Coconut Oil Toothpaste

Coconut Oil Toothpaste

Hulda Clark tested commercially available brands of toothpaste and found every single one of them tainted with toxic chemicals. For instance, Colgate’s list of ingredients begins with fluoride, a much-debated chemical added to most water systems

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Aloo Gobi

Aloo Gobi

Aloo Gobi is one of those dishes I’ve enjoyed in lunch buffets at Indian Restaurants, but don’t usually order as an entree for dinner. It’s unassuming and understated, not as much star power as the tandooris

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fiddleheads

Fiddleheads

I’ve never met this vegetable before: fiddleheads. It’s the curled ends of a young ostrich fern, harvested in early spring. It is rich in vitamin A and vitamin C. There are so many recipes and ideas

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coconut muffins

Coconut Muffins

Coconuts made quite an impression on my husband and daughter when we visited the Philippines. My home has coconut trees growing right on our front yard. One Sunday morning a boy climbed one of the trees

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Honey Lemon Ginger Tea

It’s a lifesaver. Ginger is known to alleviate headaches, stomach aches, nausea and many other pains. In addition, raw honey is an antibacterial elixir and lemon is rich in vitamin C, which boosts the immune system.

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Organic Easter Eggs

For weeks now I’ve been walking past grocery aisles seeing brightly colored plastic Easter eggs that pop open to contain candy. We’ve been saving our set year after year, and called it the eco-friendly way because

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Take a walk

Spring is just around the corner. The snow and ice is melting. The sun is shining brighter. This past weekend we took a 2-mile walk to the village and back. It was great to get some

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Guacamole & Salsa

I make the easiest and most delicious Guacamole & Salsa east of the Mission. Or so I think. Give it a try and see if I’m right. Guacamole & Salsa, when made fresh with organic ingredients,

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Wash Your Hands

It’s only about 3 more months before my husband turns 50 in May. Just late last summer we started a video series called Countdown to 50, in which Jay shares lifestyle tips on good health and

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