Lazy Strawberry Cake

Lazy Strawberry Cake

During the height of summer strawberries are abundant and there’s no better time to take advantage of the summer bounty than by eating plenty of strawberries. Strawberries are naturally rich in antioxidants and vitamin C, which keeps our immune system healthy. Apart...
Are Histamines Wrecking Your Hormones?

Are Histamines Wrecking Your Hormones?

Note from Magdalena: This article was contributed by my good friend Beth O’Hara is a Functional Naturopath, specializing in complex chronic health conditions related to Mast Cell Activation and Histamine Intolerance. Menstrual problems, digestive issues, fatigue, acid...
Lebanese Garlic Sauce

Lebanese Garlic Sauce

Dear garlic lovers, you’re bound to love this recipe. This light and airy egg-free Lebanese garlic sauce (or toum) can be slathered on with meat, added to pasta or vegetables for garlic flavor, or simply used as a delicious dip. Tip: Make a jar of this sauce and keep...
5 Ways to Move Your Lymphatic System

5 Ways to Move Your Lymphatic System

What You Will Learn in This Article What Is The Lymphatic System? How Does The Lymphatic System Support The Body? What Happens When The Lymphatic System Isn’t Working? 5 Ways To Move Your Lymphatic System (dry brushing, tea, lymphatic breast massage, hydration,...
How Your Oral Health Impacts the Rest of Your Body

How Your Oral Health Impacts the Rest of Your Body

What You Will Learn in This Article How Your Oral Heath Reflects The Rest of Your Body Why Women Are More Sensitive to Oral Health Issues The Problem with Typical Toothpaste Product Comparison: Colgate vs Tom’s vs Akamai The Step-by-Step Routine for Healthy...
Antiviral Garlic and Orange Syrup

Antiviral Garlic and Orange Syrup

This antiviral syrup uses the natural power of garlic, ginger, citrus and honey—potent antimicrobials that strengthen immunity. What makes them particularly important now is the fact that both citrus peel and garlic are ACE-2 receptor inhibitors. That means they...
Moisturizing Hand Salve for Chapped, Dry Hands

Moisturizing Hand Salve for Chapped, Dry Hands

Soothe dry, cracked hands with my simple and natural hand salve recipe. This is a great salve to use if your hands are prone to losing moisture and cracking, which can be pretty irritating. You’ll just need three ingredients and 10 minutes to get started, plus...
The Easy Hand Sanitizer Guide + What NOT to Buy

The Easy Hand Sanitizer Guide + What NOT to Buy

What You Will Learn in This Article Why We Need to Use Hand Sanitizer Right Now Where to Use Sanitizer Why Sanitizer Needs Alcohol Time The Virus Stays on Different Surfaces DIY Recipes to Sanitize and Clean As grocery stores run out of toilet paper, people stock up...
Natural DIY Hand Sanitizer to Kill Germs

Natural DIY Hand Sanitizer to Kill Germs

If you’re finding it difficult to get your hands on store bought hand sanitizer right now, don’t fret. Here’s how you can make your own natural hand sanitizer with just a few basic ingredients. Below, I include recipes for both a hand sanitizer with 60% ethanol and...
All-Purpose Household Cleaner

All-Purpose Household Cleaner

These homemade all-natural cleaning recipes will help you save money and avoid the endocrine-disrupting chemicals so often found in common cleaning products. Below, you’ll find recipes for two different hand sanitizers. For the first vinegar-based recipe, all...
Licorice Root Tea

Licorice Root Tea

Brew up a mug of licorice root tea to strengthen your immune system and give your gut a boost. The Benefits of Licorice Root for Immunity and Gut Health Licorice root, also known as the sweet root, is a medicinal herb with many benefits. This powerful root contains...
Soothing Calendula Lotion for Dry, Irritated Skin

Soothing Calendula Lotion for Dry, Irritated Skin

This natural, homemade whipped lotion is absorbent and leaves your skin soft and supple. Shea leaves even the driest skin nourished, while calendula is a flower that blooms with vibrant yellow and orange petals. The flower is infused into carrier oils like jojoba to...
Iodine’s Role in Hormone Balance

Iodine’s Role in Hormone Balance

What You Will Learn In This Article What is Iodine? Who Should Not Add Iodine The Role of Iodine in Your Body Benefits of Iodine What Does Iodine Deficiency Look Like? Foods Rich in Iodine Iodized Salt – Yes or No? Iodine-Rich Recipes My team and I wrote this...
Easy Homemade Herb Salt

Easy Homemade Herb Salt

Herb salt at hand is my secret trick to kicking savory dishes up a notch. You can add it to steaks, fish, stews and soups for a punch of flavor. You just need a handful of dried herbs and coarse sea salt to make it this quick herb salt. And you most likely have them...
Soothing Lemon Honey Cough Drops

Soothing Lemon Honey Cough Drops

Soothe a sore, inflamed throat with these natural lemon honey cough drops. While getting cough drops from the store or pharmacy is convenient, it may contain preservatives, too much processed sugar and even coloring that we don’t want to have in our bodies. Here’s how...
Chestnut Flour Cake with Hormone-Balancing Seeds

