Nourishing Chicken Soup (aka Alex’s Awesome Chicken Soup)

It’s that time of year: there’s a chill in the air, crunchy orange leaves underfoot, and a general desire to eat and drink warm things. To be honest, I’ve never been a huge fan of soup in general. I’ve never disliked it; it’s just never been something I would choose to order off a menu, […]

Making Delicious Ferments At Home: You Can Do It

I’m so excited right now! -squeal of delight- Soon I will be making my own delicious ferments at home! What the H do I mean by ‘ferments’, you ask? I mean fermented foods. Foods that contain loads of probiotics – the beneficial bacteria or “good guys” in our body that are essential for our survival.  […]

Think Ice Cream Is Off Limits? Think Again!

It’s been a real pleasure reviewing We Can ALL Scream For Ice Cream, an e-book of glorious, sweet, cool treats. Disclosure: Some of the links throughout AlexJamesWellness.com are affiliate links. If you make a purchase via one of these affiliate links, I receive a small commission. Please note I only ever recommend products and services […]

Gelatin Is Good For Me?!

Recently, I shared this picture listing the benefits of gelatin, and people were really intrigued and excited. So let’s talk more about gelatin, and learn how to make homemade jello, shall we? Yeah, let’s do this! Disclosure: Some of the links throughout AlexJamesWellness.com are affiliate links. If you make a purchase via one of these […]

Best Egg Salad Ever (Mayo-Free)

Egg salad sandwiches were always one of my faves growing up. Here’s a healthy spin on this classic! Disclosure: Some of the links throughout AlexJamesWellness.com are affiliate links. If you make a purchase via one of these affiliate links, I receive a small commission. Please note I only ever recommend products and services that I […]

How To Make Your Own Deodorant, For Pennies.

-Cue scary rant- Deodorants and antiperspirants are full of toxic chemicals. No doubt you’ve heard this before. The ingredients in pit sticks are linked to different types of cancers, Alzheimer’s, hormonal and reproductive dysfunction, birth defects, liver damage, neurotoxicity…the list goes on and on. Applying these chemicals to the axillary/armpit area, which contains so many […]

How To Survive The Holidays

December is a stressful month – perhaps the most stressful of the year. Many of us actually dread it as it approaches. Are you one of those people? Disclosure: Some of the links throughout AlexJamesWellness.com are affiliate links. If you make a purchase via one of these affiliate links, I receive a small commission. Please […]

How To Make Sauerkraut, The Cheapest Probiotic Ever.

Growing up, I was disgusted by sauerkraut: the look and smell of it made me want to gag. Sauerkraut was a (gross) topping that my father put on his hot dogs, and that was it. I never ever would have guessed that I’d eventually have an enormous jar of it fermenting on my kitchen counter, […]