Fuel Up And Energize For Your Next Workout With This Matcha Smoothie Bowl

One of my favorite recipes to create is a protein packed smoothie bowl as a pre- or post-workout meal. This one is extra special because it combines one of my favorite ingredients (Matcha) with a completely plant-based protein powder to create Pro Matcha protein powder from Vibrant Health! Today‚Äôs video discusses all of the fabulous benefits …

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Wellness Trends for 2017

I am so beyond thrilled that the wellness industry is growing and growing as the years go on. Last year trends like wellness travel, matcha and yoga inspired street wear took over, and this year there’s even more of a movement towards incorporating more healthy living elements into our day to day lives.  My recent …

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Need More Mental Clarity? Eat These Brain Boosting Foods

In our 20’s and 30’s we don’t  put much thought into how we can prevent health issues down the road, but now is the time to really focus on living a preventative lifestyle (especially to protect our noggin). In my recent episode on Living Healthy Chicago, I talk about different brain boosting food groups that …

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VIDEO: These SuperFoods May Not Be So Super!

In one of my articles talking about the benefits of coconut drinking vinegars, a reader wrote to me and said that she wanted to learn about superfoods that may not be so super. She said that it seems like every month there is a new super food being touted that is better and more powerful than …

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Blue Green Algae: Why I’m Adding Pond Scum To My Diet

Blue green algae may be the newest “superfood”. From it’s protein content to  healthy fatty acids, this bacteria packs a nutritional punch. Alright folks. It’s time to talk about pond scum.  Yes the gooey green stuff you try to step around when you’re at the beach. I’m talking about blue green algae: more specifically, spirulina. You …

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Stressed Out? Try This Mood Boosting Pistachio Oatmeal Protein Bowl

Reach for this pistachio oatmeal protein bowl instead of junk food next time your stressed. Read on to see why! What did I do when I was stressed out 3-4 years ago? I’d smoke a cigarette or two, and reach for “comfort foods”: sweets or carbs.  Definitely not balanced. Now that I’ve come a long way …

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Spring Detoxes That Don’t Work, And What to Do Instead

I stopped by Good Day Chicago Fox Morning News to talk about spring detoxes that don’t work, and what to do instead!   Hi babes! This week has been nuts since my next retreat at Four Seasons Hotel Chicago is coming up this weekend.  I’m doing my best to create awesome content for you regularly, …

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Herbal Tonics That Cleanse Your Body For Spring!

These herbal tonics that cleanse your body not only taste great but are packed with benefits as well! It’s time for my annual spring awakening! You know, that time when you get an extra burst of energy to create more, do more, and seek more. Whether that’s more time with friends, more time on your …

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Springtime Rituals: Ayurvedic Detoxing

Ayurvedic detoxing is an mind body practice originating in India. Today’s video showcases this ancient lifestyle, and how you can incorporate it into your every day life.  I don’t know about you, but I sure am ready for SPRING! It’s been way too long since there’s been leaves on the trees, grass on the ground, and sunshine …

Plant Based Foods for Nourished Skin

Plant Based Foods for Nourished Skin: Glow From The Inside Out

Today, I want to talk about plant based foods for nourished skin. We know winter isn’t leaving us quite yet, and my skin is definitely starting to show signs of lacking good old Vitamin D from sunshine. Besides the daily beauty remedies and rituals that I practice to bring more nourishment and hydration to my …