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…

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…

5 Toxic Ingredients to Avoid in Nail Polish

Women are in love with getting their nails done. There is the perception that your hands and feet look manly if you don’t have them painted. It’s time to get rid of this social norm. Nail polish has many toxic ingredients that get absorbed through our nails and disrupt our endocrine system. Here are the…

10 Tips To Finish Your New Year’s Resolutions

Tips Be Realistic Plan Ahead Outline your plan Talk about them/ write them down Track your progress Reward yourself Stick to it/ Keep trying Commit to 21 days: that’s how long habits take to form Remember your WHY Don’t beat yourself up These easy tips can help you have a successful year to come without…

7 Benefits of Jade Rolling

What is a jade roller? You might think this is the newest beauty trend in the skin care industry but they have actually been a staple in Chinese skincare routines since about the 7th century. You can think of it as handheld mini face massager. They can be made of green jade or rose quartz, and…

11 Ingredients to Avoid in Skin Care and Beauty Products

Before you break the bank on the most popular make up or skin care line, make sure to check out what ingredients they put in them. Just because it’s trendy right now, doesn’t mean their putting the best stuff in it. Your skin is your largest organ and absorbs hundreds of chemicals each day. If…

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…

Natural Sunscreen Recipe (Only 2 Ingredients)

If you love the sun as much as I do but hate the harmful chemicals in store bought sunscreen, then this is definitely for you. This quick and easy recipe will leave you with a beautiful tan and not cause harm to your skin or the environment. Natural Sunscreen Recipe Carrot Seed Oil: SPF 38-40…

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…