How to Make Sprouts

To see all recipes, scroll to the top and click on Recipes or just click here! I usually think of sprouts as the ultimate hippie food. They always make me think of communal kitchens filled with barefoot, rosy-cheeked, hemp-wearing earth lovers, or at least California in the ’70s. They are super-duper easy to make and if you’re thinking of buying this Williams-Sonoma sprouter kit for $16, rest assured, you … Continue reading How to Make Sprouts

A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #17: Get Dirty to Get Happy

If you’ve ever spent a day pulling weeds or planting trees, you might be familiar with the feelings of pure joy, peace, happiness, and contentment that come over you after only a short while. And you might think it’s just because you got some fresh air and sunshine… which certainly can boost your mood! But a more surprising factor behind your gardening smile lies in … Continue reading A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #17: Get Dirty to Get Happy

No-Sugar-Added Coconut-Chocolate Fudge (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

To see all recipes, scroll to the top and click on Recipes or just click here! If you follow my Things I Love Thursday posts, you may recall my recent shout-out to A Real Food Lover, whose Raw Coconut Fudge recipe made me swoon. I was super-eager to make it, but I didn’t have any sweet potatoes on hand. Being a frugalista, I decided to make do with … Continue reading No-Sugar-Added Coconut-Chocolate Fudge (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

Yoga Poses for Your IT Band

If you’re a runner, you might be familiar with the sharp, icy-feeling, or cramp-like pain in your knee or hip caused by a tight IT (iliotibial) band. Lots of other people have written excellent posts about what the IT band is and how you can strengthen, stretch, and heal what’s known as IT Band Syndrome (ITBS). So, instead of rehashing their great material, I’m going … Continue reading Yoga Poses for Your IT Band