The Compromise: Plant Based Balance

What to do when you are the only plant based diet in the family: I have been the only one in my household who eats plant based. The first thing my husband told me when I embarked on my journey for change was “I met you before this please don’t try and change me, I…

Simple Guide: Vegan Grocery List (with meal ideas)

One thing that can be very intimidating when making a switch to a plant-based diet is what to eat all day and what to shop for at the grocery store. I would spend hours reading labels and finding recipe ideas. Here is a guide you can use as a reference. This is my main grocery…

20 Toxic Ingredients to Avoid in Food

Stop counting calories and start counting chemicals. There is nothing I love more than lists to help me remember things. This one is a pretty long list of ingredients you should not be eating; but it is vital to help you be in the best health and just feel good about what you’re putting in…

Diva Cup: Menstrual Talk

The Diva Cup is changing our relationship with our monthly visitor into a positive one. No need to go to the store and buy pads and tampons. Feeling gross with a bulky pad, or dealing with tampons that have chemicals and pesticides that are absorbed into such a vascular part of our bodies. We have…

Flu season? Quick 4 Ingredient Immune Booster

Just in time for flu season. Ditch the toxic store bought “Emergen-C” packs that make you’re immune system work harder. So you’ve had a hectic schedule and the time change is taking a toll on you and now to add to it all, you feel like you’re getting sick. I usually keep turmeric and ginger…

Chronic Fatigue and Anxiety Relief

Fatigue and anxiety are common symptoms we all struggle with.  The prescription anti-anxiety medications can make you very drowsy and the long-term side effects are known to cause dementia. And if you’re using coffee for your fatigue you’re probably still exhausted but with an increased heart rate.  Hence, more anxiety. Anxiety and chronic fatigue are…

DIY Natural Mosquito Repellent

Just in time for the hot and humid summer season. Mosquitoes are definitely on the rise. Not only do they carry a wide array of diseases but scratching these bites can be quite bothersome. Here is a quick and simple way to repel these pests naturally. Ingredients: Small spray bottle 2/3 water 6 drops Citronella…

Simple Guide: Plant Based Grocery List  (with meal ideas) 

One thing that can be very intimidating when making a switch to a plant-based diet is what to eat all day and what to shop for at the grocery store. I would spend hours reading labels and finding recipe ideas. Here is a guide you can use as a reference. This is my main grocery…

Organic, NonGMO, Conventional, GF

Organic, NonGMO, Conventional, GF: Food labels 101 I always get asked if I eat 100% organic and in reality after the use of pesticides and GMOS there is no such thing as 100% organic. So I use this guide for buying and rinse all my produce well with apple cider vinegar and hot water. If…