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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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Orange and Fennel salad

Soups & Salads

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Fennel Salad with Orange

Do you eat fennel? If you don’t, this fennel with orange salad recipe is a great place to start. Packed with flavor and crunch, this salad is perfect for those days when you want something refreshing, tasty and super simple to make. Health benefits of fennel Fennel, aka Foeniculum vulgare, is not only a delicious […]

Orange and Fennel salad

Do you eat fennel? If you don’t, this fennel with orange salad recipe is a great place to start. Packed with flavor and crunch, this salad is perfect for those days when you want something refreshing, tasty and super simple to make. Health benefits of fennel Fennel, aka Foeniculum vulgare, is not only a delicious […]

Fennel Salad with Orange

Soups & Salads

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Lemony Baked Oysters

Menstrual Phase Recipe — Lemony Baked Oysters This recipe baked oysters recipe is super easy to make (less than 20 minutes) and so delicious — if you like oysters, of course! 😉 All you need is a can of whole oysters (preferably sustainably raised), lemon, garlic, Herbes de Provence, and olive oil. Health Benefits of […]

Menstrual Phase Recipe – Lemony Baked Oysters

Dinner

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Baked Gnocchi with Tomatoes And Basil If you’re anything like me, Friday night rolls around and you’re beat. But, nevertheless that age old question ‘what’s for dinner?’ is and always will be, lurking in the back of your brain.  By the time you get around to dinner time you’re too tired to cook, too lazy […]

Baked gnocchi with tomatoes & basil

Dinner

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luteal phase food

If you’re looking for a super simple, delicious and healthy veggie bowl to include in your diet during your luteal phase (the phase right before your period), then look no further. This ground turkey, toasted millet and sweet potato veggie bowl is not only packed with flavor but a great source of complex carbs and […]

Luteal Phase Ground Turkey, Millet and Sweet Potato Bowl

Dinner

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Ever have that moment while you’re brushing your teeth when you think: “Lord Almighty! There is so much plastic in my bathroom! It’s time to make some zero-waste bathroom swaps.” No. Just me? My guess, if you’re reading this, is that you know exactly what I am talking about. That toothbrush you’re using? Plastic. Your […]

12 Super Simple Zero-Waste Bathroom Swaps

Eco-Living

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chicken liver meatball recipe

Turkey Meatballs with Chicken Liver Recipe Can we talk about liver? Ugh. The worst, right?! Just thinking of the word liver (aka organ meats) kinda makes me want to gag. But, the reality is, if I were to pick one food that was actually a “super food” it would be liver. Liver is one of […]

Turkey Meatballs with Chicken Liver Recipe

Dinner

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Eco-Friendly Laundry Guide

How to Make Your Laundry Routine More Eco-Friendly Laundry is not my favorite chore. In case you were wondering, I am more of a vacuuming kinda gal. Anyone else? But, alas, there’s just no way to avoid laundry — we all need clean clothes.  And while I don’t love this part of my week, I […]

5 Ways To Make Your Laundry Routine More Eco-Friendly

Eco-Living

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30-day vegan challenge

 10 Takeaways From My 30-Day Vegan Challenge Well, here we are! I made it to the end of my 30-day vegan challenge. Seriously, this was an eye-opening experience, I learned A LOT. It taught me so much about food, nutrition, and overall wellness. I am a firm believer that food is medicine and, after completing […]

30-Day Vegan Challenge: 10 Lessons Learned + Why I’ve decided I won’t be vegan

Nutrition

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Realistic Goals

Many of us are great at creating goals—New Year’s resolutions anyone? And yet, when it comes to actually doing the work – the work needed to help us get closer to our goals – we often fall flat on our faces. Why is that? Why do so many of us struggle to follow through with our […]

6 Tips to Help You Create Achievable and Realistic Goals

Health & Wellness

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