Increase the Nutrition of Your Food with Little Effort

Late last year, I returned to my previous practice of sprouting, which had fallen by the wayside as life got busier and busier. Why? I was firmly committed to the benefits of eating sprouted foods and was purchasing organic alfalfa sprouts, pea shoots, sunflower sprouts, etc. on a weekly basis. This is far from cheap! I use sprouts every day in salads, wraps, smoothies, and on top of burgers. I decided that I could better conserve money with minimal effort, as sprouts are simple and far less expensive to grow at home. What's the deal with sprouts?  Sprouting makes nuts, seeds, beans, and grains more nutritious, turning the seeds into a living food. This process incre...

The Perfect Pick-Me-Up!

Cold pressed from the peel, Wild Orange essential oil is one of my all-time favorites for its fresh, sweet, and invigorating aroma. It has a variety of uses from aiding the digestive system to energizing the mind and body. Part of its appeal stems from its chemical makeup. Wild Orange is high in monoterpenes, which gives the oil purifying and stimulating qualities that can help enhance immunity when seasonal threats are high. The orange rind, from which the oil is pressed, is also full of antioxidants that help maintain overall health. Primary Benefits Lifts mood and energizes mind and body Aids digestion Freshens the room and purifies the air Naturally cleans surfaces Not sure how to use Wild Orange ? Add to ...