Creamy Kale and Artichoke Dip With Homemade Chips

Kale Is The New Beef

  Make for a get together, take to a party or just have while watching something really great on TV. This creamy kale and artichoke dip is full of flavor and vegetables! The nutmeg and cayenne pepper really take it up a notch. I have 2 options below for semi-homemade chips that will be WAY […]

Why Coca-Cola’s Fairlife Milk Isn’t so Fair

Harvard scientist urges people to stop drinking “low-fat” milk

  A mess of misleading and deceptive marketing — all wrapped up in a pretty package that’s advertised as “purely nutritious” milk. But it’s not — not even close. Not because it’s made by Coca-Cola. And not even because of their controversial pin-up advertisements. I’ll get to all of Fairlife’s flaws (and there are many) in […]

Do You Know What’s Really In Your Tea?

Pouring Herbal Tea

  The ancient Chinese tradition of drinking tea dates back thousand of years to the early Chinese dynasties and aristocrats who drank the beverage for its medicinal properties. In ancient times, leaves from the Camellia Sinensis (the tea plant) were either ground into a powder or placed as loose leaves directly into water to infuse […]

Healthy Holiday Granola

Goji berries

  This granola makes the perfect breakfast to replace cereal or snack and/or holiday gift. I used my basic recipe for granola but purposely chose pistachios and red dried fruits like cherries, goji berries and cranberries for the ingredients to create a festive look. To read the full article, please click on the link below: […]

Gingerbread Cupcakes With Coconut Icing

Coconut 101- Everything You Need To Know About Coconut (2)

  What makes these cupcakes unique, is the icing! I love making “healthier” icing because it is usually the worst part of any cupcake recipe. This one uses a unique blend of coconut manna or coconut butter, a little maple syrup, vanilla and coconut flakes for a festive look. To read the full article. please […]

How To Regrow Vegetables

Sprouting onions

  I love gardening, but I’m certainly not the best at it. Though I’d say our vegetable garden had a mildly successful season this summer, there were many fruits and vegetables we still had to resort to buying. Luckily not all is lost! These great tips on how to regrow vegetables came in super handy […]

How To Make Turmeric Pain Relief Tea

Tumeric

  Whilst ibuprofen is great at reducing pain and inflammation, there are many adverse effects from long-term use… The side-effects  of long-term ibuprofen (and other NSAIDs) use can include nausea/diarrhea, gastrointestinal bleeding, hypertension (high blood pressure), increased risk of heart attack, increased risk of kidney cancer, erectile dysfunction and more… Luckily nature has provided a […]

An Anti-Inflammatory Cucumber Smoothie

Black-haired girl with green vegetable juice

  This smoothie tastes delicious, and combines two of the most powerful superfoods on earth. Cucumber is a little known superfood. High in antioxidants, it is a diuretic and a kidney tonic, which helps against puffiness. You might normally use it on your eyes to make them shine more clearly, but those bags under your eyes […]

14 Ways To Eat Less Sugar In 2015

red sweety with a title "NO SUGAR"

  The average American eats about 82 grams of added sugar a day, according to the Centers for Disease Control. That’s more than three times the amount that experts suggest for women and children, and more than twice what they recommend for men. We’re talking roughly 19.5 teaspoons of sugar, when you shouldn’t be eating […]

Here is What You Need To Check Next Time You Buy Bottled Water

Plastic bottles isolated on white

  PET is one of the most commonly used plastics in consumer products, and is found in most water and pop bottles, and some packaging. It is intended for single use applications; repeated use increases the risk of leaching and bacterial growth. PET plastic is difficult to decontaminate, and proper cleaning requires harmful chemicals. Polyethylene […]