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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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Recycle E-Waste

Eco-Living

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How to Responsibly Recycle E-Waste (Guide)

How to Responsibly Recycle E-Waste I am embarrassed to share this but…I’ve been moving a box filled with outdated electronics, wires, old iPods, and CDs for the past 5 years! The worst part is this box has remained sealed and unopened throughout each of these moves as I don’t use or need any of the […]

Recycle E-Waste

How to Responsibly Recycle E-Waste I am embarrassed to share this but…I’ve been moving a box filled with outdated electronics, wires, old iPods, and CDs for the past 5 years! The worst part is this box has remained sealed and unopened throughout each of these moves as I don’t use or need any of the […]

How to Responsibly Recycle E-Waste (Guide)

Eco-Living

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Maryann Jacobsen Healthy Eater

5 Simple Tips To Help You Raise a Healthy Eater By: Madeleine Wisecup 5 Simple Tips To Help You Raise a Healthy Eater with Maryann Jacobsen, MS, RD How do you get a “picky” eater to try and explore new foods?  What is food neophobia? Why is structured eating so beneficial? And is it OK […]

5 Simple Tips To Help You Raise a Healthy Eater

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Chia Seed Pudding

This delicious Chia Seed Pudding with Pumpkin Seeds is the perfect snack, breakfast, or dessert for any day of the week! Not only is it super simple to make and very versatile but chia seeds are super nutritious. Did you know these tiny yet mighty seeds are packed with healthy fats, plant-based complete protein, and […]

Chia Seed Pudding with Pumpkin Seeds

Breakfast, Sides & Snacks

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Homemade Trail Mix

One of my family’s favorite snacks these days is my homemade trail mix. Super simple to make, packed with healthy fats and nutrients, this simple homemade trail mix helps to keep me full longer and is just plain delicious! Plus, super great for on-the-go snacking. Note: If you’re curious to learn more about the health […]

5-Minute Trail Mix Recipe

Sides & Snacks

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Healthy Seeds

Here’s the skinny…we need to be adding more seeds to our diets. Seeds are incredibly nutritious! They contain healthy fats, fiber, plant-based protein, minerals, and antioxidants. Recently, I’ve noticed a huge trend in “seed cycling,” i.e. eating various seeds throughout different phases of your menstrual cycle to support your hormones. While I personally love this […]

5 Healthy Seeds To Include in Your Diet

Nutrition

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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

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