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Healthy, Homemade Waffles

Nicole/ January 31, 2019

If your family is anything like ours… breakfast is a big deal. We recently moved to Texas after spending three long years in Virginia with my husband on sea duty with the Navy. Over those 3 years, we had a total of 12 weeks where we were together as a family. Of

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Quick Homemade Pickles Recipe

Nicole/ December 4, 2018

Sometimes you just want a pickle, without the canning hassle… or perhaps you’re like me and would love and eat pickles more if you had access to some that weren’t quite so… pickle-y. Lets face it… I could easily eat my weight in cucumbers (#noshame), especially when its warm outside. And there

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Holiday Recipes

Nicole/ November 12, 2018

It is the holiday season… my FAVORITE for cooking and baking. Cooler weather outside provides the perfect excuse for keeping the oven on a bit more, and puts you in the mood for fall comfort foods like pumpkin anything and culinary creations involving cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove. We have a few fun

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How to safely make “Thieves Tea”

Nicole/ August 25, 2018

Perhaps you can feel some scratchy sensations in your throat… or perhaps you’re here because you want something different for your tea this morning that will warm you and have you feeling great. It’s all over social media… people are dripping their oils in water of all temperatures. Whether it is lavender

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Can you ingest essential oils safely?

Nicole/ July 8, 2018

I see it asked all the time: Are essential oils safe to ingest? There is an awful lot of controversy throughout the internet on whether or not it is safe ingesting essential oils. Many people say no, while many others give testimonials on how they’ve never had any issues and feel better

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Crystal’s Secret Pasta Sauce Recipe

Nicole/ June 18, 2018

I spent years perfecting one of my family’s favorite dinners: spaghetti. As I evolved in my nontoxic journey, I found my cooking took a turn too. One day, while having a major craving for spaghetti, I realized I was out of a few herbs we needed to make my sauce from scratch,

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Oregano Essential Oil

Crystal/ February 8, 2017

Oregano has so many uses and is perfect to keep on hand, especially during changing seasons because of it’s incredible immune system boosting properties. It is made through steam distillation with fresh Oregano leaves and is a wonderful addition to your favorite recipes! Very rich in phenols (you’ll want to look that

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