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Superfoods & Supplements
I order my vitamins, herbal supplements, and superfoods from Vitacost, Click here or Amazon, Click here. Vitacost offers all the trusted top quality brands as well as their own label for the best prices and shipping. They also offer various discounts, promos, and sales on a regular basis.
Bulk Herbs & Spices
I order my bulk herbs and spices from Amazon or Vitacost when making my own blends or to steep as teas. They also offer a great selection of loose leaf teas. They offer certified organic, fair trade, ethically wild harvested and Kosher certified botanical products at reasonable prices. Click here.
Cooking & Baking Essentials
For convenient, time saving and hassle free shopping I get most cooking and baking essentials online including things like gluten free grains and flours, raw cacao, natural sweeteners, nuts and nut butters, seeds, oils, vinegars, condiments, and spices. I also get teas, healthy snack foods and dark chocolate. Click here or Here.
Natural DIY Ingredients
I order most of my DIY supplies from Amazon and Vitacost. Coconut oil is a common ingredient in my DIY recipes. Vitacost has the best price per ounce. Soap nuts can be ordered from all three places but I have found Amazon to be the best price per ounce, plus they come in a reusable cotton bag.
Although I like to make most of my own products, I realize it’s not always feasible for everyone. Fortunately a huge selection of natural non-toxic shampoos, conditioners, facial care, body care, toothpastes, deodorants, feminine products, and sunscreens for the whole family, some with clean and even organic, vegan, and gluten free ingredients are available. Click here or Here.
I shop online for my non-toxic cleaners, natural sponges, eco-friendly food storage options, unbleached and chlorine free baking / kitchen supplies like coffee filters, parchment paper etc., air fresheners, shower filters, laundry detergents (I use soap nuts – you can read above on DIY Ingredients) and paper products. Click here or Here.
Blenders & Essential Kitchen Tools
Smoothies and nutritious meals are part of everyday living for me. Because I spend so much time in the kitchen, tools that simplify the process and make it as efficient and enjoyable as possible are essential. I have some favorite tools I use all the time. Click here.
We drink kefir water daily for the beneficial probiotics, enzymes, and B vitamins. I order my grains (cultures) and kefir making supplies on Amazon along with kombucha brewing kits and supplies. Click here.
Clean Air For Home
The consistent use of himalayan salt lamps and a true HEPA filter have seriously improved the air quality in our home. Our asthmatic cat no longer has attacks (she used to have them several times daily before). I highly recommend these items for those with allergies, asthma, pets, smokers, and mold issues. Click here.
The squatty potty has never left our bathroom since it arrived. It may seem like a funny concept but everyone needs one of these (review here). Proper toilet posture is the solution when it comes to doing your business. We love ours and never do the deed without it. Click here.
I love Hala Khouri’s Yoga for Stress Reduction (review here), Maya Fienne’s Kundalini Yoga (review here), 10-Minute Trainer with Tony Horton (review here), and Jillian Michaels’ workouts. They all motivate me and keep me engaged to stay fit. Click here.
Meditation, Brain Entrainment & Sound Therapy
Stress less, sleep better, heal your mind, body and spirit. Escape to 18 different beautiful places with the relaxing sound of guided meditation for FREE. Click here. Retrain your brain on a subconscious level with brainwave entrainment (review here). Use sound therapy to reduce anxiety, depression, and physical ailments (see here).
Hay House offers a variety of books, online courses, audios, videos, apps, and events on topics surrounding inspiration, healing, guidance, happiness, and health. They also have kids books, cards, and gifts. Hay House Radio allows you to listen to some of the worlds greatest teachers in spirituality, health, and wellness. Click here.
Nutrition & Cookbooks
Both Hay House and Amazon offer cookbooks and books on nutrition but Amazon offers a bigger selection when it comes to these types of books. For cookbooks, Click here. For nutrition books, Click here.
Thyroid & Adrenal Health Program
The essential guide to adrenal and thyroid health by a woman who healed her own thyroid disease in lieu of doctor recommended radiation. The resources and delicious, easy to prepare recipes in this program empower anyone who is looking to learn easy ways to implement whole foods in their diet and gain control of stress levels to live a healthy and vibrant life. Click here.
Real Plans offers healthy and delicious custom meal plans to suit any lifestyle. Choose family friendly, traditional (gluten and dairy-free options), paleo, vegetarian, or AIP options. Recipes and personalized grocery lists can be sent straight to your phone, making it easy to check off items as you shop. Click here.
Weekly Meal Delivery
My favorite meal delivery service is Sun Basket (review here). They deliver top quality sustainably sourced, organic and non-GMO fresh whole foods meals, each with it’s own recipe. No planning, no shopping, just cooking. Most meals are ready in about 30 minutes. As a huge plus they offer gluten free, paleo, and vegetarian options. Click here.
Monthly Snack Delivery
For a fun variety of organic and non-GMO snacks and beverages delivered right to your home or office monthly, UrthBox is the way to go. Options include classic, gluten free, vegan, and diet. You also earn loyalty points for every purchase which can be redeemed at the UrthBox Shop. Click here.