Let Your Food Be Your Medicine

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!I asked my good friend Lisa to join me today and share her recipe for Fermented Spanish Black Radish. I wanted to be able to share another healthy way to consume this super food after Mandy’s post last week on […]


Jam On It! {Strawberry Rosehips Jam}

by lydia on June 6, 2014

Strawberry Rose Hips Jam

Today, I want to share an awesome recipe using rose hips. Rose Hips are one of the highest food sources of vitamin C available. They have many traditional uses medicinally, teas, syrups, jams and jellies. Rose Hips are perfect for making herbal jam. I know you are gonna love how easy this jam recipe is […]


The Key To Successful Healing

by lydia on June 5, 2014

The Key To Successful Healing

We all want to know what is the key to successful healing, do we not? Well, today my friend and fellow Nutritional Therapist Mandy is going to share the key with us………………. What is drainage? Too many times, people ask me why they are not healing when they eat healthy. First, everyone thinks they eat […]



Are you considering tackling the GAPS diet? I always find it helpful to hear about other people’s experience with it. I’ve had several readers ask me to share more testimonial type posts. Today’s post comes to you from a colleague of mine, Ashley Hathaway, NTP, CGP. She shares why the GAPS diet is such a […]


7 Essential Summer Remedies

by lydia on June 3, 2014

Summer Time

Unfortunately summertime adventures bring their fair share of bumps, bruises, minor burns and lacerations. Be prepared to comfort and sooth the hard knocks of summer fun with these 7 effective and affordable natural remedies. In addition to your normal first aid kit, keeping these items on hand will equip you to remedy the situation naturally. […]

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How To Heal Your Gut In 5 Steps

by lydia on June 2, 2014

How To Heal Your Gut In 5 Steps

More and more, people today are on a mission to heal their gut. We now know that the gut is the seat of our immunity, 80-90% of our immune system is in our gut. About 95% of our neurotransmitters are made in our gut. We also know how critical of a role our gut flora […]


Eleuthero Tincture - Increase Energy

Let’s face it, pretty much everyone these days is looking for a way to increase their energy. Why else would all the grocery stores fill bins by the check-out with ‘energy’ shots? As well as the mini coolers right at the end of each check-out line with heavily caffeinated sodas and drinks? And why would […]


Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Wardeh at GNOWFGLINS asked me to share a little bit about about inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis. Today, I’ve shared more information over at her site GNOWFGLINS. Head on over and read more! Natural Healing for IBD: Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis   Do you suffer with Ulcerative Colitis or know anyone […]



Did you know you could actually help improve your digestion -through your feet? Yep, it’s true and it’s called reflexology. A study with which I’ve been fascinated by for many years. In fact, more than 15 years ago I searched locally for a center to learn reflexology in hopes of becoming a reflexologist myself and […]

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Should I Try Juicing?

**THIS GIVEAWAY IS OVER** THE WINNER IS CHRISTINE TARDIFF – CONGRATULATIONS! Perhaps you’ve heard that juicing is a super healthy thing to do and are on the fence about getting started. Maybe, you even watched the documentary; ‘Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead’ and decided by golly I’ve gotta start juicing. If you are still asking […]