Everyday Foods For Healthier Skin

We see plenty of advertising for anti-aging products. I think we both know that nothing will reverse the process of aging but we can do certain things in our daily lives as preventive measures. Antioxidants are something to include in each meal. Pack up your fridge and cupboard with antioxidant rich foods, including antioxidant-rich foods every day is an easy …

What Chinese Medicine Taught Me About Seasonal Eating

The days are becoming shorter, the morning commute to work is darker, and I’m quite sure we all already feel that shift into a slower pace from our longer and more active summer days. I was having brunch with a couple of girlfriends the other day, we were talking about reorganizing our homes, doing a little fall cleaning, it sounded …

7 Natural Cold & Flu Remedies Your Grandma Never Shared With You

Isn’t it funny how timing works out,  As I’d  been putting this blog post together, wouldn’t you know it, I come down with a cold late last week! Achy, mega mucus, sinus pressure and a hacking cough. When it comes to the cold and flu season, I feel we already know about the benefits of vitamin C, vitamin D, probiotics, elderberry …

Post Exercise Snacks, Plant Based, Gluten Free, Vegan, Dairy Free

Once again the energy bites are at the top of my list for easy and super tasty options as a snack. I’ve been getting more exercise lately which is great but man I’m really feeling it! Sore muscles and tightness are a good sign I’ve had a great workout.  Post-exercise I know I need to replace the carbohydrates my body …

Simple Ways to Keep Blood Sugar Steady

Does this ever happen to you? Feeling faint = Reaching for empty carbs for a quick pick me up = Feel better for a short period of time = Blood sugar will drop quickly again after empty carbs are digested = Feel light headed, the cycle continues.  I’ve spoken with a few women in the past about how they have fainted …

Easy Energy Bite Recipes, Raw, Vegan, Gluten Free, Processed Sugar Free

If you’ve been battling a sweet tooth or tend to reach for the baked goods and sweet treats when you’re tired and famished, this info may help get you on track. Sugar/carbs are usually the first things you reach for when you are tired or hangry (super hungry + angry = hangry)  They can be irresistible when you’re over tired, or have …

4 Super Simple Winter Skin Tips, Get Radiant!

This one is quick and easy for you busy ladies out there… If your skin is feeling dull, dry and flaky you may want to consider these options to give you and your skin a little pick me up! 1. A Face Mask: A mask 1-2 times a week is amazing for exfoliating the skin. Sloughing off those dead skin …

6 Natural Remedies to Help Beat that Cold or Flu

The dreaded cold and flu season. You’ve tried to prevent it, taken supplements, vitamins, herbs, you ate well, maybe slept pretty well, and It still got you! Now, what? Here are a few suggestions that may help ease and speed up your healing process. 1. Rest – Yes! REST, if you’re tired, rest! Bundle up in bed with a book …

5 Coffee Free Ways To Boost Energy

    I don’t know about you, but I LOVE COFFEE! Too much sometimes. Coffee for many people (including myself) is the only reason to get up in the morning. It’s something to look forward to when the alarm goes off, the taste and soothing aroma of your freshly ground, locally roasted, organic, fair trade beans. How lovely is the …

3 Simple Immunity Boosters For You!

So, I think we all know about getting enough rest, eating well, drinking water and getting regular exercise. So, we will leave that one for now since you are already practicing those on the daily 😉  I’m going to give you another set of tips to consider, you may have heard of a few of these little tidbits, maybe not. …