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Live It Up at the Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop#39

Live It Up at the Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop #39

What’s cookin’ in your  kitchen? What’s happening in your world? Thank you so much for joining us for this week’s  “Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party” Blog Hop! I can’t wait to see your wonderful plant-based recipes and healthy, green or natural living ideas. This “blog hop” is a positive place where you can find and […]

Meatless Monday: Endive Portabella Mushroom Salad

Meatless Monday: Endive Portabella Mushroom Salad

I have always enjoyed the aesthetic appeal of endive salads. They look so elegant on the plate and make any luncheon or dinner party table look amazing without a lot of effort. The hostess gets the credit for a fabulous spread, but it’s simply due to the shape and beauty of the endive. Belgian endive , also […]

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10 Anti-Tempataion Affirmations to Help You Make Healthy Diet & Lifestyle Choices

Fight Temptation with 10 Affirmations to Help You Make Healthy Diet & Lifestyle Choices

Let’s face it. When we are trying to watch what we eat and drink, temptation is absolutely everywhere. When everyone around us at the office is indulging in pizza, burgers, fries, and sugary drinks, it’s awfully tempting to join in, isn’t it? When we have “convenience” food bombarding us from every direction, it can be […]

Love & pizza: Vegan pizza recipes that satisfy my soul

Love & Pizza: Vegan Pizza Recipes That Satisfy My Soul

We all have those days when we feel kind of blue. Out of sorts. Worried. Or just plain stressed! I know I do. When I’m down and feeling needy, my favorite, soul-satisfying food is pizza. Let’s face it, there is really nothing quite like it. Now, I don’t want to be the one to advocate […]

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Meatless Monday: Endive Portabella Mushroom Salad

Meatless Monday: Endive Portabella Mushroom Salad

I have always enjoyed the aesthetic appeal of endive salads. They look so elegant on the plate and make any luncheon or dinner party table look amazing without a lot of effort. The hostess gets the credit for a fabulous spread, but it’s simply due to the shape and beauty of the endive. Belgian endive , also […]

Love Eating Seasonally? Your Month to Month Guide to Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables - Infographic

Love Eating Seasonally? Your Month to Month Guide to Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables – Infographic

Love shopping and eating seasonally? I certainly do. I love strolling my local farmer’s market, selecting and buying farm fresh organic produce in season. There is nothing like the taste of an organic apple, tomato or corn that was recently picked. Fresh, sweet and so pleasing to eat… Most importantly, seasonal produce is so much healthier for us. […]

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Fit & Fab

Want to Build Muscle? 11 Free Muscle-Building Videos to Watch Now!

Want to Build Muscle? 11 Free Muscle-Building Videos to Watch Now!

Does this sound familiar? Many of us tend to do aerobics, Pilates, tai chi, and the like, but we shy away from weights. All too often, when women begin a fitness program, we often avoid weight lifting. The myth that strength training can make women develop huge muscles—is a huge misconception, since weight lifting can actually tone the muscles and […]

The Importance of Hydration for the Skin When Working Out

Drink Up! The Importance of Hydration for the Skin When Working Out

Guest post by Dr. Aviva Hill. If you go to the gym, then you surely saw those treadmill runners who actually look like moving refrigerators. Holding their drinks in their hands or having them in a special carrying pouch so that they can drink when getting thirsty is certainly useful, but also a strange sight nonetheless. […]

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Living Green

Love Eating Seasonally? Your Month to Month Guide to Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables - Infographic

Love Eating Seasonally? Your Month to Month Guide to Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables – Infographic

Love shopping and eating seasonally? I certainly do. I love strolling my local farmer’s market, selecting and buying farm fresh organic produce in season. There is nothing like the taste of an organic apple, tomato or corn that was recently picked. Fresh, sweet and so pleasing to eat… Most importantly, seasonal produce is so much healthier for us. […]

A Green Routine Saving the Planet One Day at a Time - Infographic

A Green Routine: Saving the Planet One Day at a Time – Infographic

Wondering how you can help save the planet? What you do all day, every day can really make a big green difference. Small consistent steps add up to make a cumulative difference in the health of our planet. Living greener doesn’t have to be complicated. Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words. The infographic […]

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Ecostyle

Are You a Fashion Victim? 10 Healthy Reasons to Avoid the Toxic Side of Fashion & Wear Organic Clothing

Are You a Fashion Victim? 10 Healthy Reasons to Avoid Toxic Fashion & Wear Organic

Have you ever heard the term “There’s more to that, than meets the eye”? There are valid reasons why that statement often holds true. From what we eat, to what we wear, looks can be deceiving. Today, more and more people are realizing the benefits of choosing to their reduce toxic exposure by eating organic […]

How to be a green beach babe this summer: 15 fabulous, ecofriendly swimsuits

How to Be a Green Beach Babe: 20 Fabulous EcoFriendly Swimsuits

Would you like to make a splash at the beach this summer? Then it’s probably time to invest in a hot, new bathing suit. If you looking for the perfect, ecofriendly swimwear to meet your needs, then you’ve come to the right place. Beyond color, style and fit, there are other key factors to keep […]

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Doing Good

Doing Good: A Seed Grows in Columbus - An Organic, Urban Garden Feeds a Community's Growth

Doing Good: A Seed Grows in Columbus – An Organic, Urban Garden Feeds a Community’s Growth

There is nothing more powerful than a woman on a mission. Paula Penn-Nabrit is a woman with a vision. But she most importantly, she’s a dynamic woman who knows how to get things done. Paula saw a critical, unmet need in her Columbus community–which was virtually an urban food desert. An avid gardener, the seed of an […]

Vegan Friendly Summer Fashions

10 Ways to Be a Compassionate Fashionista with Vegan Friendly Summer Fashions

With the fourth of July almost here and more than sixty days of summer fun ahead, “what should I wear” as well as “what not to wear” is top of mind. It’s much too hot to be tempted by the latest animal-based designs made from fur, leather, animal skins, wool or silk. Light, airy vegan-friendly […]

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Culture

Tastes of Brazil: Moqueca Stew, Vegan Style

Tastes of Brazil: Moqueca Stew, Vegan Style

Ahh, Brazil! I love so many things about it. But not surprisingly, one of my favorite things about spending time in Brazil is eating. Brazilian cuisine is famously rich, hearty and flavorful. There are so many delectable dishes to explore. We loved strolling the magical, cobble-stoned streets of Salvador, Bahia– following our noses into colorful cafes in search […]

Picture This: Enjoying Art, Nature and Getting "Summer Fit"!

Picture This: Enjoying Art, Nature and Getting “Summer Fit”!

This summer, I was invited to participate in Raise.com’s “Summer Fit” campaign. I love to stay active during the summer so I was delighted to get involved with their “Summer Fit” campaign. I live in an urban environment, so finding a patch of green is especially satisfying for me. Sure I belong to a great health club, but […]

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