Feb 20 2015


   Like Healthy Notions on Facebook!   Mullein and Sage are wonderful herbs that you can grow in your own backyard and when they are ready to give their healthful benefits, you can harvest them for a delightful tasting tea. Mullein can grow as high as 9 feet and has benefits just as big! According …

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Nov 12 2014

Stevia – Healthy Sweetener

     By Jan Robbins, Nutritional Coach    Like Healthy Notions on Facebook! What Makes Stevia An Acceptable Sweetener? With all the controversy about sugar, chemical additives, and artificial sweeteners like NutraSweet, Sweet’N Low, and Splenda, to name a few, it makes one wonder what is safe to use anymore. Just to let you know …

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Oct 18 2014

Healthy Notions of Fermented Vegetables

      What is it? Fermenting or lacto-fermentation is a method of food preservation you can use on some of your favorite vegetables. It consists of cutting them up and placing them into a jar, covering with a salt and water mixture (called a brine) and letting it sit for a few days while …

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Aug 27 2014

Zucchini: Vegetable or Fruit?

    Like Healthy Notions on Facebook! Who doesn’t like zucchini? We love it! But the truth is that there are a lot of people that just don’t like this particular summer squash. It is low in calories (only 33 calories per medium zucchini) chock full of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and fiber as well as …

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Jun 21 2014

Oat Bran Muffins with Blueberries

    My favorite thing to bake are muffins! I love to find recipes of different types and change the ingredients out to reflect a healthier slant. I originally found this recipe on the back of a bag of Bob’s Red Mill Oat Bran Cereal. I decided to tweak it up a bit and use …

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Apr 13 2014

Five Healthy Notions to Add More Vegetables Into Your Life

    With our fast-paced lives, sometimes it can become a challenge to eat our daily allotment of vegetables, but with a little pre-planning and forethought, one can work it in and get healthier at the same time. We need to be eating at least 3 – 5 servings of fresh vegetables a day and …

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Feb 12 2014

Guest Posts featuring Healthy Notions

Healthy Notions Guest Posting List   Welcome to our list of Healthy Notions Guest Posts! Below are the guest posts that we have done. Please feel free to click on any of the article links below to be taken to the originating web site for our guest post:     MAKING A RED RASPBERRY TEA …

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Feb 01 2014

February Instagram Challenge

      Are you on Instagram? If not, you should check it out! It’s a great way to share photos for business or pleasure and to meet new friends. Follow us at instagram.com/healthynotions. Already “Instagraming,” then leave us your info in the comments below, so we can follow you back! Starting tomorrow, February 1 …

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Jan 27 2014

Pathways to Health

  MY PATHWAY TO HEALTHY NOTIONS   It’s funny how you really never know where your life path is going until it up and goes and takes you with it. That is how my pathway to Healthy Notions happened! And this is my story…   Living in a small town in Nebraska is quite the …

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Jan 21 2014

Winter Soups Community Cookbook

  Warming and Healing Winter Soups For You!   A collection of real food recipes from real food bloggers dedicated to healthy eating. These are nutrient-rich soups that fill you up and add the needed vitamins and minerals that your body needs to stay healthy and well. What you get: 52 hearty and healthy winter …

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Jan 05 2014


This recipe and others are in the E-cookbook called “Winter Soups” that is available now for only $9.97. Click here to learn more about this E-cookbook Healthy Notions Turkey Vegetable Soup   Like Healthy Notions on Facebook! Making a homemade turkey soup is one of my favorite things to do, especially if it is made from …

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Jan 01 2014

January 2014 Instagram Challenge

  This is the first time we at Healthy Notions have participated in an Instagram Challenge. We are excited to begin populating our Healthy Notions Instagram page with fun and exciting photos. Visit us there and follow us. We will follow you, too! See ya on the flip side!  Like Healthy Notions on Facebook!   …

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Dec 16 2013

Spicy Sautéed Cauliflower

    Healthy Notions Spicy Sautéed Cauliflower In George Mateljan’s book, *The World’s Healthiest Foods, I found the 5-Minute “Healthy Sautéed” Cauliflower recipe (page 201) intriguing because of the Mediterranean twist, so I decided to try this one as a side dish to a meat entree.  Like Healthy Notions on Facebook! To me, vegetables are …

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Nov 27 2013

Conquer Food Cravings

    Do You Have Uncontrollable Food Cravings? Dr. Daniel Amen has some FANTASTIC health and nutrition tips for controlling those nasty food cravings. Now is the time to get them under control because your health depends on it. You may visit his web site at Amen Clinics.  Like Healthy Notions on Facebook! Below are …

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Oct 31 2013

Ginger-Turmeric Tea

    Stay healthy during the cold & flu season. Boost your immune system with Ginger-Turmeric tea. Check out our Guest Post on Homegrown & Healthy: Like Healthy Notions on Facebook!   For supplements and herbs, check out our Healthy Notions Amazon Store! – OR – Make it easy: Buy all your bulk herbs and …

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Oct 30 2013

Elderberry Tea

IMMUNE-BOOSTING WINTER HERBAL TEA TO KEEP YOU WARM AND HEALTHY   What is Elderberry? Elderberries come from the Elder plant that produces a black or purplish berry. Only the ripened berries and flowers are used for medicinal purposes in herbal teas, tinctures, and syrups. The rest of the plant (stems, roots, leaves, and seeds) contain …

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Oct 28 2013

Varicose Veins Nutrition

How to Deal with Varicose Veins Varicose veins occur in women and men, but more frequently in women. Young people tend not to exhibit varicose.  This condition impacts midlife and aged individuals. If you don’t have varicose veins, you are in a good spot not to have them in the future.  So, if you don’t …

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Oct 25 2013

Liver Cleansing Smoothie For Two

~ USING FOODS THAT HEAL ~ By Jan Robbins, Nutrition Educator & Family Herbalist   Here’s a smoothie recipe based on Dr. Schulze’s Liver Detox Program. This liver flush drink is super easy to make and is outlined below.  Like Healthy Notions on Facebook! The liver is the “processing plant” of our body. It filters the …

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Oct 17 2013

Lemon-Honey Cough Syrup

  This is an easy gift to make for family and friends. Just put a pretty bow on top of your jar along with some colorful flowing ribbons and you have a healthy and loving gift that shows you care. Time to prepare for winter and make a natural cough syrup that you and your …

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Oct 15 2013

Constipation Toxicity

    Why You Should Get Rid of Constipation Fast   If you have regular bouts with constipation for long time, you open yourself up to some serious diseases.  When fecal matter stays in various parts of your colon, your colon walls are exposed to toxic matter. Typically, fecal matter should move quickly and completely …

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