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How to Make Natural Disinfecting Wipes for Home Cleaning

This post was originally published on this siteThose ready-made disinfecting wipes in the plastic containers can be so convenient for sanitizing and eliminating messes. Our family doesn’t use toxic conventional cleaners, and with a large family the cost of natural store-bought cleaners… Continue Reading →

Dairy-Free Coconut Whipped Cream Recipe

This post was originally published on this siteWhipped cream is a fun and delicious addition to so many drinks, desserts, and breakfasts, but it’s not really an option for those that don’t consume dairy. Fortunately, it’s possible to make delicious dairy-free… Continue Reading →

282: An Electric Approach to Fitness, Rehabilitation, and Brain Health With NeuFit

This post was originally published on this siteToday’s fascinating guest is Garrett Salpeter, dubbed a “health engineer” by many. He invented a patented device that makes the benefits of neuro bioelectric stimulation more accessible to everyone. His system for improving… Continue Reading →

Immune-Boosting Routine for Sending Kids Back to School

This post was originally published on this siteThough my family has chosen to homeschool for various reasons, we’re not immune to the influx of illness as school begins. We aren’t outside as much as the weather gets colder, and our… Continue Reading →

Crispy Baked Kale Chips Recipe

This post was originally published on this siteLike beets, kale is a super nutrient-dense food, but not always a kid favorite. It’s taken a good amount of recipe testing to come up with uses for kale that my family enjoys…. Continue Reading →

Mommy Hacks – Tips for Improved Efficiency

This post was originally published on this siteI’ve had a running list in my phone of tips I found that saved me time or money (or made my life much easier). My hope was to work them into posts so… Continue Reading →

How to Make Elderberry Syrup (Potent Cold + Flu Remedy)

This post was originally published on this siteElderberries are one of my most-used go-to remedies for cooler months. The dried berries of the Sambucus nigra plant are naturally high in immune-boosting compounds that are specifically shown to help beat the… Continue Reading →

Paleo Pineapple Upside Down Cake

This post was originally published on this siteThis pineapple upside down cake recipe was inspired by my oldest son who asked for a breakfast other than omelets or frittatas made with leftovers. I wanted to create a breakfast recipe that would… Continue Reading →

281: Building Resiliency, Mindset and Doing the Impossible With Joel Runyon

This post was originally published on this siteOne of the best parts about hosting a podcast is meeting so many amazing people who push themselves to be their best and influence the world. My guest today, Joel Runyon, has one… Continue Reading →

Home Remedies to Help Stop a Urinary Tract Infection

This post was originally published on this siteIf you’ve been around for a while, you know I love natural remedies as a first step to fighting common ailments. One ailment that affects women (and moms in general) fairly often is urinary… Continue Reading →

Garlic Roasted Romanesco

This post was originally published on this siteI don’t know about you, but I love roasted veggies. A drizzle of oil, some seasoning, and a roast in the oven just seems to bring out so much flavor! I’ve made a roasted… Continue Reading →

How to Create a Morning Routine (That Lasts)

This post was originally published on this siteI’ll admit — I am not naturally a morning person and if I didn’t have a family to take care of, my morning routine would probably look something like this: Wake up when… Continue Reading →

Monk Fruit Extract: Healthy or Latest Food Fad?

This post was originally published on this siteSugar is almost unavoidable in our modern society, but it has a huge impact on our health. That’s why many are looking for sugar alternatives. But artificial sweeteners aren’t any better! Monk fruit… Continue Reading →

Healthy Key Lime Pie Recipe

This post was originally published on this siteLime is such a refreshing taste, which is why it’s in many of my favorite summertime recipes (like this iced lime and dandelion tea). Key lime pie is one of my favorite desserts,… Continue Reading →

280: Using Adaptogens & Herbal Supplements to Manage Stress (Even for Kids) With Gaia Herbs

This post was originally published on this siteI am here with Dr. Mary Bove, and you guys are going to love her! She’s a naturopathic doctor and midwife with advanced training in phytotherapy and herbal medicine. She practiced naturopathic family… Continue Reading →

