Portable Oats & Fruity Smoothies

strawberry-oat smoothie

  It’s true: oatmeal makes a great breakfast. But not the flavored, sugared, powdery instant oats that are more chemicals and sweeteners than they are oats. Plain, old-fashioned rolled oats are a much better choice…and you can flavor them any way you want! You could even cook a giant batch once or twice a week […]

Multi-Grain Scones

multi-grain-scones-batter

These scones are the perfect answer to the morning rush. Unlike a lot of low-fat foods, which can be so loaded with sugar that you feel hungry soon after eating them, these are quite filling – you can eat just half of one and still satisfy the need for morning sustenance. Plus, you’ll get in […]

Homemade Skin Care From Your Kitchen Cabinets

Green-Beauty-Guide

As a beauty editor at women’s magazines and CNN, author Julie Gabriel had no hesitation endorsing the season’s hottest lipstick shade, or justifying the purchase of the latest anti-aging cream. But after years of following the trends, she began to hesitate as she faced the not-so-pretty side of the cosmetics industry. She left the mainstream […]