Here’s what I’ve been doing in my third trimester, including working out, supplements, postpartum prep and my midwives protocol the last few weeks of pregnancy to help with an easier labor.
Last week I shared healthy swaps for snacks and I got so many requests to do healthy swaps for desserts so that’s what I’m showing you today.
When it comes to making improvements in your health and diet taking baby steps can be really helpful. Today I’m sharing some healthy swaps for snacks! Of course making your own is the healthiest, but when in a pinch and you’re looking to just buy something at the store these are the snacks I recommend.
Kitchen hacks can help us save time, stay organized and just make things SO much easier. Here’s four of my favorite hacks that I use in my kitchen all the time.
The second trimester of my second plant-based pregnancy has to be, by far, the best trimester in my opinion.
Hairspray is a product most of us, especially women, use on a daily basis! Unfortunately, there are a lot of chemicals in these products that put our health at risk just to hold our hair in place.
I’m an advocate of healthy eating and since I’m pregnant I’m even more conscious of it. Not to say every single day is perfect, especially not during the first trimester 🤢 but I do my best to make sure I’m nourishing myself and my growing baby.
Something I hear a lot is “eating healthy is expensive!” But when you’ve got a plan before shopping and are prepared with some money saving tips you’ll still be able to eat healthy, even on a budget.
Our kitchens can be a big burden on the environment, from the type of food cooked most often, to water usage and the waste from different products. There’s no getting around it, we all need to use our kitchen so I wanted to show you a few simple ways to make it more eco-friendly!
A body butter recipe that is creamy and feels so good when you put it on! All of the ingredients are very beneficial for the skin. No nasty preservatives or additives that can harm your health. It’ll also save you money and can be made in less than 30 minutes!
Composting is when organic matter like food scraps and leaves are recycled back into the ecosystem. It helps to enrich soil which provides plants with much more nutrients.
Pregnancy is a time to really focus on our health not only for growing a healthy baby but also the wellbeing of the mother! I’m currently in my third trimester with my second child so I wanted to give some ways to have a healthy pregnancy.
Smoothies or juices? What’s the difference between them? Which one is better for you? Let’s talk about it.
The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that indoor air pollution is 2 to 5 times higher than outdoor. The EPA also estimates the average person receives 72% of their chemical exposure at home.
Now that I’ve actually been through labor, I know it’s like a marathon, and you don’t sign up for a marathon and not prepare for it. I’m looking at this second pregnancy as marathon and I’m doing things to “train” for labor that I didn’t do with my first.
More and more research has come out over the past decade or so about how important it is to have good gut health. Not only does 70% of our immune system live in our gut but it’s also connected to our mental health, sleep, skin issues, autoimmune diseases and even cancer. If you’re pregnant like …
Shampoo is a product that we use a few times a week, some even use it everyday so it should be a product that has better ingredients.
Protein powders may seem like a simple solution to up the nutrients in your diet, but most of the ones on the market contain ingredients that are more harmful to our health than helpful.
If you’re into natural remedies or consider yourself a crunchy mama then you might have heard about drinking raspberry leaf tea during pregnancy.
In the 80’s and 90’s the low-fat, fat-free diets and products had a big boom. We were made to believe fat is bad.
I talked about healthy eating for the new year last week and this week we’re talking drinks!
It’s that time of year when we’re setting resolutions or goals and most people include healthy eating on their list. Sometimes when we go all in at once it can be overwhelming and we give up before we even get started.
I’m so excited to announce that I’m pregnant with my second baby! This will be my second time having a fully plant-based, vegan pregnancy.
Winter is officially here and you might have noticed a difference in your skin… The cooler weather can cause it to dry out even more. This homemade hydrating lotion is made with just a few simple ingredients and it’ll save you money!