Smoothies, or smoothie bowls, are a convenient way to pack in nutrition, especially when loaded with raw fruits and vegetables. Give your smoothies an extra punch by supercharging them! Here's eight ways to supercharge your smoothies with real-food, allergen-friendly, ingredients!

8 Ways to Supercharge Your Smoothies

By Andrea Green, Contributing Writer It’s the New Year. Are you ready to supercharge your smoothie? Smoothies, or smoothie bowls, are a convenient way to pack in nutrition, especially when loaded with raw fruits and vegetables. We love to include lots of leafy greens in our smoothies. You can pack in a pretty big serving. Then, we add lots of fresh fruits. The fruits add just the right amount of sweet. Finally, we supercharge our smoothies with a few supplements. You don’t need to add all […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Vitamin D

Everything You Need to Know About Vitamin D in 600 Words

  By Elsie Callender, Contributing Writer I don’t know about you, but I’ve been hearing a lot about Vitamin D lately. But because I’m busy being a homemaker, working, and taking care of a 9-month-old who’s doing his best to walk before his first birthday, most of what I hear and read goes in one ear and out the other! I figured it was time to get my facts straight about Vitamin D. I decided to find answers to a few basic questions about Vitamin […]

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Have you ever wondered what the big deal is about tea? Can't seem to brew a cuppa that you enjoy? Here's everything you've ever wanted to know about brewing tea and then some!

All You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Tea and THEN SOME!

By Meg Bateman, Contributing Writer I love tea. I’ve never really been a fan of coffee, except for a short period of my life where a Keurig took up residency in our kitchen. (Please, whatever you do – DO NOT brew tea with your Keurig!) I’m not sure when my love for tea started, but one of my favorite stories about my great-grandmother involves the proper making of tea. My great-grandparents and grandparents moved to the states from England in the 1950s. One day, after […]

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Real Deals: This Week’s Sales and Discounts on Natural Products You Really Use

This week’s top deals: As Low As $9.09-$10.15 ($2.27-$2.54 each)  Bob’s Red Mill Old Country Style Muesli, 18-Ounce (Pack of 4) is on sale for $10.68.  Save 5-15% with Subscribe & Save.  Get FREE shipping with qualifying order. As Low As $11.05-$12.63  Viva Labs Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, 32 Ounce is on sale for $15.79.  Save 15% when you clip the coupon below the product description (you must be logged in).  Save an additional 5-15% with Subscribe & Save.  Get FREE shipping with qualifying […]

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Did you accomplish all or any of your goals last year? Did everything that needed done get done? Here's how I'm going to get organized and intentional! - KeeperoftheHome.org

Get Organized and Get Intentional in the New Year for a Great 2016

Did you accomplish all or any of your goals last year? Did everything that needed done get done? Here’s how I’m going to get organized and get intentional this year!

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I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be. Douglas Adams, quote image from keeperofthehome.org @koth

Weekend Links

Links I loved this week: Someday @ Sarah Bessey Jesus … My New Years Resolution @ My Humble Kitchen Baked Denver Omelet Casserole Recipe @ The Greenbacks Gal You’re an Emotional Eater, And That’s Okay @ Red and Honey The Joy of Choosing One Word for the Year @ (in)courage Ultra-Rich Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Pie @ Smithspirations The Problem with Chasing Perfection @ Grace Table The 7 Best Money Saving Tips of the Year @ The Humbled Homemaker Did you pick a word […]

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After the holidays pass, help your health with this DIY Detox Tea.

DIY Detox Tea

By Stacy Karen, Contributing Writer The days and weeks following the holidays can often be a time when extra attention to detoxing is needed. Our bodies naturally detox on a daily basis, however, after extra indulgence and exposure to sugar and stress, it can be helpful to encourage the process a little. Increasing consumption of broth-based soups, lemon water, taking walks, baths, and walking are all great ways to improve the detox capabilities of the body. Drinking various herbal teas is also helpful. Blend various herbs together to create […]

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This Golden Gingerbread Latte gets its rich color from turmeric powder, a powerful antioxidant. The drink is naturally sweetened with maple syrup and has just the right hint of spiciness from the ginger.

Golden Gingerbread Latte

By Elsie Callender, Contributing Writer Like most people on the planet, I love a good hot drink when the weather turns cold. Although I do usually order a Starbucks eggnog latte at some point in the season, I really enjoy experimenting with homemade hot drinks. This mocha is my go-to “special” beverage when I want something besides regular coffee. Spiced vanilla milk is the easy choice if it’s nearing bedtime and I want to skip the caffeine. And when I’m feeling under the weather? Nothing […]

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