You ever get a gut feeling something isn't right which then influences your brain to stop whatever it is you're doing? Interestingly enough this isn't some freak super power we just happen to experience. Humans actually contain a cranial nerve called the "Vagus Nerve" that extends from our brain stem all the way down to… Continue reading Gut health: The answer to many problems.
It's that time of the year to leave Santa cookies by the tree! Orrrrr just eating delicious treats in general cause why the heck not 😉 I recently revamped my classic chocolate chip cookie recipe and I know I've said it before but - OH MY GOODNESS - these are the real deal. If you… Continue reading best vegan chocolate chip cookie recipe!
I'm sure by now you've witnessed the super popular Collagen trend circulating the inter web or at the very least heard the word before. But what is Collagen? How do we boost it? Is it possible on a plant-based diet? Let's start with the basics. What is Collagen? Collagen is the primary structural protein found… Continue reading Collagen: why it’s beneficial & how to boost it with plants.
I think we can all agree that cleaning our homes isn't exactly our favorite chore to do but it's obviously an important one. Even more important though is WHAT we're using to clean it. If you grew up like me then some of the common products under your sink included: Windex for glass, Pledge furniture… Continue reading Eco Nuts: certified organic household cleaners. How they work & why I use them [cruelty free]
It's the internet's favorite time of the year ya'll and I'm here to make those green beauty finds easier on you 😉 The deals keep popping into my mailbox/insta feed gradually so as I see more, I'll continue to update this post. In the meantime here are some of the awesome ones I've come across… Continue reading 2017 Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sales: Green beauty with vegan options!
Thanksgiving is in 3 days and we all know what desert will be making its annual appearance on everyone's table - PUMPKIN PIEEEEE. I decided to play around with a dairy free recipe today and other than needing to tweek my nutmeg measurement a bit, I pretty much nailed it on the first try! woo… Continue reading Delicious Pumpkin Pie Recipe [dairy & egg free]
Looking to detoxify your beauty and lifestyle items but don't know where to start? The Good Being monthly subscription box is an awesome solution! How it works Good Being is a monthly all natural, nontoxic subscription box that is curated based on your individual likes, wants and needs. Their products range from beauty to skin… Continue reading Good Being [November] subscription box review
Not to toot my own horn or anything but I've been on a roll with some killer recipes lately! If you're into creamy pasta and flavorful taste then you may want to give this recipe a try ASAP. Even if you aren't vegan, I promise you'll love this 🙂 What you'll need: Ingredients 1 box… Continue reading Creamy spinach sausage pasta with sautéed sun dried tomatoes [vegan]
When I decided to go plant-based I knew that meant I had to leave behind some of my favorite foods. What I didn't know was just how easy it would be to replicate them sans dairy, eggs and meat. One of those beloved staple foods I've managed to create a healthier version of is none… Continue reading Raw Vegan Cheesecake Bites
Halloween is over but let's be honest, we both know you're still eating some of that left over candy! Don't worry I'm not here to judge - BUT I will recommend some of my favorite non-toxic oral care products to keep those teeth nice and healthy! 😉 Before I get into my go to products… Continue reading Favorite non-toxic oral care brands & why it’s important to use them: [organic & fluoride free]