Category: Allergies

What low iron is telling you

Ever been told you have low iron through your blood tests?  What was the solution?  Take an iron supplement?  Eat more red meat?   Did you know that your body will hide iron and zinc from pathogenic bacteria?  Yup, that’s right!  So, when you get sick, your amazing immune system has a series of events […]

Crunchy Energy Bites …. that are school friendly!

I am constantly creating recipes to give my kids nutrient dense, healthy snacks and meals…devoid of processed ingredients.  I get pretty excited about cooking, but my kids don’t always feel the way I do about the final creations!  lol  That is OK though, I keep persevering.  🙂 So many kids snacks are completely filled with […]

Deodorants -The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

You might be thinking, what’s the big deal about deodorants, but the chemicals and preservatives used to create coconut splash, oh la la lavender, or passion de tango (to name but a few) can disrupt our hormonal balance, trigger allergies or asthma, put us at risk for cancer, and negatively affect our wildlife. Deodorants may contain: […]


Do you suffer from allergies?  Or know of someone who does?  Chances are the answer is “yes” to at least one of those questions. Our reaction to allergies has been allergy medication and I can’t believe the number of different medications/prescriptions used: Aerius, Claritn, Reactine, Allegra, Benadryl, Claritin, Chlor-Trimeton, Dimetane, Zyrtec, and Tavist,  Clarinex, Xyzal, […]