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How To Clean Stainless Steel June 12 2017

Do you have stainless steel appliances?  Have you found the perfect stainless steel cleaner?  I believe I have. I get the morning sun shining onto my stainless steel refrigerator and it drives me crazy when I see the fingerprints and smudges on the fridge. The perfect solution is the the Norwex Microfibre EnviroCloth and the Window Cloth.  First wipe the appliances with the damp EnviroCloth and follow with a dry...

10 Day Shred and Men's Health June 07 2017

I'm honestly surprised how many men are doing the Shred10.  Men are participating and finding they have more energy, less recovery time after the gym and sports and just feeling better. It makes it a lot easier when you are making meals following the Shred 10 plant-based eating guide if your partner is engaged and participating with you.Here's a quick video with some testimonials from the male perspective.    Why...

Moroccan-Spiced Quinoa with Roasted Broccoli and Chickpeas Recipe April 22 2017

Love the flavour of this recipe.  Was looking to use up broccoli and came across this. Pretty basic spices that I usually have on hand and I always have a can of chickpeas in my pantry. I'll take the leftovers for my lunch. This is a perfect 10 Day Shred or Shred10 recipe.   Ingredients 1 c. dry quinoa 2 T. olive oil 3 c. broccoli, chopped into small pieces...

Healthy Eating for Students December 27 2016

My daughter is in her first year of university and staying in residence and must eat in the cafeteria.  She's talked about how the food is not that great - the only thing that tasted good was the pizza and french fries if they have them.  They do have a salad bar but she said it's not that great. I still recall move in day when they provided a free...

Chopped Thai Salad with Sesame Garlic Dressing December 04 2016

This salad was a hit! So much flavour.  I used whole edamame beans and cashew nuts instead of mincing them. Also used the recommended 3 cloves of garlic in the dressing. My guests did comment on all the garlic but also said how delicious the salad is. INGREDIENTS For the dressing: ⅓ cup canola oil 3 cloves garlic, peeled 3 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce 2 tablespoons water 2 tablespoons white...

16 Important Reasons Your Child Should be Eating Fruit and Vegetable Gummies October 25 2016

Fruit and vegetable gummies are part of the Juice Plus fruit and vegetable supplements. Juice Plus+® does a survey of participants of the Children's Health Study.   96% of parents of children who have been sponsored through the Children’s Health Study report a positive result of one kind or another. Here is what we are finding:       Eating less fast food Drinking fewer soft drinks Drinking more water Missing fewer...

15 Reasons To Love Juice Plus October 02 2016

15 Reasons To Love Juice Plus Added nutrition of 25 fruits, vegetables and grains to my diet EVERY day 2. Simple changes today can lead to great health benefits down the road. With Juice Plus, it’s easy to make the one simple change of adding more fruits and vegetables to my diet EVERY day 3.  Clinical research shows those who take Juice Plus can develop healthier immune systems, reduce cardiovascular...

Favorite Kind of Gardening July 15 2016

I have found my favorite kind of gardening. I grew up on a farm and we had a huge garden. My memories of summer revolve around the garden - the planting, the weeding, the watering, the picking of vegetables, hours spent shelling peas, washing cucumbers, cutting beans.Up until last year, the thought of gardening was overwhelming to me. A year ago I learned about the Tower Garden. I've brought gardening...

Thai Veggie Quinoa Bowl June 20 2016

This Thai Veggie Quinoa Bowl recipe is a great addition to my 10 Day Shred menu. Simple and full of flavour. Typically ingredients I would have on hand so I'm sure I'll be making this quite a bit.   Ingredients 1/2 cup broccoli, finely diced 1/2 cup quinoa, cooked according to package directions 1/2 small red onion, diced 1/4 cup grated carrots handful cilantro, chopped 1/4 cup chopped green onions...

Chicken Mango Lettuce Wraps June 13 2016

Chicken Mango Lettuce Wraps are an amazing combination of Caribbean blackened chicken and mango salsa. These are so tasty and perfect for the 10 Day Shred or Transform 30 program as they are gluten free and dairy free.   INGREDIENTS For the Cajun Seasoning:2 teaspooms paprika1 teaspoons garlic powder1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon black pepper1/2 teaspoon onion powder1/2 teaspoon thyme1/2 teaspoon oregano1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper For the Chicken Wraps:1 pound boneless, skinless...

10 Day Shred May 29 2016

What's the 10 Day Shred? Make these changes over 10 days and see what happens 2 Juice Plus+ Complete shakes per day to replace 1-2 meals Juice Plus+ Trio capsules daily NO gluten NO dairy NO alcohol NO caffeine NO refined sugar NO processed foods Drink 1/2 to 1 gallon of water each day Exercise daily (even just a walk) NO eating past 6 pm Sleep a minimum of 7...

Treatments for Poor Circulation May 23 2016

Natural Treatments and Remediesfor Poor Circulation Symptoms Blood Circulation Support Wellness Oil Blood Circulation Wellness Oil is designed not only to get your blood moving, but to also get that circulation spreading even to the ends of your fingers and toes.Cold, slightly tingling fingers and toes can not only be uncomfortable and anxiety-producing, but can also be dangerous. Proper blood circulation is vital, and Blood Circulation Wellness Oil is designed...

