I love dates. They’re the perfect soft, succulent, and sweet snack. I’m a bit of a chocoholic (dark organic chocolate is pure bliss!) but unfortunately, I can’t eat chocolate all day long. Dates have become a go-to substitution when I need a little something sweet. Lucky for me, they’re packed with nutrients. READ MORE
If I could buy everything organic all the time it would be amazing!!! But lets face it, sometimes our budgets are just too tight, and buying everything organic may push the bar way over what we should be spending on groceries. To avoid this from happening, stick to the Dirty Dozen! READ MORE
On any given day when one opens my fridge they will find at least 5 lemons hanging out in the fruit drawer. I’m absolutely obsessed with lemons and must have them in the house at all times! I drink lemon water every morning (click here to read why this daily ritual is so beneficial to your health), I add lemons to my tea, I bake with them, I cook with them, I make salad dressings with them, I even clean with them but you know what else I do?! I use them as part of my beauty routine! That’s right, these amazing little yellow beauties are remarkable at enhancing your beauty. READ MORE
You may have seen this bright yellow-orange spice in the grocery store and wondered “how would I ever use that?” Well you healthy and fabulous eager learners, let me fill you in on the juiciest info I’ve got on this popular spice. There’s a lot scouring the web about turmeric, but let me give you the ultimate 411 and share some tricks of the trade that us holistic nutritionists know. Go grab your turmeric now that you have sitting in the spice cupboard, bring it with you to the computer, sit down, get comfy and let’s dive into this divine spice worth many times it’s weight in gold. Ready? Let’s go… READ MORE
With summer in full swing, what better pick me up than the healthful pear! And who doesn’t like having a juicy and sweet, refreshing snack that is as easy on the go as anything else? How? Keep reading to discover the plethora of health benefits and thumbs up I have to deliver about pears! READ MORE
Okay so I’m not talking about THAT kind of hemp—but I am talking the nutrition packed, awesome-town delicious hemp that packs a solid punch to your morning smoothie routine! Yup, I’m a total nutrition nerd and have a morning smoothie routine to get my day going instead of coffee. Hemp is a great vegan, plant-based protein, containing all the essential amino acids. Hello crazy sexy hormones ladies! READ MORE
The first time I remember really enjoying eating oranges was when I was a kid and my mom would prepare big batches of orange slices for our soccer games and practices. Eating the juicy orange slices was the best part! They were super hydrating and bursting with flavor and citrusy deliciousness. It wasn’t until I became interested in holistic nutrition that I really learned all the amazing things about this fruit. Let me share some with you! READ MORE
This ancient Ayurvedic herb may just help you relax when all other methods fail.
We all know that stress is a part of life and that we must learn to manage through the best means possible, whether it is by getting more sleep, creating healthier eating habits and eating clean whole foods, or getting enough physical exercise during the day. We also know that stress is a dominant factor in inhibiting our immune system. But what happens when we try to create a healthy lifestyle, yet still can’t seem to shake off the feeling of being “too” stressed out?
We’ve heard it before and then some: “eat your greens!” But what’s all that hype about anyway? Why the heck have our moms been nagging us to gorge on greens since the day we could chew? Well, dear green beans, the answer lies in the nutrients our greens carry—and that’s where the super greens really shine. READ MORE