Adaptogens: What are they and do I need them?

November 3, 2017

Doing a little research into the latest wellness buzzword: adaptogens. Of all the latest buzzy health words being thrown around, adaptogen is one I keep hearing. If you asked me if I think they are good for you, I’d confidently say yes! From all the context I hear them spoken in and all the bloggers that I …


Whole30: Why I’m Doing It Again + The Rule I’m Breaking

August 9, 2017

Whole30 might be restrictive and challenging, but here’s why I love it and am doing it again. Back in 2014, I did my first Whole30. And I was hooked. I had a really positive experience, I felt amazing after the 30 days, had increased energy, learned to be more careful reading food labels, cooked more …


Simple Homemade Cashew Milk Recipe (Paleo + Whole30)

March 3, 2017

A couple of ingredients, plus a high-powered blender, here’s your homemade cashew milk recipe. Make it weekly and your coffee standards will never be the same! Ever since doing my first Whole30 in 2014, I’ve been scouting out the best nut milks. At first, it was really hard, if not impossible, to find a Whole30 compliant …


Kitchen Upgrades: Top Items Worth the Investment

February 10, 2017

We recently did some serious kitchen upgrades and the pay-off has been huge. Read on for my favorites, especially if you’re setting up a wedding registry. Is your kitchen full of old, cheap or hand-me-down gear and appliances? Mine certainly was, and even though I cook often, I didn’t think this was much of a …


Should You Do a January Whole30?

December 16, 2016

January Whole30 is a challenging, yet amazing way to start a new year, and here’s why you should do it. The end of the year means holiday parties, champagne, indulgent meals and generally many of us ditching our healthy habits. And of course, that means many people are looking towards January 1 to kick start …


Pre-Honeymoon Health: 12 Days of Paleo

December 12, 2016

Why I’m going Paleo for the next 12 days for a lil pre-honeymoon health boost. Even as a huge fan of the Paleo lifestyle, I go through ups and downs and phases of intense Paleo-ing (can Paleo be a verb?) and falling off the wagon, hard. And that’s okay, I’m fine with the ups and …

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