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Your Ultimate Plant Based Thanksgiving Menu

Happy almost Thanksgiving! I don’t know about you, but I am SO stoked to be with my parents for a day and eat comforting foods and laugh and reminisce about our wild and crazy family stories.  As many of you know, I’m a true lover of food. I can never really deprive myself, so when …

Hollywood On Halsted: Celebrity Procedures That I Received .. And It Includes Eyebrow Tattoos AKA Eyebrow Embroidery.

Everyone, form a line! Hollywood is coming to Halsted. Well – not literally, but the team at Leah Chavie Skincare Boutique are working their magic and providing top treatments for their guests. Treatments that are currently being obsessed over by celebrities. Lucky for me, I’m the first to try out one of their newest services and …

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Why I Break Juice Cleansing Rules + a BluePrint Juice Giveaway

Don’t miss our BluePrint Juice giveaway at the end of this article!   I love juice cleansing, I do. But I break the rules – and you should too. I do “cleanse” with juice for up to 3-4 days, but there is one major thing that I don’t do and that is consuming nothing but …

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Do This To Shrink Your Middle, Attend The Ultimate Wellness Summit And More: 5 Ways To Be Balanced This Week!

When is the last time you played with a hula hoop? I remember I was a kid in middle school doing the hula hoop champion competition in gym class and I was SO stinkin’ determined to win against one of my childhood nemesis’. I was whirling my entire body around like lazy person trying to …

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I’m a Balanced Babe and .. I’m an Editorial Stylist for The Wedding Industry: Louise Beukes

  This Week’s Balanced Babe and Founder/Editor of B.LOVED Collaboration, nurturing talent, and teamwork is the key!  Louise Beukes has a great group of core feature writers, and a contributing network of talented professionals who share inspiration, advice and production on B.LOVED, her very successful wedding and lifestyle blog in the UK.  This success, in …

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VIDEO: What Type of Supplements Do We Really Need? Vous Vitamin

  Do you ever find yourself wandering around the aisles of the vitamin section trying to figure out what the heck to take? Me too. That’s why I’m having two Doctors who have created a personalized vitamin line, Vous Vitamin, on our integrative health panel at the 2nd Annual BeHealthful Retreat!  Please meet Dr’s. Arielle …

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How I Took Action When I Found Out I Had Cancer: Shauna R. Martin

I vividly recall sitting on the floor of my shower with water and tears streaming down my face trying to figure it all out. I could not stop thinking . . . why? Why me? What did I do wrong? On July 28, 2005, my son’s first birthday, I had been diagnosed with breast cancer at the …

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My Balanced Week: Glitzy Charity Balls, Foodie Dinner Parties & Functional Snacks

One of the many reasons I love Chicago from the months of March – October is because there are fun events and interesting gatherings almost every day! The past couple of weeks I have been hunkering down planning our 2nd Annual BeHealthful Retreat (ultra-early bird tickets are here!!), but was still able to squeeze in …