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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.

Legume & Bean Pastas Aren’t Actually Nourishing Us… Here’s Why

Legume and bean pastas — like chickpea, lentil, black bean, and edamame — are one of the latest trends in “health” food. They’re touted as being higher in protein and nutrients than wheat or other gluten-free pastas. But legume and bean pastas aren’t actually nourishing us… and here’s why.

7 Reasons To Limit Almond Flour Use (+ what to use instead for grain-free & keto baking!)

If you’re doing a lot of low-carb/keto, paleo, or grain-free baking, chances are, you’re using a lot of almond flour. But is almond flour the best choice? Especially if it’s making daily appearances in our diets? Consider these 7 reasons to limit almond flour use and consumption.

6 Ways To Support Gut Health While Taking Anti-Anxiety Medication (beyond bone broth, probiotics, & ferments!)

Here are 6 ways to support gut health while taking anti-anxiety medications. These go deeper than simply drinking bone broth, taking probiotics, or eating fermented food. Because if you’re on prescription medications for your mental health, you need the big guns!

An In-Depth Review of Essentia’s Classic8 Organic Memory Foam Bed — 5 Years After Purchase

5 years ago, we fell in love with an organic memory foam bed. Here’s an In-Depth Review of Essentia’s Classic8 Organic Memory Foam Bed — a bed that doesn’t sleep hot, is allergy-friendly and non-toxic, sustainably sourced, provides full-body support with zero partner disturbance, and has given us 1,825 nights of the best sleep ever!