Diet & Weight loss · GAPS · Gluten Free · Heart Health · organic food · Paleo · Preggo Mama · recipes · Smoothies & Juices · Vitamins & Supplements

Paleo & Vegan Nutrient Dense Coconut Probiotic Ice Cream & Popsicles

Who doesn’t love popsicles? These Nutrient Dense Coconut Probiotic popsicles you are about to discover are a marriage between two of my favorite treats; cocadas (a Venezuelan drink) and coconut macaroons (a favorite shredded coconut meat treat I enjoyed growing up). Both are loaded with sugar and terribly unhealthy. I created this popsicle recipe about…… Continue reading Paleo & Vegan Nutrient Dense Coconut Probiotic Ice Cream & Popsicles

Green Living · Healthy Recipes · MCS · recipes · TILT

Green Cleaning Recipes

I really like these cleaning recipes from http://www.womensvoices.org I have been using a few of these recipes along with some of my own mixes for several years and they work quite well. Note that many people are sensitive to the compounds in essential oils so use caution when preparing these if you or someone you…… Continue reading Green Cleaning Recipes

GAPS · Gluten Free · organic food · Paleo · recipes · Smoothies & Juices

How I Store Herbs For Food Prep.

Do you grow your own herbs or get bunches at the farmers market and are just not sure how to use them before they spoil? Here are a few tips from my crazy kitchen to yours on how I store and use herbs for the many nutritious meals we prepare each week. Wash your herbs well.…… Continue reading How I Store Herbs For Food Prep.

Baby & Child Health · Cholesterol · Diabetes · Gluten Free · organic food · Paleo · recipes

Eat Your Brussel Sprouts – Two Easy Paleo Recipes You Will Drool Over

As a child I absolutely disliked brussel sprouts, I didn’t want to see them, smell them or eat them. My mom would serve them up slightly boiled with salt and onions and it was definitely no favorite of mine. As I have gotten older, learning to cook these green bundles of goodness has made all the difference.…… Continue reading Eat Your Brussel Sprouts – Two Easy Paleo Recipes You Will Drool Over

In the news · MCS · Sick Buildings · Symptoms

Hidden home dangers – Chemicals in Our Environment You Should Know About – News Report

Another story of a family affected by chemicals inside the home. Please watch these videos! Education is Power. ———————————————————————— Published on May 5, 2015 CINCINNATI (Paula Toti) — A recent report by the CBS news program “60 Minutes” has home owners around the country thinking twice about the air they breathe. The report focused on…… Continue reading Hidden home dangers – Chemicals in Our Environment You Should Know About – News Report

Beauty and Skin Care · Flu & Cold · GAPS · Immune System · recipes · transfer

Cleansing & Detox Baths You Should Know About

From before the time of Queen Esther, people have been enjoying cleansing and detox baths for vitality, purification and healing. Egyptians, Greeks and Romans enjoyed lavish baths in community pools, springs and rivers. Cleansing pools were often filled with herbs and healing oils.  Both cold and hot baths were used depending on the need. Salts,…… Continue reading Cleansing & Detox Baths You Should Know About

Dental Health · Health Issues from Mold Exposure · Herbs & Diet · MCS

Going to the Dentist? Think Again

I always despised going to the dentist. Cleanings have never been a favorite, the sound of that pesky little dental drill has always made me cringe. For the chemically sensitive, trips to the dentist have to be handled with care. Here are just a few thoughts to consider prior to a dental appointment, for those with an…… Continue reading Going to the Dentist? Think Again

Health Issues from Mold Exposure · In the news · MCS · Symptoms

Recognizing Neurotoxicity – A Fantastic Medical Review

This is great write up by Dr. Raymond Singer and Dana Darby Johnson. A must read for anyone suffering with chemical sensitivities, mold illness and neurotoxicity. —————————————————————————————————————————– The symptoms of brain injury from exposure to hazards like lead paint and toxic chemicals vary widely. But there are ways you and your experts can pinpoint the damage and…… Continue reading Recognizing Neurotoxicity – A Fantastic Medical Review

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Is Hidden Mold at Home Making You Sick? ABC News

