Recipes

Essential Oils for Grounding

It has been very windy where I live lately.  Lots of high winds and movement.  A friend recently said "I feel the winds of change happening!!" Depending upon your state of mind in each moment, wind can feel off-putting or bring a sense of "losing your balance" or "feeling too exposed." What is your relationship [...]

Easy Herbal and Essential Oil Gift Ideas

Giving gifts is fun all year round whether they are gifts of our time, helping others out, buying something small that reminds you of someone or bringing food to a family.  We have the capacity to give and receive in so many ways!  What are some of your favorite gifts to give?  Do you enjoy [...]

Fall Cleansing

Here is a blog post that I wrote for Motherhouse of the Goddess: There are many ways to cleanse including supplements, exercise/sweat, eating whole foods, embracing positive attitudes, and receiving bodywork. Meeting yourself where you are and being honest about it is a good first step. This can alleviate a lot of undue stress, self-criticism [...]

Eating Greens for an Energy Boost!

Here is a blog post that I wrote for Motherhouse of the Goddess: With the garden bounties happening and more around the corner, I thought it would be fun to write about some greens to add into your diet.  The benefits of greens are countless.  They contain minerals (especially high in vitamin K, magnesium, calcium, [...]

Clearing the Space for Something New and Antioxidant Punch Smoothie Recipe

Here is a blog post that I wrote for Motherhouse of the Goddess: We often speak of clearing and cleansing with seasonal changes.  However, there is always an opportunity to create anew.  An opening exists to receive something new is always at our reach, like a canopy of trees enveloping you as you rest on [...]

Nourishing Nettle Rose and Mimosa Moon

"I love nettles and nettles loves me" is a quote that I took on from my 3 year herbal training with Sacred Plant Traditions.  There is a little jig that goes with it that if in public I may  not do it but I always do in my head :).  Nettles packs a plenty and [...]

Sweetness Without Sugar Meets KathEats

 (From katheats.com): I’m so excited to share this post today from Registered Dietitian Wendy! Her advice on sugar is spot-on! Hi there Kath Eats Real Food readers! I’m Wendy, a RDN, Intuitive & Transformational Coach and CECP who writes, speaks, educates, and consults about passionate and health-full living for families and organizations.  I am the author [...]

Tips for A Successful Juice Feast

I was inspired a few years ago, at this time (February), to begin a juice feast.  For those of you that follow me, you may have already surmised I am a "Live to Eat" type of personality so it isn't an interest of mine to be unnecessarily hungry or deprive and go without.  You also [...]

Best healthy chocolate chip cookies

The best cookies? I know that's a big claim to make. But in this video, I talk about how it took us dozens of tries to get this recipe right for healthy chocolate chip cookies. Talk about trial and error! Our home kitchen became a lab as we tested different combinations of ingredients to get [...]

Apple Blue Smoothie

Apple Blue Smoothie from www.jilliansvideoproductions.com on Vimeo. On a hot summer day, a nice cool smoothie is a healthy and refreshing alternative to sodas and other sweet drinks. The apple blue smoothie from Sweetness without Sugar is packed with fruits and vegetables so that it can also serve as a mid-morning or afternoon snack, or [...]