The Powerful Health Benefits of Curcumin

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The orange Asian herb turmeric has been traditionally used for centuries by Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine. Curcumin is the most powerful active anti-inflammatory compound within turmeric. Curcumin has been shown to be a powerful suppressor of chronic inflammation-mediated disease processes. Many Asian cultures use turmeric in nearly every meal. They rave of its anti-aging and medicinal benefits. Western medicine has … Read More

Homemade Soft Scrub Recipe

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Homemade Soft Scrub Recipe - one of our favorite homemade cleaners

One of the easiest things I have done in the mission to detox my home is switch to better, and often homemade, cleaners.  This easy and very inexpensive homemade ‘Soft Scrub’ recipe is one more tool in my toolbox that easily gets rid of greasy sink gunk and soap scum.  I am LOVING it! We have been detoxing our household … Read More

Bring Balance to your Brain AND your life!

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As you know, I use essential oils to support our everyday life.  I use them to support our different body systems, I use them to clean my house and make it smell lovely, and I use them in my beauty products like deodorant and face serum!  These little oils have completely changed my life and I am so happy about … Read More

Cilantro Maple Sriracha Chicken Wings Recipe

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Cilantro Maple Sriracha Chicken Wings Recipe

When I was making this chicken wings recipe, I had them all cooked and ready sitting on a platter on my kitchen island. I called the family to dinner as I finished up the simple salad we make almost every night. My back was turned and all I heard my husband say was ‘Holy cow! These are amazing.’ I turned around … Read More

Use Food to Aid in Your Cancer Fight!

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What if Everything You Were Told About Cancer Was Wrong?

The moment you receive a cancer diagnosis, your doctor will probably go through a list of your treatment options and what he or she will do in your particular case. Many people have similar conversations with family, friends, and co-workers about the future and what help you’ll need in your personal and professional life. Now an important question. What can … Read More

10 Ingredients You Should Avoid in Your Beauty Products

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10 Ingredients to Avoid in Your Beauty Products

You know Oh Lardy has always been concerned about ingredients in our real food.  That was a major transition of ours into a healthy lifestyle! Over the years, we have begun to ditch cleaning products with harmful ingredients by making our own and using Thieves Household cleaner.  We also have been slowly detoxing our beauty cabinets, as well, mainly by … Read More

Is Chemotherapy Your Only Choice?

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What if Everything You Were Told About Cancer Was Wrong?

Diagnosis: cancer. Dizzying amounts of opinions, information, appointments, and the heartbreaking discussions with friends and family. It’s difficult enough to swallow the diagnosis, but what do you do when it comes time to decide on appropriate treatment options? There’s an overwhelming number of decisions a cancer patient must make once they become a member of the cancer club. A club … Read More

Mom to the Rescue!!!

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As parents, don’t we all have our own little bag of tricks?  Our bag of tricks is only filled by experience and daily lessons.  And I am fairly certain that yours are different than mine, too!  Since all bags are different, you might have some tricks that I haven’t heard of or tried yet.  And vice versa!   Parents are … Read More

My Favorite Super Simple Salad

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My Favorite Super Simple Salad

This is going to sound like such a non-recipe, but we seriously eat this salad almost every night.  It is so simple, so crunchy and oh so delicious!  It is seriously a super simple salad.  My brother, Dr. Tommy John, DC, turned us on to this salad a few years ago.  He is passionate about all things healthy…real food, chiropractic … Read More

Fermented Kumquats

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Can I just say that these fermented kumquats have been the best little orange surprise??  What that heck is a kumquat anyway?  Kumquats are an edible fruit that closely resembles an orange, but is the size of an olive.  The fruit can be eaten whole with the peel being slightly sweet and the center being slightly sour. My parents just … Read More

Camping with Essential Oils!

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My family loves to camp!  In 2010 we bought ourselves a tent trailer and have taken it on many adventures!  My favorite, by far, was our trip to Yellowstone.  We camped for 5 nights and we were busy exploring and learning every day.  Our tent trailer kept us warm at night and the canvas siding kept out one particularly nosey … Read More

Learn to Ferment in 20 Minutes!

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Learn to Ferment in 20 Minutes

Recently, I recorded a video tutorial on how to ferment fruits and veggies with my friends Amanda and Michael Hinman, owners of Hinman Holistic Health Institute.   I love sharing the beauty of fermenting!! Amanda and Michael own a powerful institute, Hinman Holistic Health Institute, where they work with families to help guide them to learn skills to have consistent messages … Read More