Is Fluoride Bad for You? Effects for Thyroid & Body

This post was originally published on this siteYou likely know that mercury, lead, and other heavy metals are not great for the body and can cause a host of issues. But whether or not fluoride is safe (or effective) is… Continue Reading →

Perfect Roasted Salsa Verde

This post was originally published on this siteIt’s no secret that we love southwest flavors in my family. This salsa verde recipe is a perfect addition to a variety of our favorite recipes, such as my lettuce-wrapped tacos. How to Make… Continue Reading →

9 Natural Remedies for Cellulite

This post was originally published on this siteCellulite seems to be one of those problems that plagues many women these days. Based on the number of times cellulite remedies appear in women’s magazines, websites, and blogs, I’m guessing that this… Continue Reading →

12 Healthy (& Guest-Worthy) Summer Desserts

This post was originally published on this siteThat back-to-school feeling may be in the air, but I insist… summer is not over. I repeat. It is not over! To prove it, we’re doing all of the grilling and entertaining we… Continue Reading →

279: Making a Personalized Birth Plan With Dr. Elizabeth Pearce

This post was originally published on this siteDr. Elizabeth Pearce is a psychologist, a childbirth educator, a doula like I am, and a mom of three. Today, we are talking about that mysterious, wonderful, and sometimes scarring experience called birth!… Continue Reading →

Benefits of Time-Restricted Eating (& How to Start)

This post was originally published on this siteThe general advice for decades has been to eat small meals and snacks throughout the day to keep blood sugar in balance and energy up. But it turns out this advice may not… Continue Reading →

Sunflower Seed Flour for Grain-Free Baking

This post was originally published on this siteWhile you can certainly find an array of delicious grain-free alternatives to regular flour, it can be difficult to make the transition to grain-free baking. Not to mention that nut-based baked goods are… Continue Reading →

278: Pet Health and Natural Remedies With Full Bucket Health

This post was originally published on this site For many of us, pets are part of the family! Yet it can be hard to find solid information about pet health and how to be proactive in taking care of them…. Continue Reading →

Benefits and Uses of Oregano Herb

This post was originally published on this siteI love lavender for being so mild, but oregano is the opposite… it’s incredibly powerful and strong! This wonderful herb has many benefits and health-promoting uses around the house. Oregano: The Delight of… Continue Reading →

DIY Charcoal Face Mask Recipe (Only 3 Ingredients!)

This post was originally published on this siteYou may have seen my video on how to whiten your teeth with charcoal, but did you know that its great for your skin too? With only a few simple ingredients, this charcoal… Continue Reading →

Healthier BBQ Chicken Ranch Nachos Recipe

This post was originally published on this siteI like to feed my family as few processed foods as possible, so concession-stand nachos topped with canned cheese product is not something I care to serve. But I’m a firm believer that… Continue Reading →

Website Redesign & Update

This post was originally published on this siteYou may have noticed that WellnessMama.com recently got a slight website redesign this past week. I seriously dislike updating and redesigning, as the process always takes longer, costs more, and is even more… Continue Reading →

277: Breast Implant Illness: What It Is & How to Heal With Diane Kazer

This post was originally published on this siteToday we are covering a much-requested topic: breast implants and how they might affect health. I am here with Diane Kazer, a pro soccer player turned functional diagnostic nutrition practitioner. Many credit her… Continue Reading →

Alternatives to Braces (& What I’m Doing With My Kids)

This post was originally published on this siteI have been fascinated by dental health for a very long time, so you can imagine my excitement when I had the chance to interview the legendary holistic dentist Dr. Steven Lin on… Continue Reading →

Fresh Basil Pesto Recipe

This post was originally published on this siteOne of the hardest adjustments for me when adapting to our grain-free lifestyle was finding substitutes for the classic foods my Italian husband loves. Pasta was, of course, at the top of his… Continue Reading →

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