Easy Homemade Laundry Detergent

I have tried many homemade laundry detergents in the past. Most are very time consuming to make. We have been using this recipe for the past couple of months with great success. Best part, it only takes minutes to make! Ingredients: 3 TBS Borax 3 TBS Washing Soda 3 TBS Castile Soap 20 Drops of your favorite essential oil (optional) Put all ingredients except essential oil into a gal jug. I just use an empty 1 gallon vinegar jug. Boil 4 Cups of hot water and pour into … [Read more...]

Homemade Lotion Bars

Every winter my husband and son get really dry cracked hands. Finally I found an amazing natural solution with these homemade bars. Ingredients: 1 cup organic coconut oil 1/2 cup organic shea butter 1/2 cup organic cocoa butter 1 cup beeswax pastilles 2 tsp vitamin E oil 20 drops essential oil ( I used DoTerra's Citrus Bliss. My lotion bars smell like a mix of an orange push pop and chocolate from the cocoa butter - Yum!) Place all ingredients into a quart size canning jar. Fill a … [Read more...]

Homemade Granola Bars for Energy

I LOVE these granloa bars. They are perfect for a mid morning or afternoon snack to help give you some energy.   Ingredients: ¼ C. natural peanut butter ¼ C. coconut oil 1/3 C. raw honey ¼ C. brown sugar 1 tsp vanilla 2 C. Oats 1 C. brown rice cereal 1/8 C. ground flax seed 1/8 C. chia seeds Place wax paper in an 8x8 baking dish. In a med. Bowl add oats, cereal, chia seeds and flax seeds. In a med. Sauce pan, heat peanut butter, coconut oil, honey, and sugar. … [Read more...]

Healthy Brownie Pie with Frosting!

    Brownie Pie Ingredients: 1 15oz can black beans, drained and rinsed ½ cup agave syrup ½ cup flour ( I grind my own wheat – you can use what you like) ½ cup egg whites ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa 1 tbs vanilla 1 tsp baking powder 6 tbsp semisweet chocolate chips Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Lightly spray 8inch pie pan with nonstick cooking spray. In a food processor or blender, mix all brownie ingredients (except choc. Chips) together.  Blend until … [Read more...]

Healthy Chocolate Recipe

Chocolate is my biggest weakness. I had to find a healthy alternative for my after dinner chocolate cravings. After searching and modifying I have the perfect recipe that is satisfying yet healthy. Healthy Chocolate  1/2 Cup Organic Coconut Oil  1/4 Cup Raw Organic Wildflower honey  1/2 Cup Raw Organic Cacao powder  1/4 Tsp Vanilla Extract   Melt all ingredients on very low heat stir until mixed well. Pour in candy molds or put wax paper on small cookie sheet. Place in … [Read more...]