Chestnut Flour Cake with Hormone-Balancing Seeds

I first had Castagnaccio during my visit at the Swiss Mountain Clinic. This chestnut cake can be found in the rural areas of Italy, and is common in Tuscany during the Autumn season. However, I like to enjoy this year round, as it’s simple to make and an easy way to...
Sleepytime Cherry Gummies with Kudzu

Sleepytime Cherry Gummies with Kudzu

Is a good night’s sleep a rarity for you? These sleep-promoting kudzu cherry gummies may help. Chewy, addictive gummies made with completely natural ingredients, these are super easy to make. Plus, the recipe can be doubled or tripled to stock up. Keep these on hand...
Cardamom Apple Muffins

Cardamom Apple Muffins

Craving a healthy but tasty snack on the go? These dairy-free, gluten-free, and egg-free pecan cardamom apple muffins are easy to make, freeze well, and the recipe can easily be doubled or tripled as you wish. They are perfect for breakfast on the run, or an afternoon...
Muscle-Soothing Rice Neck Wrap

Muscle-Soothing Rice Neck Wrap

This microwaveable neck wrap will instantly soothe with warm heat for quick relief, complete with the calming aroma of chamomile! If you love the soothing relief of a hot bath or heating pad, then this DIY rice neck wrap is a must-have for your pain relief arsenal....
Smoky Jamaican-Inspired Oxtail Stew

Smoky Jamaican-Inspired Oxtail Stew

This hearty stew is full of warm and smoky flavors and plenty of fall-off-the-bone oxtail for a protein-rich meal. Not only do oxtails add fall-off-the-bone beef flavor and texture to the stew, but because oxtail contains cartilage, the broth is infused with collagen...
Fluffy Gluten-Free Biscuits

Fluffy Gluten-Free Biscuits

These deliciously cozy biscuits nix the gluten, and eggs. The best part? They’re a cinch to make and a dream to eat. There’s no kneading required to achieve fluffy bakery-worthy biscuits. Keeping hormone balance a priority, this recipe skips processed flour in favor...
Sweet Potato Butter

Sweet Potato Butter

You’ll want to spread this creamy sweet potato butter on everything. The best part? There’s not an ounce of dairy in sight. How to Use Sweet Potatoes to Make a Dairy-Free Butter Making a dairy-free butter that doesn’t include nuts is easier than you’d think. All you...
Fennel Honey Digestive Pastilles

Fennel Honey Digestive Pastilles

These melt-in-your-mouth digestive pastilles will help ease belly woes and discomfort with soothing ingredients like honey, fennel, and ginger. Have you ever tried a pastille? It’s a thick candy-like lozenge that can be chewy or solid. They’re used for a wide range of...
Why Does Organic Farming Leave Us Depleted?

Why Does Organic Farming Leave Us Depleted?

In this article, we’ll cover the vital roles of minerals in our health, and why even organic food alone isn’t an adequate source. You will learn: How organic food leaves us depleted of minerals Why minerals like magnesium, calcium, and zinc are vital to your health...
Calming Hot Flash Latte with Red Clover

Calming Hot Flash Latte with Red Clover

If you’re experiencing bouts of hot flashes because of menopause, this calming red clover latte can help soothe and cool your symptoms. What is Red Clover and How it Helps to Soothe Hot Flashes Red clover (also known as Trifolium Pratense) can be a natural way to...
Cranberry Chocolate Ginger Cookies

Cranberry Chocolate Ginger Cookies

These chewy soft-baked cookies are chock full of antioxidant-rich ginger, dried cranberries and dark chocolate, for a nutritious treat. If you’re in need of an egg-free cookie that doesn’t disappoint when it comes to flavor, then this fool-proof recipe is for you. Old...
Lucid Dream Pillow with Mugwort

Lucid Dream Pillow with Mugwort

Sleep soundly with this dream-promoting pillow that can be tucked into your pillowcase to help you sleep. What is Mugwort? Mugwort or Artemisia Vulgaris is an herb native to Europe, Asia and North America. It’s believed that mugwort can cause vivid dreams and help...
The Hormones Balance 2019 Holiday Gift Guide

The Hormones Balance 2019 Holiday Gift Guide

I know how tricky it can be to find the perfect gift for a loved one or a good friend. This becomes even more difficult when you search for clean, no B.S. products that really promote health. I take great care in choosing the products and items I bring into my life,...
Immune-Boosting Turmeric Detox Veggie Soup

Immune-Boosting Turmeric Detox Veggie Soup

Tuck into a big bowl of this flavorful immune-boosting veggie soup that’s filled with anti-inflammatory and detoxing ingredients to help keep you nourished and healthy. Benefits of Turmeric, Garlic, Ginger, and Lemon for the Immune System This recipe includes ground...
Cardamom Vodka Fizz

Cardamom Vodka Fizz

When choosing what drink to celebrate with, I recommend sticking close to recipes that only require a few healthy ingredients and which include better-for-you spirits, such as vodka. This refreshing cardamom vodka fizz is a breeze to make and is lightly sweetened with...
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