wine

Did you know that most of your beloved bottles of vino are also likely laced with dangerous pesticides and health-compromising sulfates? Those vineyards of luscious grapes are no different than the fruits and vegetables you consume daily, and lets face it, the farmers are motivated to sell volume, often sacrificing quality. So even if you’re…

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air purifying plants

These common indoor plants are not only pretty, but also purify your household air. Certain indoor plants are truly “nature’s life support system”, as so coined by NASA, after discovering their detoxifying benefits and air quality perks. These pretty air-purifying plants absorb particulates from the air as the plant takes in carbon dioxide. The harmful…

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walnuts

News about nuts and nuts in the news seem to go hand in hand these days. But all kidding aside, nuts continue to be one of the best go to snacks. And now Walnuts get a special high five. The University of Pennsylvania studied the effects of walnuts as part of a healthy diet. They…

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zero waste living

It’s true. Zero-waste living is easier than you think! We can all do our part to save the planet and save each other, especially while we are Amazon shopping our spare time away. Assuming you’re already recycling those brown Amazon boxes, there are other easy ways for you to hug the planet and thy neighbor…

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science of sleep

There’s no doubt, you’ve heard some of the passing benefits of rest and a good nights sleep. Sure – we say, trying doing that when you’re a busy mom, juggling work and kids and oh yeah, dinner. But what’s crazy is this one bodily function that we so need, is the one we often de-prioritize…

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Finding Joy

I just finished listening to Gabby Bernstein’s book called Super Attractor. I smiled every time I tuned in because while I’m still learning from her words, it pretty much summarizes everything I’ve come to learn in my own health journey these last few years. What she poignantly points out is the emphasis of Joy in…

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self love

There’s Valentine’s Day and Gal-entine’s Day, and Pal-entine’s Day and probably more I’m missing. Today I celebrate Self-Love. Whatever your thoughts are about this commercialized holiday or not, let us not lose sight of really what it’s all about. It’s not the chocolates or cards or secret admirers, it’s an opportunity to tap into the…

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super shake

Nutrient-rich super shakes help jump start your days and deliver flavor and health all in one shot…err, 8oz glass 🙂 But don’t move too fast to the pre-packaged, to-go shakes on the shelves. Put those back! The preservatives and weird ingredients alone just make me shudder. BLAH! Rather build your own super shake, that’s destined…

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yoga nidra

There is a simple way to increase your endorphins…all while you rest. It’s true! Sometimes all your body needs is simply time to be still. We often feel we need to be “doing” when really our human body’s are also designed to “just be”. Prioritizing rest often gets back-burnered to the laundry list of to-do’s,…

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cacoa

Chocolate lovers – today is your day! You can enjoy your beloved treat while boosting your health. Cacao delivers nutritional goodness without all of the inflammatory, insulin-spiking effects of sugar. And this beloved antioxidant-rich cocoa bean delivers 80% of the recommended daily intake of copper, which is essential for red blood cell production, and manganese…

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