Homemade After Shave

Kelly ListonEssential Oils, Healthy Lifestyle, Personal Care2 Comments

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My mission to detox our lives has been a slow and steady process.  Finding replacements for the toxic items I used to love offers both a lesson in patience and creativity.  Will the item I find or make be as good or better than what I used to use?  Obviously the ingredients will be much better – but will the … Read More

Homemade Peppermint Breath Spray

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Essential Oils, Healthy Lifestyle

Homemade Peppermint Breath Spray

I love to have this homemade peppermint breath spray on hand.  It is so refreshing and because I know the ingredients that are in it, I can feel comfortable using it! You know Kelly and I are loving using our Young Living Essential Oils to make a variety of homemade recipes like deodorant, lotion, bath salts, etc.!!  Well this breath … Read More

Nourishing Nachos

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Entrees, Recipes, Snacks and Appetizers2 Comments

Nachos are always a crowd pleaser!  The good news is they don’t have to be a junk food!  You can prepare nachos for your family using nourishing and delicious ingredients!  Not only can you source good and local ingredients, you can give your favorite toppings an added boost!   For example, you can add a frozen cube of pureed beef … Read More

Homemade Cheese Sauce

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Dressings, sauces and dips, Recipes13 Comments

Homemade cheese sauce, made from four simple ingredients, can be an amazing addition to your cooking skills.  I mean, come on, what CAN’T you put cheese sauce on?  In our house, cheese sauce is most often used for macaroni and cheese.   Making your own cheese sauce doesn’t need to be so scary.  As long as you follow a few … Read More

Essential Oil ACCESSORIES!!

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Essential Oils

We all love our essential oils, right?  We have them organized in a drawer or on a shelf and we use them daily.  If you are new to essential oils, you may be thinking – I wish I could share my oils more easily, or, I want to use BOTH of these oils in a blend, but I need a … Read More

Homemade Gummy Worms – Perfect for Halloween!

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Desserts, Recipes48 Comments

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Halloween is fast approaching! Are your kids excited? I love Halloween but I do not like the overload of GMO laden, artificially colored and flavored, chemical filled, heavily processed candy that takes over the holiday. Gummy worms are always a favorite candy and these delicious and nourishing candies look very realistic. Perfect for your Halloween party or haunted house! A … Read More

Homemade Deodorant for Sensitive Skin

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Essential Oils, Healthy Lifestyle, Personal Care, Tips121 Comments

Friends, this is it.  An all natural deodorant that works.  WORKS, I tell you!  No crappy ingredients.  Just five natural ones that last all day long.  No stinkiness.  Just smell my pits if you don’t believe me.  But here is where it gets interesting…your doubting husbands and family members may even start to use it.  GASP!   I had been … Read More

Green Chili Pork

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Entrees, Recipes10 Comments

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I LOVE Mexican food.  Fortunately, for me, I live in Arizona!  I have access to some of the best Mexican food around.  Guacamole, red chili, green chili, refried beans, you name it – I like it.  Unless it is SUPER spicy, I will eat it and love it.

Natural Homemade Vapor Rub

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Essential Oils, Healthy Lifestyle, Personal Care, Tips

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We are constantly doing a lot to support our healthy immune systems.  We eat fermented foods, take elderberry syrup, eat lots of green veggies and take Juice Plus.   Awhile back, I was on the hunt for a salve with soothing vapors that I could make at home.  Besides, I have been on the hunt for non-toxic recipes or products to replace the … Read More

Homemade Applesauce

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Recipes, Side Dishes, Snacks and Appetizers11 Comments

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This past weekend I brought home a bag of apples from the Farmer’s Market only to discover I had a bag of apples sitting on the counter.  Homemade applesauce it is!  I don’t really know how to make applesauce, but figured that it couldn’t be too hard.  I knew that I wanted to use my crockpot and minimal ingredients, so … Read More

5 Reasons to Ditch the Sports Drink plus a Healthy Alternative!

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Beverages, Healthy Lifestyle, Real Food, Recipes13 Comments

5 Reasons to ditch the sports drink - ohlardy.com

Ask any athlete what their go-to product for electrolyte replacement is and I guarantee that almost everyone will say Gatorade.  Or Powerade.  Or any other -ade product.  The marketing campaigns of these products has been quite successful.  While most people think that sports drinks are doing their body a favor, in reality these “aids” are doing more harm than good. … Read More

Healthy Granola Bar

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Recipes, Snacks and Appetizers15 Comments

I love the convenience of a homemade granola bar.  It can be wrapped up and thrown in a bag, it is is fully customizable, and they can be made for pennies.  I can get 16 to 20 granola bars per batch (depending on how thick I cut them), so they cost a fraction of store-bought versions.  Even more appealing is … Read More