Why and How to Use Essential Oils

Why Use Essential Oils

The chemicals in commercial brand products are extremely harmful to your family, friends, pets, and anyone else who comes in contact with them!

I have seen the positive effects of reducing the amount of chemicals in my life. I have PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome), which is basically a hormone defect, that is greatly affected by chemicals. Since making these lifestyle changes, the symptoms of my PCOS have been greatly reduced. I am not a doctor and some of you probably think I am just nuts, Continue reading

Essential Oil Blends to Diffuse for the Holidays

This is one of the best times of years and filled with the smells that take us to happy places! It all starts with fall, the crisp leaves, pine needles of the northern woods, warm soups and pies, hot cocoa, etc…I could really go on! The best way to enjoy these smells even when you’re not baking is to diffuse different blends at home, in your car, office, or wherever! Continue reading

8 Ways to Stay Fit When It’s Cold

The beginning of fall is the start of cute sweaters, lots of food, parties, and festivities. It is also the beginning of a lot of chaos and busy schedules, and hibernation, leaving no time or care to stay fit. Heck, who wouldn’t blame anyone for just wanting to cozy up after work with a soft warm blanket with some hot cocoa and binge watch some tv? Continue reading

5 Reasons Why You Should Have Food Journal

Personally I had never thought to keep a food journal.  I mean what reason was there?  I was young and thought I was pretty health conscious, I mean I didn’t have any major health issues that stuck out.  But a matter of fact I did have a major health issues, PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) in which I had no idea I had and that is because a little pill called Birth Control masked Continue reading

16 Natural Ways To Get Fast Relief For A Cold And How To Protect Yourself Against Future Attacks

It’s that time again!  Our least favorite time of the holiday seasons is when we get a nasty cold or flu.  Sure there are several over the counter drugs that are available for some relief, but are they actually helping germs get stronger and building up those germs for future attacks.  Just as plants, animals, and humans have revolutionized, so do germs.  So why not try some natural ways to relieve those cold and flu symptoms and

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How YOU can be FIT @ work!

Many of us workout only in the morning, in evening, or both.  Which is great, but what is even better is to be moving throughout the whole day!  It’s great to keep your body moving all day and get in a couple of extra workouts and stretches throughout the day.  If you are a pencil pusher like me, we sit at a desk for roughly 6 hours a day.  There is nothing wrong with being a pencil pusher, but I personally feel like my butt gets bigger by the second Continue reading

Uses for Clary Sage

Clary Sage or Salvia Sclarea is a herbaceous perennial that grows from May to September. It can be found in the northern Mediterranean Basin and in some northern African and Central Asian countries. Clary Sage has been used since ancient times as a medicinal herb and still used today. The oil is also used in perfumes and flavoring for things like wine Continue reading

Upset stomach: Natural Remedies to help

Indigestion can be a sign of an underlying problem like, peptic ulcers, pancreas or bile duct, acid reflux, GERD, etc.  Whether it’s a feeling of burning in the stomach, abdominal pain, bloating, nausea, or a noisy stomach, it all means something.  Pay attention to your body, what you put in it, and what it is telling you.  There are many reasons for these terrible stomach aches; processed foods, stress and anxiety, Continue reading

Uses For Lavender oil

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Lavender (lavandula angustifolia) is one of my essential oils that I use almost on a daily basis.  It is known for it’s calming and relaxing effects on the body and great for skin!  The fragrance balances both physically and emotionally.  Lavender originates from southern Europe and parts of Africa, Asia, and India, where they relied on the herb for its medicinal purposes.

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Eating Keto Made Easy

My friends over at Tasteaholics recently created a series of ecookbooks, in which each and every recipe can be made using only 5 ingredients. If that’s not already useful, all the recipes are 5 grams of net carbs or fewer! Talk about a no-brainer.

You can choose 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner from their Keto in Five cookbooks and know you’re under your daily carb limit for the day.

Each book contains 30 recipes all using just 5 ingredients. Every recipe is 5 grams of net carbs or fewer making them perfect for keto. Whether you’re just starting your low carb journey or have been happily losing weight for a while, I’m sure you’ll love these easy recipes!

Here’s a sneak peek of what’s in the books:

Breakfast in Five

Breakfast in Five
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day! Keep your carbs low and your taste buds happy with Breakfast in Five. Enjoy pancakes, waffles, shakes, cereals and even hot pockets without breaking your carb limit!

Lunch in Five

Lunch in Five
Let’s face it; lunch on keto can get boring. Lunch in Five will serve up 30 packable recipes that will blow you away every time, like savory French crepes, creamy chowders, and mouthwatering casseroles.

Dinner in Five

Dinner in Five
After a long day of work, cooking a delicious, healthy meal for your family can be a daunting task. With Dinner in Five, you’ll enjoy steaks, wings, lasagna, burgers and sides without breaking your carb limit!

You can get the whole bundle or each book separately at trylowcarb.com.

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