Mermaid Wellness

Where Holistic Health meets Urban Homesteading

Shrimp Veggie Pesto Over Black Bean Pasta – what a  delicious mouthful! Hi there purveyors of good health and healthy eating. I have a scrumptious recipe for you and its not vegetarian – egads! Though if I were to eat it, I would simply omit the shrimp and add lots of extra veggies of my Read More

I call them energy muggers and they steal your energy, leaving you fatigued and unmotivated. So energy muggers, what is stealing your energy and how to get it back? There are things in life that totally suck your energy right away from you. The good news is these things can be dealt with and  you Read More

Super sexy salad? Whaaat? Has she lost it completely? Well no but sexy got you reading this far. Actually, yes, it is sexy.  I assure you this “salad” is crazy good. I am not really sure it is even a salad but when I mix lots of stuff together on a plate I call it Read More

DIY Summer Essentials:   Spring is almost here and Summer is right around the corner. So now is a good time to gather your ingredients for some DIY summer essentials. All Natural Insect Repellant:          To make 8 ounces – In a dark, glass bottle use ½ distilled water and half witch Read More

From Delicious Living and Lisa Truesdale. It’s a concept that’s more than a little confusing: Food companies and farms that choose to grow and sell organic products and label them as such must take rigorous and expensive steps to get certified. Only then can they display the prestigious USDA Organic seal on their food, and Read More

HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW? You can almost feel spring lurking around the corner. My gardening nesting has begun. I am readying some new soil/compost, cleaning out my raised beds and have my first batch of seeds ready to go. Many of you are thinking it’s way too soon to be thinking about starting the Read More

Bad pantry or good pantry- which do you have? I really thought I had a great pantry. We cut out refined sugar, most bread and canned goods. Switched to real butter. Our eggs are right from our chickens. Then I did a sweep of my refrigerator and my pantry items again. There is definitely still Read More