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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. […]

Keto 101: Ketogenic Diet & Ketosis for Beginners

What is Keto, Ketosis, and a Ketogenic Diet? The term “keto” has become a buzzword in the health and nutrition world lately. There are keto snacks out there, you may have seen keto-friendly meal preps popping up, and some people are trying out the keto diet. But what IS keto? Let’s dive into the basics—welcome […]

What is Jackfruit? + 9 Vegan Jackfruit Recipes

What is Jackfruit? What’s it Taste Like? + Vegan Jackfruit Recipes! Jackfruit has become all the rage in the food world lately! Maybe you’ve seen the gigantic, spiky fruit in your produce section, canned in brine, or in pre-made packages near the tofu. Maybe you’ve even tried a few jackfruit recipes yourself. Or, maybe you’re […]

Omega 3 6 9 Fatty Acids: The Body’s Building Blocks

What Are Omega 3s, Omega 6s, and Omega 9s? Most of us have heard it before: “Get your omega 3s!” Then, often followed by: “Eat more fatty fish!” or “Eat more flax and chia seeds!” Or, maybe you’ve even heard about omega 3 supplements, like fish oil, cod liver oil, krill oil, and flax oil. But, […]

Healthy Ingredient Substitutions for Cooking

The Ultimate Guide to Healthy Ingredient Substitutions, Part 2: COOKING If you’re trying to live a healthier life, it helps to learn how to cook healthy food. That doesn’t mean you need to go to culinary school or sign up for a cooking class—there are SO many resources available to help us learn at home! As we experiment in […]

Healthy on a Budget: Ingredient Swaps

Simple Substitutions for Living Healthy on a Budget Being healthy can be hard all on it’s own—but being healthy on a budget?! To plenty of people, it can seem impossible. But it’s absolutely not! Plenty of healthy, wholesome foods are affordable, and there are tons of budget-savvy tricks to make the most out of our […]

How to Have a Healthy Relationship with Food

How to Have a Healthy Relationship with Food I LOVE food—but it’s not always the easiest relationship to manage. What does it mean to have a healthy relationship with food? At some point in life, most people (myself included) deal with food struggles. I can know that sugary cereal isn’t great fuel for my body, but […]