Why to Choose Celtic Sea Salt over Himalayan!

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition 21 Comments

Years ago, I bought and used Himalayan salt, believing it to be mineral-rich and much better than table salt. Sea salt was what I had been using. I thought the two salts were interchangeable, and because so many people recommend Himalayan, I thought perhaps it was THE superior salt. What happened next and what my doctor (read about him here …

Paleo & AIP Taco Shells: made with just 3 ingredients! You'll LOVE having a taco feast that's better than corn! #paleotacos #aiptacos #paleomexicanfood #aipmexicanfood #plantains #paleotortillas #aiptortillas

Paleo & AIP Plantain Taco Shells (no corn; 3 ingredients!)

Megan Food Philosophy, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition, Main Dishes, Traditional Healing Foods, Whole Food Recipes 12 Comments

Taco shells, when you haven’t eaten anything like them for (in our case) YEARS, are SUCH a pleasure. And everyone I know who’s eaten these taco shells prefers them to corn tortillas. How is that even possible? I think it’s because plantains are awesome. And sometimes the foods allowed on restricted diets still happen to be the most awesome foods! …

KETO Verde Chicken & Cheese Enchiladas (also Primal/GAPS Diet) #keto #enchiladas #lowcarbenchiladas #gaps #ketodinner #ketomexican #lowcarbmexicanfood #easyketo #primaldinner #gapsdinner

KETO Verde Chicken & Cheese Enchiladas (also Primal/GAPS Diet)

Megan Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition, Main Dishes, Traditional Healing Foods, Whole Food Recipes 15 Comments

Keto Verde Chicken and Cheese Enchiladas are sure to satisfy: high-fat comfort food, perfectly suited for not only the Keto diet, but also Primal and GAPS eaters. KETO meals are satisfying for so many reasons! Most people enjoy eating high-fat meals because they stabilize blood sugar levels; fats nourish and heal. Fats turn into energy for muscles and brain. Specifically, …

How to Make 2-Ingredient Digestive Bitters {5 minutes to make; improve digestion; detox the liver}

How to Make 2-Ingredient Digestive Bitters {5 minutes to make; improve digestion; detox the liver}

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition, Whole Food Recipes 28 Comments

A few supplements come to mind as being fundamental for good health, for most people. Digestive bitters is one of them. Bitters is an herbal tincture that improves digestion and liver function. But the key to this article is also saving money. One 4-ounce bottle of bitters costs over $40. Our family of five goes through those bottles quickly. Our budget …

10 Best Natural Supplements for your Pet's Health #pethealth #petsupplements #petfood #petholistic

Best Natural Remedies and Supplements for your Pet’s Health (Dog and Cat)

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Food Philosophy, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition 11 Comments

When we talk about eating beautifully, it’s not just for humans. Your pet’s diet and natural supplements will determine their health and longevity, just like human nutrition steers the course for our wellness. This post shares the top ten best natural supplements and remedies (and dietary guidance) — both for cats’ and dogs’ everyday needs, as well as for acute …

Period Pain Foods: What to Eat and Not to Eat to Reduce Menstrual Cramps

Period Pain Foods: What to Eat and What Not to Eat *to Reduce Menstrual Cramps*

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Food Philosophy, Health & Nutrition 14 Comments

Menstrual pain is caused by prostaglandins, fatty acid compounds found in cells throughout our body– and specifically found in the epithelial layer of the uterus. Prostaglandins play many roles in the body. Among these, they cause uterine contractions and inflammation. When the uterine lining is shed starting a woman’s cycle each month, prostaglandins are released, thus contractions ensue– what we …

Paleo Baking Substitutions

Paleo Baking Substitutions: Turn your favorite recipes into Paleo Recipes {make recipe adaptations: achieve grain-free, refined-sugar-free, healthy fats, allergy-friendly alternatives}

Megan Food Philosophy, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition, Treats 12 Comments

I realized recently that there really isn’t one place to find all of this information, so I hope the pin and guidelines below are helpful. You can PIN IT HERE 🙂 for future reference! Recipe Adaptations Basically I take 5 groups of foods, (flour, sugar, fat, eggs and leavening), and “Paleofy,” or give you some Paleo equivalents. This doesn’t mean …

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How Many Carbs to Eat: Weight Loss, Blood Sugar, Exercise and Insulin!

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition 17 Comments

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links in this post. While the title of this post uses the words weight loss, we’re here to talk health. This conversion guide (below) and discussion are tools to help us understand the relationship between carb intake and fat storage. And perhaps even more importantly, the guide below is designed to …

Light Therapy Energy Lamps: A Real Solution to Winter Blues and Depression, Low Energy, Low Thyroid Function, Insomnia and diagnosed SAD

Light Therapy Energy Lamps: A Real Solution to Winter Blues and Depression, Low Energy, Low Thyroid Function, Insomnia and diagnosed SAD

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition 10 Comments

If you think I’m crazy, I’m at peace with that. The truth is: I talk to my happy light. I say things like, “Hello, Happy Light” and, “I love you, Happy Light.” Light therapy, and energy lamps like the one I love, are used to treat seasonal depression (seasonal affective disorder [SAD]), insomnia, jet lag and low-energy due to decreased …

How to Remove Moles and Warts with Essential Oils {with step-by-step method} #wartremoval #moleremoval #essentialoils #EOremedies #howtoremove #herbalremedies

How to Remove Moles and Warts with Essential Oils

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition 39 Comments

After sharing that my family successfully removed moles and warts at home with essential oils (instead of apple cider vinegar), MANY of you have asked me for more specifics on how we did it. This post makes that communication easy, as it’s all written down step-by-step. However, I used essential oils “neat,” which can cause dermal irritation, although it didn’t …