DIY Lavender Deodorant {all-natural}

I know what you’re thinking, “I would never wear homemade deodorant.” I basically thought the same thing, especially after I tried a handful of “all-natural” options that I swear made me smell bad.  Like, applying them seriously made my armpits smell funky.  But your typical deodorant and/or antiperspirant tends to be loaded with all sorts of chemicals, … Continue reading

Winter Wellness: Detoxing Turmeric Tonic {detoxifying}

I heart turmeric.  I almost always add a dash to my morning smoothie for its anti-inflammatory properties, among its other benefits… Health Benefits of Turmeric (thanks HuffPost Healthy Living) anti-inflammatory properties/great for joint pain great for heartburn and/or stomach upset can delay onset of type 2 diabetes for pre-diabetics can promote repair to stem cells in … Continue reading

Chai Breakfast Quinoa with Chia {gluten-free}

Yesterday I came across this recipe from Eating Well, Spiced Breakfast Quinoa.  Given it’s summer and all, I haven’t been eating hot breakfast much these days.  But the spices made me think of fall, and it is almost that time (sorry guys, but we need to come to terms with it and it’s not like I’m busting … Continue reading