I always get excited when I see or hear about mold being talked about in the news. There is so much that mainstream medicine does not know and it is time to wake up. Over the years a growing body of evidence has evolved that agrees to the dangers and health issues related to environmental toxins such as those produced…… Continue reading Is Hidden Mold at Home Making You Sick? ABC News

Pets · recipes

Do You Make Your Own Pet Food? Get the Skinny & Two Easy Recipes – Because We Love Our Furry Friends

A few days ago this little bundle of fur made his way into my life. Although I have denied my kids the opportunity of having a kitten due to my health I could not resist this cuteness especially since my son rescued her. To see your teen’s eyes light up and promise to feed, groom and train…… Continue reading Do You Make Your Own Pet Food? Get the Skinny & Two Easy Recipes – Because We Love Our Furry Friends

Diet & Weight loss · GAPS · Gluten Free · organic food · Paleo · recipes

Grain Free Protein Packed Biscotti – Don't Miss Out On Trying This – Super Easy & Delicious

There are few baked recipes that can be made with such quickness and only a few ingredients. This recipe is one of them. Grandma get on up cause this is a treat your grand-kids are sure to love. Busy moms, dads and workout buffs you’re gonna love it too! So check it out – you really only…… Continue reading Grain Free Protein Packed Biscotti – Don't Miss Out On Trying This – Super Easy & Delicious

Gluten Free · Heart Health · Immune System · organic food · recipes · Smoothies & Juices · sugar free

Gut Healing – Protein Rich – Detoxifying Smoothies – 2 Awesome Recipes

Simple smoothies have been a must for me these past 8 years, especially the last for years since getting sick from environmental toxins.. During stressful times I have sipped them while running out of the house to work and as a late-night snack. Although there is no substitution for eating a healthy green salad, green…… Continue reading Gut Healing – Protein Rich – Detoxifying Smoothies – 2 Awesome Recipes

Health Issues from Mold Exposure · In the news

Dick’s Sporting Goods employees sue over alleged exposure to toxic mold

November 19, 2014 10:27 AM By Kyle Barnett Source: louisianarecord.com GRETNA – Two former employees of a local sporting goods store claim they were sickened after being exposed to toxic mold for a prolonged period of time. Michelle C. Wilcox and Kokenia M. Sam filed suit against Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc., General Growth Properties Inc.…… Continue reading Dick’s Sporting Goods employees sue over alleged exposure to toxic mold

Health Issues from Mold Exposure · Symptoms

Children & Environmental Toxins – Must Read Info for Pediatricians and Parents

Adults are not the only ones affected by Mycotoxins, chemicals and other environmental contaminates. From my research and interviews with medical professionals, mold remediators and affected families I can tell you that children especially young children are just as vulnerable as adults to illnesses caused by environmental toxins. One of my favorite doctors who covers…… Continue reading Children & Environmental Toxins – Must Read Info for Pediatricians and Parents

Health Issues from Mold Exposure · MCS · Symptoms

What is the difference between a chemical allergy and a chemical toxicity?

This is a question I get a lot and often people just don’t understand what chemical toxicity is and why it is different from an allergy. So if you are struggling with explaining this topic to others, check out the write up below from the website MCS America. Q: What is the difference between a chemical allergy and a chemical toxicity? A: An allergy…… Continue reading What is the difference between a chemical allergy and a chemical toxicity?

Health Issues from Mold Exposure · MCS · Symptoms · TILT

Extreme Chemical Sensitivity Makes Sufferers Allergic to Life

I wanted to share this article since some people who have been affected by mold/mycotoxins later develop extreme sensitivities to chemicals. These sensitivities if severe, dramatically affect the patient’s quality of life and although the patient knows the symptoms are real, people may dismiss their sensitivities as craziness. Souce: Discover Magazine Written By: Jill Neimark Its…… Continue reading Extreme Chemical Sensitivity Makes Sufferers Allergic to Life

Allergies and Asthma · Baby & Child Health · Flu & Cold · God's Green Herbs · Health News · Mold · Pandemic preparedness

Ebola in the US – Important Preparation Info & Thoughts on Hospital Personnel

So according to the CDC,  MORE THAN 80 PEOPLE HAD CONTACT WITH THE TEXAS EBOLA PATIENT who was let go after checking into the ER and complaining of a fever and other symptoms. The man was sent home the same day with an antibiotic rather than being kept for further observation. Source This mind you,…… Continue reading Ebola in the US – Important Preparation Info & Thoughts on Hospital Personnel

