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This is the in’s and out’s behind-the-scenes look at what I’m researching, testing and trying out to get us a little more informed and a lot more inspired! Everything from nutrition and health to eco-living and lifestyle to beauty and wellness. It’s all here.

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Processed Meats

Nutrition

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Why You Might Want to Consider Limiting Processed Meats From Your Diet

Growing up, I was a hot dog lover. The irresistible combination of Heinz ketchup, yellow mustard, and a sweet ballpark-like bun paired with an ultra-processed Oscar Meyer hot dog, was my jam. Anyone else? These days though, I rarely eat hot dogs, or any type of processed meats for that matter. In this post we’ll […]

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Processed Meats

Growing up, I was a hot dog lover. The irresistible combination of Heinz ketchup, yellow mustard, and a sweet ballpark-like bun paired with an ultra-processed Oscar Meyer hot dog, was my jam. Anyone else? These days though, I rarely eat hot dogs, or any type of processed meats for that matter. In this post we’ll […]

Why You Might Want to Consider Limiting Processed Meats From Your Diet

Nutrition

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White Bean Ham Soup

Hearty White Bean Ham Soup Cozy up on a cold day with this hearty white bean ham soup. Made using minimal ingredients, this flavorful soup to is a great addition to include in your weeknight dinner rotation every so often and sure to become a family favorite. Growing up, each time I would visit my […]

Hearty White Bean and Ham Soup

Soups & Salads

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Luxury Lipstick Madame Gabriela

How (and why) this Latinx Entrepreneur Created a Low-Waste, “Clean,” Luxury Lipstick Brand to Empower Women By: Madeleine Wisecup How (and why) this Latinx Entrepreneur Created a Low-Waste, “Clean,” Luxury Lipstick Brand to Empower Women After her mother and sister were both diagnosed with breast cancer, Gabriela Navejas, the co-founder of Madame Gabriela lipsticks, made […]

How (and why) this Latinx Entrepreneur Created a Low-Waste, “Clean,” Luxury Lipstick Brand to Empower Women

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Fennel Salad Recipe

Citrus Pomegranate Fennel Salad Recipe Do you eat fresh fennel? Regrettably, I’ve found this is one produce I’ve overlooked for far too long. These days though, I just can’t seem to get enough. And, this tasty, easy-to-make, citrus pomegranate fennel salad has quickly become a family favorite (even with the kids)! Paired with pomegranate seeds, […]

Citrus Pomegranate Fennel Salad

Soups & Salads

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Anne-Marie Bonneau

5 Simple Ways to Reduce Food Waste and Live More Sustainably with The Zero-Waste Chef By: Madeleine Wisecup 5 Simple Ways to Reduce Food Waste & Live More Sustainably with The Zero-Waste Chef Do you ever look at your trash at the end of the week and feel a bit guilty because of all the […]

5 Simple Ways to Reduce Food Waste and Live More Sustainably

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Ethical and sustainable Wedding Dresses

10+ Ethical and Sustainable Wedding Dress Brands If you’re here right now, chances are it’s because you’re in the throws of planning your wedding! If that’s the case, congrats! How exciting. I wish you all the best in this new chapter of your life. So, to make things just a tad bit easier for you, […]

10+ Ethical and Sustainable Wedding Dress Brands

Eco Fashion & Home

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Brain Health Annie Fenn

Brain Health 101: How Nutrition and Lifestyle Can Improve Brain Health & Why it Matters Here’s a question for you — How often do you stop to think about your brain? I mean really stop to think about it!? I know over the years I’ve, unfortunately, taken my brain for granted. Rarely, do I ever […]

Brain Health 101: How Nutrition and Lifestyle Can Improve Brain Health

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Bettina Siegel, Kid Food

4 Big Reasons Food Advocate & Author of Kid Food, Bettina Siegel, Believes it’s Challenging to Feed Our Kids Healthier, Unprocessed Foods By: Madeleine Wisecup LISTEN ON: APPLE PODCASTS | SPOTIFY | AMAZON MUSIC 4 Big Reasons Food Advocate, Bettina Siegel, Believes it’s Challenging to Feed Our Kids Healthier, Unprocessed Foods According to a new study published in the Journal […]

4 Big Reasons Food Advocate & Author of Kid Food, Bettina Siegel, Believes it’s Challenging to Feed Our Kids Healthier, Unprocessed Foods

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Cheekbone Beauty

How One “Crazy” Dream Led This Entrepreneur To Create a Socially-Conscious Beauty Brand to Empower Indigenous Youth By: Madeleine Wisecup How One “Crazy” Dream Led This Entrepreneur To Create a Socially-Conscious Beauty Brand to Empower Indigenous Youth Jenn Harper woke up in the middle of the night in 2015 after having, as she shares, a […]

Cheekbone Beauty: How One “Crazy” Dream Led This Entrepreneur To Create a Brand to Empower Indigenous Youth

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