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My Whole30 Experience

Well, I made it the whole 30 days peeps and I feel great.  I wanted to share my experience, as well as share some tips and resources.  So here goes… I started Whole30 with my mom.  I had asked her if she wanted to do it with me.  It was important for me to have someone else who was doing it with me, good accountability.  I wanted to do it for many reasons.  …

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Easy Homemade Almond Milk

As I’m sure you’re aware, nut milks are all the rage these days.  From hemp, cashew, and the beloved almond milk, there is an array to choose from.  Unfortunately,  nut milks are not created equal!  Even organic, Non-GMO nut milks have this nasty ingredient called Carrageenan in them.  What is Carrageenan?  …

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Meal Planning

Something I hear often from people concerning eating clean is not having time for it.  It’s no secret it does take time to prepare real food…shocker!  I’m often reminded of a quote I’ve heard over and over in life by Booker T. Washington, “Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work.”  Now this might seem harsh considering we’re just talking about meal planning and eating clean, but the reality is you only…

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Yummy Dairy-Free Hot Chocolate

Who doesn’t love a cup of hot chocolate when winter arrives??  We may not have any of the fluffy white stuff (hello East Coast…please send some over here) but we still have our share of rainy, gloomy, and did I mention rainy days!  My sisters and I joke that from January until May we go into hibernation.  But for real.…

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My Current 30 Favorite Natural Products

So in light of my 30th birthday next month, I thought I would share my top 30 favorite natural products. These change from time to time, but right now I’m definitely digging these top 30. The list includes everything from skincare, makeup, food and living products. I hope it gives you an insight into how everyday products, can easily be swapped for clean alternatives. Enjoy!…

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DIY: Trail Mix

Trail Mix is kind of an American staple these days and not just reserved for hikes.  It’s a great go to when you need some good protein and a quick healthy snack.  Nuts especially are loaded  with so many health benefits.  However, unfortunately most trail mix aren’t all good!  My naturopath had mentioned to my husband that he should start eating more nuts.  Translation: My husband comes to me and says to get him some trail mix.  …

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Top GMO’s

What are GMO’s you might be asking?  Good question!  GMO stands for Genetically Modified Organisms.  It’s basically genes that have been chemically changed.  Sounds disturbing huh?  Well, the disturbing part is these GMO’s are now cropping up in our food and you probably aren’t even aware.  Now you might be thinking why does it matter?  I mean how much harm can some chemically altered genes even do to me?  Umm…a lot!  To find full details here are a few trusted…

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