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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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Chia Seed Pudding

Breakfast, Sides & Snacks

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Chia Seed Pudding with Pumpkin Seeds

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

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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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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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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Honey Mustard Salad Dressing

If you’re a fan of honey mustard salad dressing, then make way for this delicious, sweet, and tangy dressing I concocted in my kitchen a few weeks ago. This recipe by far beats any store-bought dressing I’ve eaten and is is super easy to make. Why I love this dressing? Compromised of only 5 ingredients […]

Honey Mustard Salad Dressing

Soups & Salads

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Summer Lentil Salad

Looking for a super simple and delicious way to incorporate lentils into your diet? This citrus summer lentil salad takes less than 25 min to make and is packed with amazing nutrients. Basically, it’s a perfect addition to your rotating summer salads repertoire. Plus, lentils are just so darn healthy. These little legumes are rich […]

Summer Lentil Grapefruit Salad

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Kale Stem Pesto Recipe

Not sure what to do with those leftover kale stems once you’ve eaten the leafy greens? How about making this delicious Kale Stem & Basil Pesto?! I’ve been playing around with this recipe for months and think I finally nailed it! This pesto is delicious with pasta (big fan of Chickapea Pasta over here), crackers, […]

Kale Stem & Basil Pesto

Soups & Salads

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Carrot Greens Salad

Do you eat carrot greens (aka carrot tops)? If not, you should! These greens are delicious and packed with nutrients such as vitamin A, dietary fiber, vitamin C, calcium, vitamin K, iron, and various phenolic compounds and carotenoids, along with trace amounts of other antioxidants. In fact, carrot greens actually contain about six times more […]

Healthy Carrot Greens & Baked Chickpea Salad

Soups & Salads

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Seaweeed Health Benefits and risks

Seaweed provides numerous nutritional health benefits. Packed with fiber, minerals, vitamins, and iodine, just to name a few, it’s no wonder these plants are considered the “leafy greens” of the sea. But did you know consuming too much seaweed could potentially be harmful to your health? Let’s explore. I think we need to give our […]

Seaweed Health Benefits, Risks, and Recipes

Nutrition

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