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Melon Breakfast Bowls

This is a healthy, fun breakfast that looks beautiful and is a great start to the day.  I’ve also found that kids love to eat fruit when it’s presented in a colorful way like this. Finally, it’s a tasty way to get protein into your diet. In this recipe, Sue uses seasonal fruit, yogurt and […]

Homemade Concord Grape Frozen Yogurt

Concord grapes have a rich, intense, wonderful taste.  I was excited when I saw this recipe by Sue for homemade grape frozen yogurt.  Not only is it delicious, it’s a great, healthy change of pace from ice cream. This is a quick and  easy recipe that uses just three ingredients.  After preparing and chilling the […]

How to Make Dinosaur Egg Popsicles

A Dinosaur Egg is a pluot. Pluots are the result of naturally cross pollinating plums and apricots producing a fruit that’s sweet and juicy.  These are Natural! No GMO tinkering. You can usually find them in the fruit section of your grocery store. Because of their natural juiciness and great flavors, they make excellent popsicles. […]

No Churn Dulce de Leche Ice Cream

It’s summer and blazingly hot outside.  Wouldn’t some homemade ice cream taste great right about now?  If I told you there was a homemade ice cream that you could make without an ice cream maker, used only two ingredients, and was super creamy, you’d probably say I’m nuts.  But it does exist and it’s delicious! […]

All Natural Homemade Blush Recipe

This is another easy recipe for homemade, natural blush by Robin of Thank Your Body. As with Robin’s other make-up recipes, you don’t have to worry about the chemical toxins you might get with commercial products.   It’s also a very easy recipe to make.  As with most make-up recipes, you may have to experiment with […]

Homemade Whipped Coconut Oil Body Butter Recipe

If you use coconut oil you know that in the Fall and Winter when temperatures drop, it can solidify.  You can liquify it by holding the container  under hot tap water, placing the container in a pan of water and heating it over low heat or putting it on top of a warm stove. In […]

All Natural Homemade Make-Up Foundation

Robin  of Thank Your Body has developed a great, natural make-up foundation. Since foundation color varies from person to person, you may have to experiment with the ingredients to arrive at a color that works for you.  But the obvious advantage of natural foundation is that you’re not putting something with a heavy chemical base […]

Herbal Remedies for Kids

One of the most frequent questions  that comes up is what herbs are good to use when your kids are sick.  This is a great post from Pantry Healing that answers this question.  The writer is a Mom with a 2-year old son.  These are herbal remedies that she uses for her own child. The […]

A Recipe for Homemade Peppermint Foot Cream

I’ll bet all of the Olympic runners would love to have this peppermint foot cream after all of their events! This  homemade foot cream recipe and tutorial from Andrea of Frugally Sustainable has a wonderful combination of essential oils, cocoa butter, Shea butter and other ingredients.  It includes Tea Tree oil which disinfects your feet.  […]

How to Make Your Own Herbal Baby Oil

Alia of Green Child shares her recipe for an herbal baby oil.  Her little boy has dry, sensitive skin and massaging him with this oil after baths keeps his skin nice and moist.  This oil is made with an essential oil and 3  herbs Alia grows in her herb garden. Mountain Rose Herbs is an […]