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Share the Food & Fun at the Plant Based Potluck Party Link Up #34

Share the Food & Fun at the Plant Based Potluck Party Link Up #34

Do you enjoy fixing and eating healthy, delicious, plant-based food and drink? Then welcome to the “Plant-based Potluck Party” Link Up! Think of this like an old-fashioned potluck meal where you can share all types of plant-based, organic, vegan, raw, whole food dishes as well as smoothie, juice and beverage recipes. From savory soups and stews to […]

Naturally Speaking: Interview with Dr. Brenda T. Bradley, PhD, Author, Kale Yeah Cookbook

Naturally Speaking: Interview with Dr. Brenda T. Bradley, PhD, Author, Kale Yeah Cookbook

Urban Naturale is pleased to present the first in a series of Naturally Speaking Interviews. Our guest is Dr. Brenda T. Bradley, PhD and author of Kale Yeah Cookbook. Dr. Bradley is an energetic and engaging certified health minister. Through her work and passion for healthy eating and living, she decided to answer the call to become […]

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A New Year, A New You: 9 Great Ways To Be Beautiful from the Inside Out

A New Year, A New You: 9 Great Ways To Be Beautiful from the Inside Out

I love the new year. For me, as well as many of you, it signifies new beginnings. It’s the optimum time to reflect on what matters and to re-assess my lifestyle, priorities, goals, diet, fitness and beauty routines–from head to toe. And that includes inner beauty. You’ve heard the old saying, “Beauty is only skin deep”. […]

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 […]

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Naturally Speaking: Interview with Dr. Brenda T. Bradley, PhD, Author, Kale Yeah Cookbook

Naturally Speaking: Interview with Dr. Brenda T. Bradley, PhD, Author, Kale Yeah Cookbook

Urban Naturale is pleased to present the first in a series of Naturally Speaking Interviews. Our guest is Dr. Brenda T. Bradley, PhD and author of Kale Yeah Cookbook. Dr. Bradley is an energetic and engaging certified health minister. Through her work and passion for healthy eating and living, she decided to answer the call to become […]

Meatless Monday: When It's Chilly Outside, Make Spicy, 3-Bean Vegan Chili Inside

Meatless Monday: When It’s Chilly Outside, Make 3-Bean Vegan Chili Inside

Baby it’s cold outside in my neck of the woods! How’s the weather in your town? When it’s chilly outside and there’s snow on the ground, one of the first things I want to do when I come home is get warm! And what better way to warm our insides than with a hot, spicy bowl of vegan chili. […]

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Fit & Fab

A New Year, A Better Body: How to Reshape and Feel Great with Resistance Training

A New Year, A Better Body: How to Reshape and Feel Great with Resistance Training

“What are your fitness goals?” That’s one of the first questions my fitness trainer asked me. I quickly said that I wanted to tone, tighten, increase strength and lose weight, which actually translates to looking good and feeling fabulous! “If a stronger, leaner body is your goal,  there is nothing quite like resistance training to help reshape your body.” If the purpose of your fitness program […]

A New Year, A Better Body: 6 Important Reasons Why You Should Do Resistance Training

A New Year, A Better Body: 6 Important Reasons Why You Should Do Resistance Training

I used to be a cardio girl. My idea of exercising was to take a variety of cardio classes, work up a sweat on the treadmill, the elliptical machine and the exercise bike and leave the gym feeling great about myself. I had been reading a lot about the importance of resistance training but I […]

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Living Green

Want to Green Your Home Decor? 11 Eco-Friendly Design Ideas to Explore

Want to Green Your Home Decor? 11 Eco-Friendly Design Ideas to Explore

Guest post by Aby Nicole League Eco-friendly home decor soothes not only the sight, but also the soul, as these choices reinforce a healthy mindset towards the earth. In addition, eco-friendly home design has found its place among the pragmatic because of its efficiency. For instance, a 2013 survey by a lighting company discovered that 65 percent of […]

Area Rugs Also Need Regular Cleaning

Area Rugs Also Need Regular Cleaning

The current trend in flooring is more toward hard surfaces than carpet, but people still want the comfort of carpet underfoot in living rooms and bedrooms. Area rugs meet that need and they are very popular in homes these days. There are many variations in area rug textures, ranging from the thick pile of a shag […]

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Ecostyle

EcoStlye File: Experience Sustainable City Style with Michele Cohen of Wabi Sabi

EcoStyle File: Sustainable City Style with Michele Cohen of Wabi Sabi

I am always on the look out for well-designed, comfortable, sustainable fashion, so I was thrilled to discover Wabi Sabi. I’m an eco-conscious, professional, living in the city–and Wabi Sabi designs with women like me in mind. Wabi Sabi creates stylish, functional and versatile day to evening work wear for professional women using the finest organic materials […]

EcoStyle: Dying to Be an Eco-Fashionista? 6 Eco-Fashion Collections to Try

EcoStyle: Trying to Be an Eco-Fashionista? 6 Eco-Fashion Collections to Explore

It’s not always easy to be an eco-fashionista! Although I am committed to living as sustainably as possible, it is not always easy to find suitable eco-friendly or sustainable apparel to buy when I am out shopping. On top of that, green fashion hasn’t always been considered the most stylish. And to some extent, that had to do with […]

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Doing Good

Blog Action Day 2014 # Inequality: 26 Inequality-Related Organizations and Institutions

Blog Action Day 2014 # Inequality: 26+ Inequality-Related Organizations and Institutions

Today is Blog Action Day 2014 and this year the focus is on the topic #Inequality. As a blogger, I was delighted to learn about Blog Action Day and to have a chance to get involved in building awareness of this important day of advocacy and action. Founded in 2007, Blog Action Day brings together bloggers from […]

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 […]

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Culture

Let's Explore Tunisia!

Let’s Explore Tunisia!

Known as a beach destination for years by European holidaymakers, Tunisia has a whole lot more to offer than its 650-mile coastline. So, from awesome historical sites to a burgeoning food and drink scene, here are a selection of places to see and things to do that you can’t afford to miss. Beaches Despite the array of […]

Wishing for a Happy, Healthy Holiday? 8 Easy Ways to Combat Holiday Stress

Wishing for a Happy, Healthy Holiday? 8 Easy Ways to Combat Holiday Stress

Did you know that the holidays tend to be one of the major seasons for getting sick? The reasons for this are many. While many people blame it on the colder weather, the truth is that during the holiday season we tend to forget about taking care of ourselves. Instead we drink a bit too […]

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