Portion Sizes

There is so much discussion about how portion sizes for Americans have grown larger and larger over the years. An easy example for size comparison is McDonalds meals. In the 1950s a regular single patty cheeseburger and a small fry and an 8 oz drink was a meal. Today a Big Mac, large fries and…

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Quick & Easy Chocolate Treats

I look forward to the holidays every year, then when they arrive I’m reminded about how much there is to get done; wrapping, buying presents, meal planning and making holiday treats. Lots and lots of holiday treats. Back in the beginning, I did a cookie exchanges and made holiday plates every everyone and spent hours making…

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Quiet Mind Blend

Quiet Mind Blend I created the Quiet Mind Blend to help with my adult struggles with distractions and over stimulation when other suggestions didn’t work for me. I do ask that you respect the copyright of this recipe. You may share links to this page or from my facebook page: Alaska Healer Facebook Page or the photo as…

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Raspberry White Chocolate Cheesecake Pie

Looking for a gluten free yummy pie recipe? My daughter loves the white chocolate raspberry cookies at a local restaurant so I decided to try and turn it into a pie since most of the ones I love require gluten in some form or another. We ‘beta-tested’ this one at Thanksgiving and it was a…

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Respiratory Airways

Respiratory Support I thought I’d take a moment today and show how I use essential oils to help clear my airways and breathing. This really helps when I’m trying to minimize the effects of seasonal threats or trying to breathe easier. I use this technique when I want to really breathe my essential oils in…

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Safe vs Scary Laundry Detergent

This morning I opened my newspaper and saw that over 700 children had been harmed (one fatally) by the latest laundry trend, laundry soap pods. Truthfully, I’d never really paid attention to them, after all I spend most of my time in the organic and non-toxic areas of the grocery store and I make a…

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Salsa, Fajitas and more… oh my!

Salsa, Fajitas and more… oh my! When it is sizzling hot outside I start thinking of sizzling fajitas, salsa and my favorite Tangerine Dream cocktail. So today I thought I’d share some of my favorite recipes that are perfect for summer sizzle. Fajita Marinade Juice from 2 limes 8 T Olive Oil 2 T Worcestershire…

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Slim and Sassy Summer

  May brings the sun, which makes me think of playing in my garden and the beach. The beach of course makes me think of trying on swimsuits (shudder). I know everyone else on the planet starts dieting in January, but not me. I start when I realize that I have to actually put on…

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