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Whole30 Tips & Tricks

Are you thinking about starting the Whole30 program? Or have you already started, but are looking for some guidance? Look no further, you’ve come to the right place!

The Ultimate Guide to Intermittent Fasting

By now you’ve probably heard *at least* one person rave about intermittent fasting. And, if you’re still wondering what that’s all about, here’s your ultimate guide. First off, let’s set the record straight: intermittent fasting is not a diet. What is it? Read on to find out!

Gluten Free Pancakes

Gluten free pancakes don’t have to be painful to eat. No, really, you won’t even miss the gluten in these delicious pancakes made from oatmeal. My kids love these, and ask for them all the time. They’re tasty enough for a Saturday morning treat, but also quick and healthy enough for a weekday breakfast as well. Give them a try, I know you’ll enjoy them!

woman looking in the mirror as she brushes her teeth

What is SLS-Free Toothpaste: Should You Be Using It?

If you’ve seen the slew of new toothpastes advertising as SLS/sulfate free you’ve probably been wondering “what do I *actually* need to know about SLS? What’s the big deal?” Let me catch you up: What is it? SLS is short for sodium lauryl sulfate and is a cleaning agent usually derived from coconut or palm […]

vegetarian black bean and corn burritos

14 Vegetarian Recipes Without Tofu

A vegetarian diet isn’t as limiting as people make it out to be, and there are more options out there than you might imagine. The key is to be creative and eat a wide variety of fruits, veggies, grains, proteins and healthy fats. Admittedly, this is easier said than done. Planning ahead and being intentional to make sure you are getting all of your necessary nutrients is an important part of being a healthy vegetarian.

And to help you with your planning — here’s a list of my favorite vegetarian recipes. I hope you enjoy trying some new meatless meals!

THE BENEFITS OF A MINIMALIST LIFESTYLE: HOW TO ATTAIN THEM WITH KIDS

Last January I got a bad case of the minimalism bug. I read a few books about minimalism, among them was Marie Kondo’s book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. The very next day I started going through my closet and eventually went through my entire house…

There are many benefits to possessing less. Living in a de-cluttered home is peaceful and promotes calmness. And letting go of things will help you focus on more important things like your relationships and self-care.

The 5 Secrets to Perfectly Fluffy Scrambled Eggs

Today, I may or may not be a scrambled egg snob. I’m pretty sure I know how to make perfect scrambled eggs. And so you can learn the easy way, rather than the hard way, here are my 5 tips for a perfectly moist and fluffy scrambled egg.

Houseplants to boost mood

8 Low Light Houseplants to Boost Your Mood

Houseplants are all the rage, and for good reason: the benefits of houseplants are numerous. They are mood-boosting, air purifying, and some (like the aloe vera) can be used for first aid.

5 Ways to Feel Better (That Don’t Include Green Smoothies or Cardio)

Living in our “wellness obsessed” culture, it’s easy to forget about the power of life’s small, easily-accessible pleasures… ➊ STRETCH YOUR BODY When you work out, your body releases Endorphins, aka the “feel good” chemical, into the blood stream. If you have ever gone to the gym, you’ll know what I’m talking about. Even when […]