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Mostly Homemade Mondays – Week 121

Homemade Mondays is a series for people that are on a journey to better living, via healthier eating and a more natural lifestyle. We realize that there are different paths that we all take to get to that place, and this bloghop celebrates that. Whether you’re a seasoned raw foodist who has banned all things… 

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Start with a great, big, delicious bowl of homemade, cheesy carbo-heaven, and then add some fresh, sautéed veggies from the garden—you've got a perfect meal!

Mackenzie’s Garden Herb Mac N’ Cheese

Macaroni and cheese! It’s almost every kid’s favorite food, right? Start with a great, big, delicious bowl of homemade, cheesy carbo-heaven, and then add some fresh, sautéed veggies from the garden—you’ve got a perfect meal! Or… at least my siblings immensely enjoyed this weekly treat at our home when we were all growing up. I,… 

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There are so many ways to pamper your skin with essential oils. The recipe below is a great one. Enjoy!

Frankincense Facial Moisturizer

A facial regimen is something I’ve struggled to keep consistent in my daily routines. When I first became pregnant in 2006, I began my quest to eliminate unnecessary ingredients from my household and personal products. After all, skin is our biggest organ, and is constantly absorbing toxins we breathe and touch! However, I still dabbled… 

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This Chopped Thai Salad can be enjoyed as a complete meal in itself: it’s packed full of veggies and protein. Plus, it’s got peanuts and peanut butter!

Chopped Thai Salad

This Chopped Thai Salad can be enjoyed as a complete meal in itself: it’s packed full of veggies and protein. Plus, it’s got peanuts and peanut butter! I love experimenting with salads. I love to try new combinations and enjoy making new dressings. Salad, as I’ve learnt, is not just a mixture of greens, tomatoes… 

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Farm livin’ is the life for me

This post is sponsored by Clorox—helping you find the joy in making a mess. It’s been an insanely busy week. You may have noticed my (gasp) absence on social media. You know that things are crazy when I’m not responding to Facebook messages and emails. I assure you there’s a good reason why, and that… 

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Mostly Homemade Mondays – Week 120

Homemade Mondays is a series for people that are on a journey to better living, via healthier eating and a more natural lifestyle. We realize that there are different paths that we all take to get to that place, and this bloghop celebrates that. Whether you’re a seasoned raw foodist who has banned all things… 

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Are you a fan of Orange Julius? We've got a knock off version of their popular smoothie here that not only tastes great but is great for you, too! We've packed it with extra probiotic from the yogurt and Kefir, and blended it with yummy fruit like a bananas and pears.

Orange Julius Banana Smoothie

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Florida Department of Citrus for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. The number one resolution made each year has to do with living and eating healthier, but unfortunately most of us fall short of our goals– especially as we’re nearing the end of February and… 

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