10 Easy Tips to Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

Gaining several pounds during the holidays can be inevitable. Your stress levels increase, your sleep patterns are disrupted, and you’re eating large portions of  yummy, unhealthy foods. Here are some tips I use to maintain my weight during the holiday season.   Tips to prevent holiday weight gain: Stick to your meal preparation Monday-Friday. Skip…

All About Women’s Health

Women’s health is super important and these facts will help you know when to panic or just relax. There is a lot of research on the internet. This will be a quick but informative guide to touch base on common issues women can possibly be dealing with.  Breasts Starting from the top. Breast examination is…

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)…

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…

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…

5 Tips for a Healthy Shift

The usual shift can be 12- 13 hours if you calculate lunch and driving time. This can be very draining to the body especially if you’re working multiple shifts in a row. Setting up a successful plan to stay healthy is important. Here are tips to prepare you to become healthier and more energetic for…

10 Essential Tips for the Emergency Nurse

Emergency Nursing can be a very challenging specialty. It is not made for the faint of heart. I have worked as an ED nurse for about 3 years. I started right after graduating nursing school. I came from having no experience in the medical field to the ED which can be overwhelming. I thank my…

DIY Hair Mask for Longer & Thicker Hair

I am sure we all had amazing hair as a child. As we age, stress out or physically and chemically test our hair; we lose the natural shine and thickness we used to have. I have figured out the hair thickening mask from mother nature. Ingredients : One stem of Aloe stripped of green skin layer…

7 Tips to Improve Gut Health

It is very common to overlook the health of our gastrointestinal tract. It supports our immune system, metabolism and detoxification. Did you know that almost all diseases derive from the gut? Gut health is very important. A lot of the things we do on a daily basis can cause an imbalance in our gut bacteria…

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 Face/ Body Scrubs

There are many benefits to exfoliating our face and body regularly. From slowing down the aging process, to reducing acne and even helping to prevent ingrown hairs. I suffer from dry skin and most products left me with an even dryer feeling. I wanted to create something I could use every day. I use the…

DIY Natural Teeth Whitening

Coconut Oil for a brighter smile The most effective and cheapest teeth whitener is coconut oil pulling. I used to always have bleaching trays done at the dentist. My teeth would always feel sensitive until the next day and the pain of it accidentally getting on your gums is unbearable. The expensive light treatments done…

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…