Articles by: Stepy

Immune booster cayenne pepper smoothie

Immune booster cayenne pepper smoothie

This is a great immune booster smoothie to make when you feel you are coming down with a cold or flu, or simply need to boost your immune system. This smoothie is armed with nature’s very best. Try to make this 2 to 3 times a week for breakfast or […]

by December 20, 2012
What you need to know about Echinacea

What you need to know about Echinacea

Do you take Echinacea? Echinacea is a genus, or group of herbaceous flowering plants in the daisy family. A 2007 study by the University of Connecticut combined findings from 14 previously reported trials examining Echinacea and concluded that Echinacea can cut the chances of catching a cold by more than half, and shorten the duration of a cold by […]

by December 19, 2012
Detox your home with the right home cleaners

Detox your home with the right home cleaners

Take a healthy step: Detox your home by using plant-derived home cleaners. The most pollution is inside our home. Look under your kitchen cabinet. Read the labels: if you can’t pronounce the words, then they are toxic chemicals. Do a full detox of your home for 2013. We have done […]

by December 19, 2012
DIY Lavender clothes starch

DIY Lavender clothes starch

Do you want “crispy clean” starched clothes without toxic chemicals? We love DIYs (Do It Yourself) as they are inexpensive, simple and the way to go. Commercially available starch have additives, fragrances and harmful chemicals. By making your own, you control the content and know what is in it. Chemicals […]

by December 18, 2012
Eco-glamour and style: Gorgeous and Green 8th annual gala

Eco-glamour and style: Gorgeous and Green 8th annual gala

With eco-glamour and style on December 11, 2012 Global Green USA held its 8th Annual Gorgeous and Green San Francisco Gala. The event took place at the Bently Reserve, a beautiful San Francisco LEED-certified green building owned by devoted green leader Christopher Bently. The night was filled with eco-conscious stylish guests dedicated to making […]

by December 17, 2012
DIY antiseptic rosemary mouthwash

DIY antiseptic rosemary mouthwash

You know how much we love Do It Yourself (DIY) recipes. They are fast, inexpensive and good for you. Most importantly they are chemical-free. This is a great DIY antiseptic rosemary mouthwash. Rosmarinus officinalis, commonly known as rosemary, is a woody, perennial herb with fragrant, evergreen, needle-like leaves and white, pink, purple flowers, native to the Mediterranean […]

by December 17, 2012
Astounding healing properties of the pink grapefruit

Astounding healing properties of the pink grapefruit

Include pink grapefruits in your diet, you will be happy you did.  You can add them in your favorite fruit salad, squeeze them for a fresh juice, or just eat one by itself. I love adding 1 tbsp of raw honey on top of a sliced grapefruit. It dilutes its […]

by December 16, 2012
Unusual healing benefits of Dandelions

Unusual healing benefits of Dandelions

Dandelion (Taraxacum)  is a large genus of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae. They are native to Eurasia and North America, and two species, T. officinale and T. erythrospermum, are found as weeds worldwide. Both species are edible in their entirety. The common name Dandelion  (French dent-de-lion, meaning “lion’s tooth”) is given to members of the genus. Before you destroy the Dandelions in […]

by December 14, 2012