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year round fresh herbs

How to Have Year-Round Fresh Herbs

How to Have Year-Round Fresh Herbs Do you want to try your hand at growing your own herbs but don’t know where to start? If so, then this post is for you! It has all the information you need to get started. Any type of plant when it comes from the original source is going to be healthy for you, but most people don’t think of herbs. Herbs are more than a garnish. They not only give you great flavor with your recipes, but they have added health benefits as well. Plus, you can use them in multiple ways to get these benefits – the aroma, as a salve and cooked. When you're using fresh herbs, they need to be stored correctly to use them to their full...

allergy friendly recipes

Food Allergy Friendly Recipes

Why should everyone else have all the fun at holiday gatherings? Everyone arounds you gets to eat without questioning the hostess about every ingredient and if you get to eat anything, well, it’s probably the least exciting dish out of the bunch. I totally know how that feels. From past experience I've learned there's bound to be someone who can't eat gluten, someone whose deathly allergic to peanuts, and someone who doesn't eat refined sugar. But still, it’s the holidays! I want to enjoy them, be able to eat #alltheyummythings (and I especially don’t want the kiddos to have to miss out on special foods). If you’re struggling with food allergies or dietary restrictions, the folks at Ultimate Bundles have put together a bundle just for you (and for the...

Healthy Me Planner

12 Months to a Healthier You Series: November-FREE PDF Healthy Me Planner

12 Months to a Healthier You Series: November-FREE PDF Healthy Me Planner  Well hello there!  Guess what?  2017 is almost over!!  What?!  Precious time is flying on by so let me get straight to it. For the series 12 months to a healthier you, for November, I’m simply going to offer you something..something for FREE!  Yay!  Freebies are the best! It’s a health planner with 365 pages to help you document your health journey, keep track of what you’re doing and eating, and inspire you!  Go here to grab your FREE Healthy Me Planner and learn what's in it.  It has a page for every day of the year to get you started on your health journey. Or simply scroll below to complete the Healthy Me Planner box. If...

clean eating

Top Clean Eating Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Top Clean Eating Mistakes and How to Fix Them Eating clean but seeing no progress? Wonder why your diet doesn't work? Clean eating is supposed to be easy and straightforward. Yet, most people make common mistakes, such as eating too much fruit or overindulging in healthy foods. Let's get one thing straight: clean eating isn't a diet or a quick fix to weight loss. It's a lifestyle choice that takes commitment and determination. If you see it as a diet, your efforts are doomed to fail. This eating pattern gives people the freedom to feed their bodies with whole, nutritious foods. Once you embrace it, you'll enjoy better health and get leaner. When done right, clean eating boosts immune function, prevents diseases, and leads to fat loss....

self-care

12 Months to a Healthier You:  October-Practicing Self-Care

What is Self-Care? Self-Care Is… Taking personal responsibility for one’s own physical, emotional, mental and spiritual health Good for your mind, body, spirit, life, and soul NOT selfish A habit that makes you flourish, not just function A choice Preventive Imperative A deliberate effort Making yourself a priority A lifelong practice Empowering A lifestyle A ritual  The High Price Of Not Caring For Yourself Ignoring your needs and not taking care of your self has serious physical, emotional, spiritual and lifestyle quality ramifications. Physical One of the greatest consequences of a lack of self-care is chronic stress, which numerous studies have shown to play a critical role in chronic disease, including heart attacks, stroke, overweight and obesity and others. As the stress hormone cortisol surges through the body it causes serious complications, including reduced immunity, deteriorating organ function and accelerated aging of both the...

morning routine

12 Months to a Healthier You:  How to Make Over Your Morning Routine-September

Can you believe we are down to the last quarter of 2017?!!  I sure can’t!  Now is the time to really make a commitment to get healthy and stay healthy! Hopefully you’ve been following along with the 12 Months to a Healthier You Series and implementing the goal for each month. If so, then I know that you are healthier than ever before!  If not, or if you’ve missed any of the series, then it’s still not too late to start.  Check out January, February, March, April, May, June, July, and August. We will be going back to working on the physical part of being healthy for next month.  But remember-BeOrganicallYou is all about being healthy, mind, body, and soul. Please don’t let January 2018 get...

getting rid of moles naturally

How to Get Rid of Moles Naturally

HOW TO GET RID OF MOLES NATURALLY   DEFINITION OF MOLES A mole is a colored spot on the outer layer of your skin. The medical term for a mole is nevus. These very common skin growths can appear anywhere on your body and are usually brown or black, either on their own or in groups. But what about the cause of moles? Most moles develop either at birth or during childhood. Skin cells or melanocytes are responsible for providing color to your skin and when they grow together instead of spreading out evenly on the skin, this leads to moles being formed along with their distinctive darker color. If you have a new mole after 30, be sure to tell your doctor. TYPES OF MOLES All moles should be self-examined regularly...

depression

10 Home Remedies to Alleviate Symptoms of Depression

10 Home Remedies That Alleviate Symptoms of Depression Nobody likes discussing it, but depression is a real problem that affects many. The times we live in, the need to succeed, and many other factors, can have a physical and mental impact. Oftentimes, our mental health can take a turn for the worse without even realizing it. Our busy lives have literally taken over. Depression is a real disease that warrants medical help. It affects 15 million Americans that accounts for over 6% of the country's total population. Depression is all-encompassing and can take a toll on a person's day to day life. If you or a family member is suffering from depression, it is very important to seek help from a professional immediately if you have suicidal...

How to Break a Bad Habit

12 Months to a Healthier You Series-August: Breaking Bad Habits

12 Months to a Healthier You Series-August: Breaking Bad Habits For the 12 Months to a Healthier You Series, The focus has mostly been on the physical aspect of being healthy except for the month of January when the topic/focus was Positivity. Being healthy is a holistic effort. That is why BeOrganicallYou focuses on Natural Health and Wellness-mind, body, AND soul. There has to be a balance. You cannot have one of those areas in tip top shape and the other one or two are lacking. Having an imbalance in one of those three areas is not being healthy or being organically you! So therefore for August we will again focus on the mind. August’s focus is how to break a bad habit. Break a bad habit Whether it’s smoking,...

vegan banana ice cream sundae

Banana Ice Cream Sundae with Chocolate Sauce

Are you lactose intolerant or just want some delicious icecream without the dairy?  Well then you've got to try this simple and delicious icecream! This icecream is decadent, vegan, and oh so good!   It’s a great way to enjoy a delicious treat without all the calories and unhealthiness.  Best of all it's dairy free! Winning! Ingredients 3 frozen bananas Chocolate sauce: 1 tablespoon melted coconut oil 1 tablespoon cacao powder 1 teaspoon agave syrup or preferred sweetener Toppings: Almond butter Mulberries To make the ice cream: put the bananas in a high speed blender and blend until they become a creamy, fluffy, white soft serve ice cream. Scoop into a bowl. To make the chocolate sauce: whisk the ingredients together. Drizzle over your ice cream along with the rest of your toppings. Add more toppings of your...