For The Ladies: How To Naturally Reduce PMS Symptoms

Nothing is worse than moodiness, cramps, bloating, stuffing your face with junk from cravings, and breakouts. Yes – I’m talking about our monthly Aunt Flo, and I’m sharing some tips and tricks that may naturally reduce PMS.    Many of us constantly deal with the struggles that come with our own variation of shark week, and …

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No Bake Cinnamon Apple Energy Bites

When you’re on the run and don’t want to buy processed items, these no bake cinnamon apple energy bites are the perfect grab and go snack. Many of us  love noshing on granola bars and energy boosting snacks, but without all the added sugars and processed ingredients. Because we’re all about making eating healthy easier here …

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15 minute Dairy Free Pumpkin Parfait

I’m warning you now, pumpkin recipes are on my radar!  Ever since Starbucks started marketing their pumpkin spiced latte in September, I’ve been cooking up a storm using our favorite fall ingredient. And let’s face it, fall wouldn’t feel like fall if we didn’t get to experience the flavors of pumpkin! So with that said, my first recipe …

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Keep Your Immunity Strong and Skin Looking Young: The Health Benefits Of Olive Leaf

Olive leaf is a part of the olive tree that I don’t think gets as much recognition as it should!  We all know the benefits of olive oil, but did you know that the leaf of the olive tree is also packed with nutrients and antioxidants? Before we dive in to discuss the health benefits of …

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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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Flower Essence Therapy: Utilizing The Healing Energy Of Plants

  What do you do when you’re feeling stressed out? I like to take an epsom salt bath, use essential oils, and even take a hot yoga class. Sometimes I usually indulge in a spa night and use different remedies for my mind, body and soul. Lately I’ve been creating and playing around with different flower …

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These Are The Ugly Physical Manifestations of Stress – Here Are 5 Ways to Reduce It

You already know that stress, well, stresses you out. You can feel it as your fight-or-flight levels rise, bringing with it a shift in your mood and outlook. Well did you know that stress can also have physical effects on your appearance? It’s more than the feeling described above. The physical manifestations of stress can cause palpable reactions …

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I’m a Balanced Babe and .. I Kicked Chronic Illness In The Butt And Was Able To Treat Lyme Disease Naturally

Katina Makris’ journey to healing and how she was able to treat Lyme disease naturally. What would you do if you found out you were diagnosed with a disease that demolishes multiple systems in your body? If you could not drive, or write, or walk? A disease that can impair the functions of your brain, nervous …