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My Top 10 Recipe Picks From The Trim Healthy Mama Cookbook

The 1 thing you absolutely NEED if you’re going to do Trim Healthy Mama? The new THM Cookbook! I basically have 276 Post-its sticking out of mine, and I use it multiple times a day. I am 100% certain that it’s been instrumental in our ability to thrive on this eating plan — and since January 1, I’ve lost 12 pounds!

6 Toxic Sources Of Indoor Air Pollution + How To Fix Them

“I want to breathe toxic air,” said no one ever. Knowing the sources of indoor air pollution is half the battle. Once you know, you can make a plan to correct it, right? Here are 6 toxic sources of indoor air pollution. You may not be able to fix them today, but they can be fixed — some may be easier than you think!

5 Reasons Why I’m Using Alternative Sweeteners

I’ve been using alternative sweeteners, like erythritol, xylitol, and stevia extract for weight loss, to balance my blood sugar, and gut health. What made me go from turning my nose up at them to using them for my family and myself? Here are the 5 Reasons Why I’m Using Alternative Sweeteners.

Sugar Alcohols: Are They Really Sugar’s Sweetest Alternative?

If you were hoping I was about to explain a super sweet and boozy cocktail, I’m sorry to disappoint. Instead I want to talk about some of those words you may have read on nutrition labels and wondered if they were really ok ingredients. You see, I’m a big believer: if it’s on a nutrition label and you can’t pronounce it or don’t know what it is, DON’T BUY IT. I used words like xylitol and erythritol on food labels and quickly put down whatever product I was holding, believing these to be unnatural, and therefore unhealthy, products. Now that I know what they are, I’m not afraid of them! In fact, I believe they are the sweetest alternative to sugar and natural sweeteners!

5 Sources Of Indoor Air Pollution You Can Fix TODAY

Did you know that the air inside your home can actually be more toxic than the air outside? Nowadays, people spend a lot more time indoors than our grandparents and great grandparents did. Possibly even up to 90% of a person’s time is spent indoors if they are homebound, have a job that requires them to work indoors, or are home with small children much of the time. It’s not necessary to constantly expose yourself and your family to indoor air pollution. Once you know the sources and possible consequences, you can take steps to reduce or remove them from your home TODAY.

5 Natural Remedies for Ear Infections {no antibiotics!}

Ear infections are one of the easiest maladies to treat naturally and at home. Here are 5 natural, no-antibiotic treatments for ear infections that work!

6 FAST Real Food Meals — 30 Minutes or Less Hands-On Time!

What if I told you that you could have dinner on the table in less time than it takes to load everyone in the car and go through a drive-thru? It’s possible! I’ve assembled my six favorite, FAST Real Food meals. So grab your favorite menu planning tool (that’s pen and paper for me) and jot down these meals for this week! Congratulations! The problem of “What’s for dinner this week?” is solved. {For you Trim Healthy Mamas, I’ve included the meal types for each of these meals!}

6 Ways To Keep Meals Simple

Love the flavors of time-consuming gourmet dishes, but not the time-consuming part? Yeah, me either. I am all about simple. I hope that, by sharing my six ways to keep meals simple with you, I can help you narrow down the gazillion pinned and bookmarked recipes you’ve got that are just too complicated for you to make right now. For a new recipe to make it on our menu, it has to meet these six requirements for simple meals.

Ashwagandha: What It Is And Why I Take It

Want to know what brain fog feels like? A herd of turtles in your brain trying to stampede through peanut butter. {Turtles = thoughts. Peanut butter = brain fog.} Like many other issues that doctors will try to treat with pills, there is plant-based medicine that can help treat the issues that cause brain fog. And this is why I sought out ashwagandha.

How To Prepare A Coffee Enema

Have you noticed that I write about coffee enemas a lot? Every time I write about coffee enemas, the #1 question I get in the comments is, “How do I prepare the coffee enema?” And the #2 question is, “How much coffee do I use?” If you’re one of my readers who’s asking these questions, today’s post is for you!