Holy Moly, It’s Time to Cleanse!

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This past month has been a whirl-wind. I visited my dermatologist recently to have my moles checked. I'm quite molely and a few looked a little odd so I wanted to make sure they were ok. The whole ordeal was a little shocking and scary. In a small room, I sat in my underwear. My doctor shined a very incriminating light on me and sternly asked questions about my moles. "What do you know about … [Read more...]

FREE Online Essential Oil Event

Free online essential oil event thesproutingseed.com

Are you ready to reinvent your healthcare naturally? You guys. You know I'm passionate about nutrition and holistic living. I love eating healthy, exercising, and living a natural lifestyle. I also walking alongside you in the journey. Two years ago, I started using essential oils. I was a new mama and wanted to rid my house of toxic chemicals that could harm my health and the health of my … [Read more...]

Homemade DIY Liquid Foundation

Try this two-ingredient liquid foundation for preservative-free, non-toxic coverage. thesproutingseed.com

It's your face. Everybody sees it and you want to look your best, right? There's billion dollar industry out there to make that happen, but there's a cost. Liquid foundation is helpful to even out skin tone and cover imperfections, but smoothing on a foundation full of toxic ingredients does your body a lot more harm than good. The Real Cost Just the other day I caught up with a friend and … [Read more...]

doTERRA Essential Oils Winner Announced

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You are my favorite part about blogging. Yep. That's right. I like ya. I've had so much fun getting to know so many of you over the past few weeks through emails and comments on the blog. As a way to say thanks, I host giveaways of things I find helpful and beneficial on our journe towards vibrant health. This month, doTERRA essential oils were the prize! One lovely reader will receive an … [Read more...]

Shirazi Salad and a Little Sunshine

Shirazi salad is the perfect summer side! thesproutingseed.com

We all need salads in our life. And a little sunshine. Salads are awesome. You can throw tons of healthy veggies in a bowl, drown them in yummy dressing and eat to your heart's (and tummy's) content. With bright flavors and crisp, crunchy textures, salads are perfect for summer and those longs days spent in the sun. Each week I'm trying to make a big salad to keep on hand and this week it's … [Read more...]

Healthy Weeknight Dinner: Scallops with Warm Arugula and Tomatoes

Healthy weeknight dinners are a must! These scallops with warm arugula and tomatoes take 20 minutes and are delicious! thesproutingseed.com

I don't know about you, but as the days get warmer, my desire to spend time in the kitchen lessens. We've been enjoying long walks with good conversation and trips to the duck pond down the street. Recently, we even treated ourselves to bikes so we can enjoy a leisurely bike ride in the evenings! I've yet to attach Ezra's bike seat. Even though I'm pretty comfortable riding a bike, I'm a little … [Read more...]

Broccoli and Brussels Sprouts Salad

this broccoli salad is so filling and delicious. It even tastes good as leftovers! #food #healthy #salad thesproutingseed.com

This Broccoli and Brussels Sprouts Salad almost didn't make the pictures. I couldn't stop eating it. It's so good. And I nearly gobbled it up before I could get it on camera. I restrained myself though because I really wanted to share it with you. Do you have a few broccoli crowns in your fridge right now? And maybe some Brussels sprouts in the back of your crisper, just hoping to get … [Read more...]

Grain Free Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler

This grain free strawberry rhubarb cobbler is so yummy! #food #paleo #dessert thesproutingseed.com

I never meant to make cobbler.  In fact, I never meant to make any sweet treats this week. Determined on Sunday, I told myself starting Monday, I'd not make (or eat) any dessert this week (I ate too many thumbprint cookies!). By Tuesday I was seriously rethinking my claim. Ezra and I were laying in his bed, reading stories before going to sleep and we happened to read his favorite book about … [Read more...]

doTERRA Essential Oils GIVEAWAY

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It all started with a crying baby. Hour after hour, my sweet child was screaming due to acid reflux and a bloated belly. Over the counter medicines weren't working and the prescription drugs my doctor prescribed made me nervous--even he said to use it only as a last resort! Modern healthcare wasn't working. In tears I called my midwife and she rushed over. She poured a little coconut oil in … [Read more...]

Zoodles! Gluten-Free Zucchini Noodles with Meatball Marinara

Zoodles! Zucchini noodles and meatball marinara make a quick, healthy weeknight dinner. thesproutingseed.com

Who knew weeknight dinners could be so quick and fun!? For Christmas, I received a spiralizer--and it's been sitting in a box ever since. I've wanted one for a while, but it looked a little intimidating. And a little time consuming. Taking it out of the box took my toddler ripping into it one day (and me running over to stop him--those things are sharp!). Once it was out, I realized it was … [Read more...]

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