Healthy Living

An Easy Plant Based Holiday Menu

This plant based holiday menu has you covered with everything from the appetizers, sides and main to even dessert, so you can feel good knowing you’ve got the feast covered.

Arbonne 30 Day Approved Vegan Recipes

Find more than 35 Arbonne 30 day and elimination diet approved recipes, to help get you through your cleanse with ease, all while sticking to a vegan diet.

3 Basil Recipes That Aren’t Pesto

If you’ve got a overflow of basil in your garden and need some good recipe ideas that aren’t pesto, this is for you.  These are my 3 favorite recipes using basil, plus a few other easy ideas.

Building the Perfect Plant Based, Protein Rich Smoothie

Whether you’re new to the smoothie game or looking for some fresh ideas, you’ve come to the right place.  Learn how to build a balanced and healthy drink that can be packed with greens and veggies without the greens and veggie taste.

Beginners Guide: Cooking with Jackfruit

Whether you’re looking for a meat substitute or just want to add more vegetables to your diet, jackfruit is a great option.  This beginners guide to jackfruit explains what it is, the best cooking method and an easy recipe.

Beginners Guide: Going Soy Free

Going soy free can be very challenging, and it is shocking to learn how many foods out there have soy in them!  From frozen french fries to vegetable burgers to dips to granola bars, soy can be found in a multitude of products.  If you’re trying to cut out or cut back on your soy

Beginners Guide: Gluten Free Grains & Breads

Whole grains are an excellent source of nutrition.  They contain essential enzymes, iron, dietary fiber, vitamin E, and B-complex vitamins, and because the body absorbs grains slowly, they provide sustained and high-quality energy.  However just because you’re gluten free doesn’t mean whole grains are off limits.  Nutritionally, you want to try and add a whole

Beginners Guide: The Best Non-Dairy Brands & Alternatives

When I started my plant-based journey, one of the biggest issues I had with it was cutting out dairy.  I wanted to do it for my own personal health, but let’s be honest, I can eat an entire wheel of brie on my own, so I knew this would be hard.  Luckily, I have discovered

Arbonne 30 Days – Getting Started

If you are researching the Arbonne 30 Day Detox and looking for information on how it works, what a typical day would look like and some real life results, you’ve come to the right place!

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

How to Meal Prep Salads + 3 Salad Recipes

A tutorial with tips, tricks and 3 different salad recipes so you can prepare fresh, crunchy salads for the whole week ahead.  For a busy week of work, salads can be a great meal prep option.  Load them up with lots of filling vegetables and lean proteins and get creative with what goes in your

Meal Prep: A Week of Effortless Dinners

An easy guide to getting dinner on the table quickly and easily.  Download your menu, recipes, grocery list and tips to help you get through it all effortlessly.

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

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?

How To: Keep Berries Fresh

When you can find berries in bulk for a really good price you just can’t beat it.  Learn how to keep them fresh.

Juicing & Smoothies for Beginners

For anyone who is trying out the juicing/smoothie “thing”, I have put together a helpful list of what ingredients to use, their health benefits and how it will make or break your drink.

How To: Navigate a Restaurant Menu Like a Pro

Going out to eat is fun!  Sadly though, we all know that most restaurant meals are full of fat and sodium – even the salads!  The problem is, how can we be social without the occasional meal out?!

10 Ways I Lost 18 Pounds (#3 was the most important!)

Ten easy, painless ways to loose weight and be happy, all tried and true.  There are no secrets to losing the weight, just little reminders and tips to keep you motivated.

How To: Test Baking Powder for Freshness

Learn the easy way to test your baking powders freshness, so that you can bake to your hearts desire.

Staying on Budget

Follow these steps to save you big time every week, then treat yourself to something nice!

How To: Roasted Red Peppers

  In 30 minutes, you can make your own roasted red peppers.  It’s an easy and delicious way to add color, flavor and depth to any meal, without the preservatives and artificial whatever’s that are found in the prepackaged versions.

How To: Leek’s

As I get more and more into the world of total and complete clean eating, I’m discovering all these vegetables that I’d never considered before.  Leeks came into my kitchen while I was making Cheddar Cauliflower Soup and I quickly realized how versatile they can be.

How To: Caramelize an Onion

Caramelized onions work well in just about everything, from pasta dishes to pizza and sandwich toppings to omlettes in the morning to just about anything.