Mother’s Day Brunch Guide

Mother’s Day Brunch Guide

Is “Mother’s Day” synonymous with “brunch” in your family? Want to spoil that mom of yours without spoiling your clean eating lifestyle? (Or be spoiled yourself without eating a bunch of junk you normally avoid?) You’re a mom, you don’t want to cook, but nervous to be...
Let’s Get Foxy for Summer!

Let’s Get Foxy for Summer!

Even without leaving home, a “vacation” mindset can still bring us down. Still suffering that post Spring Break “hangover” from not enough sleep and too much food and too many cocktails? Feeling sluggish? Ready to say farewell to that unwelcome belly bloat...
Cupid’s Classroom Party Platters

Cupid’s Classroom Party Platters

Hello Loves! Melissa here.  Cupid is about to aim his cute little arrow with an attached to-do list that’ll have you seeing red and pink for days.  Yep…Valentine’s Day is upon us, which means it is time to race out to the stores to purchase whatever leftover...
Is Halloween Your “Gateway” Holiday?

Is Halloween Your “Gateway” Holiday?

Is Halloween your “gateway” holiday? As in… you get started by eating Halloween candy. Then you start indulging in all of the pumpkin spice treats everywhere. Then the Thanksgiving binge happens, and then… and then… and then you don’t stop until you can’t...
How Does Your Meat & Seafood Stack Up?

How Does Your Meat & Seafood Stack Up?

You’re probably already aware (maybe uncomfortably so) of the widespread mistreatment of farm animals and pesticide use in our country, as well as the implications those have on human health. Huge CAFO farms (Confined Animal Farming Operations), antibiotics and...
Tweaking Aunt Judy’s Recipes

Tweaking Aunt Judy’s Recipes

We all remember the good ol’ days. That scrumptious spaghetti your Aunt Judy used to make when you were a kid was just to die for. And the recipe has been passed down for generations. You might be thinking, “Why wouldn’t I make it for my friends and...
Spice It Up

Spice It Up

Have you tried sprinkling cinnamon in your morning shake, or adding some ginger to your tea? It’s delicious (and good for you)! Using spices for seasoning and medicinal value is a concept that goes wayyy back in human history. Remember the spice trade from your...
Struggling With an Autoimmune Disorder?

Struggling With an Autoimmune Disorder?

Are you one of the estimated 50 million Americans affected by autoimmune disease? That’s a whopping 1 in 5 people, and women are more likely to be affected than men. Autoimmune conditions are essentially runaway inflammatory immune responses in which the body starts...