GAPS · Gluten Free · organic food · Paleo · recipes

Slightly Sweet & Salty Grain Free Plantain Pita Bread Rounds (bread substitute)

As far as I can remember I have eaten plantains in soup, cake, muffins, flat-breads, pancakes and baked dishes. When I was growing up we lived in South America for a few years and my dear grandma used to make the most delicious treats using green, yellow and spotted plantains. These are a staple in…… Continue reading Slightly Sweet & Salty Grain Free Plantain Pita Bread Rounds (bread substitute)

Allergies and Asthma · Baby & Child Health · GAPS · Gluten Free · organic food · Paleo · recipes · sugar free

How to Make Low Carb Pizza (Meatza) Grain Free, Nut Free, Coconut Free, Egg free, Tomato Free

Gluten free peeps out there don’t despair. GAPS dieters this one is for you. Paleo people this recipe will not disappoint. My kids and family actually believe that this way of making pizza is 10 times better than regular pizza. And I have to agree with them. After all who doesn’t love meat and lots…… Continue reading How to Make Low Carb Pizza (Meatza) Grain Free, Nut Free, Coconut Free, Egg free, Tomato Free

GAPS · Gluten Free · Paleo · recipes · sugar free

Organic Banana Almond Crunch Bites – GAPS, Paleo, Vegan, Sugar Free, Gluten & Grain Free

Who doesn’t love fried bananas? One of the most difficult things for people who are following specific diets is finding a treat that is healthy and does not break any rules. Lately I have received a few questions asking me to share some of the signature recipes I have made and taught over the years. So…… Continue reading Organic Banana Almond Crunch Bites – GAPS, Paleo, Vegan, Sugar Free, Gluten & Grain Free

Allergies and Asthma · Immune System · Mold · transfer

Peanuts, Rice, Soybeans, Corn, and Wheat Can Cause Serious Health Effects due to Mycotoxin Contamination

I’ve met so many children and adults who are unable to eat peanuts and wheat. After many years of researching this topic I realized that in addition to allergies and food sensitivity people may also be reacting to toxic compounds on the food. As it turns out, some people fall violently ill after consuming certain grains and nuts because they…… Continue reading Peanuts, Rice, Soybeans, Corn, and Wheat Can Cause Serious Health Effects due to Mycotoxin Contamination

Acid Reflux · Allergies and Asthma · Baby & Child Health · Gluten Free · Health News · Immune System

Do You Have Holes in Your Gut Leaking Out Toxins Into Your Bloodstream?

By Dr. Mercola – Source – Mercola.com Leaky gut is a condition that occurs due to the development of gaps between the cells (enterocytes) that make up the membrane lining your intestinal wall. These tiny gaps allow substances such as undigested food, bacteria and metabolic wastes, that should be confined to your digestive tract, to…… Continue reading Do You Have Holes in Your Gut Leaking Out Toxins Into Your Bloodstream?

Allergies and Asthma · Health News · Immune System · Mold · Toxic Food Ingredients/Additives · transfer

Water-Damaged Buildings, Environmental Toxins and Your Health – Video Interview

Over the last few years without warning I found myself diving deep into the world of Neuroimmune Illnesses & environmental toxins.  Because these issues have affected me personally and many around me, I have become a passionate speaker and advocate for exposing the dangers of environmental toxins and the adverse effects on human health. The harm to my…… Continue reading Water-Damaged Buildings, Environmental Toxins and Your Health – Video Interview

fish · Health News · organic food · Toxic Food Ingredients/Additives · transfer

What does Organic, Cage Free, Grass Fed, All Natural & other Food labeling Really Mean?

Source: Environmental Working Group Confused by food labeling? Not sure what to buy or what is better for you?  Check out the labeling guide below. Cage-freeCertified HumaneFarmed FishFree-range Grass-fedHormone-free/No extra hormonesLean/Extra LeanNatural No Nitrates/NitritesOrganicPasture-raisedProcessed Meats rBGH-freeSaturated FatSodium Nitrate/nitrite-freeWild-caught/Wild Fish Cage-free The term refers to hens that are not raised in cages, but it does not…… Continue reading What does Organic, Cage Free, Grass Fed, All Natural & other Food labeling Really Mean?

