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Dirty Dozen & Clean Fifteen

Trying to eat as clean as possible can be a daunting task with so much talk of ‘super foods’ versus toxic foods floating around. Today we know that eating organic food is the most healthful choice because these foods are grown as close to the […]

Understanding Nutrition Labels

I know how confusing nutrition labels can be. Unfortunately, I have a strong distaste for the way the Food & Drug Administration do things and nutrition labels is one. I have taken countless nutrition courses throughout my time at university, but the nutritional facts are […]

Run Faster and Jump Higher!

Growing up I had these cute pink Vans and my older brother had some in blue. He told me that they made you run faster and jump higher so we tested that out by racing each other. He would always win but I was convinced […]

Yummy Vegan Tacos

Bueno dias! This post is dedicated to my sister as she keeps me in line regarding my blogging. I have so many ideas I want to post but I want the perfect photo or the perfect write-up and then I become overwhelmed and as a […]

Finding Inspiration

I am back! After going on a girls trip to Bangkok, I found myself in a rut. I couldn’t find the motivation to write, regardless of my journal full of ideas. I know most of my discouraging and negativity is all in my head, but […]

Coco for Coconut

Coconut oil has been a staple for me, but I don’t consume the oil. I don’t cook with oils, and who am I kidding? I hardly cook at all! I use coconut oil for nearly everything but cooking or consumption. I use it every day as […]

Stretching is not just for Yogis

Who knew stretching is just as beneficial to your body as exercise? Well, growing up I certainly didn’t. In fact, stretching before track meets and soccer games consisted of social time while lifting your legs here and there. Today however, I long to be more […]

Energy Fix

Finding energy when you need it can be quite challenging. I remember the days when I couldn’t consider myself awake until I had a large cup of coffee, or two. Even in high school I would pop energy pills in exchange for all-night study sessions. […]

Incidental Exercise

We all aim to adopt healthy habits in our lives, but some may not come as easy as others. Incidental exercises are the movements we carry out as we live our daily life. We complete numerous activities during the day and may not realize the […]

Inspired Spiralizer

This week’s favorite was something I had been looking for ever since I started eating raw. While I was home in Orange County for the holidays last year I managed to find a vegetable spiral slicer at Williams Sonoma. Unfortunately, they were sold out at […]