Recipe: Cinnamon Rolls (gluten-free, yeast free)

I always loved cinnamon buns (without the icing, just too sweet) so here’s another recipe I have tweaked to make gluten and yeast free and which makes for a perfect substitute.  I make it often on weekend mornings (it takes about 15 minutes to make) but it would make a wonderful treat for the holidays…

Recipe: Almond Apple Bread

I have been tweaking recipes since I went gluten free back in 2005 and this is one of my favorites.  Not only gluten free, but also grain and milk free, this recipe is an (almost) paleo, low-carb alternative to your typical apple bread.  It is really delicious–and some say tastes better than the one made…

Recipe: Chicken bone broth

If someone told you that there was a beauty elixir that could help erase wrinkles, smooth out cellulite, and make you look younger overall, I bet you would dash to the nearest store to buy it.  Well…. this elixir does exist and it is just a few steps away in your own kitchen. It is…

Lavera Liquid Foundation review

If you read my post earlier this week, you will know that I am on the quest to find the perfect foundation, which of course needs to be 100% natural or (even better) certified organic. Although I have been using “natural” products for many years, it was only in the past year that I realized that…

4 reasons to ditch your (chemical) sunscreen

Yes, I know you will initially think I am a bit crazy, but I will say it; most sunscreens are not good for you.  Recent studies correlate the use of chemical sunscreen with a higher risk of skin cancer, exactly the main thing they are supposed to prevent.  But alternatives do exist and here’s four…

Open your eyes

In essence, this is what this blog is all about.  Opening your eyes to the dangers to your health, beauty and well being that you may not be aware of. Not only is the environment that surrounds us far from clean, our bodies are bombarded on a daily basis by all kinds of carcinogenic, toxic…