Stevia: A Better Way to Sweeten

Got a sweet tooth?  You’re not alone.  Many of us (myself included!) have a weakness for the sweet stuff.  Here at Simple Organic, we’ve already looked at two options for healthier sweeteners: organic whole cane sugar and maple syrup/sugar.  Today, we’ll take a look at a third option: stevia. Stevia is a natural sweetener.  It (read more…)

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Sunday Links: September 19

• From Sorta Crunchy: Why We’ll Skip the Flu Shot This Year • From Simple Bites: Going Nuts: How to Make Nut Butters • From Greenwala: Top 10 Foods for Health and Beauty • From The Nourishing Gourmet: Apple Cinnamon Nut Granola • From Small Notebook: Freedom & Opportunity: The Advantages of Owning Less • (read more…)

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Weekend links

How to Ice a Cake :: Prudent Baby 10 Easy Ways to Decorate for Fall :: Nesting Place 10 Tips for Dining Out With Your Child :: Nourished Kitchen Can You Pack a No-Waste Lunch? :: Green Your Way How to Make Your Life an Endless Celebration :: Holy Experience (you’ll need kleenex) “Expect to (read more…)

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Natural Remedies for Yeast Infections

Yeast infections are pretty common to the female experience.  We all have yeast inside of us, both “good” and “bad”, but there are times that things can get unbalanced, and the “bad” yeast takes over.  It’s never pleasant, but it doesn’t have to mean that we immediately reach for over-the-counter medical concoctions or prescription pills. (read more…)

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12 resources for giving you smarts

On Monday we talked about the importance of being lifelong learners, especially in our roles as parents. Next week we’ll be discussing topics related to making schooling goals for our children, along with our awesome responsibility of teaching the next generation. But for our own health, we grownups need continuing education, too. There’s absolutely no (read more…)

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