January 2014

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Nontoxic Beauty Products and Why You Should Care (Guest Post)

My passion for clean, nontoxic beauty started out of necessity. ¬†About a year ago, I became ill with Histamine Intolerance (HIT) which is a very serious condition in which your body becomes sensitive and reactive to many foods and environmental triggers. My management and recovery of HIT included a very restrictive diet as well as […]

January 3, 2014 Thumbnail image for Lucky Black Eyed Pea Soup for the New Year

Lucky Black Eyed Pea Soup for the New Year

There is a Southern tradition of eating black eyed peas in the new year for good luck. I always remember eating my peas with ham in them. So I picked up a ham hock from my favorite pork company at the farmer’s market and developed this easy recipe. Ideally you want to soak any beans […]