If you have children at home you know how important it is to have snacks! As parents, we want things to be easy, but also nutritious. Here’s 4 snacks that pack in the nutrients and are so easy to make, even the kids can help out!
Social distancing does help stop the spread of COVID-19 and, while that’s important, there are also some other things you could be doing to help fight the coronavirus and boost immunity.
Store-bought cleaners are filled with chemicals that can affect on our respiratory health, hormones and cause other health issues.
This is my absolute favorite juice right now. It’s sweet, refreshing and packed with benefits! Beets are one of the best foods we can eat for optimal health. This is an easy and delicious way to get them in.
Raise your hand if you’ve ever wanted to unbutton your jeans because you felt so bloated! A lot of times this can happen after a holiday weekend and a little too much indulging. Here are some foods that can help reduce all the bloating.
These BBQ Jackfruit Sandwiches are a healthier alternative to a pulled pork sandwich! The texture is identical and the flavor is always in the sauce!
There are so many oils on the market and a lot of conflicting information. It’s hard to know which one is best. Not all oils are created equal. Some are worse than others.
Now that the temperatures are warmer we’ll be spending more time outside, hiking, camping or just taking a nice summer stroll. This also means we’ll be fighting off bugs, especially mosquitos! Instead of reaching for the bug repellents that are full of chemicals, how about trying some of these more natural remedies
Tea’s are one of the healthiest things we can drink. Most are filled with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties along with other health benefits. If you’re looking for an easy way to incorporate more healthy routines in your life, adding a cup a tea per day can do wonders for your health.
This healthy, plant-based cereal is made with 4 ingredients, high in protein, no refined sugars and can be made gluten-free! Cereal is such a nostalgic breakfast option for me. Unfortunately, the mainstream cereal has artificial dyes, preservatives, refined sugars and other chemicals that aren’t good for our health – especially children!
Mascara, it’s something almost everyone has in their makeup bag. It’s said to be the second most used beauty product behind lipstick! I definitely use mascara more than lipstick so I want to know what’s in it, especially if I’m putting it on my body almost every single day. But not all mascaras are …
We’ve been told over and over again to put on sunscreen to prevent damage and even skin cancer from sun exposure, but did you know a lot of these ingredients meant to “protect us” haven’t even been tested for safety or efficacy?
The Environmental Working Group has released the 2020 list of the Dirty Dozen. If you’re unfamiliar with this list it consists of the top 12 fruits and vegetables with the highest amounts of pesticide residue that could be concerning.
Did you know certain foods can help boost your mood?!? It’s true, but let me just say, I’m not talking about eating a whole bag of chips or pint of ice cream!
Happy Earth Day! We’re only given one planet to live on and it needs our help more than ever. If you feel like your efforts won’t make that big of a difference, that’s simply not true.
People are more aware of keeping their immune systems boosted with everything that’s going on with Covid-19, but this is really something we should always be striving to do! Fruits and vegetables are packed with antioxidants that protect our cells from viruses and diseases.
Chia pudding is filled with omega-3’s, fiber and protein, making it a healthy snack option! Beet chia pudding is even better because it gets in a nutritious veggie and ups the antioxidant content. It’s also a great to have before or after a workout.
We’re in the middle of Coronavirus right now. With so much uncertainty ahead, one thing I’m doing is making the most of the food I have on hand. One of my easy go-to meals is a buddha bowl. The thing I love about these bowls are they have no rules!
We’re in that weird in between season where we’ll see bits of spring with allergies, but cold and flu season is still lingering. Here are five natural remedies that will help keep your allergies at bay and your immune system boosted.
The EPA estimates that indoor air pollution can be 2 to 5 times higher than outdoors! Powerful disinfectants cleaners, scented air fresheners, laundry detergent and more all contribute to the pollution that is being trapped in our homes, schools and offices.
This soup is a cross between tortilla soup and enchilada soup, but since it has tortillas in it, that’s the name I went with. This one’s made healthier than most with baked tortillas and plant-based protein.
You might have heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and it’s TRUE! This week on ABC10 I showed 3 easy and healthy breakfast options for people on the go (recipes + video below), but first let me tell you why you should be eating breakfast.
Eating more plant-based foods is good for your health, the environment and animals. If you’re looking to start incorporating more of these foods and live a healthier life, I recommend you take baby steps! Go slowly, don’t give up everything at once. Here’s my top tips for living a plant-based lifestyle.
I’ve recently had some requests for nut-free options so that’s one of the reasons behind these Tahini Lentil Brownies. They’re also oil-free and gluten-free but trust me, no one will know they’re healthy!