MCS · TILT

MCS UNDER SIEGE

Below is an excerpt from an article published in Townsend Letter for Doctors and Patients, January 2001, Issue #210. The entire article is worth a read as it covers many aspects of MCS and the difficulties in diagnosing etc. Link to the complete article is below. Excerpt: “Movies like Erin Brockovich and A Civil Action…… Continue reading MCS UNDER SIEGE

Health News · transfer

Tumors in the Brain or Body? Think Again, Could be Parasites – Must See Video & Report

If you did not see the video above please watch it now and then continue reading. Parasites have been known for several decades to cause all sorts or diseases including cancer.  One of the first doctors to publish this blatantly in recent times was Dr Hulda Clark. Today parasites are alive and well inside of most…… Continue reading Tumors in the Brain or Body? Think Again, Could be Parasites – Must See Video & Report

Gluten Free · organic food · recipes

Organic, Vegan, Raw Banana Nut Ice Cream – Lick your lips delicious and it's dairy and gluten free.

Cooking for me is like dancing or signing. The mixture of rhythmic movement back and forth, the beauty of the untold recipe, the gift of discovering, blending, making a sweet mess, licking your fingers, jamming in your PJ’s and discovering that cooking healthy does not have to be a drag. I don’t know about you…… Continue reading Organic, Vegan, Raw Banana Nut Ice Cream – Lick your lips delicious and it's dairy and gluten free.

transfer · Uncategorized

Silent Epidemic: The Untold Story of Vaccines – A Must Watch Free Documentary

I had to share this new movie documentary about the safety of vaccines.  To those who have been injured because of vaccines and or environmental toxins my heart goes out to you. If you want to fast forward and determine if it’s worth your while, go ahead and fast forward until 10 minutes into this video and…… Continue reading Silent Epidemic: The Untold Story of Vaccines – A Must Watch Free Documentary

transfer · Words for the Soul

There Is Always Someone Who Needs Your Help

There is always someone who needs your help. But sometimes we miss how we can help fill the needs of others because we are too busy. Being busy and stressed out all of the time robs us of our joy and our peace.  It also robs us of our health and over all wellbeing. If you are…… Continue reading There Is Always Someone Who Needs Your Help

Baby & Child Health · Health News · Immune System · organic food · Preggo Mama · recipes · Smoothies & Juices · tea

New Stomach 'Superbug' Still Affecting the U.S and Other Countries – How to Stay Healthy

People who like to eat out and spend a lot of time in malls, shopping centers and public places and or schools, beware, as we are still not finished with a nasty superbug that came to America earlier this year.  Perhaps you never heard, but there is a new superbug in the form of a supped…… Continue reading New Stomach 'Superbug' Still Affecting the U.S and Other Countries – How to Stay Healthy

Allergies and Asthma · Diet & Weight loss · organic food · recipes

Juicing Made Easy – Feel Better, Cleanse, Increase Energy and Overcome Sickness

Have you ever juiced for breakfast, lunch or dinner?  Ever juiced for a whole entire day without eating anything solid? How about 2 days, 3 days or more? I know it may sound a bit loony but it’s actually quite an amazing experience to juice living foods.  Living foods are those foods taken directly from…… Continue reading Juicing Made Easy – Feel Better, Cleanse, Increase Energy and Overcome Sickness

Green Living · Immune System · recipes · tea

Wellness Herbal Tea Recipe for the Immune System

Alright so with all the holidays coming up we are most likely to be outdoors, indoors and surrounded by people.  People who sneeze and don’t cover their mouth.  Little kids who wipe their nose and yes, after wiping they touch the slide, water fountain and bathroom door.  Can you say yuck with me? No, seriously, this…… Continue reading Wellness Herbal Tea Recipe for the Immune System

Allergies and Asthma · Baby & Child Health · God's Green Herbs · Green Living · Immune System · organic food · recipes · Smoothies & Juices · tea

