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Frozen Banana Bites

Most of us buy bananas. Inevitably a couple of the bananas get past their prime before we get around to eating them. In my waste not-want not way I’m always on the prowl to figure out how to use my icky bananas. There is always the time-tested banana bread, freezing them in thirds for quick smoothie … Continue Reading ››

Healthy Sunscreen

Time to think about sunscreen!

Spring is here and summer is rolling in quickly. Whether you are in the sunshine to play in the surf and sand or cheer on your favorite soccer player you might want to think about a few things.

Toxic Sunscreens

Environmental Working Group (EWG) rates sunscreens every year for safety. … Continue Reading ››

5 Surprising Beauty Foods

Beauty foods?!? Yep, BEAUTY foods. Get you glow on without all the toxic muck from the 'beauty' industry. Heck, you can grow your own beauty foods in the backyard, balcony or kitchen window sill! All fresh fruits and vegetables contain magical powers when it comes to shiny hair, clear skin, and strong nails. However, the ones … Continue Reading ››

Eating on the go

How to avoid a fast food joint when eating on the go and hungry

Well, I am sure at one time or another we have all found ourselves on the drive thru line, starving, and craving some food that will provide a solution to that crazy grumbling sound in our bellies. So, we go for something … Continue Reading ››

What does the gut have to do with your mood?

The gut is your second brain.

Your gut, aka "inside your belly", has been proven to be your body's literal "second brain".  For years, the medical world has been trying to figure out what causes our moods to change and what causes common problems that most of us face like stress, anxiety, and even depression. These … Continue Reading ››

5 Easy Self Care Tips

Self care is the act of loving yourself. Whether it is mind, body or spirit, it doesn’t matter as long as you are nurturing You. Dr. Chistiane Northrup says,
“You are responsible TO your life and health, not for your life and health.”
Amen. And Amen. What a powerful shift a simple … Continue Reading ››

The Perfect Snack for Energy, Vitality, and Weight Loss

Introducing…. The protein ball.

Healthy snacking helps you maintain healthy blood sugar levels throughout the day so you avoid the crash and burn. Want a snack that’s not only healthy, but tasty and full of nutrition? One that will maybe even help you to whittle your waistline? Me too! These bite-size snacks are the perfect way to enjoy … Continue Reading ››

What’s for breakfast?

Why are smoothies important for breakfast?

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and sometimes it just doesn't fit into our schedule the way it should. How we begin the day  determines how the rest of the day goes. It determines if we feel energized or if we feel dragging with a lack of … Continue Reading ››

Detox? Not Me!

Detox is not as scary as you think!

You know how nice it feels to drive your car home after getting a tune up? The oil is squeaky clean, the fluids topped off, windshield wipers changed, tire pressure is the perfect level, and it’s been washed inside and out? Well, just like our cars need a tune … Continue Reading ››

Pimento ‘Cheese’ Hummus

I tell you what's the truth, my mother in law could whip up some tasty pimento cheese spread! I'd never had it until I met her. Wow. Was I missing out. It was so yummy, we could eat it by the spoonful. Until, that is, I realized dairy doesn't make my body very happy once … Continue Reading ››