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Share Vegan Food & Fun at the Plant Based Potluck Party Link Up #75

Share Vegan Food & Fun at the Plant Based Potluck Party Link Up #75

Wishing you a Happy Valentine’s Day! I hope you had a happy, healthy week! What’s cooking in your kitchen? I’m so glad you have joined us at this week’s Plant-Based Potluck Party! I have thoroughly enjoyed all of the healthy and delicious plant-based, vegan and gluten free dishes created and shared by so many wonderful bloggers. […]

Chocolate Lovers' Cacao Almond Butter Superfood Smoothie

Chocolate Lovers’ Cacao Almond Butter Superfood Smoothie

Like many of us, I am a chocolate lover! Chocolate sweets and treats are typically associated with Valentine’s Day but once I discovered the taste and benefits of raw cacao powder, I prefer to make my own cacoa- powered delights. The flavor is amazing and so are the health benefits: Raw cacao powder contains more than 300 […]

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Love Healthy Recipes? Welcome to the Healthy Living Link Party #48

Love Healthy Recipes? Welcome to the Healthy Living Link Party #48

Thanks for partying with us at the Healthy Living Link Party! We had another great party last week. We’d like to thank each and every one of you for making every week so amazing! If you are new here , we are so glad to have you!! So have fun and make new friends! I appreciate each […]

50+ Simple Ways to Create Kindness in Your Life and Boost Your Own Happiness

50+ Simple Ways to Create Kindness in Your Life and Boost Your Own Happiness

This morning while I was waiting for the bus a woman was sitting nearby shaking a cup and asking for money. I watched as one person after another walked hastily by or ignored her pleas. Even though I could hear my friend’s voice in my head warning me not to trust him, my heart told me something else. […]

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Chocolate Lovers' Cacao Almond Butter Superfood Smoothie

Chocolate Lovers’ Cacao Almond Butter Superfood Smoothie

Like many of us, I am a chocolate lover! Chocolate sweets and treats are typically associated with Valentine’s Day but once I discovered the taste and benefits of raw cacao powder, I prefer to make my own cacoa- powered delights. The flavor is amazing and so are the health benefits: Raw cacao powder contains more than 300 […]

Show Your Sweetie Some Love with a Sweet and Healthy Green Smoothie

Show Your Sweetie Some Love with a Sweet and Healthy Green Smoothie

Like many women I know, I have been trying hard to get my sweetie to increase his intake of fruits and vegetables for years. I will be the first to admit that it has been an uphill battle. However, one trick that works is making delicious (yet healthy) smoothies that hide the taste of veggies behind a […]

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Fit & Fab

Be Festive and Earth-Friendly: Gorgeous Organic Make-Up Ideas

Be Festive and Earth-Friendly: Gorgeous Organic Make-Up Ideas

Natural and organic beauty is a big trend – and a healthy way to look gorgeous during the holiday season or any time of the year. Here is how to use organic make-up products for maximum effect: Keep the Cold at Bay with Warm Tones It’s a misconception that organic, eco-friendly makeup only offers you a […]

How to Keep Your Blood Flowing

How to Keep Your Blood Flowing

When it comes to health maintenance, most of our attention is paid to our weight and whether or not we can turn our muffin tops into six packs. It’s true that maintaining a healthy weight and body structure can help prevent a host of problems, but it isn’t the only key to a healthy body. […]

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Living Green

Energy-Saving Reasons to Take a Long Look at Your Light Bulbs

Energy-Saving Reasons to Take a Long Look at Your Light Bulbs

Light bulbs have come a long way, including the old clunky energy efficient ones of just a year or two ago. Here are some of the updates that have taken place in the industry, how much energy they use, and how to buy them. Traditional Bulbs Everyone is familiar with tungsten filament incandescent or GLS bulbs. They […]

Staycations: Good for Your Mind and the Environment

Staycations: Good for Your Mind and the Environment

You’ve finally seized those coveted vacation days. But you don’t want to travel this year — you want to spend some downtime with your family. That’s OK! You don’t have to go to Disney World or on a fancy cruise to make the most of your week off from work. A staycation — that is, a […]

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Ecostyle

10 Emerging Sustainable Fashion Designers Cutting Waste Out of Fashion

10 Emerging Sustainable Fashion Designers Cutting Waste Out of Fashion

“10 fashion game-changers innovate with waste-reducing design techniques for the runway.”   Did you know that the fashion industry is now the world’s second most polluting industry in the world, after oil? That’s why The EcoChic Design Award was created. Their mission is to educate, inspire and encourage designers around the world to reduce waste through sustainable design innovation and to […]

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 […]

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Doing Good: The MLK Day of Service: The Start of a Year of Citizen Action

Doing Good: The MLK Day of Service: The Start of a Year of Citizen Action

Dr. Martin Luther King had a powerful dream which he courageously pursued! And I Thank God for that. Because of his vision, his commitment, his passion, his tenacity, his leadership, his accomplishments his sacrifices and his legacy, my life–and the lives, hearts and minds of millions of people–has been altered forever. Dr. King believed in a nation of […]

How We Can Plant More Trees and Preserve Our Forests Plus Infographic

How We Can Plant More Trees and Preserve Our Forests Plus Infographic

Forests are an essential part of the global ecosystem and trees are essential to life on earth. Trees actually create the air we breathe and filter air pollution. In addition, trees build soil and help soak up stormwater before it can create a flood, and they offer energy-saving shade that reduces global warming and creates […]

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7 Green Tips for Eco-Conscious Travelers

7 Green Tips for Eco-Conscious Travelers

There is a good chance that even though you might live a very eco-conscious lifestyle when you are at home, that goes out the window once you head out your front door on vacation. It’s a common issue which has many people wondering what they can do while they’re on vacation to maintain their green […]

Green Your Holidays with Eco-Friendly Christmas Decorations

Green Your Holidays with Eco-Friendly Christmas Decorations

With the holidays right around the corner, many of us are already feeling the stress of buying, baking, and decorating for Christmas. The chaos and messiness of the holiday season can be fun, but can often also leave us frustrated and overwhelmed. So why not bring some natural peace and tranquility into your home?   […]

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