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Quick & Simple Detox Shower

Quick & Simple Detox Shower

Detox baths are great but... As much as I wish I had the time to take a bath regularly, I simply don't. (Or let's face it: when I do have the time, I'm watching old episodes of The Office because no one gives me a good giggle like Michael Scott.) Related...

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Homemade & Healthy Chocolate

Homemade & Healthy Chocolate

Chocolate makes everything better: a great movie, a bad day, a nasty breakup. Are you with me or are you with me? Dark chocolate with a high cacao content is also a nutritious treat since it's jam-packed with healthy antioxidants. But finding pure dark chocolate...

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The Big Fat Canola Oil Lie

The Big Fat Canola Oil Lie

I'm just going to cut to the chase here: canola oil is NOT healthy. Yet it's touted as one of the healthiest oils! Really, nothing makes me want to SCREAM like reading a "healthy" recipe that calls for canola oil. Nooooooooo! I instantly have to close the browser and...

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10 Simple Ways to Stay Healthy at Work

10 Simple Ways to Stay Healthy at Work

Most of us spend a lot of our lives at work. An estimated 10.3 total years, actually. That's why it's so important that we try to keep healthy while at work. This not only means making sure we don't dig into the donuts in the staff kitchen too often, but also making...

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10 Tips to Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

10 Tips to Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

The holidays are a time for indulgence. And I'm not just talking about the big pile of presents. I'm talking cookies and cocktails and cocoa and LOTS of them! I believe that if you eat well the majority of the time — particularly at home and by bringing healthy,...

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DIY All-Natural Laundry Powder

DIY All-Natural Laundry Powder

The average 4-person American family does a whopping 80 pounds of laundry a week. Wowza, that's a lot of laundry! It's also a lot of laundry detergent. Unfortunately, most common, store-bought laundry detergents are filled with unhealthy chemicals. We and our families...

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The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry

The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry

So you need a new mascara... You run to the local drugstore or big cosmetics store or department store beauty counter. You look for the product that will work the best because, well, no one wants mascara flaked under her eyes by noon! But most of us don't ever...

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7 Ways to Save Money on Healthy, Real Food

7 Ways to Save Money on Healthy, Real Food

A real food diet is the cornerstone of good health. There's no ifs, ands, or buts about it. So it breaks my heart when readers tell me how they struggle to balance buying the best quality food for their families with their budgets. And I totally get it — healthy, real...

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