The Healthy Holiday Gift Guide (Gifts They’ll Actually Want!)

The holidays are just around the corner! Ahh get ready! The tree lightings and eggnog and parties AND GIFTS! Call me crazy, but I actually like giving gifts more than I like receiving them (though that’s by no means the only reason you can call me crazy). And I don’t mean to toot my own horn, but I’ve always had…

Protein-Packed Spiced Apple Pie à la Mode Smoothie

This Protein-Packed Spiced Apple Pie à la Mode Smoothie brings all the fall flavor without the unhealthy blood sugar spike and crash that accompanies a slice of pie. Go on and indulge! I want to be clear right now that yes, this is a healthy recipe. But it’s also DECADENT. The perfect type of recipe for when a craving kicks in….

Introducing: Body Unburdened Beauty Blends!

Well the day has come for me to officially announce something that I’ve dreamed about for years now. I couldn’t be more excited to introduce you to Body Unburdened Beauty Blends — blended and bottled by yours truly. They’re finally here! When I first started this blog over 5 years ago now, I had absolutely no idea where it would take…

Happy Gut Bean-Free Chili With Bone Broth (Paleo & Low-Carb)

This Happy Gut Bean-Free Chili With Bone Broth is as yummy as it is nourishing to the digestive system. Not only is it free from difficult-to-digest beans and includes flavorful bone broth, but it’s also so simple to make! Note: this post is sponsored by Pacific Foods though all thoughts and opinions are of course my own. Pacific Foods products…

Simple & Spiced Gluten-Free Pumpkin Oatmeal Blender Pancakes

These Gluten-Free Pumpkin Oatmeal Blender Pancakes are as quick and easy to whip up as they are delicious! I’m not going to even try and play it cool and pretend I’m not all about pumpkin spice season. Oh yes, it’s a whole season, haven’t you heard? Formerly known as “fall” or “autumn.” I mean, I practically sprinkle pumpkin spice in…

So What’s The Deal With Collagen? What Is It & Is It Worth The Hype?

There’s been A LOT of talk about collagen in recent years, with new collagen-containing products popping up left and right. So you may be wondering: what is collagen and are the health benefits worth all the hype? (Spoiler: yes!) You may have noticed that collagen products are just about everywhere these days. And its collagen content is one of the biggest reasons why bone…

Healthy Pumpkin Pie Chia Pudding

Not only is this Healthy Pumpkin Pie Chia Pudding recipe filled with delicious fall flavor, it’s also loaded with antioxidants and fiber, and is gluten- and dairy-free. Go ahead and indulge! I did something good. Something really really good. So good it caught me by surprise. Like when a dog toots and scares itself because it’s not quite sure where it…

8 Natural Anti-Aging Skincare Products That Mean BUSINESS!

Looking for safe but effective natural anti-aging skincare products — to slow the signs of aging without any unhealthy chemicals? Well my friend, you CAN have it all! These natural anti-aging products contain powerful active ingredients that have been well-studied for their effectiveness. No crossing your fingers and hoping! Aging. It happens to the best of us… Unless you’re Benjamin…

How To Grow Your Own Kombucha SCOBY in 10 Steps

Want to brew your own kombucha at home? Well you’re going to need a SCOBY to get started! But don’t worry… it’s simple. Learn how to grow your own kombucha SCOBY in just 10 steps. Behind every great batch of kombucha, there’s a great SCOBY. One very healthy “Mother.” A symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast. Yep, basically just a…

MAJOR Metabolism Boosting Matcha Latte (this recipe means business!)

Not only does this metabolism boosting matcha latte provide you with a burst of energy and mega dose of antioxidants, it revs up your metabolism and keeps blood sugar levels steady! Looking to give your metabolism a little kick in the boo-tay? Or your bod a mega dose of free-radical-fighting, anti-aging antioxidants? And to stabilize blood sugar levels for all…

Super Relaxing Detox Bath Recipe

Unwind and do your body good with this relaxing detox bath recipe! It’s a simple way to rev up your body’s detox pathways while letting stress melt away. Wouldn’t it be great if something as pleasurable as a nice, long soak in the tub could also be healthy? Well have I got news for you: it absolutely is with a…