Author Archives: EssentialTouchHastings

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Homemade Pizza with Seasoned Crust (gluten free, vegan option)

Originally posted on Natural & Holistic Living:
I LOVE pizza! And I used to be really intimidated by the thought of making my own pizza at home. Even if I thought of doing it at home, I would by a pre-made…

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Wait a minute…

At night the TV is usually on and while hubby watches I craft so it’s making background noise for me. Even when hubby goes to bed, the TV is generally left on while I craft…every-now-and-then something breaks through and grabs … Continue reading

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The Best Laid Plans…

Aahhh well….once again my plan to blog on a regular basis (such as weekly, if not daily) has gone awry. I don’t know why this is so hard for me to commit to… I don’t generally have a problem with … Continue reading

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Day 14 – Wheat Free

Fourteen days without wheat…I never expected to be here. However, I have to say the physical changes have been amazing. My level of muscle and joint pain has dropped drastically. I’m nearly 60, so the little pain that I still … Continue reading

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Still in pain :(

Well, it’s Friday, the 5th day of September and my knees, hips and muscles still hurt a little…tonight will be 6 full days since I ate Taco Bell corn tortillas (made with wheat as one of the ingredients it turns … Continue reading

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Missing In Action

I’ve been away from WordPress for a long time now…maybe a year or more. It’s been a tough time. Along with work, the same financial stress as most American’s with our economy doing crazy things, not to mention all the … Continue reading

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Label Foods with HFCS

With all the health information available about the damage done by ingesting High Fructose Corn Syrup, I think we need be aware of what we are ingesting. Labeling laws need to change to allow those of us who care about … Continue reading

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Fall is Here

Fall is here and that means cooler temps in the Northern Hemisphere….like the Michigan area…while it appears our desires tend toward warm beverages please remember that your body still needs plenty of fresh, clear water to flush those metabolic toxins … Continue reading

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The Bully and Coward Archetype

The Bully and Coward Archetype.

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Stinging Nettle Itch

It is rumored that rubbing a burdock leaf over an itchy, burning area that came in contact with stinging nettles, will relieve the itch/burn. I could’ve used this info many times several years ago. As with all the posts under … Continue reading

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