Posts by Tammie Eldridge

Luscious Lotion

What You’ll Need: 1/4 cup coconut oil 1/4 cup Bees wax 1/4 cup shea butter 1/4 cup olive oil 1 tbsp Jojoba oil 20 drops frankincense essential oil 20 drops of your other favorite essential oil (see suggestions below)   Prep Put coconut oil, beeswax and shea butter in a glass bowl and place the…

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Gluten-free Zucchini Patties

What You’ll Need: 2 cups grated zucchini 2 large eggs, slightly beaten 2 Tbs chopped green onion 2 cloves garlic 1/2 cup gluten-free flour 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt Grape seed oil as needed   Prep Blot grated zucchini with paper towels to remove moisture. Stir zucchini, eggs,…

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Detox Drink

A great way to start your day – with this detox drink. Apple cider vinegar is full of enzymes and good bacteria, it can help  lower blood pressure, and help better balance your blood sugars. What You’ll Need: 2 Tbs Raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar 2 Tbs Fresh lemon juice (about 1/2 lemon) 4 drops Cassia oil…

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Bean salad

What You’ll Need:   2 cans of your favorite organic beans, drained 1 avocado 1 lime ½ cup of onion (or less) ½ cup cilantro chopped ¼ cup Verde salsa 1 tsp smoked paprika 1 tsp adobo seasoning   Prep Combine all ingredients together in a small bowl.  Mix well.

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Pizza with a Veggie Crust

What You’ll Need:  The crust: 1 head of cauliflower 1 egg 1 Tbs Italian seasoning 1 tsp garlic 1 tsp red pepper flakes   Toppings: Whatever you like for a pizza and however much you like of it. Mediterranean (kalmata olives, feta , green olives, onions, etc.)   The Basic: ½ cup mushrooms ½ cup…

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Tuna with a Yogurt Twist

There are a lot of healthy reasons to skip the mayonnaise and here is a biggie – One tablespoon of mayonnaise has about 94 calories One tablespoon of plain yogurt has about 9 calories Reason enough? Try is in your tuna, egg salad… you get the picture. Here is one of my favorites. What You’ll…

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6 Ways to Decrease Your Sugar Cravings

In the last 20 years, the average person went from consuming about 26 lbs, of sugar to a whopping 150 lbs of sugar a year. Most can’t lift that much weight and yet, the average person is consuming it. Scary thing is most of us probably aren’t even aware of it. Read the salad dressing…

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5 Better Beverage Replacements

Last week I talked about why water is so important. This week is to help to get to that point that you drink more of it. And when you don’t, some better options: Electrolyte drinks (e.g. Gatorade) contain artificial colors, sugars and/or artificial sweeteners. Try replacing with unsweetened coconut water. Coconut water is one of the…

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6 Reasons for Drinking More Water

The most important nutrient – oxygen. The second most important which generates life on our planet – water. Our brains are made up of 85% water and our bodies are made up of about 60% – 75% water. Yet, most people I know don’t drink enough of it. Why drink more? Do you often suffer…

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