Janice's Blog
Janice's Blog
Welcome to my blog. Here's where I share about real, whole food (with lots of easy, delicious recipes), self-care tips, and living a mindful and balanced life. I welcome your comments!
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The Best Ways to Purify Indoor Air

Did you know that indoor air can contain more toxic chemicals than outdoor air? Have you ever brought home a new carpet, opened a new vinyl shower curtain, gotten a new mattress for your bed, or opened a package of kids’ pajamas and the first thing you notice is the release of toxins into the air? Read More

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Ingredients to avoid in personal care products and household cleaning products, and why this is so important.  

Chemicals that may be linked to cancer, hormone disruption, allergies, respiratory problems, thyroid conditions, and more are found in many skin care and household products.   Here is a list of the top ingredients to avoid and why. Read More

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Safe and Healthy Beauty and Personal Care Products

There are more than 80,000 chemicals on the market today. Many don’t have any safety data. This is particularly true of those used in the skin care and beauty industry.   Did you know that the United States has not passed a major federal law to regulate the safety of ingredients used in personal care products since 1938? Is that crazy, or what? Read More

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Clean Swap: Kitchen equipment, utensils, and food

Today let's take a peek into your kitchen cabinets and drawers and see what’s there. One thing to be mindful of in the kitchen is what we call endocrine disruptors.  Read More

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Drink clean filtered water!

Water is our most essential nutrient, responsible for the transport of oxygen & nutrients into and out of our cells. Water is also essential for the transport of waste (including many toxins) out of the body. We are actually made up of 60% water, and we need to drink lots of it to keep us humming and thriving all day long. Have you thought much about the quality of water the water you drink? Read More

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Dandelion Pumpkin Seed Pesto on Sweet Potato Toasts (dairy-free)

Pesto is fast, easy, and nutritious. But you don't need to wait for summer when basil is in season.  I love to make it all year long with whatever greens are in season. I make pesto with arugula, parsley, or dandelion greens.  This one is made with dandelion greens which are one of the best foods to eat in the Spring time to support your liver. Bitter greens like dandelion, arugula, and parsley are all great for supporting your liver to filter toxins from your body.  Read More

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