Makeover Your Gym Bag

It’s that time of year! You are either hustling trying to get summer body ready, or sticking with your New Year’s resolution and hitting the gym a few times a week! Either way, good for you!! Being active is an important part of staying or getting healthy! I love to keep some secret weapons in my gym bag! Want to know what they are? Breathe blend helps me breathe easier during and after my workouts! But my FAVORITE secret weapon[Read more]

Taco-Stuffed Zucchini

This is a healthy version of the taco without the carb-loaded shell.  You won’t even miss it I promise! Now that Summer has arrived there are a plethora of squash at the Farmer’s Market. My absolute favorite is Zucchini with it’s beautiful dark green peel. Zucchini is a very low calorie vegetable with no saturated fats or cholesterol. It’s high in anti-oxidants and is a great source of potassium which helps with bringing electrolytes to the cells and with countering[Read more]

Rasberry Limeade Recipe

Lime is one of my absolute favorite essential oils!  With its fresh, crisp, sweet aroma, Lime essential oil is so fun to cook with and has tons of physical and emotional health benefits too!  This Rasberry Limeade recipe is perfect for your Summer barbeque.  Invite some friends over and get cookin’! To add to your dinner party, here’s a great Summer salad dressing recipe with essential oils. Want to learn more about Lime essential oil? Rasberry Limeade Recipe Ingredients: Raspberry[Read more]

Top Tips for Balanced Relationships

This past week I learned a valuable lesson in relationships.  Did you know there is a golden rule to keeping balanced relationships at home, at work, and elsewhere.  People respond better to positive praise and are more likely to want to do more things right in order to receive more positive praise. Unfortunately we tend to go straight for the negative or “constructive” criticism when dealing with people in our lives.  Does it ever feel like the negative interactions outweigh[Read more]

Raw Vegan French Dressing Recipe

I was in the mood for a tangy salad dressing and I’ve been limiting my oil intake and staying away from dairy so I had to make a vegan, oil-free dressing that satisfied the taste buds. This dressing is zesty, tangy, and a little spicy from the raw garlic.  It’s raw, healthy, and delicious and a great substitute to the real french dressing. Ingredients 1 Organic red bell pepper ⅓ cup sundried tomato (not packed in oil) ½ heaping cup soaked[Read more]

DIY: Ultra Moisturizing Natural Sunscreen

Summer is here which means a lot of time in the sun. According to the Environmental Working Group, safe suncreens must be free of oxybenzone, retinyl palmitate (a type of vitamin A), not have SPF above 50 and protect against UVA and UVB sunrays.  However, according to the group, 56% of beach and sport sunscreens on the market contain the chemical oxybenzone. The primary function of oxybenzone is to absorb ultraviolet light, but some research shows oxybenzone can be absorbed through[Read more]