurge. It is so easy with no ice cream maker required.
Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream Recipe
2 cups Butternut […]
If you missed last weeks blog, just scroll down and check out Barbie’s health checkup…
Here are more measurements for Barbie, so proud…
Neck 14.5 inches to 14.25 inches
Shoulder 48.75 inches to 46 inches
Arm 17.5 inches to 16.25 inches
Chest 54.5 inches to 50.75
Rib Cage 52.5 […]
In honor of Cinco de mayo this past weekend…
Marisa’s Spicy Salsa
5-6 tomatoes, medium
1 green pepper
1 sweet pepper
1 hot pepper
1 jalapeno pepper
½ red onion
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 lemons, juiced
½ C cilantro, chopped
1 t sea salt or […]
I’m completely obsessed with making all my own skin and body care products since I have always had sensitivities to the yucky synthetic products that are on the market today. Have you ever read the ingredients […]
By Christie Cereshko|2013-06-24T16:59:39-04:00|
BRAZIL NUT EGGNOG
4 c. Brazil nut milk
1 t. vanilla
1 t. ground clove
1 t. cinnamon powder
1 t. ground nutmeg
¼ c. agave syrup
2 frozen bananas
Blend all together in a vita mix or blender.
Add more or […]