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!
Healthy, plant-based tacos full of benefits and they easily come together in under 15 minutes! They’re a favorite weeknight meal around here because of the minimal work and cleanup! The cauliflower/walnut mixture gives it a “meaty” texture and the seasonings make it explode with taco flavor!
Only 4 ingredients for this homemade sour cream and it can be whipped up in minutes. I make it almost every week, and it’s just the bump dishes need to take them to the next level.
If you’ve followed me on Instagram and watched my stories lately, I’ve been hinting at a new project for a couple of months now. A few weeks ago I said that I’m starting a new job and finally revealed I’m joining the team at ABC 10 in Sacramento.
This drink is cozy, comforting and filled with lots of health benefits! It’s perfect for the colder weather because it boosts your immune system and helps keep the body thriving. Turmeric is one of the best things we can add to our diet and this is a sweet way to do it.
We’re in the midst of the holiday season where there’s more activities, more food, sweets in particular, more drinks, and just a lot in general that’s going on! Most of the time we put our health on the sidelines during this time. We’re busy and not taking our normal steps of self care or we’re …
Ever have a sweet craving, but you’re trying to eat healthy so you don’t know how to satisfy it? I find this happens especially around the holidays when sugar is EVERYWHERE! Enter these Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Blondies! They’re made from garbanzo beans, healthier sugars and a couple other simple ingredients.