DIY Natural Air Freshener

Air Fresheners have been around for a really long time and the advertisements claim they will give your home or office a clean and healthy smelling vibe. The ingredients of these products is like reading a science text book. They contain phthalates and many other hazardous chemicals such as formaldehyde, propellants, solvents, benzene, and synthetic musks,…

11 Natural Remedies for Constipation

Talking about our bowel movements can be an awkward conversation. I, on the other hand, have a huge passion for gastrointestinal health and feel that it can be the root cause of most diseases we battle with today. The “poop talk” is necessary for everyone.  However, constipation is a very a common issue and can…

The 8 Limbs of Yoga

When first starting out your yoga practice you are mainly focusing on the “Asanas”, which is the posture practice. Which is just one part of yoga. As you go further in your practice, you begin to work your way through the other 7 limbs as you learn more about this way of life yoga encompasses….

Black Bean Hummus Recipe

This is the perfect alternative for those who don’t like regular hummus because of The main ingredient chick peas. This can also be a fun dish to bring for Taco Tuesday if you want to mix things up. Here’s a quick and simple way to make it. Ingredients: 1 can of organic black beans (drained)…

Beginner’s Guide to Supplementing a Vegan Diet

When you switch to a plant based diet, there are so many people suddenly becoming a nutritionist and saying how malnourished you will become with the change.  That is never the case if you supplement and eat enough whole foods in your diet. You should always get your blood levels tested prior to your transition…

The Ultimate New York City Travel Guide (2 Day Itinerary)

Most people get the chance to see New York in a span of several days or up to a week but we decided a spontaneous trip for the weekend could be enough if you plan accordingly. We will definitely be back to do more of the local stuff but you always have to get the…

Top 6 Benefits of Cupping

As a nurse and health advocate, I am always looking for different ways to relax and detox. Cupping is something I have tried in the past year and find it to be a fast and effective way to relieve pain. What is Cupping? Cupping is an ancient Chinese practice originating thousands of years ago.You start…

8 Celery Juice Benefits

Celery Juice?! Yes, it’s the newest health craze. It probably sounds pretty gross to you and is definitely an acquired taste but after a few consecutive days of drinking it can be tolerable and as time goes on you will even start to crave it. If you have read the book “Medical Medium” by Anthony…

Easy Hummus Recipe

Chickpeas are a great source of protein and what better way to eat your protein with pita chips or use it as a spread on anything. This 5 ingredient recipe will be the best home made hummus you have ever tasted Serving Size: 2 Chickpeas (1) canned “Eden Organic” or soaked overnight from (1) bag…

Vegan “Tuna” Sandwich Recipe

Tuna is one of the items I missed the most once I switched to a plant based diet. My mom used to make this awesome fast recipe whenever we were hungry. Thankfully I have found a way to make a plant based version so I can make a quick “Tuna Sandwich” whenever I get a…

The Mind Diet Essentials

Sometimes we worry so much about what we put into our bodies through food and drinks and we forget to think if we are feeding our minds a healthy diet as well. This includes things we watch, read, listen to and people we surround ourselves with. The mind diet is crucial to creating a cohesive…

4 Weight Loss Scams

There are many weight loss fads telling you that they will help you lose weight fast. Some of these products either don’t help at all or they will make you gain all the weight you lost and more, once you stop their product. There is no shortcut to weight loss. Here are some weight loss…

10 Tips To Finish Your New Year’s Resolutions

“New Year, New Me” or “this year will be my year” is the common New Year’s Mantra. It’s time to be honest with ourselves, how many resolutions did you make last year compared to what you actually accomplished? Let’s start this New Year with the goal of keeping And finishing all the resolutions. Setting up…

How To Get Rid Of Allergy Symptoms

Allergies can definitely ruin your whole day. Sneezing every so often and constantly feeling a runny nose can feel very annoying. Taking the over the counter allergy medicine can have you feeling drowsy. Unless you are having a severe allergic reaction like anaphylaxis or generalized rash, you don’t have to resort to taking these medications…

Vegan Coquito Recipe

It’s not the holidays without a yummy holiday drink. Let’s ditch the dairy and eggs and make a delicious guilt-free Vegan Coquito. For those who don’t know,  Coquito is blend of  coconut milk, coconut cream, heavy cream, spices and lots of rum. It basically is a Puerto Rican version of egg nog. It easily adapts…