Category Archives: Guest Bloggers

Can Sound Replace Sugar? How Sound Affects the Taste of Our Food

Different senses affect how we perceive food. Imagine your grandma’s apple pie baking in the oven. If it smells flavorful, you’ll perceive that it will taste good as well. When you see how visually delectable it is as it cools on the counter, your assumption is even more confirmed. And when you feel that first […]

Forget Diamonds—Maca Is a Girl’s Best Friend!

 From the high mountains of Peru, the Maca plant has made its debut here in the United States as one of the top superfoods, especially for women. Maca root aids in all sorts of female hormonal functions, from menstruation to menopause. Can I get a hallelujah? Peruvians have been utilizing the Maca root since the […]

Your Guide for an Organic Approach to Pest Control

Organic pest control contains a mixture of safe, preventative, and control methods designed to support the ecosystem found in nature. In general, organic pest control is less expensive than chemical pesticides. It’s also safer for you and your family, your lawn and garden, natural wildlife, and the environment as a whole. American homeowners use over […]

A Harvest Soup to Please Your Palate and Boost Your Health

We’re in the heart of autumn, in all its splendor: the crisp air, the crunching leaves, the vibrant gold and amber colors. And of course—the best part—cozy comfort food! And what’s more comforting than a steaming bowl of soup that warms you all the way through? I’ve been in soup heaven these last couple of […]

Have Your Cake and Eat It Too: The Healthiest Alternatives to Refined Sugar

One of the hottest health topics today is the demonization of refined sugar—and for good reason. It’s fatally destructive to your body, and it’s even more addictive than cocaine. (In this article I want to focus on healthy alternatives to refined sugar, but if you want to learn how this modern curse has disabled and […]

4 Fallacies of Synthetic Vitamin Consumption

One of my favorite sayings is the famous Mae West quip, “Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!” I love this quote as it applies to my personal life goals and ambitions, not to mention my children. But when I really think about it, I see the danger this kind of thinking can […]

How to Introduce Kids to the Kitchen

Whether they’re tugging at your trousers, sweetly asking to “help,” or demanding to know what’s for dinner, kids in the kitchen can make us nervous. There are sharp knives, hot stoves and ovens, pots full of scalding liquid, and overflowing mixing bowls to worry about. But once you learn to navigate the risks, cooking together […]

Vitamin Deficiencies: The Real Number One Killer in America

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Heart disease is widely accepted as the number one killer, the leading cause of death in the United States. This conclusion is backed by the Centers for Disease Control and is common knowledge to the average person. But what if it were wrong? What if heart disease is the symptom and not the cause? It […]

How to Start Your Own Sustainable Vegetable Garden

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I’m a big believer in sustainability, and I always enjoy helping people grow their own vegetables and produce. This is something I have plenty of experience in because I love showing other people how to get the most from their garden. It’s often much easier than you think. In return for a little work, you […]