Homemade Cough Syrup

Homemade Cough Syrup with Honey & Essential Oils

My family has been hit with a severe head and chest cold. Even all of my preventative measures didn’t keep the illness from getting us.  Luckily, it didn’t last long thanks to my Homemade Cough Syrup with Honey & Essential Oils.  I’ve been using essential oils instead of the typical over the counter drugs for… 

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Banana Bread Pudding


  Quite often I get into my baking zones and make way more than my family will eat in a week.  Last week I made a loaf of gluten-free banana bread for the family to enjoy as their  breakfast or an evening treat.  With only 3 of us in the house, only half of the… 

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FitFriday Mental Fitness


  This week radiation treatment kinda caught up with me.  My immune system was slightly weak, so I was incredibly tired and extremely achey.  I found myself slowly becoming overcome with sadness, my workouts were subpar and mentally I just wasn’t feeling it. The plan was to start my Jillian Michaels Body Revolution again, such… 

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Power Matcha latte


Southern California weather has been completely wackado lately; t’s mid Fall and yesterday it was almost 90•F yesterday and today it was gloomy at around 70•F. The huge temperature fluctuations can wreak havoc on ones immune system. To help boost my immune system I do a couple things. 1. Get plenty of sleep  2. Drink plenty… 

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Gluten-Free banana bread


We tend to always have bananas in our home, eating them as  is, is a different another story. The family usually requests the browning bananas be made into a batch of Banana-Chip Cookies, but rarely do they ever ask for banana bread and I found out why. They haven’t had a Paleo Banana Bread they’ve… 

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   Slowly, but surely this page will evolve into something worth reading, but I make no promises. Bottom line, this is just a way for me to start holding myself accountable and a reminder to make time to get some sort of workout in and make sure I’m honest with my food.  Well, if I’m… 

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Immune Boosting Tea


 Recently it feels like everyone around me is getting sick.  One of my daily regimens is drinking a warm cup of immune supporting tea;  a warm mug of herbal tea, a drop or two  of OnGuard, some fresh lemon juice, ginger and raw honey. Let’s not forget the importance of plenty of sleep.  I’m not big on flu shots for myself, so I fall… 

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