Two Weeks Without Electricity + Hiking To A Secluded Beach

Flowering Almond Trees

  We’re still living without electricity, and I’m dying to give you all an update. I know this is not what I would usually write, but, not being able to use the computer at home and paying a fortune to the local Internet cafes, I’ll try to at least share the last week or so […]

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Living Without Electricity And How Strangers Help When Friends Don’t

Living without electricity

    Yup, this is what my office looks like right now. And no, it’s not glamorous. We’re still living without electricity, and it’s been 10 days now. It’s not as hard as I thought it would be, but it’s freezing washing ourselves with cold water and I hate not being able to work. Both […]

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60-Day Gluten-Free Challenge Results + 7 Tips On How To Re-introduce Gluten

60-Day Gluten-Free Challenge Results + 7 Tips

I went gluten-free for 60 days recently, and I really wanted to give you an update. These are all the things I learned throughout this challenge. I’m also sharing my top 7 tips on how you can make peace with gluten containing foods.

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Make Basil Pesto Sauce At Home – Back To Basics Series

Make Basil Pesto Sauce At Home: Back To Basics

Time to go back to basics and make some amazingly simple staple foods at home with this new series. You’ll save money, you’ll enjoy your food more, and it will be so much more nutritious for you. You’ll avoid all the nasty ingredients, too! Isn’t it cool knowing exactly what goes into your basic foods […]

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DIY Indian Herbal Shampoo: Wash Hair Without Shampoo Gently and Effectively

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I’m loving Indian herbs at the moment, so I thought I’d share a wonderful new way to wash your hair using a gentle and totally natural herbal DIY shampoo. My first ever blog post and video were about the no-poo method using baking soda. Some people have complained about it drying out their hair or […]

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You CAN Improve Eyesight Naturally with 6 Simple Exercises

You CAN Improve Eyesight Naturally With Simple Eye Exercises

Want to know how my husband and I halved our prescription in just a few months? If it’s possible, why do people still wear glasses? Let me tell you this: you CAN improve your eyesight no matter how old you are or how bad your eyesight is.

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10 Reasons Why I Don’t Agree With A Strict Paleo Diet

10 Reasons Why I Don't Agree With The Strict Paleo Diet. #paleo #diet #health vitalivesfree.com

I guess I should first define what I consider a strict Paleo diet. It would not include things like dairy, grains, legumes, lentils, potatoes, and of course all the processed foods and sugar. It would also be reasonably low-carb, somewhere around 50-100g of carbohydrates a day. I guess most traditional Paleo followers would fall within […]

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Paleo Zucchini Coconut Pancakes: My Easy Go-To Breakfast Recipe

Paleo Zucchini and Coconut Pancakes - makes around 25

These Paleo zucchini coconut pancakes are one of my favourite Paleo breakfasts of all times. The recipe combines the naughty goodness of homemade pancakes with healthful zucchini, nourishing eggs, decadent butter, and the amazingly versatile coconut flour. These pancakes are grain-free, gluten-free, and sugar-free. They won’t spike your blood sugar and will give you steady […]

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Cast Iron Cookware: Why It Rocks And How To Make It Last For A Lifetime

Why it rocks, and how to take care of it.

Cast iron cookware is just one of the many things we discovered when we went Paleo. We used to buy the cheapest non-stick pans and not think twice about it. But since the beginning of our Primal diet, the core thing we understood straight away was that this diet wasn’t really a diet. It’s more of a lifestyle, where we try to avoid anything with potentially dangerous materials or ingredients.

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Vapour Organic Beauty: Is It Worth The Hype Or Is It Quite Average?

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My hair conditioner ran out, so I got a new one online, but guess what? I had a chance to add some tester-size products to my basket for a very small price (I love when that happens). I got four Vapour Organic Beauty makeup items that I’ve been dying to try for the longest time […]

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