Ah, coconut oil. It’s exploded in popularity over the past few years, and with good reason. Because it’s made of primarily medium-chain fatty acids, coconut oils is easily digested and converted into energy in the body. It also contains lauric acid which has been linked to amazing health benefits. It has anti-viral, antibacterial, anit-microbial, and anti-fungal properties. It’s been shown that consuming coconut oil is good for overall immunity, reduces hypertension, helps reduce arterial injury, and helps keep proper cholesterol balance. It’s a great source of healthy (yes, healthy) saturated fats.
Another month. Really? Anyone else think time is going too fast? At least we moving toward sunny skies and warmer weather. Let’s just hope I can withstand the Utah heat in the coming months before baby #2 makes his arrival in August.
There were so many great things about this month. I’ve been blessed to spend lots of time with my family… for which I am truly grateful. I mean, look at this girl: || Read more
Welcome to Thank Your Body Thursday! It’s that time of the week where you link up your healthy-living posts!
Here are the most clicked posts from last week (Make sure you link your posts back to this post or you can’t be featured!): || Read more
Some months ago I posted my all natural tinted lip balm. I loved my new lip balm so much that out went all my store-bought “natural” lip balms. Victory.
When the husband started getting some dry lips he went looking for some lip balm. Apparently he didn’t want tinted lip balm. Go figure. And since I was already in the mood to try a different recipe that was more moisturizing, I figure the time was right to get experimenting. || Read more
You scream. I scream. We all scream for ice cream! Anyone who knows me knows that I’m a sucker for ice cream. The only thing better than a quality store bought ice cream, is homemade ice cream. Homemade vanilla ice cream, to be exact. || Read more