7 Awesome Ways to Prepare Greens

Are you someone who wants to like greens but you just can’t get down with the taste? Or perhaps you enjoy a salad here and there but are looking for more variety? Most people are okay with salad greens, especially when the salad is loaded up with crunchy veggies and a yummy dressing (side note: always make

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Why Should You Care About Wellness?

What does “wellness” mean to you? The term itself is somewhat vague and could easily be written off as a buzzword. Lately, I’ve seen it used to refer to everything from exercise to holistic medicine. I suppose wellness is broad enough to encompass a lot of health-related topics, especially if we take the term to mean something like “the

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DIY Organic Lipgloss, Two Ways

If you’re interested in making some organic switches in your health and beauty routine, but not quite ready to go all in, this DIY Organic Lipgloss is the perfect project! It’s really easy, AND you can make it under five minutes! (Bonus: the tinted version also doubles as a cheek stain!) I’ve been buying organic, but

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Holistic Skin Care Essentials

Hi! Today on the blog I’m talking about my favorite holistic products for beauty and skin care and how to use them to get results. By “holistic skin care products” I mean any natural, whole ingredient rather than a commercial product. Holistic skin care ingredients are items you might expect to find in the kitchen

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How to Stay Healthy While Celebrating

Hi, guys! I hope everyone’s week is off to a good start. I’m slowly getting back in the swing of things today after a fantastic weekend! My birthday was yesterday, so my family and I celebrated all weekend, starting with our usual pizza + movie night on Friday (we watched the 1989 version of Batman with Michael

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Top Five Tips to Get More Greens Into Your Diet

We all have good intentions when it comes to eating greens, but sometimes they get pushed aside (or to the back of the refrigerator) while we eat takeout. It’s so, so important to eat leafy greens on a daily basis for optimal nutrition. There are tons of benefits to adding them to your diet, including improved blood flow

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Diet Review: Macrobiotics

Hi! This post is the first in my diet review series, where I will talk about some of the major diets that are popular now or have been in the past few years. My aim here isn’t to promote fad dieting or weight-loss pressure, but to review ways of eating that are considered lifestyles–as in,

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Getting Outdoors

Getting outdoors is my favorite way to get some exercise and fresh air. I don’t exercise just for the sake of burning calories, because then it gets boring really fast. For me, exercise has to have some type of mind/body connection that helps me elevate my health and my state of mind. I try to

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