Giveaway: $1000 Shopping Spree to Thrive Market!

Have I ever mentioned how much I dislike shopping? (In-store shopping that is. Online shopping is much more enjoyable.) One reason I dislike it so much is that it takes such a great amount of time! And I don’t have much of that to spare these days. I also don’t care much for lines, crowds, […]

Strawberry-Lime Gummies Recipe

Homemade gummies are a delicious treat. They are easy to make and taste great. Plus, these particular gummies have the benefits of beef gelatin, which is gut healing and nourishing to the body in many ways (see more of the health benefits of gelatin here.) I know that gummies made with beef gelatin sounds pretty […]

The Health Benefits of Gelatin

Gelatin is part of my daily healthy living routine. I started consuming gelatin on a regular basis because of it’s effectiveness in healing the gut, but have continued because of it’s many other benefits. Some of the benefits of eating gelatin include: improved bone health joint recovery improved skin, hair, and nails (stronger and shinier!) […]

How Many Veggies Should You Eat a Day? {Vegetable Eating Challenge}

In all my years of researching and experimenting with various diets for optimal health, the common theme I’ve found among them all is the inclusion of lots of vegetables. Vegetables are foundational for good health and many of us don’t get enough of them. Eating more vegetables is a great way to fill up on […]

How to REALLY Get Healthy

Note: The Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle will only be on sale for 2 days only – from 12am EST on Monday, December 29 until 11:59pm EST on Tuesday, December 30. Details here.  How do we really get healthy? Over the past year I have examined this question closely. There was a time when I would have said getting […]

Health Benefits of Strawberries & 45 Strawberry Recipes

Strawberries are the favorite fruit of many. This delightfully sweet berry is not only delicious, it contains a number of health benefits. According to the Encylopedia of Healing Foods, strawberries are an excellent source of vitamins C and K, dietary fiber, and also a good source of manganese, pantothenic acid, vitamin B1, and iodine. Strawberries […]

Food Allergy Testing

If you have a food allergy, life can be miserable. Especially if you don’t know what you are allergic to. That was me. I grew up eating gluten upon gluten, not knowing I had an intolerance to it. My health suffered because of it. There are numerous ways to get tested for food allergies, but today […]

Baked Avocado-Eggs Recipe {Plus, 9 Ways to Eat Avocados}

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of the Hass Avocado Board. My husband jokes that if there is a gap in any food, I fill it with avocado! He’s right. I do. And why not? Avocados are not only tasty, but seriously good for you. I love that avocados are nutrient […]

25 Gluten-free & Dairy-free Pumpkin Recipes

If you are avoiding dairy or gluten (or both), this time of year can be a little sad. Well, that is until you learn to make delicious fall recipes without dairy and gluten! I’m avoiding gluten and dairy for health reasons right now, and am currently re-inventing my collection of recipes. The following is a […]

10 Benefits (and uses) of Apple Cider Vinegar

I drink a splash of apple cider vinegar in water most days of the week. It seems to refresh me and provides a tasty option to unhealthy beverages that might tempt me in the afternoon hours. My daily apple cider vinegar elixir 1 – 3 teaspoons of apple cider vinegar (with the mother) 8 ounces […]