The 4 Keys to a Healthy Gut Microbiome

The bacteria living in the GI tract or “gut microbiome” are so critically important to a healthy body and mind. And it doesn’t take much to maintain a healthy gut microbiome — start with these 4 simple steps! This post is sponsored by Kyo-Dophilus though all thoughts and opinions are of course my own. I only partner with companies that I wholeheartedly believe...

9 Most Common Genetically Modified Foods (GMOs)

Good news: not all foods have been genetically modified. In fact, few have! Let’s take a look at the most common genetically modified foods (GMOs) so you can shop smartly. GMOs have been a hot-button issue in recent years. Let’s go back to basics really quickly… What is a GMO? GMO stands for “genetically modified organism.” They’re created by taking a gene for...

Super Simple Homemade Produce Wash Recipe

This homemade produce wash recipe is a simple way to remove dirt, wax, and pesticide residue from fresh produce. Plus, it helps extends freshness and shelf-life of fruits and vegetables! In a perfect world, we’d all buy organic all the time… Or I suppose in a perfect world, we wouldn’t have to… would we? Anywho, the reality of the situation...

DIY All-Natural Bentonite Clay Face Mask for Acne & Blemish-Prone Skin

Don’t be fooled by the simple, all-natural ingredients! This bentonite clay face mask for acne and blemish-prone skin works wonders by drawing dirt and excess oil from pores, and balancing the skin’s pH. I know they say that good things come to those who wait… But isn’t there just something so wonderful about instant gratification? To get what you want exactly...

4 Safe, Non-Toxic Shower Curtains for a Healthy Home

Most typical shower curtains pollute indoor air with unhealthy chemicals! Instead, opt for one of these four safe, non-toxic shower curtains. Not so fun fact: indoor air can be up to 7 times more polluted than outdoor air. Yep, even the air in big cities like New York and San Fransisco! “In the last several years, a growing body of...

9 Must-Have Supplements for Your Natural Medicine Cabinet

Stock your natural medicine cabinet with these 9 must-have supplements to remedy colds, tummy aches, sleeplessness, and so much more! Note: This post is sponsored by iHerb in collaboration with Nature’s Way though all thoughts and opinions are of course my own. I ONLY work with companies whose products I genuinely trust and believe in. Thank you for supporting the brands that...

4 Tried-and-True Natural Morning Sickness Remedies

70-80% of all women experience morning sickness during pregnancy. Fortunately, there are a number of tried-and-true natural morning sickness remedies that can help reduce nausea and get you feeling like yourself again! Please note: this post is sponsored by Earth Mama Organics though all thoughts and opinions are of course my own. I ONLY work with companies whose products I genuinely trust and...

The Best Natural Sunscreens (for you AND the environment!)

Not all natural sunscreens are created equally: some will leave you looking like a ghost while others sink into the skin and provide a mega dose of free-radical fighting antioxidants! After trying oh so many different options over the years, here are the absolute best natural sunscreens I’ve tried… No, no I’m not a big fan of the 70s lifeguard...

My Super-Simple All-Natural Skincare And Beauty Routine

Looking to make the switch to an all-natural skincare and beauty routine? Wondering where to start and which products actually perform!? Take a peek inside my super simple routine, targeted to prevent blemishes and fight the signs of aging… naturally of course! A lot of readers ask me for all the deets on all the things I put on my...

DIY Non-Toxic Air Freshener: 3 Ways

Naturally scent your home and improve indoor air with these three DIY non-toxic air freshener recipes. They’re a great, simple, and healthy alternative to those store-bought, so-called “air fresheners” that actually pollute indoor air with unhealthy chemicals — ironic, right!? After dating for nearly four years, I thought I knew everything about my boyfriend when we moved in together. Goodness gracious,...

Natural Teeth Whitening Remedies: 5 Tried-and-True Methods

Looking to whiten teeth naturally and without an expensive trip to the dentist? These 5 tried-and-true methods are so simple to do at home and extremely affordable! Are your pearly whites not holding up to their name? In other words: not exactly looking so pearly white? Hey, it happens. Coffee, wine, tea… age. They can make your smile look a...

DIY Activated Charcoal Teeth Whitening Paste

Looking to whiten your teeth naturally? It may not seem like the likeliest candidate for the job, but activated charcoal helps gently lift stains without sensitivity. Made with other ingredients that also foster a healthy mouth and brighter smile, this DIY Activated Charcoal Teeth Whitening Paste is a great way to brighten up those pearly whites! Sounds a little nutty,...