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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 →

276: What You Need to Know About Olive Oil With Tony Kasandrinos

This post was originally published on this site I am here today with someone I am so impressed with on many levels, especially his time management and everything he accomplishes. I thought I was busy, but I don’t hold a… Continue Reading →

Menstrual Cup: How to Use One for a Healthy, Eco-Friendly Period

This post was originally published on this sitePeriods can be a big problem. But not for the reasons TV commercials try to convince us they are. Sure, some women have uncomfortable and painful periods (see info on that at the… Continue Reading →

DIY Foaming Face Wash With Hydrosol & Essential Oils

This post was originally published on this siteI’m a big fan of the oil cleansing method, and I’ve even been known to rub raw honey on my face. For those who are looking for a more traditional soap-based way to… Continue Reading →

Flaky Almond Flour Pie Crust

This post was originally published on this siteA delicious (and reliable) pie crust recipe is essential in every kitchen. Even better if it’s grain free and paleo! I often go crustless for recipes like my bacon and broccoli quiche, but for some… Continue Reading →

275: Outer Order, Inner Calm and Happiness With Gretchen Rubin

This post was originally published on this site I’m guessing you’ve heard of Gretchen Rubin, and if not well you’re in for a treat! She is the author of several books, including the blockbuster New York Times bestsellers Better Than… Continue Reading →

The Benefits of Autophagy & Ketosis

This post was originally published on this siteA gentle detox bath is a great way to relax and remove some toxins in the body. But if you want to get serious about detoxing, autophagy is the way to go. This natural… Continue Reading →

Why Beets Are One of the Healthiest Foods in the World

This post was originally published on this siteBeetroot powder is one of my favorite ways to add beautiful color to homemade beauty products. But beets are amazing for reasons beyond their gorgeous color. Beetroots and beet greens are amazing powerhouses… Continue Reading →

Grilled Indian Tandoori Chicken

This post was originally published on this siteMy family loves Indian food (coconut curry chicken… mmm)! So I’m always looking for new, healthy recipes. Luckily, Indian food is generally healthy. I can also easily tweak it to include the ingredients… Continue Reading →

274: Spirituality, Psychedelics & Circumcision: Taboo Topics With Luke Storey

This post was originally published on this site In this episode, I am joined by Luke Storey who is a former celebrity fashion stylist turned public speaker, lifestyle design coach, thought leader, and entrepreneur. Luke has spent the past 21… Continue Reading →

8 Life Lessons to Learn From Children

This post was originally published on this siteI remember when one of the kids broke her leg while playing outside. Thankfully, kids bounce back quickly and she was back on her feet in about four weeks. During that time we… Continue Reading →

Powerful Benefits and Uses of Garlic (& Why I Take It Daily)

This post was originally published on this siteGarlic is an herb that I always have on hand, usually in several different forms. From powder, salt, and minced for cooking to fresh for both cooking and wellness — this herb has… Continue Reading →

Homemade Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Recipe (Dairy Free & Paleo)

This post was originally published on this siteWho doesn’t love ice cream on a hot summer day? Umm… those of us that don’t eat dairy! I first learned to make homemade ice cream when we were avoiding dairy for my… Continue Reading →

273: The Power of Movement for Mind and Body With Aaron Alexander of The Align Podcast

This post was originally published on this site Not only is today’s guest super inspiring and incredibly fit, he has a unique take on exercise and how to align our movements to the body’s natural design. Aaron Alexander is a… Continue Reading →

Soothing DIY Sunburn Spray Recipe With CBD and Lavender

This post was originally published on this siteWe can all agree that sunburn is harmful. While I may not use most sunscreen, this is the reason I’m careful to cover up or go inside when the sun gets too hot…. Continue Reading →

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