Smashed Potatoes with Resistant Starch

Megan Health & Nutrition, Hors d'oeuvres, Condiments & Sides 37 Comments

When we were kids, folks told us that potatoes weren’t healthy. Nor was white rice. Thing is, they didn’t know about resistant starch. Course, potatoes are healthy either way- full of Vitamin C, B6, manganese, folate, iron, phosphorus, potassium, niacin and pantothenic acid, not to mention phytonutrients. In regard to resistant starch, potatoes aren’t born with it. It’s a matter …

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Using Dried Herbs in Cooking for their Nutrition- Which ones are high in vitamins and minerals?

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition 16 Comments

The following printable is an addendum to the recent Periscope and You Tube video I did on this topic. Watch the video to get the full “story.” Click on the link below if you’d like to print the list of herbs I discussed, and their attributes. This post contains affiliate links. Explore these herbs that aren’t usually used in cooking, …

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8 Remedies for CONSTIPATION

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition 32 Comments

Is constipation a problem for you or someone you love? It’s a common symptom, especially among Americans. Many are struggling with compromised gut health. The colon is the final length of the gut where imperfections will often make themselves known. While most reach for various fibers and medications, I’d like to share with you alternatives that I’ve been studying for …

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GLUTAMINE: NOT Recommended for Leaky Gut

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition 55 Comments

Many articles recommend using glutamine (also labeled L-glutamine) as a supplement to help heal leaky gut. It provides energy to the small intestines and when converted to glutamate can accelerate healing. Tangentially, it is also recommended by some to abate sugar cravings, or among body builders and athletes for performance and recovery. Certainly many doctors prescribe glutamine for their patients …

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Why Natural Gas and Propane are MAJOR HEALTH RISKS {How Best to Cook Your Food, Dry Your Clothes & Heat Your House}

Megan Health & Nutrition 29 Comments

I know some people want to hide… when they hear about one more thing they can be doing better for their health. So here’s the thing: it’s better to know; and then to do something about it when you’re ready. Ignorance is never the best route. Wait; and when you can and want to, then consider making a change. The …

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The SPUNKIEST, MOST AFFORDABLE Holiday Gift Buying Guide! (Not your ordinary ideas!)

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition, Store and Resources, Uncategorized 7 Comments

Oh friends! I had fun with this one! I’ve chosen to share with you the most thoughtful, eco-friendly and loving gifts. I hope you’ll enjoy my picks and that they’ll help you to make one or more great choices for someone you love, or perhaps someone for whom it is hard to buy. This post contains affiliate links. Thanks so …

Nature Cure for Sore Throats & Which Throat Spray to Choose?

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition 26 Comments

I got my tonsils out in my early 20’s They were nasty; so I was happy to take the medical doctor’s advice and have them removed. I hoped it would help me to have fewer incidents of sore throats. Alas, no. Sore throats are my body’s first go-to. Whenever I get run down, first symptom: sore throat. To this day, …

How I healed my interstitial cystitis

How I Healed My INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS

Megan Food Philosophy, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition 83 Comments

Thank you for supporting this site with purchases made through links in this post. This is a personal post for me, not only because I had IC but because I know that this is an important article for many of you. I know that some of you have been waiting for me to write this so that you might learn …