February 25, 2014 Thumbnail image for 5 Tips for Better Sleep

5 Tips for Better Sleep

Many of us have trouble with sleep. We don’t get enough and when we do, sometimes it just isn’t restful or rejuvenating. When we don’t get proper sleep, our biorhythms get disturbed, we have spouts of low energy during the day, our immunity is lowered, and we do not detoxify properly. Sleep is such an […]

January 20, 2014 Thumbnail image for Nontoxic Beauty Products and Why You Should Care (Guest Post)

Nontoxic Beauty Products and Why You Should Care (Guest Post)

My passion for clean, nontoxic beauty started out of necessity.  About a year ago, I became ill with Histamine Intolerance (HIT) which is a very serious condition in which your body becomes sensitive and reactive to many foods and environmental triggers. My management and recovery of HIT included a very restrictive diet as well as […]

January 3, 2014 Thumbnail image for Lucky Black Eyed Pea Soup for the New Year

Lucky Black Eyed Pea Soup for the New Year

There is a Southern tradition of eating black eyed peas in the new year for good luck. I always remember eating my peas with ham in them. So I picked up a ham hock from my favorite pork company at the farmer’s market and developed this easy recipe. Ideally you want to soak any beans […]

November 25, 2013 Thumbnail image for Paleo Thanksgiving Recipe Resources

Paleo Thanksgiving Recipe Resources

It is almost that time! One of my favorite holidays (because hey who doesn’t like a holiday centered around food). This year, I am trying to prepare a mostly Paleo Thanksgiving meal, while also accommodating the requests of my family members. I want everyone to be happy! Thus, I will be preparing a turkey (I […]

November 13, 2013 Thumbnail image for Easy Tuna Salad with Basil (Mayo-free)

Easy Tuna Salad with Basil (Mayo-free)

It was way past lunch time, and I was starving! I needed to throw something together and wasn’t in the mood to spend a long time in the kitchen. I had a can of tuna in the pantry, leftover tahini dressing from last night’s salad, a new jar of Bubbie’s pickle relish, and some fresh […]

October 23, 2013 Thumbnail image for Pumpkin Pie in a Jar

Pumpkin Pie in a Jar

I was trying to think of a delicious Fall recipe and I knew two things. I wanted to use pumpkin and my favorite sweetener, maple syrup. News of a contest put on by Pure Canadian Maple Syrup also crossed my path, inspiring me to get into the kitchen and create something to tempt any taste […]

August 26, 2013 Thumbnail image for Gratitude and Acceptance After Cancer (Guest Blog Post)

Gratitude and Acceptance After Cancer (Guest Blog Post)

I am very excited to introduce our guest blogger for this post, Vanessa Sacks. When I met her, I was instantly impressed. I admired her positivity, her confidence, and her gratitude for life. There is one line in particular that really caused me to perk up when she said it. I am paraphrasing here, but […]

August 19, 2013 Thumbnail image for Entrepre-do-it Monday: What To Do When You Are Feeling Stuck

Entrepre-do-it Monday: What To Do When You Are Feeling Stuck

The life of a entrepreneur isn’t always easy. Ask any one of us and we will tell you that there are definitely challenging days. You know those days, right? Where you feel stuck, frustrated, maybe even clueless as to what direction to go in next. Perhaps you stare at Facebook for several hours, maybe you […]