Eucalyptus Oil for Congested Children: Busted Essential Oil Myth #2

Is eucalyptus oil safe for congested children?

Your child is congested. You want to help. You think about using a vapor rub, but you want something natural, so you reach for the Eucalyptus essential oil instead…


Before you apply a high 1,8-cineole oil to your child, please read this post. I want to explain why this is not recommended, and offer you some safe alternatives.

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Win An Alaskan Adventure For Two With Me (over $4000 value)

Win An Alaskan Adventure

I have always wanted to go to Alaska. When I lived in Oregon, I met a number of Alaskan natives who would say things like “Alaska is Oregon on steroids.”

Considering how gorgeous my part of southern Oregon was, I could only respond with awe. My imagination had a hard time picturing the Alaskan wilderness.

It still does.

Next July, I’ll be going to Alaska. And I’ll be taking one of you lucky readers (and a guest of your choosing) with me.

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Lemongrass Chicken & Zoodles {Paleo, Low FODMAP}

lemongrass chicken & zoodles

I love lemongrass.  It’s so refreshing, earthy, light.  It’s one of my favorite flavors out there actually… and mixed with a smidgen of ginger, cilantro, and lime, it’s divine.  Divine I tell you.

That’s why I adore this Lemongrass Chicken served over zoodles (zucchini noodles).

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October Giveaway: Le Creuset Cast Iron Cookware Set (worth $425)

Le Creuset Giveaway

This month, I’m giving away a Le Creuset Signature 5-Piece Cast Iron Cookware Set in Cherry to one of you.

I am so grateful for you, my readers! You hang with me through thick and thin as we buck conventional nutritional wisdom and cleave to eating according to our ancestral, traditional food ways. Without you, I wouldn’t be where I am today.

So, as a way of saying thank you and giving something back, I’m hosting monthly giveaways!

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