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Just the Basics Regarding Essential Oils

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition 4 Comments

I’m grateful that over the last several months I’ve begun to learn about essential oils, how to use them and just how effective they can be.  A blog associate wrote this recent article about essential oils that says a lot that needs to be said about them. I’d like to share it with you here.  I hope it answers many …

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Another Brand of Grass-fed Gelatin Worth Knowing About

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Food Philosophy, Health & Nutrition 12 Comments

Many of us in the whole food, healing community have felt that Great Lakes brand gelatin has been a life changing product.  Making natural gelatin products, often dessert oriented, but with healing properties, is a win-win. There in another grass-fed product that I only recently learned of, that I’d also like to share with you. What I really like about …

The Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

Megan Drinks, Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition, Whole Food Recipes 6 Comments

This is my 13-year-old daughter’s blog. 🙂 She has an effective food remedy for recurring headaches!

A Gourmet Recipe Source Is Now Recommending MSG

Megan Food Philosophy, Health & Nutrition 0 Comments

I recently looked up a recipe on that was sourced from Bon Appetit magazine.  The vegetarian cucumber dish had a slight Asian flair and the cook and author of the recipe said, “If you haven’t cooked with MSG before, give it a try.”  I understand that many Asian cooking techniques have been influenced by the inclusion of MSG.  Yet …

Several years ago I had a few recurrent urinary tract infections. They were an early warning sign of my leaky gut and interstitial cystitis (now healed). I found several herbs that when steeped or boiled, depending on the nature of the herb, made a healing tea that gave me complete relief and healing within just a couple of hours. This recipe worked every time with quick, powerful convincing evidence that herbs are worth learning about. I never saw relief from other methods; and I am surprised these herbs haven't gotten more press due to their effectiveness.

5 Herbs that Heal UTIs within Hours!

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition 46 Comments

Thank you for supporting this site with purchases made through links in this post. Several years ago I had a few recurrent urinary tract infections.  They were an early warning sign of my leaky gut and interstitial cystitis (now healed).  I found several herbs that when steeped or boiled, depending on the nature of the herb, made a healing tea …


Michael Pollan comes up wrong in his critique of the Paleo food movement: Poorly researched?

Megan Food Philosophy, Health & Nutrition, Interviews & Guest Posts 5 Comments

Michael Pollan, food author, was recently interviewed about his position on the Paleo food movement and specifically on what he finds wrong with it. Generally, I agree with most of Pollan’s views and appreciate his voice, guiding and shaping many Americans to choose and delight in whole foods. However, given his appreciated wit and insights, I believe he now …

New Favorite Quote about Bone Broth by Sally Fallon Morell

Megan Food Philosophy, Health & Nutrition 2 Comments

“What America needs is healthy fast food and the only way to provide this is to put brothals in every town, independently owned brothals that provide the basic ingredient for soups and sauces and stews. And brothals will come when Americans recognize that the food industry has prostituted itself to short cuts and huge profits, shortcuts that cheat consumers of …

How to Heal Yeast Infections- Part 1

How to Heal YEAST INFECTIONS: Part 1

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition 13 Comments

Here’s a three-step cure for chronic yeast infections, using essential oils, diet and probiotics. I’m sorry to say that having suffered from candida overgrowth in and on so many parts of my body, vaginal yeast infections are no exception. I have seen many medical doctors and naturopaths for this condition and have tried all of their suggestions. In the end, …

HEALED OF ASTHMA!~ How we put our daughter’s severe asthma into remission

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition 29 Comments

Asthma: it is the problem that fueled our entire GAPS journey.  The purpose behind healing all of our ailments was propelled mostly by this danger that plagued us, starting five years (now almost 7 years) back.  Our medical pediatrician, who is an expert on asthma, told us our daughter would be on steroids her whole life, that she would always …


How to *Thrive* on the GAPS INTRODUCTION Diet

Megan Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition 51 Comments

We all know by now that it’s about the journey, right?  But when it comes to healing one does want to arrive. Ironically, although we are people who like to make progress, to strain forward, to hurry to the finish line, we can not operate on our own time frame when it comes to healing. We can not arrive if we don’t go …