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…

6 Essentials for Making Healthy, Delicious Meals in a Pinch

Need to get dinner on the table ASAP after a long day at work? Making quick, healthy, delicious meals is easy when you have these 6 essentials on hand! This post is sponsored by Taylor Farms but all thoughts and opinions are of course my own. I am SO excited to be working with this amazing company — their salad and…

15 Simple Ways to go Plastic-Free (for your health & the health of Mother Nature!)

Plastic pollution is a growing environmental threat. Just as troubling: most plastics are made with unhealthy chemicals that interfere with our hormones. So it’s no wonder the plastic-free movement is gaining momentum! Here are 15 super simple ways to go plastic-free… It’s a plastic world and we’re all just living in it. No, but really. Plastic use and pollution has…

Camu Camu: All About this Vitamin C Packed Berry + 2 Must-Try Recipes

Have you met the newest superfood in town, camu camu? Learn all about this vitamin C packed berry + 2 must-try recipes to help you get more camu camu in your life. Note: this blog post is sponsored by iHerb though all thoughts and opinions are of course my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Body Unburdened…

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 more polluted than the air in big cities like New York and San Fransisco! “In the last several years, a…

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…