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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Pick Your Blade: The Ultimate Guide To Essential Kitchen Knives

Pick Your Blade.

Now that you already know how to use a knife without injuring yourself (and if you don’t know yet, read this post), which kitchen knife would you use for the various cooking tasks? They come in different shapes and sizes, and each of them has a different scope. Often, people use only one knife to slice or chop all the foods, or even worse ‑ they pick a random one.

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How To: Henna Gloss Treatment for Soft and Shiny Hair

Henna Gloss Treatment For Soft And Glossy Hair

Learn how to do a henna gloss treatment at home in a few easy steps. I’ve discovered it recently, and it’s quickly become my current favourite hair treatment. The henna gloss treatment is much easier and quicker than a full strength henna treatment and works on any hair type or colour – all you need […]

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How To Be More Positive And Make Things Happen

How To Be More Positive And Make Things Happen | vitalivesfree.com

Just three short years ago, if I had to pick one word to describe myself, it would have been “inadequate”. Whenever I spoke to my parents, I felt inadequate. I was letting everyone down. Or so I thought. It took me a while to understand that I was simply doing what was best for me […]

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