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Beauty Benefits of Zinc + Weight Loss Warrior Split Pea Soup

My, how I love my soups. I’m starting to experiment with more and more these days and my current obsession is a creamy yet dairy free split pea soup. I had split pea soup many times growing up. The nostalgia of sitting in my parent’s kitchen slurping up this delicacy before I make my way …

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Spicy Sweet Potato Quinoa Power Bowl

This nourishing and delicious quinoa power bowl with sweet potato and kale paired with a creamy garlic dressing and spicy jalapenos is a perfect weekday meal prep recipe! Lord have mercy it’s been a hot minute since I’ve posted a recipe! My lack of recipe articles are mainly due to my ever changing food aversions …

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Grounding: Our Connection to Improved Health & Wellness?

  I have to admit there are very few times in my adult life that I’ve gone barefoot outdoors….especially living in the City!  Sadly, most of us haven’t gone barefoot in the grass since childhood. Walking on the beach is about the only time I enjoy the freedom of being shoeless.  I was intrigued when …

Roasted Tomato and Lemon Basil Zucchini Noodle Pasta

 Zucchini Noodles are my absolute jam. Actually any type of veggie noodle is my new thing. There was a period of time when I was starting to slowly curb my white pasta (and grain intake in general), and veggie noodles truly helped me cope during this treacherous time. Very dramatic moments for me, I know. …

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5 Practical Strategies For Being Happier

A brand-new luxury car, a fabulous home, designer clothing—if only we had these things, we would be happy—only temporarily. True happiness is rooted in our attitude toward life, our daily behavior and how we feel about ourselves.   We are happier when we achieve the goals that we set for ourselves, feel healthy in body, …

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Hate Drinking Water? Eat These Foods To Stay Hydrated

We all know that we should be drinking water or fluids throughout the day to stay hydrated, but some of us simply don’t like guzzling water day in and day out (and making multiple bathroom stops on top of it). So to help you get that extra H2O in your system, I stopped by Living …

benefits of ice

5 Wondrous Health and Beauty Benefits of Ice

Whether we’re talking about the feel of skin rejuvenation, the benefits of an ice-cold shower, a home remedy for sore legs or pain reduction after surgery, we’re simply just referring to the same thing: the wondrous benefits of “ice, ice baby”! If you want to keep healthy, beautiful and energized, quickly skim through the next …

Snack On This: Sacha Inchi Seeds

Lately I’ve been experiencing intense peanut butter cravings (especially after discovering PB2), and as I was shopping for my next jar to binge on, I stumbled upon Sacha Inchi seeds.  After eating the whole dang package  (seriously, you’d be surprised how little self-control I sometimes have), I then wondered what the heck a Sacha Inchi …