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Spruce up your Water

As we all know, hydration is a key element to staying healthy. It’s great for your body, your skin, your digestive system… yet so many of us still don’t drink as much water as we should! Here’s my trick: spruce up your water! Treat it like any other cocktail. Add a dash of lemon, muddled fruit, [...]

By | October 22nd, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

My Yoga Playlist: Best Yoga Songs for Meditation & Relaxation

I am a HUGE fan of yoga and meditation. It's incredible what yoga can do for the body and meditation can do for the mind. Most of us are so wrapped up in our everyday lives that it's good to take time each day to stretch our bodies and quietly clear our minds, even if [...]

By | May 5th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Constipation No More! The Best Constipation Remedies

Confession: Up until about a year ago, I had battled with constipation my whole life. I tried every constipation cure known to man: prune juice, probiotics, ginger, laxatives, enemas, you name it. I even went so far as to have colonics because they were the only thing that helped eliminate the constant blockage I felt inside of [...]

By | March 8th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

How to Make Homemade Mayonnaise (only 5 Ingredients!)

In most of my recipes, I use plain, nonfat Greek yogurt as a mayo substitute. However, there are a few recipes that need mayo, as yogurt just doesn't taste right. I generally stay away from unhealthy, store bought ingredients, but I have a few favorite recipes I just couldn't resist adding to the blog. So [...]

By | March 6th, 2015|Blog|2 Comments

10 Best Valentine’s Day Recipes

During this past holiday season, I’ve been whipping up an abundance of red cocktails and desserts. Now, since Valentine’s day is right around the corner, I’ve put together a list of red, pink and sweet treats that are perfect for the occasion! Links to each recipe are included below. 1. Homemade Chocolate Covered Cherries Store-bought [...]

By | February 1st, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

My Wellness Bible: You are a Badass

Have you ever read a book that completely, totally changed your life? Something that inspired you to finally get off your butt and do all the things you always wanted to do? This was that book for me. "You are a Badass" is a must-read, wellness bible written by bestselling author, life coach, and motivation [...]

By | January 6th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

How to Make a Perfectly Poached Egg

As much as I love over-easy eggs, I hate my egg whites to be even the teeniest bit runny. This is why poached eggs are perfect. I'll admit, it's a bit more work to make a poached egg than it is to fry an egg, but not to fear. Once you've perfected the art of [...]

By | December 10th, 2014|Blog|2 Comments

How to Make Homemade Pico De Gallo and Guacamole

Here's a quick tutorial on how to make your own pico de gallo and guacamole at home. If you prefer salsa instead of pico de gallo, you can blend half of the pico de gallo ingredients in a blender and then mix with half of the chopped ingredients for a creamier texture. I'm also not a fan of cilantro, so [...]

By | December 1st, 2014|Blog|1 Comment

Hug a Fat Month!

Okay, so you're probably reading this title thinking "What the heck is 'hug a fat' month??" I did the same thing when I first read it, too. My favorite healthy dessert blogger, Chocolate Covered Katie, has asked her readers to take photos of ourselves hugging our favorite source of healthy fat, to help spread the [...]

By | October 8th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

How to Make a Vision Board

You know what helps me stay motivated when it comes to health and fitness? Photos! Looking at photos of colorful healthy food and fitness inspiration is a daily reminder of what I want to attract into my life. I'm a big fan of meditation, and I've read that vision boards really help you clarify what [...]

By | April 29th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments