5 Natural Treatments for Scabies

What is Scabies? Scabies rash is caused by tiny mites that bury under your skin called Sarcoptes scabiei. They cause itching and redness primarily in the groin or perineum, underarms, under breast area and back of your knees and elbows. Scabies will not go away without treatment, it will only get worse the longer you wait….

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…

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…

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…

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…

10 Ways Pets Improve Your Health

Have you ever noticed how you feel after spending time with your dogs, cats, or other pets? I certainly do. I am a crazy fur mom with 2 dogs and 4 cats. I always feel less stressed and calm after relaxing with my fur babies. Evidence shows that not just our mood benefits but our…

15 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. Stick to your meal preparation Monday-Friday. Skip the second plate. Avoid unhealthy snacks. Choose…