Happy Healthy Living

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Oatmeal Coconut Pancakes

Oatmeal Coconut Pancakes Gluten Free

These scrumptious pancakes are great for that craving you have for pancakes when you have cut wheat out of your lifestyle! These oatmeal coconut pancakes are so easy and nothing special goes into them. You need a blender to make the oats and coconut into a flour consistency, that way you aren’t buying the expensive […]

cleansing side effects

Side Effects of Body Cleansing

Cleansing is generally agreed upon to be a good thing in the natural health world. There are several types of cleanses. Internal cleanses usually consists of activities such as fasting, juicing, limiting your diet (only fruits and veggies) and specific organ cleansing (liver, intestines, gall bladder). External cleansing can be skin treatments like salt or sugar scrubs, salt baths or dry skin brushing.

red wine on bar

Red Wine Health Benefits

We like wine. Our favorite is dry red wine and there are so many to choose from. Lately we have been enjoying the Shiraz (rhymes with pizazz) which is made from the same grape variety as Syrah. (Syrah is the European version) The Shiraz that we are enjoying has some black currant and spicy flavors.

soft serve ice cream

Soft Serve Ice Cream Machines

When you look at those wonderful soft serve ice cream machines that are at McDonald’s and other places, you might wonder about how you can get those divine flavors at home. You can, actually. There are home soft serve machines. However, is it worth it to get a home machine? It’s not as simple as it first appears.

What The Tongue And Eyes Can Reveal About Your Health

Many people today suffer from unusual health conditions that don’t seem to have an obvious cause, and that doctors often dismiss as overblown, or worse, nonexistent. Finding answers isn’t always easy, but health practitioner Tina Taekema has put together a course known as “Mirror of the Body” that might be able to help.

woman meditating

Meditation Benefits

We have recently started a morning meditation practice. One of the most effective things for us to do to maintain our happy healthy lifestyle is to meditate. I have noticed that one of the biggest results for me is that when I meditate it is like a reset for my mind. I get to put everything on hold for a few minutes and be calm.

fruit and veggie smoothie

Groundhog Day Sunshine Smoothie

I am started February with a 10 day juice & smoothie detox. Today is my second day and its Groundhog day too, but I woke with a lack of caffeine headache and perhaps the winter weather is partly to blame.

I decided to make a smoothie this morning with the idea of warmer sunnier times in mind and this is what I came up with!