Category Archives for Healthy Living

Arbonne 30 Days – Getting Started

As soon as I hit the complete payment button on my Arbonne 30 Days order, I constantly kept checking the shipping to know when it would arrive.  Now that it's here I am so excited to get started!  The package came with all the necessary products to use over the next 30 days, and I am going to break it all down and go through what each product is and how and when to use it, as well as some recipes I plan to put into rotation during the detox that are vegan/vegetarian centered.

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Detoxing Naturally

I feel like whenever I say the words "detox" or "cleanse", it sends a shudder through my body.  That absolutely doesn't sound enticing to me, and probably doesn't sound great to many other people either.

Detoxing doesn't have to mean skipping or drinking your meals.  It's really simple actually, and your body will naturally detox itself every day if you treat it right.  In this article, I want to share my top 5 tips to detoxing naturally.

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Sample Meal Plan

Hello fellow meal planners!!

To keep life easy, I have put together a meal plan for you that is summer-perfect and healthy.  No hot ovens, just fresh salads, grilled goodies and delicious sides.

I know the word "healthy" means something different to everyone, but for this meal plan, healthy simply means using fresh vegetables and good sources of protein, without processed ingredients and added sugars.

These are dinners to take you through the week, with the exception of one night which should be for fun night out.

Enjoy!

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Make Your Home Healthier in 5 Ways

Recently I was taking a walk through my neighborhood and noticed that almost all the houses had their blinds shut using blackout shades - something that has truly boggled my mind for years.

Why don't people want to let the light in?  It's true that everyone needs a little vitamin D in their healthy diet, so why not our homes as well?

Vitamin D can improve our mood, support the health of our immune system and maintain the health of our bones and skin.

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Eat Well All Week: Chickpea Salad + Meal Prep Tips

A few years ago, I would order out for lunch every day, leading to a terrible looking bank account and a terrible feeling all over my body.  

I quickly realized that something had to change, so I overhauled my whole routine and started devoting time each weekend to preparing for the week ahead.  I taught myself how to cook again, prep grocery lists and make lunches for the whole week in one day.

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8 Healthy Travel Tips

Hey travelers, this one is for you!

Over the last few months, I have done a ton of traveling - both for work and play, and it's not always easy to stay on track when you're away from the comforts of home and a routine.  Whether you stay in the country or go abroad, there are a few tricks that can help you to stay on track. Continue reading

Navigate the Grocery Store Like a Pro

I’ve had a lot of conversations recently with people who are struggling with the weekly chore of grocery shopping.

Considering you’re walking into a store with thousands of products and so much advertising it could make your head spin, how do you know what the good versus the bad foods are?

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