The Ultimate Guide to Cold & Flu Home Remedies

The Ultimate Guide to Homemade Cold & Flu Remedies

Can you guys believe it’s already getting close to the holidays? We have started our Christmas shopping and making arrangements for who’s parties to attend for what meals. There’s something addicting about the festive music, crowded stores, and general chaos that happens around this time of year.

With all of the fun, family, and festivity that comes with the holidays, so does The Crud. You know what I’m talking about. That nasty, scratchy, congested, achy crap that sticks around for weeks on end despite your best efforts to kick it. read more

Quick and Healthy Roasted Chicken and Vegetables

Quick & Healthy Roasted Chicken and Vegetables

Chicken. Vegetables. Rice. How can it get any better than that?!

My husband lovingly refers to this as “stir fry.” It is his favorite recipe and I swear he asks me to make it once a week, which is fine by me because this recipe is quick, yummy, and healthy! It’s a triple threat! read more

How to Brew Perfect Green Tea

Click to learn how to brew the perfect green tea!

How many of you have had green tea? Now, how many of you have had good green tea? This number is probably smaller than the first number. Why? Because most people make green tea the wrong way!

I’m sure you’ve made regular black tea. Iced tea, sun tea, sweet tea – It’s all basically the same thing. And since tea is tea, it’s all made the same way, right? read more

The Best Italian Sausage and Peppers

The Best Italian Sausage and Peppers Recipe

One of the most important things in learning how to live naturally is making sure you eat a wide variety of vegetables, and lots of them. I don’t know about you, but when I began this journey my recipe repertoire was fairly limited to the basics: Mac & cheese, sloppy joes, meatloaf, spaghetti, etc. Not a lot of room for extra veggies, hm?

So I had to do some digging for new recipes that pushed me out of my comfort zone. This is the first “cleaner” recipe I made, and it’s one of my favorites! It’s got a permanent spot in the rotation, showing up every couple of weeks. I have adapted the original recipe over time, but you can still view it here. read more

Mouth Watering One Skillet Taco Bowls

Mouthwatering One Skillet Taco Bowls Recipe

Who doesn’t love Taco Tuesday? If you’re anything like us, that’s a rule in our household: Tuesday is for tacos! But let’s be honest, there’s only so much you can do with tacos. And just how healthy are they really?

So we traded in the traditional tacos for these mouth-watering one skillet taco bowls. I love these because they’re so quick to make, they’re yummy, and I can control more of the ingredients! Feel free to mix up the recipe by adding your own favorite toppings! read more

All Natural Homemade Laundry Detergent

All Natural Homemade Laundry Detergent

Let’s talk about laundry detergent for a second.

I love doing laundry. Seriously! There’s something about the fresh, clean scent and the soft fabric that just drives me crazy. For those scarce, glorious few seconds when ALL of our laundry is washed, dried, and put away, I really feel like I have my life together. Know what I mean? read more