DIY All-Natural Lotion to Cure Dry Feet

This DIY lotion for dry feet is full of oils and butters that are highly moisturizing and nourishing to the skin. It can be used on any dry, cracked skin.

Slow Cooker Greek-Style Chicken

By Kelly Smith, Contributing Writer Slow cooking is one of the easiest methods for getting a healthy meal on the table in a snap! Simply toss in a few wholesome ingredients, and by dinnertime you’ve got a satisfying supper waiting for you. That’s why slow cooker recipes are among the most popular meals featured in my free weekly whole food meal plans. Since slow cooker meals are warm and hearty, they’re especially welcomed during cold winter months when we’re all craving savory comfort foods. This full-flavored dish is definitely a wintertime […]

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 […]

Pink Peppermint Homemade Mini Marshmallows

I’d always thought homemade mini marshmallows were way too hard to bother with, and was surprised at how fun and easy they were to make.

Why You Need to Destress and Refresh for the Holidays

Instead of running yourself ragged during the holidays, destress and refresh using these tips so that you can enjoy this special time of year.

Grain-Free Apple Spice Cookies

By Stacy Karen, Contributing Writer These apple-spice cookies have a light sweetness and soft texture; they’re a perfect grain-free treat for the holidays. As an added bonus, they are extremely easy to prepare! Just toss everything in the food processor and blend. These cookies are well-suited to many healing diets and are gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, and nut-free, thus may be enjoyed by those with various food allergies. 5 from 1 reviews Grain-Free Apple Spice Cookies   Print Ingredients 2 cups fine shredded coconut 4 tablespoons coconut flour 2 […]

How to Do a Facial Steam with Essential Oils

By Elsie Callender, Contributing Writer Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve enjoyed giving myself the occasional “spa night.” I would pick a night when I didn’t have any lingering chores–or competition for the bathroom–and set the scene for a relaxing, pampering experience. Spa night usually involved a bath with some special bath salts or sugar scrub I’d received as a birthday gift, plus an edible treat, a good book (usually an Agatha Christie mystery), and perhaps toenail painting afterwards. I also liked to […]

Nighttime Body Butter for Dry Winter Skin

Guest post by Whitney Cornelison of Beauty In the Mess A chill is in the air. While I love cooler weather, cold weather and I don’t get along. With four children who like to pass germs around, I wash my hands constantly. This leads to dry, cracked, hurting hands. Ouch! I have invested lots of money in lotions and remedies to soothe my poor hands. (And disappointed in most.) I’ve found the best solution is one I can make at home! It’s also great for dry, […]