The Making of an Herbal Medicine Cabinet

We all have our own version of a medicine cabinet.  For some, having a medicine cabinet means opening up a bathroom cabinet whilst bottles upon bottles of prescription drugs fall out. For others (I fall into this category) it means herbal tinctures, glycerites, supplements, oils and tea! My medicine cabinet is an amazing collection of…… Continue reading The Making of an Herbal Medicine Cabinet

Allergies and Asthma · Baby & Child Health · Health News · Immune System · Mold · Preggo Mama · transfer

What Every Pediatrician & Parent Should Know about the Health Issues Associated with Mold/Mycotoxins

This is a must read report that every pediatrician and parent should review about health issues associated with exposures to mycotoxins.  Because my health was severely affected by mycotoxins I am extremely passionate about sharing my research with others. Unfortunately there is not appropriate medical training regarding the damage caused by mold and mycotoxins, this report…… Continue reading What Every Pediatrician & Parent Should Know about the Health Issues Associated with Mold/Mycotoxins

Baby & Child Health · Flu & Cold · Immune System

Immunity & Your Gut – I Bet You Had No Idea

When I give talks this is usually one of the areas I like to cover.  Everyone wants to be healthy and avoid the seasonal bugs and viruses.  But how can you accomplish that? Below is a short and concise article written by Extraordinaryhealth.com that will answer just that. For an article I wrote on Gut…… Continue reading Immunity & Your Gut – I Bet You Had No Idea

Baby & Child Health · Green Living · Health News · transfer · Vaccines

Hepatitis B vaccine halted after 3 newborns die from system shock

Source:Natural News By: Lance Devon The Vietnamese Health Department is coming out and ending the use of hepatitis B vaccines throughout the entire country of Vietnam. The decision was made after three different families lost their babies after the precious young ones were inoculated with standard, proven hepatitis B vaccinations. The three babies died on…… Continue reading Hepatitis B vaccine halted after 3 newborns die from system shock

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How to Make Organic Raw Crunchy Chocolate Bars that are Grain Free

One of the things I enjoy the most is creating new healthy treats in my kitchen.  These past 12 years I have also greatly enjoyed teaching and inspiring others to make their own healthy creations. Since my son’s diagnosis of Celiac Disease a few years ago, I dove deeper into the world of all things…… Continue reading How to Make Organic Raw Crunchy Chocolate Bars that are Grain Free

Health Issues from Mold Exposure · Symptoms

Beat the War Against Mold

Learn how to avoid health risks from mold exposure. By Kurt and Lee Ann Billings The Battle Plan; Prevention of a particular illness is often learned after a person has become a bona fide, card-carrying member of the disease’s survivors club. Lesser-known conditions, the ones without hefty public awareness campaigns, take people by surprise. This…… Continue reading Beat the War Against Mold

Health Issues from Mold Exposure · In the news

Curious case of toxic mold pits Chamber of Commerce employees against City of Madison

MADISON, Alabama — Four women work together in a small building in Madison. They begin to behave strangely, developing nosebleeds and coughs, complaining of constant exhaustion. They appear to forget words, at times seeming to lose track mid-sentence. They begin to blanket doctors’ offices. Three of the women have gall bladder surgery the same year.…… Continue reading Curious case of toxic mold pits Chamber of Commerce employees against City of Madison

Health Issues from Mold Exposure · In the news · Mycotoxins · Sick Buildings · Symptoms

Mold Pandemic Sweeping Across America

Written by Dr. Mercola – Source  Jack Thrasher, PhD, is extremely knowledgeable on the topic of mold and how it impacts your health. Interestingly, from a toxicity point of view, some mycotoxins that molds produce are actually far more toxic than heavy metals, in terms of concentration. Mold mycotoxins also tend to affect more biological…… Continue reading Mold Pandemic Sweeping Across America

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Dr. Mercola Speaks About – Healing from Toxic Mold Exposure

By Dr. MercolaIllnesses caused by mold exposure are a growing problem that few people are aware of, including most primary care physicians.Environmental health experts are seeing increasing numbers of individuals with a complex myriad of symptoms directly related to mold exposure.This has resulted in the proposal of a new term to describe this multi-faceted syndrome:…… Continue reading Dr. Mercola Speaks About – Healing from Toxic Mold Exposure

