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5 Reasons Why I Eat Keto Desserts… Even Though I’m Not Keto

Even though I don’t follow a low-carb or keto diet, I DO eat keto desserts. Here are my 5 reasons why I eat keto desserts even though I’m not keto or low-carb. Read why I eat keto/low-carb desserts for gut health, reducing inflammation, hormone balanace, and more!

10 Tips for a Mentally Healthy Holiday Season

Do the holidays (or certain people or traditions) have you feeling stressed, anxious, or depressed? Here are 10 tips for a mentally healthy holiday season to help you make it through with love and boundaries instead of stress, depression, and anxiety.

A Tour of Our Modern Finnish Sauna (+7 benefits of Finnish sauna)

Join me for a photo tour of our modern Finnish sauna on our Northeastern Minnesota property! You’ll learn about the history of Finnish sauna, how we repaired ours after a devastating fire, how we take saunas (yes, we go in naked!), and the 7 health benefits of Finnish sauna.

What If I Can’t Afford Organic Food? (how to let go of the guilt & embrace Real Food anyway!)

Have you ever asked yourself, “What if I can’t afford organic food?”? Do you believe that your family’s health and wellness will suffer if you can’t buy all organic? Do you feel that Real Food is “all or nothing”? You can let go of the fear and guilt and embrace Real Food anyway, even on a small budget!

I No Longer Sell Beautycounter (here’s why)

I no longer sell Beautycounter. Though I thought it could become a profitable part of my work-at-home business, I quickly realized that I can’t and won’t be part of the larger beauty industry — an industry that sells women the lie that they aren’t beautiful just the way we are. Here’s my why.

Kids Don’t Just Outgrow Picky Eating: 10 Tips for Raising Real Food Lovers (+40 Picky Eater-Approved Real Food Recipes!)

“Oh, kids just outgrow being picky,” they said. That’s a MYTH! Kids do NOT outgrow being picky. We successfully raised 2 teens who love healthy, whole foods. Here are my 10 tips for raising Real Food lovers, plus over 40 picky eater-approved recipes with hidden veggies, probiotics, and more!

5 Must-Have Supplements for Basic Wellness (+ why everyone needs supplements)

With depleted soils, stressful lifestyles, and constant exposure to toxins, it’s important that we support our bodies’ best health. So, here are my top 5 Must-Have Supplements for Basic Wellness, plus why everyone needs supplements! And, you might be surprised at what supplement DIDN’T make my list.

How to Make an Ashwagandha Tincture (+ ashwagandha’s benefits for hormones, adrenals, mental health, & more!)

Reap the benefits of ashwagandha — an amazing adaptogenic herb that can improve mental health, hormone balance, adrenal fatigue, and more — by learning how to make an ashwagandha tincture! This easy herbal how-to saves money, too!

How To Do A 3-Day Bone Broth Fast (why you should + how to prepare!)

All you need to know about how to do a 3-day bone broth fast! From the benefits of bone broth-fasting to preparing for your fast, this is an in-depth post about nourishing your body with bone broth to reset your gut health and improve your overall health!

Can You Use Essential Oils in Instant Pot Recipes?

If you’re not cooking with essential oils, it’s time to start! And I’d love to share how and why to use essential oils in Instant Pot recipes — complete with what the best type of oils are and how to substitute essential oils for herbs, spices, and extracts in recipes that don’t already have essential oils.