Ranch Dressing Recipe

Ranch Dressing

One of the most popular salad dressings in America is Ranch. Ranch dressing is one that both adults and kids like! I have to admit growing up, I used to eat the Hidden Valley Ranch all the time. It was so good, but as I got older and learned more about nutrition I realized it…Read more

Tex-Mex Deviled Eggs Recipe

Recently my Tex-Mex Deviled Eggs recipe was featured on Catarina Catarino’s website. Catarina focuses on the Mind-Body and how to maximize both nutrition as well as movement. She has some great tips plus a 3 FREE breathing exercises so you can have more energy throughout your busy and hectic day. I really encourage you to…Read more

How to Boil an Egg that Peels Easily

metal vegetable steamer

Why would I EVER have a recipe for boiling an egg? Well, in theory it’s a simple task. After you boil an egg the problem comes when you start to peel it. I would boil eggs and half the egg would stick to the shell. Please tell me I am not the only one who…Read more

Watermelon-Mint Chia Agua Fresca Recipe

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You guys know that I love Tex-Mex food. I was determined to find a yummy agua fresca recipe that I could play with and enjoy this summer! It just so happens that I was talking to Leslie Nance of www.go2kitchens.com and she wanted to feature recipes with watermelon as the star ingredient. This Watermelon-Mint Chia Agua Fresca recipe…Read more

Tex-Mex Egg Salad Recipe

Fresh homemade Egg Salad with fresh herbs (on vintage wooden background)

Organic eggs are a great source of animal protein, which is why I created this Tex-Mex Egg Salad recipe. However, eggs can be a bit of a controversial topic, so I also wanted to point out a few things. More studies continue to show that eggs, while they do contain high levels of cholesterol, do…Read more

Pineapple Salad Recipe

Pineapple

I love to mix interesting flavors together and I accidentally stumbled on this combination while needing a snack pronto! This crowd-pleasing pineapple salad recipe is as delicious as it is nutritious. Why these ingredients? Pineapple is a favorite among tropical fruits. It’s growing season is typically from March to June, but available year round in…Read more

Summer Fresh Cucumber Salad Recipe

Fresh Cucumber Salad

This cucumber salad is light and refreshing, which you need living in the south during the summer! Here are just a few reasons why I love the ingredients in this cucumber salad. Cucumbers are an amazing vegetable and part of the Curcubitaceae family, which is the same family as some melons and squash. Cucumbers are not…Read more

DIY Hand Sanitizer Recipe

In the Journal of the National Medical Association, Joyce M. Carter, states that hand washing decreases the risks of colds and flu. Alright, so our mother was spot on with this advice! Carter goes on to say in her article that when we wash our hands we should remember to do the following: Use warm water…Read more

DIY Shower Gel Recipe

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Have you ever been shocked at the increasing prices for body wash or shower gel? Have you ever been concerned that some of the ingredients in these products are not the best for your health? If you have had any of these thoughts, then you may want to try to make your own. I know…Read more

DIY Cedarwood Cellulite Cream Recipe

Yesterday, I posted a DIY cellulite cream with grapefruit essential oil as the main ingredient. Now as I mentioned in my previous article, grapefruit can interfere with numerous medications and health conditions. Cellulite impacts us all no matter our medications or health conditions, so I wanted to provide an alternative cellulite cream recipe.    …Read more