Dr. Shoemaker · Lab tests

Lab Tests to Help Doctors Diagnose Mold Illness

Its bad enough to feel sick and visit doctor after doctor and have them turn around and say:  “Well you have depression, anxiety, IBS and Fibromyalgia.  Lets get you started on these prescription drugs to help aid your symptoms”. This type of thinking frustrates me beyond repair.  When a person is a victim of any…… Continue reading Lab Tests to Help Doctors Diagnose Mold Illness

Dr. Shoemaker · Health Issues from Mold Exposure · Symptoms

What is Mold Illness – Dr. Shoemaker Explains

Yesterday a FB fan asked an important question.  His question? He asked: “Just what is mold illness?”. I could not find a better explanation then the one available on Dr Shoemakers site SurvivingMold.com.   Please see the article below written by Dr. Shoemaker. Overview of Mold Illness Diagnosis Mold Illness begins insidiously, as it quietly and…… Continue reading What is Mold Illness – Dr. Shoemaker Explains

In the news

News Report – Silent Killers in Your Home

To view the video report click here.  By Aimee Burnett Story Created: May 15, 2013 at 9:48 PM MDT Story Updated: May 16, 2013 at 11:06 PM MDT Twin Falls, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) Toxic mold can cause serious illness and even death.But, all molds, toxic or not, are a cause for concern…… Continue reading News Report – Silent Killers in Your Home

Health Issues from Mold Exposure · Symptoms

The Severity of Mold Exposure

There is a mold pandemic sweeping across America and affecting millions. Sadly, many people don’t realize that the fungi incorrectly referred to as ‘black mold’ (Stachybotrys chartarum) is a serious problem and it can severely compromise your immune system after a simple exposure.  Another unknown fact is that each type of mold has different effects on…… Continue reading The Severity of Mold Exposure

Health Issues from Mold Exposure

Mycotoxins that Kill

Mycotoxins are toxins produced by some species of mold (myco means fungal). These mycotoxins are some of the most toxic substances in existence. Ozone is supposed to kill most or all mycotoxins. However the level of ozone you need to kill mycotoxins is not safe for humans. So if you use an ozone generator there…… Continue reading Mycotoxins that Kill

Health Issues from Mold Exposure

Mold-The Silent Health threat & the Sicknesses it Can Cause

  Report below is by Dr. Mercola Mold in your home, school or workplace can pose a number of serious health problems that you may not realize are related to mold exposure. This article is part of a series of articles I’m writing about this silent health threat. The focus of this particular article will…… Continue reading Mold-The Silent Health threat & the Sicknesses it Can Cause

Allergies and Asthma · Baby & Child Health · Beauty and Skin Care · Green Living · transfer

A Must Have in Every Home – Grapefruit Seed Extract – Antiviral, Antibacterial & Anti-fungal Remedy

Few remedies can be used for various ailments and applications without adding other components.  Grapefruit seed extract is one of those all in one toxic free solutions that can be used internally, externally and as a potent cleaner and disinfectant. For those traveling internationally its an amazing solution for treating water and leafy greens that…… Continue reading A Must Have in Every Home – Grapefruit Seed Extract – Antiviral, Antibacterial & Anti-fungal Remedy

Cholesterol · Heart Health · transfer

Lowering Cholesterol Naturally – Plus Important Test to Determine Risk of Heart Disease

Today I was speaking to a friend of mine who is dealing with Cholesterol issues and she wanted to know how to naturally maintain healthy cholesterol levels.  Patricia, this is for you and for everybody wanting to regulate cholesterol levels. First off there are a few things you must know about Cholesterol. For starters, did…… Continue reading Lowering Cholesterol Naturally – Plus Important Test to Determine Risk of Heart Disease

cancer · Health conspiracy theories · the beautiful truth · transfer

Healing Cancer Naturally – Related Posts, Videos & Resources

It does not matter who you speak to these days.  Everyone is dealing with some sort of cancer either directly or indirectly.  Cancer has become the wicked Green Goblin of our world and its poison is slowly destroying the lives of millions of people.  Today I spoke to someone who has a relative who is…… Continue reading Healing Cancer Naturally – Related Posts, Videos & Resources