5 Tips for a Happier Life

This year I’m turning 35. Really I’m turning 28 for the seventh year in a row (or so I’ve been telling myself, my friends, family and anyone else who asks my age.) Age is just a number, but 35 is a number that I’ve had some difficulty settling into. I mean, what is it really   Read more 


Herbalife Reviews - My Thoughts and Why I Switched

Herbalife Reviews: My Thoughts and Why I Switched

To Herbalife, or not to Herbalife? That is the question. Diet and lifestyle are deeply personal choices. Determining whether something is healthy is also extremely personal—it’s also relative. Thus, I hesitate at writing any Herbalife reviews because I don't mean to offend anyone or fly in the face of something that works for you. But   Read more 


vegan chili

Easy Vegan Chili Recipe

As we continue with plant-based eating, we are finding and creating more and more great recipes. Last night with just less than an hour on my hands to make dinner, I decided to throw together a vegan chili. I had most of these ingredients in my pantry and refrigerator. and this recipe is full of   Read more 


plant based diet foods

5 Days on the Plant Based Diet

For a girl that was brought up in a pizza shop and who loved chili cheese dogs at one time, plant food eating would have never been my thing. However, over the last two years while working on my health by improving my diet and getting in daily exercise, it is an eating style that   Read more 



10 Natural CuresFor Depression (3)

10 Natural Cures for Depression

Call it the “winter blues” or “that time of the month,” but from time to time some of us get depressed.  All too often these feelings can lead to a doctor’s visit, which can then lead to a medication and the side effects that come with it. According to data in a recent National Health and   Read more 



protein shakes

8 Healthy Protein Shake Recipes You’ll Love

Shakes always make a great snack option. Try any of these easy and healthy protein shake recipes before or after a workout, as a meal replacement or to satisfy a late night craving and read these tips on the different options for the type of shake that will work best for you. Protein Shake Basics   Read more 


Healthy Thanksgiving Tips

10 Tips for a Healthy Thanksgiving

I'm not even going to tell you roughly how many calories are in a Thanksgiving dinner. I can't bring myself to insult such a perfect meal. I mean really, is there anything better than turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, sweet potatoes and pumpkin pie - all on one plate?! Back to reality. Here's the lo-down: Don't   Read more 


health eating vs cheating

Healthy Eating And Cheating

I decided to go on a diet this  week, since my weekend consisted of a Crafts & Pie night with the girls where I ate more ‘goodies’ than I should have. I thought, “On Monday, that’s it. I am going on a diet. Healthy, clean eating all week.” Monday morning rolled around and I started   Read more