43 Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving has been my favorite holiday since I was just a girl. All that delicious food, everyone in a good mood (usually!), no school for two days … when I think of Thanksgiving, I think of contentment. With that in mind, I have 43 healthy Thanksgiving recipes that are both delicious and nourishing. What’s contentment …

DIY Gift Ideas

Now is the perfect time to start working on DIY gift ideas to share your love of holistic health with family and friends! While I definitely buy some Christmas presents, I also enjoy being able to give gifts that I made myself for several reasons: Homemade gifts seem more personal than store bought items. I …

Ten Tips for Staying Healthy This Winter

Winter is fast approaching – boo! – and with it come the sniffles, congestion, and body aches of the cold and flu. Sickness is all too common during the winter months, but I know ten ways to stay healthy this winter so you can enjoy the season without any coughing, aching, stuffy head … you …

Elderberry Syrup Recipe

When I’m sick, I want to get better fast … actually, I’d rather not get sick in the first place! The simple, all-natural ingredients in elderberry syrup strengthen the immune system and support its work in keeping me healthy. (Or in getting me well again if the crud has already hit!) With almost anything, I’d …

When to Wildcraft Bark

Since learning to make my own herbal medicines, one of my favorite activities is wildcrafting medicinal plants. Gathering herbs, turning them into tinctures & teas, and then successfully using them to treat my family’s illnesses makes me feel like I really know what I’m doing! One of the first snags I hit, though, was not …