Green Living

cleaning with essential oils

One of the BEST non-toxic changes that I made in my home was switching out my toxic cleaning supplies for a more green, non-toxic alternative; essential oils! What's all the hype about essential oils anyways? Although they can seem a little expensive, they are actually a great way to save money, as they can go… Continue reading cleaning with essential oils

Food

golden tumeric mylk

Inflammation is a normal part of every day life. We all experience it, from headaches, aching muscles, tummy aches, digestive upsets, to simply just being stressed. Inflammation is the largest contributor to chronic disease. I like trying to live as inflammation-free as possible seeing as I am very sensitive to inflammation... However, it's very difficult… Continue reading golden tumeric mylk

Health, Nutrition

how removing sugar from my diet revitalized my health

  Sugar. Everyones best friend, everyones favorite enemy. Sugar is an enemy to our bodies, and yet, most of us eat it all day every day! I'm the stereotypical girl who feels like she needs sugar on a bad day. I was in the midst of what felt like a million health problems and I… Continue reading how removing sugar from my diet revitalized my health

Health

my health journey; the full story

Okay, so I don't think I've ever really taken the time to share the full story of my health journey. This is definitely going to be a "read" so this is only for those who are truly interested :). I've always had a taste for healthy food. Even as a child a preferred a smoothie… Continue reading my health journey; the full story

Food

sweet potato turmeric soup

Okay, I actually think this soup is the joy of my life right now. Sorry husband. But seriously, I have been obsessed with warm, spiced soup but haven't found a good recipe yet. So I made up my own! With a variety of different root veggies & my person fav ingredient - turmeric root... this… Continue reading sweet potato turmeric soup

Fitness, Health, Nutrition

10 tips to being a healthy eater

eating healthy ain’t easy… don’t i know it! i talk to people all the time who will say that they don’t have “time” to eat healthy. in fact i’ve said that a million times myself. whether you are a mommy, a student, working full time, etc… it seems like eating healthy is the last thing… Continue reading 10 tips to being a healthy eater

Food

split pea soup

split pea soup (gluten free, dairy free, vegan) ingredients: 1 16 oz package (1 lb) dried green split peas, rinsed 3 celery ribs, diced 2 large carrots, diced 2 small potatoes, diced 1 shallot (or onion), diced 1 garlic clove, minced 6 c organic vegetable broth 1 tsp salt, to taste 1 tsp black pepper,… Continue reading split pea soup