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17 Anti Inflammatory Foods Your Body Needs NOW

17 Most Powerful Anti Inflammatory Foods, With Recipes! Many of us live with chronic, sustained inflammation in our bodies, and we often aren’t aware of it. Now, this is different than the kind of inflammation we see after an injury or infection. This is constant (and, in many cases daily) inflammation. And, chronic inflammation not only can lead […]

Inflammatory Foods & Chronic Inflammation 101

10 of The WORST Inflammatory Foods to Avoid Chronic inflammation is a buzzword in the health and nutrition community lately—and with good reason. Recently, emerging research has discovered strong links between chronic inflammation and all kinds of serious, chronic diseases. From rheumatoid arthritis, to heart disease, to cancer, chronic inflammation is wreaking havoc in our […]

How to Break a Bad Habit, or Build a Habit

Break a Bad Habit & Build a Healthy Habit, With Help From Science Whether you like it or not, you’re a creature of habit. Maybe you’re a coffee-first-thing-in-the-morning person. You might check your phone in bed every day just after waking up or before falling asleep. We tend to take the same route to work, […]

How to Increase Willpower & KEEP New Year’s Resolutions

How to Increase Willpower: Formula for New Year’s Resolutions that LAST Simply saying something is our New Year’s resolution doesn’t mean much. The only way to actually keep a resolution? Increase willpower and take action. Of course, this doesn’t just apply to a New Year’s resolution. ANY resolution to change requires some willpower on your […]

Winter Root Vegetables: How to Choose, Store & Cook

‘Tis the Season for Winter Root Vegetables During the cold months of winter (December to February), who’s thinking about veggies? For many of us, it’s a time of year when hibernate in a den of coffee, cocoa, and holiday cookies. We tend to assume that tasty seasonal produce just doesn’t exist during winter. Summer, spring, […]

10 Last Minute DIY Christmas Gifts

10 Last Minute DIY Christmas Gifts: Easy Edible Goodies! Who’s on your Christmas gift list? And have you checked them all off yet? If not, don’t fret! You’re definitely not alone. Trying to buy the perfect gift for each person on our lists is HARD. Plus, it can be stressful and expensive… Luckily, you can find 10 […]

14 Healthy Christmas Treats & Sweets

14 Healthy Christmas Treats: Vegan, Gluten-Free & Paleo Options! Sugar cookies, gingerbread, chocolaty truffles and eggnog—treats like these are some of the best gifts that Christmas brings! And, if you’re like me, you want to enjoy them all. But, all of those indulgent goodies can add up quickly… WHY can’t the treats that taste good […]

Healthy Holiday Eating Tips, Tricks & Strategies

The Ultimate Guide to Healthy Holiday Eating The holidays are a time for good eats and sweet treats! And, it’s a time when being healthy can feel really hard. Do any of these healthy holiday eating tips we see all over the internet actually work? Is there such a thing as “healthy holiday eating?” It […]

At-Home & Gym Workout Routines

Cardio & Strength Workout Routines for the Gym & At Home Many of us tend to indulge the most during the holidays—let’s be real, there’s just too much delicious food! But then, we often try to hit the gym to “balance things out.” Did you know that the day after Thanksgiving is one of the […]

Healthy Holiday Desserts for Thanksgiving & Christmas!

14 Healthy Holiday Desserts for Dinners, Parties & Potlucks! Nothing brings people together like good food—especially when it’s time for dessert! Even when I’m stuffed after a Thanksgiving or Christmas feast, I always manage to make room for those sweet treats… We all have those classic desserts that we love to eat at Thanksgiving and […]

Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes & Christmas Dinner Recipes

Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes & Christmas Recipes: Appetizers, Sides & Main Dishes No matter what you look forward to—time with family and friends, football games, the Thanksgiving Day parade—our holiday celebrations all have one thing in common: the FOOD! A whole lot of deliciousness, and a whole lot of it. Thanksgiving and Christmas are definitely days to indulge, and […]