Banana Cinnamon Detox Smoothie May 22 2016

We've all heard how Turmeric is great for detox. I've also learned that it may have other health benefits.  According to www.whfoods.com here are some of the benefits: anti-inflammatory treatment for bowel disease relief for rheumatoid arthritis help for cystic fibrosis cancer prevention inhibitor of cancer growth may help prevent colon cancer may halt prostate cancer reduce risk of childhood leukemia improve liver function cardiovascular protection helps lower cholesterol may help...

Safe Tick Repellent April 27 2016

Ticks are on the move, being found in locations they never were before. So how do you keep them off of you?  Here are a few tips. 1. Avoid long grass 2. Mow your lawn frequently 3. Clear up any junk in your yard where ticks may hide 4. Place a 3-ft wide barrier of wood chips or gravel between lawns and wooded areas to restrict tick migration 5. Use a SAFE...

Make Your Kitchen Shine April 09 2016

I love when my kitchen shines. It used to be a three or four product process, but now I basically just use the Norwex kitchen cloths and towels.  These towels clean and leave a shine to everything. I use them on my counter, my taps, sink, and stainless steel appliances. Everything shines! Everyone uses dishwashing liquid. The Norwex blend is great, I love the fresh scent and it seems to...

10 Peppermint Essential Oil Blends March 28 2016

Peppermint essential oil has many uses. This oil has been used by many ancient cultures, no doubt because of its extremely useful health-promoting properties. It is an excellent digestive, it helps the respiratory system and circulation, it is an anti-inflammatory, and an antiseptic. These qualities make it a good oil to help with the treatment of indigestions, flatulence, bad breath, flue, varicose veins, headaches and migraines, skin irritations, toothaches and...

Clean Grime In No Time March 16 2016

It's all about QUICK & EASY & SAFE This environmentally friendly cleaning paste works with a damp EnviroClothTM to clean, polish and protect chrome, stainless steel (not on brushed stainless steel), porcelain and similar surfaces in one application. Safe for use on coffee pots, glasses and most food-ware products. Works great on bathroom tubs and tile, too!  I used this on the chrome of my sliding glass shower door -...

Uses for Lavender Essential Oil March 10 2016

Uses for Lavender Essential Oil There are many important uses for lavender essential oil. Every home should have a bottle of lavender, if no other oil, because it is so very effective in the treatment of burns and scalds. Lavender oil is a natural antibiotic, antiseptic, antidepressant, sedative, and detoxifier which promotes healing and prevents scarring, and also stimulates the immune system and contributes to the healing process by stimulating...

Natural Air Freshener Bags March 05 2016

Natural Air Freshener Bags add lasting freshness to your home. These are easy to use, economical and safe for your home. They actually absorb odour instead of covering it up with spray. (These sprays are not healthy and could be toxic to your home) The Air Freshener Bag is more sustainable than ever. With the ability to replace the inner Freshener Bags, it’s even easier and more economical to keep...

Natural Teething Remedies February 26 2016

Teething Relief Wellness Oil Natural teething remedies will help relieve symptoms of teething in babies. Your baby's first tooth is a major milestone and something to celebrate. However, the process leading up to this occasion can sometimes be a trying one for parents and babies alike! While some babies simply sail through the process producing huge toothy grins, the majority experience common crankiness, drooling, crying and biting problems as their little...

Should You Be Worried About Contamination in Greens and Whole Foods Products? February 20 2016

Contamination a Common Problem in Greens and Whole Foods Products According to ConsumerLab.com White Plains, New York July 8, 2013 Greens and whole foods powders and pills, made from wheat grass, alfalfa, kelp, spirulina, leafy vegetables and other chlorophyll-containing ingredients, as well as fruits, were recently tested by ConsumerLab.com for potential contamination with heavy metals, microbes, and pesticides. ConsumerLab.com found that only 5 of the 11 products selected for testing met its...

Getting Down to the Nitty Gritty in the Bathroom - Quick & Easy & Safe Cleaning February 18 2016

Do you know what’s really lurking behind your bathroom sink or even in your shower? Bathrooms can be full of germs and hard to keep clean. Not anymore! Here is a  QUICK  and EASY solution for keeping your bathroom sparkling without the use of harsh chemicals. “My bathroom fixtures look dull and my bathroom grout is grungy with mildew. “ Blue Diamond All-in-One Bathroom Cleaner is the perfect time-saving, bathroom-cleaning tool. Use it to...

Salt Lamps February 14 2016

Salt Lamps - Beautiful Natural Ionizers Crystal Salt Lamps Freshen and Ionize Air Have you ever noticed the difference in the air when you’ve had a chance to breathe in the fresh forest air or cool breeze from the ocean? Don’t you feel relaxed and regenerated? In the forest the dense trees create an oxygen-rich environment. And ocean breezes are highly charged with healthy negative ions that feed our cells....

Whole Foods for Kids February 07 2016

For most families, there's a gap between what we should eat and what we actually eat every day.  With the ever-increasing innovation of processed food, junk food, and fast food into our diets, children's health issues are skyrocketing. Our children are now at risk of developing serious diseases such as hear disease, cancer, diabetes,and stroke at a much younger age than ever before. Providing whole food options for children is...
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