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6 Ingredients to Make Homemade Sunscreen home & body care home remedies Jun 22, 2015

Commercial sunscreen products are more harmful to the skin than exposure to sunlight. If you like to stay under the sun without using those commercial sunscreen products, then you should check out this amazing alternative.

This is a guest post by Adonia Dennis, a passionate blogger who loves to...

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Vertical Farming gardening & permaculture sustainable living Jun 14, 2015

For thousands of years, farming has relied on the perfect blend of weather, water, and pests in order to grow healthy crops for the community. Recently, however, vertical farming has appeared as a viable alternative. Vertical farming utilizes abandoned buildings and other vertical spaces to grow...

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A Healthier Living with Greener Interiors home & body care sustainable living May 30, 2015

We’re so used to living in a polluted environment that we often fail to realize how badly our health is being affected by it. It’s almost as if we’ve entered a perpetual state of denial. Whether it’s the constant addition of toxins or the spread of common airborne...

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Hello World, This Is My Girl pregnancy & baby May 21, 2015

Before I had my daughter I never actually paid much attention to the world around me, how fascinating and exciting it was. It wasn't until I started preparing for her birth that I realized how fragile and innocent babies really are. She did not have a clue about the world around her and it was...

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Homemade Sweet Tamarind Sauce cultural & ethnic plant based recipes sauces & spreads traditional travel Apr 13, 2015

While living in Trinidad, I had the pleasure of tasting many versions of homemade Trini tamarind (“tambran”) sauce. Now that we’re enjoying our own piece of tropical land in Dominica at Beyond Vitality Nature Camp, we have a lovely organic tamarind tree. It was about time for me...

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The Road that Led to Dominica 
 community gardening & permaculture nature connection travel Mar 21, 2015
Over the last few years, Beyond Vitality has relocated from Canada, to Venezuela to Trinidad and Tobago, and now, the beautiful nature isle of Dominica. Our community has grown and we’ve had the pleasure of working with individuals from around the globe.

Our approach has always been clearly...

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Raw Pizza Flax Crackers plant based recipes snacks Mar 08, 2015

These crackers are packed with fibre, essential fatty acids, plant based protein, and an array of vitamins and minerals. A truly unique snack, raw seeds combined with dried vegetables, herbs and spices make this a nutritional powerhouse! These crunchy crackers are excellent with fresh hummus...

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Nut Butter Banana Muffins comfort food desserts & baked goods kid-friendly recipes Feb 26, 2015

These Nut Butter Banana Muffins are the perfect snack or breakfast side. They are high in protein and healthy fat. The entire family will enjoy them!

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cup spelt flour

½ cup old fashion oats

1/3 cup virgin coconut oil (or real butter, softened)

1 1/2 tsp baking soda

1/2...

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Avoid Bridal Burn-Out with Stress Busting Nutrition holistic health & nutrition trauma & mental health Feb 26, 2015

Originally posted in Caribbean Belle Weddings Magazine

Whether you are the laid back, go-with-the-flow, chilled out, free-spirited gal, or the obsessive compulsive perfectionist, planning a wedding can be stressful because you are dealing with people from all walks of life and can never predict...

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Introducing Beyond Vitality Health and Nature Retreat holistic health & nutrition nature connection sustainable living travel Feb 26, 2015

Leave your fast paced, chaotic life behind and come join us on “The Nature Island”, known as Dominica. We’re almost settled into our new home, and have been hard at work transforming our place. We are a family run business in the process of developing our own sustainable...

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Work Exchange and Internship Program nature connection sustainable living travel Feb 26, 2015

Are you an energetic, easy going hard worker looking for an amazing opportunity in the Caribbean? Beyond Vitality Health and Nature Retreat is looking for you! Everything we do is with holistic living, great health and happiness in mind. We are seeking candidates for our Work Exchange and...

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Banana Carrot Raisin Muffins comfort food desserts & baked goods kid-friendly Feb 26, 2015

Packed with flavorful and wholesome ingredients, these banana carrot raisin muffins make a good snack or breakfast, as they are literally a balanced meal. They are wonderful topped with a spread of homemade almond butter. Loads of nutritious goodness!

 

Ingredients:

Dry

2 1/2 cups spelt...

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