11 DIY Starbucks Drinks for the Holidays

DIY Starbucks Holiday Favorites: Low Sugar, Vegan, & Paleo! During the holiday season, it seems like all roads lead to Starbucks. Our days are busy and we need a pick-me-up, it’s chilly outside so we need a warm-me-up, there are SO many tasty holiday drinks and we NEED to get them while they last!! But, let’s be real, it’s easy to spend way too much […]

Healthy Halloween Treats & Tips

Non-Candy Halloween Treats + Healthy Halloween Tips! Everybody loves candy. And, unsurprisingly, Halloween is when we go BIG on candy. In the U.S., the average amount of candy eaten on Halloween ranges from just over 1 pound up to 3.5 pounds—PER PERSON! The average child in the U.S. will collect between 3,500 and 7,000 calories worth of […]

5 DIY Candy Recipes for Halloween

Homemade Candy Recipes: Low-Sugar, Vegan, & Gluten-Free Options ‘Tis the season to eat candy! Mwa-ha-ha-ha-ha, ha-ha-ha-ha. (See what I did there?) Sure, we all know that candy is loaded with sugar and empty calories that don’t provide us with much fuel at all. But, who cares? Are we really talking about eating healthy on Halloween?! Well, we’re talking […]

13 Slow Cooker Recipes & Crock Pot Recipes

13 Slow Cooker Recipes for Fall + Slow Cooker Tips! Fall is the season for slow cooker meals! The weather is cooling down and there’s nothing better than a warm, hearty meal on a cold day. But, Fall time also means we’ve got busy schedules, friends and family coming to visit, and there’s not always […]

Low Carb Diet for Beginners: How it Works & What to Eat

What is Low Carb? Benefits of a Low Carb Diet & Low Carb Foods What’s the deal with the low carb diet trend lately? Whether we’re trying to lose weight or improve our overall health, most of us have learned or been told that a low fat diet is the way to go. Dietary fat has […]

How to Reduce Food Waste At Home

How to Reduce Food Waste and Save the World In the U.S. and other industrialized countries, most people aren’t actively thinking about how to reduce food waste. Sure, we recognize that some food goes to waste rather than being eaten. We leave food on our plate when we’re out to dinner. Sometimes we forget about the […]

Cheap Healthy Lunch Ideas: Sandwiches & Salads

Healthy Lunch Ideas on a Budget: Sandwiches & Salads Sandwiches and salads are the tried-and-true lunchtime duo for a reason. They’re easy to make, and they won’t break the bank! Plus, you can come up with TONS of different healthy lunch ideas featuring different kinds of sandwiches and/or salads. Now, I know what you’re (probably) thinking: “Salads and sandwiches? […]

Easy Healthy Recipes with 3 Ingredients or Less!

44 Easy Healthy Recipes You Can (Probably) Make Right Now Healthy can be hard, but it doesn’t have to be. Sometimes the healthiest recipes are the most simple! All you need are real, wholesome foods, combined in different ways to create new flavors and delicious dishes. And I’m not just talking about fruit salads, and roasted vegetables. […]

Omega 6 Omega 3 Ratio: Finding Balance

Omega 6 Omega 3 Ratio: How Much Do We Need, How Much is Too Much? Good ‘ol omega 3s and omega 6s—we could all use more of them in our diets! Right? Well…it’s not quite so simple. For one of these fatty acids, this is solid advice—eat more! But, for the other, it’s very possible to […]

All About Acai: Bowls, Benefits & Acai Recipes

What is Acai? Health Benefits, Where to Find It, & 13 Acai Recipes! It’s one of the trendiest foods right now, and one of the hardest to pronounce: açaí (ah-sigh-EE)! You’ve probably seen the vibrant purple acai bowls that are taking over the internet lately, or heard about how SUPER of a food acai can be. […]