All is well. You did not come here to fix a broken world. The world is not broken. You came here to live a wonderful life. And if you relax a little and let it all in, you will begin to see the Universe present you with all that you have asked for.


06 May 2010

The Flouride Deception

If you've ever wondered about that warning on the back of your toothpaste tube--the one that says a child who swallows more than a pea-size amount should contact poison control--and thought about how fluoridated water, which is drank in uncontrolled quantities, could be safe in comparison, you do not want to miss "The Fluoride Deception."

04 May 2010

Do You Have Grey Hair?

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) states that a person's hair is a reflection of the strength of the kidneys. It is believed that weak kidney and liver blood are the underlying causes for gray hair and other signs of premature aging.

Introduction into Square Foot Gardening

Here's something you might like- a video by the author Mel Bartholomew who wrote the best selling book Square Foot Gardening. He now has a new one out that is really fantastic - All New Square Foot Gardening: Grow More in Less Space!

It's perfect for intensive city gardening on roofs, small yards and public spaces.

02 May 2010

The top 20 things that are more dangerous to children than lead paint in Mattel toys

1. Mercury fillings
Often called "silver fillings" to hide the fact that they're made from mercury, these highly toxic fillings are placed directly into the mouths of children where they are inhaled (mercury vapor) and swallowed, causing systemic mercury poisoning to the child and leading to long-term neurological damage.

Doctors Warn: Avoid Genetically Modified Food

The American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) has called on all physicians to prescribe diets without genetically modified (GM) foods to all patients.1 They called for a moratorium on genetically modified organisms (GMOs), long-term independent studies, and labeling, stating,

01 May 2010

Better Than Kashi Crackers

I found a great cracker recipe from Elana and tweaked the ingredients to come up with my own.  After 2 experiments, it turned out great and I couldn't believe how easy it was!  It reminded me of the wonderful Kashi crackers I used to love but couldn't get in Portugal.

How To Make Coconut Flour

When wheat flour isn't an option in baking, whether that is due to a gluten allergy or a low-carbohydrate lifestyle, coconut flour is a viable alternative to a certain degree--plus, it's high in fiber. Coconut flour cannot be substituted cup for cup with wheat flour, as the resulting texture of the baked good is far too dense. Store-bought coconut flours can be more expensive than wheat flour. So instead of purchasing it, make your own coconut flour from coconut flakes while also making a byproduct of fresh coconut milk.


Things You'll Need:

  • 2 cups unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 4 cups water
  • Food processor
  • Cheesecloth
  • Baking sheet
  • Grinder
  1. Soak 1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes in 4 cups water for several hours.
  2. Transfer the coconut and water mixture to a food processor and process until smooth.
  3. Strain the mixture through a cheesecloth; squeeze to get out the most liquid. This liquid is your coconut milk. Transfer the liquid to a container and refrigerate.
  4. Spread the pulp from the cheesecloth onto a baking sheet.
  5. In a 200-degree oven, bake the pulp until dry, not brown.
  6. Grind the dried pulp until you have a fine powder texture.