Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Natural and Organic Beauty Recipes

Natural and Organic Beauty Recipes that You Can Make at Home

It might interest you to know that cosmetics are not always safe. Many cosmetics contain ingredients that are carcinogenic. The Enviromental Work Group (EWG) has a wonderful website for publicizing the health risks of everyday cosmetics, so you can see which products are safe and which are not. It is available at Skin Deep. Also, there are natural and organic beauty recipes below as alternatives to commercial products.

Natural and Organic Beauty Recipes

Wen - The unshampoo

Shampoo your hair without stripping out the natural oils and get movie star hair!

More Information on Making Natural Recipes for Beauty

Overview and recipes for herbal oil, natural conditioners, lip balms and skin care products and other organic homemade beauty recipes.

Monday, September 8, 2014

Heather's Raw Oatmeal Cookies

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You'll Need

  • 1 cup raw macadamia nuts
  • 2 cups raw oats
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup raw wheat berries
  • 1/2 cup raw cocoa nibs


  1. Soak the wheat berries for at least 4 hours. Drain.
  2. Combine the oats, macadamia nuts and cocoa nibs in a food processor. Run it on the lowest setting for 30 seconds to 1 minute, the dry ingredients should be well distributed.
  3. Continue to run the processor on the lowest setting and add the wheat berries and honey a little at a time.
  4. You've now finished the dough. If you like raw cookie dough, you can shape into balls eat them this way. They should be stored in the refrigerator.
  5. To dehydrate the dough into oatmeal cookies, shape into balls and then press the cookies flat. Lay the oatmeal cookies onto a lined dehydrator tray and dehydrate until crispy below 105 degrees.

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