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February 2014

Edible, Non-Toxic, Homemade Deodorant

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Did you know that most store-bought deodorants contain metals? Metal is toxic to the body and may contribute to the development of cancer and other diseases. Any product that is put onto the skin will be absorbed into the body. So I have made an effort to get rid of unnatural beauty and skin products in favor of edible products. If it goes into my body, I want it to be easily metabolized by it.  

On that note, my favorite new discovery is an edible, non-toxic, homemade deodorant. I got the recipe from singer/songwriter Chelsea Moon. It takes no more than three minutes to whip together. It’s edible, although it would taste awful. It doesn’t contain any of the metals or toxic chemicals found in store-bought deodorants. And, it really works. One application may last for a couple of days. Read More

Cashew Pancakes (Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Low Sugar)

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I have some food intolerances and so do many of my clients. I’ve done a lot of experimenting with recipes to ensure that I can still enjoy the foods I love without the ingredients that disagree with my body.

These pancakes have become a family favorite at my home. They are a delicious, gluten-free, dairy-free, low sugar alternative to traditional pancakes. You can make them with or without the chocolate chips. Consider substituting blueberries or other fruits for the chocolate chips. Read More